ALCS: 3 Texas Rangers players who need to pick it up

The Texas Rangers lead the American League Championship with a 2-0 record. However, the team is far from perfect. Which three players need to take that next step?
Championship Series - Texas Rangers v Houston Astros - Game Two
Championship Series - Texas Rangers v Houston Astros - Game Two / Rob Carr/GettyImages
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Player 2: Nathaniel Lowe

Another player who has struggled against Houston is Nathaniel Lowe. Defensively, he has done a great job at first base. Lowe is always willing to put his body in position to ensure the ball doesn't get past him. He also knows where to be at all times. Lowe's defense was a big emphasis this past season.

However, his offense has taken a hit this postseason. In 30 bat attempts, he has recorded 12 strikeouts, along with five hits and three RBIs. Lowe has had three games this postseason where he failed to record a hit.

Nothing is negative though. Lowe put the final touches against the Baltimore Orioles last week when he hit a 437 feet homer to right center.

Yesterday, Lowe hit a single down left field that helped increase Texas's lead to 4-0. He has proven to be helpful in various situations.

However, the problem is his ability to remain effective. After he had his RBI yesterday, he went on to strike out in the third inning. He also recorded two flyouts, one in the fifth inning and eight.

Like Seager, Lowe will need to remain consistent. Imagine how effective the Rangers could will be if their bottom of the lineup hit well.