Rays to call up first base prospect Nate Lowe

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The Tampa Bay Rays are calling up first base prospect Nate Lowe.

Lowe, 23, a top-100 overall prospect and one of the best first base prospects in the game, was the Rays’ Minor League Player of the Year last year. In 2018 he hit .330/.416/.568 with 27 homers and 102 RBI over 130 games at three different minor league levels. So far this year he’s batting .300/.444/.543 with three home runs and 14 RBI through 21 games at Triple-A Durham.

Brandon Lowe plays second base. If this was the mid-to-late 1980s, they’d be printing up posters with the two of them, like, wearing kilts with the words “The Lowe Road” on it or something. My God that was a terrible decade. I hope that, unlike me, you didn’t have to be alive and conscious and trying to figure out what the world was all about for all of it.