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Josh Lowe

#28 | RF/CF/DH
Tampa Bay Rays Tampa Bay Rays
Josh Lowe
Name: Joshua Edward Lowe
Born: Feb 2, 1998 in Chesapeake, VA United States
High School: Pope HS, Marietta, Ga.
Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: R
Drafted in the 1st round (13th overall) by the Tampa Bay Rays in 2016 (signed for $2,597,500)
Lowe is one of the best pure athletes in this year's class. He comes from a strong baseball tradition; his father was a fifth-round pick out of high school, and his older brother Nathaniel plays first base for Mississippi State. Lowe showed potential both as a pitcher and as a hitter on the showcase circuit. He has a lean, 6-foot-4 frame with wide, sloped shoulders. Lowe dropped jaws when he displayed his plus-plus raw power during batting practice at the East Coast Pro showcase in August, and hit well in games on the showcase circuit. He does have some swing-and-miss to his game, and has been hot and cold at times this spring, leading different teams to evaluate him differently based on when they've seen him. Lowe is a plus runner and he has plus arm strength at third base, though his defense will need refinement going forward. On the mound, Lowe has shown a promising fastball at 91-94, a plus changeup and a wipeout slider. Some evaluators believe he could be a high draft pick even if he were only a pitcher, but his offensive upside will likely land him in the first round.
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