1B - TEX
Monday was a poor day for Rangers first baseman Nate Lowe, who went hitless through four at-bats while striking out thrice. His woes at the plate also stranded a team-most three runners.
Lowe looked good through the first few series and has managed to club three homers and 14 RBI thus far. Still, his batting average dropped to .211 on Monday. He ranks 35th among first basemen in the latest expert consensus rankings and cannot currently be trusted as the Texas lineup continues to falter.
Nate Lowe may have gone 0-for-4 on Wednesday, but it wasn't a total failure of a game for the Rangers' first baseman. He did reach on a forceout in the eighth inning, which allowed him to record his first stolen base of the season.
Lowe certainly isn't a speed demon, but he was still able to salvage a poor day with his baserunning. He is slashing .320/.346/.720 this season and ranks 38th among first basemen in the last rest-of-season expert consensus rankings.
Nate Lowe continues to swing a hot bat. The first baseman was a major factor in the Rangers' win over the Blue Jays on Tuesday, going 2-for-3 with two home runs, four RBI, a walk, and a strikeout.
Lowe has been on a tear lately, batting .381 over 21 at-bats. He leads the league in homers (three) and RBI (14). Acquired from the Rays this past offseason, Lowe is showing that he is fully capable of building on his .257/.323/.456. He ranks 38th among first basemen in the last rest-of-season expert consensus rankings and deserves to continue ascending up the leaderboard.
Nate Lowe is swinging a very hot bat to open the year. He went 2-for-4 on Sunday with a single and three-run homer. Through three games so far, he has notched five hits and nine RBI over 14 at-bats.
The 1.8 runs per hit and 0.64 runs per at-bat metrics are truly amazing. While unsustainable, these could provide insight into what to expect from Lowe this season. The 25-year-old checks in at No. 55 among first basemen in the latest rest-of-season expert consensus rankings, but his value could soar if he continues to impress at the plate.
Rangers first baseman Nate Lowe opened the 2021 season with an up-and-down performance. While he went 2-for-6 with three strikeouts, he did knock in four runs and score once himself.
Lowe plated three in the first inning and one in the second thanks to a double and single, respectively. The 25-year old was acquired from the Rays this past offseason and ranks 39th among first basemen in the latest expert consensus rankings for the rest of the season.