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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!
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mariners' Jackson clears waivers, is attracting trade interest

A report from FOX Sports' Jon Morosi late Monday night indicated that Seattle Mariners outfielder Austin Jackson has cleared waivers and is generating some interest:  So far in 2015, Jackson is hitting .259/.302/.364 with 15 stolen bases and 17 doubles in just under 400 plate appearances.  Surely a handful of contending teams would be interested in the services of the defensively...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners’ Austin Jackson Clears Waivers

Seattle Mariners’ OF Austin Jackson has reportedly cleared trade waivers, according to a report from Jon Morosi of Fox Sports. As mentioned in the report, his name has been tossed around several times in recent trade talks. #Mariners OF Austin Jackson, who cleared trade waivers, has been the subject of trade talks recently, sources say. @FOXSports — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi)...
Via Baseball Essential
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Miggy welcomes back former teammate Austin Jackson in Instagram video

Austin Jackson is back in Motown -- but this time he'll take the field as a member of the opposition with his new team, the Seattle Mariners. Being the great host that he is, Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera spent Monday afternoon cruising around Detroit with Jackson and posted the video of their joyride on Instagram: "We back in D Town", the former Tigers fan-favorite said in the video...
Via Fox Sports
July 20, 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

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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