Lowrie day to day after foot X-rays negative

Lowrie day to day after foot X-rays negative

ARLINGTON -- A's shortstop Jed Lowrie, acting as designated hitter on Tuesday night in Texas, took a pitch off his right foot in the fifth inning and was out of the game by the seventh to go for an X-ray.

Tests showed no break in Lowrie's foot, leaving the infielder day to day with a right foot contusion.

Manager Bob Melvin said after the game that Lowrie, who went 1-for-2 before departing, was "pretty sore" and would not be in the starting lineup for Wednesday's matinee.

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