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BRETT JACKSON RUMORS

Brett Jackson: A Cautionary Tale

When the Epstein/Hoyer era began at 1060 W. Addison in 2011, the Cubs’ farm system was, to put it delicately, depleted. Headlined by “future stars” such as Brett Jackson, Josh Vitters, and Trey McNutt, the Cubs farm system was ranked as one of the worst in the league.Nonetheless, Cubs fans still saw a future where Brett Jackson as the cornerstone of the Cubs outfield. “Jackson...
Via Sports Mockery
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Trade Jackson to Arizona, Brett Jackson That is

Late last night the Chicago Cubs traded former first round pick Brett Jackson to the Arizona DiamondBacks for Triple A pitcher, and 2014 AA All Star pitcher Blake Cooper. Jackson was one of those big top prospects from the Jim Hendry era that never quite panned out. In his brief stop in the majors in 2012, Jackson fell flat on his face and never made his way back to the big leagues...
Via World Series Dreaming
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Chicago Cubs Trade Former First Round Pick

The Chicago Cubs have traded former first round pick Brett Jackson to the Arizona Diamondbacks for minor league reliever Blake Cooper. Jackson was hitting .210 in Triple-A. Once deemed a top prospect with power and speed potential, never seemed to make enough contact to be an impact player. He struck out 94 times in 81 games this season for the Iowa Cubs. Follow me: @steveohhh12...
Via Sports Mockery
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs mid-season prospects update

Javier Baez As the Chicago Cubs continue to trade away key players from their major league roster, the team looks to rebuild the franchise through the minor leagues. Since the big league club is on hiatus for the All-Star break, let’s go down to the farm to check in on some of the organization’s best young prospects. Iowa Cubs (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League, 48-50) 2009 First...
Via isportsweb.com
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Brett Jackson Gets Back into Action at Fitch Park

Brett Jackson singled twice, walked, scored a run, and drove-in another, and Zeke DeVoss smacked a solo HR, but it wasn't enough as the Inland Empire 66ers (Los Angeles Angels Hi-A affiliate) defeated the Daytona Cubs 5-3 on Field #3, and Oliver Zapata knocked-in three runs with two run-scoring triples, Yasiel Balaguert doubled twice, Carlos Penalver walked and tripled, scored...
Via Cub Reporter
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Brett Jackson, 2013 Fantasy Outlook

Brett Jackson should be the starting center fielder on Opening Day.  That’s the good news.  The bad news is the Cubs have already said the good news isn’t the most likely to happen news.  The Cubs have said Jackson will start 2013 in Triple-A.  Thanks for getting my hopes up, good news!  Okay, the not-as-good-as-good news but still good depending on how much you can lie...
Via Razzball
November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Cubs rookie Brett Jackson crashes into fence for awesome catch (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Cubs rookie Brett Jackson made a highlight reel catch on Friday to rob Andrew McCutchen of a hit, but he didn’t escape without injury. Jackson went head-first into the center field fence in Pittsburgh for a spectacular catch, but he came away with some cuts on his face, a bleeding and bruised knee, and he left the game. MLB.com’s Carrie...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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