07/14/2014 - National Tryout - Carrollton (Dallas), TX
Ross continues to progress. He puts his throws on the bag with pop times now being as low as 2.00. He gains ground toward his target and has athletic actions. With the bat, he punishes the ball from both sides of the dish. He has fluid rhythm to load and drives the barrel to and through the zone. He has pop to all fields and will be a gap-to-gap guy. Lowe will be a player to keep an eye on this upcoming Fall and Spring.
01/17/2014 - Under Armour Pre-Season All-America Tournament
Lowe continues to show solid abilities in his abilities behind and at the plate. He utilizes his athletic feet well in working in line through a quick transfer / exchange as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. Pop times showed in the 2.20 range with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through long toss program. Receiving / blocking skills are quality tools that will play well at the next level. At the plate, he showed from the right side for the first time, now a switch hitter. He shows a balanced setup with rhythm from both sides. Hands are quick, flashing bat speed through a level swing path. He has strength in his swing with baseball jumping off bat when centered and shows slightly better pop from the right side. At the event, he was 2 for 5 with a 2B.
07/15/2013 - College PREP - Plano, TX
Ross is a solid catcher that will graduate in 2015. Foot speed is average as indicated by his 7.50 60 time. He utilizes his athletic feet well in working in line to his target through a clean transfer / exchange as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. Pop times showed a range of 2.18-2.30 with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Receiving / blocking skills show as playable tools at the next level. At the plate, Lowe continues to shine through an athletic setup with balance. Hands are quick, generating bat speed through a direct / level swing path. He makes consistent contact, mainly to the pull side. For hitting grades to improve, he needs to work to stay inside the ball to utilize all fields. He shows a feel for the barrel with the baseball jumping off the bat when centered and power numbers will continue to improve as he learns to use his lower half more. With 2 years to further to develop, Ross has the makings to be a special type player and will catch the eyes of the collegiate coaches.