Guessing random Atlanta Braves players of the past: Get low

Can you guess this former Atlanta Braves player before using all five of our hints?

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The daily trivia game ‘Immaculate Grid’ has been a fun and exciting challenge for baseball fans. We wanted to create something similar related to the Atlanta Braves. Welcome to House That Hank Built’s latest series: Guessing random Atlanta Braves players from the past! Take the opportunity to participate in our daily guessing game every morning at 3:00 pm EST. Missed yesterday’s? Play here.

We will give you five hints at a random player who donned an Atlanta Braves jersey and see if you can guess from there! Have fun and no cheating! Here we go! 

Hint #1 (Career Length): This player spent a total of 17 seasons in the MLB. During this time, he made appearances for the following teams: Los Angeles Dodgers, Texas Rangers, Cleveland Guardians, New York Yankees, Seattle Mariners, Boston Red Sox, and Atlanta Braves.

Hint #2 (Jersey Numbers): During his 7 seasons in the big leagues, this player wore the following jersey numbers: 36, 43, 32, 23, 26, 34, and 55.  He wore 32 for the Atlanta Braves. 

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Hint #3 (Individual Accolades): This player is a two-time All-Star and also was a member of the famed 2004 World Champion Boston Red Sox.

Hint #4 (Braves Stats): This player was with the Braves from 2009-2011. In his three seasons with Atlanta he pitched 575.1 innings, had a 4.57 ERA, and 3.89 FIP.

Hint #5 (Random Fact): This player signed with the Braves in January of 2009 on a three-year deal worth $45 million.

Do you know it now? if so, check yourself on the last page. If not, click next anyway to see if you remember this player in a Braves jersey.

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Answer: Derek Lowe

Sinker-ball pitcher Derek Lowe made 377 starts in his long big league career. He also made over 300 relief appearances. Both of his All-Star selections came as a member of the Red Sox from 1997-2004. Lowe posted mid 2.00 ERA's in three out of four seasons from 1999-2002.

At the end of his career, Lowe accumulated 34.3 bWAR, over 1,700 K's, 4.03 ERA, 3.83 FIP, and totaled nearly 2,700 innings on the mound. His time with the came in that brief period of playoff absence for Atlanta, so his legend isn't quite as strong here as it is in Boston.