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Chicago Cubs add Austin Jackson from Seattle

On the final day to make waiver deals, the Chicago Cubs went out and got outfielder Austin Jackson from the Seattle Mariners Monday night. Along with Jackson, the Cubs received cash considerations and in return sent the Mariners a player to be named later and their last international bonus pool slot. The addition of Austin Jackson gives the Cubs some good depth in the outfield....
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs acquire a hot Austin Jackson for their playoff push

With the waiver trade deadline ending today and MLB rosters set to expand on September 1st, the Chicago Cubs—one of the hottest teams in the NL central—have acquired outfielder Austin Jackson from the Seattle Mariners. Coming off Jake Arieta’s no-hitter against the Dodgers on August 30th, the Cubs will bolster their roster with Jackson. The Mariners will get a player to be...
Via Sportsnaut
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs acquire Austin Jackson from Seattle Mariners

The Seattle Mariners recently fired GM Jack Zduriencik and it hasn’t taken long for interim general manager Jeff Kingston to go to work. Shannon Drayer of 710 ESPN is reporting the club has traded outfielder Austin Jackson to the Chicago Cubs. Greg Johns of is reporting the deal is for a player to be named and a possible international slot bonus. Hearing Jackson has been...
Via The Outside Corner
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: Austin Jackson clears waivers, is now available to be traded

Center Fielder, Austin Jackson was placed on waivers by the Seattle Mariners. Because he was not claimed by any of the other Major League teams, he is now available to be traded or outright released. The 28 year old has struggled since coming the Mariners. While he was touted to lock-down the center field spot, he has not proved that offensively he can be a top of the order hitter...
Via Seattle Side Up!
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: Areas of concern

At 16-20, the Seattle Mariners are 7.5 games back of the Houston Astros in the American League West and 4.5 games out of the wild card race. With the vast majority of the season still in front of them, let’s examine which three areas the Mariners must improve in if they wish to get back into contention in the American League. 1. Center Field The Mariners have not been getting...
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: Projecting the Starting Lineup

1. Austin Jackson Jackson was acquired at the trade deadline in the three-team deal that sent David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays to the Detroit Tigers. Jackson is one of the top defensive outfielders in all of baseball, but his above average hitting sometimes gets overlooked. He struggled mightily at times after arriving in Seattle last July. Look for Jackson to bounce back and...
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers fans say goodbye to Austin Jackson with standing ovation (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Detroit Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson was pulled from center field in the middle of the seventh inning during Thursday's game against Chicago when it became official that he had been traded, and the home crowd at Comerica Park said goodbye with standing ovation.The moment came with a 2-2 count to White Sox batter Gordon Beckham with one...
Via Holdout Sports
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson finds a new home in the middle of the batting order

Austin Jackson has gone from setting tables to cleaning tables. The Detroit Tigers' center fielder batted leadoff the first four years of his career, but is hitting either fifth or sixth this season. It's a change that came after he hit eighth in the last three games of the 2013 ALCS to shake an awful slump. That move was born out of desperation, but it was the beginning of Jackson...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: who is most likely to flop?

Last week, I looked at three x-factors for the 2014 Detroit Tigers. Now, it’s time to examine the likely 25-man roster and determine three players that have the biggest potential to flop in 2014. As in the last article I’ll nominate one player from each position group (offense, starting pitching, and bullpen). Caveat: by no means am I saying that these three players will all...
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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