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409. Former MLB Pitcher Derek Lowe

Seth Everett June 28, 2023

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This week on Sports With Friends:

Derek Lowe pitched in the major leagues from 1997-2013. He is a 2-time All-Star, and a member of the Boston Red Sox 2004 World Series Championship Team. He threw a no-hitter on April 27, 2002. He was the American League Saves leader in 2000 and also was the NL Wins Leader in 2006. He is a member of the Boston Red Hall of Fame.

Lowe is an avid golfer and is participating in this year’s American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe.

In this episode, Lowe discusses being part of one the most lopsided trade in baseball history, where he was Jason Varitek were traded from the Seattle Mariners to the Red Sox for Heathcliff Slocumb. He also talked openly about his pitching style not working in today’s game. Lowe was a ground ball pitcher who threw consistently at 88-92 MPH, while most pitchers today throw 98+.

He also explained his reasons for not joining social media.


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Seth Everett

Seth Everett is a 24-year National Sports Broadcaster currently heard on iHeartMedia, NBC Sports Radio, Westwood One (Olympics coverage), & Entercom. He is a media veteran that has been seen & heard on ESPN, Sirius/XM, Bloomberg TV, FOX Sports covering 2 Super Bowls, 12 World Series, 2 NBA Finals, & 2 Stanley Cup Finals. Also covered local teams such as the New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Seattle Mariners, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Broncos, & more.

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