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Oakland A’s benefit from a healthy Jed Lowrie

OAKLAND, Calif. — The opportunity finally presented itself for Jed Lowrie.

For four frustrating seasons with the Red Sox he went from top prospect to oft-injured and unreliable utilityman. Dealt to the Astros after the Sox’ 2011 collapse, he spent a season, injured again, on a 107-loss team.

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