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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
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Former 1st rounder Brett Jackson traded

Thursday night, the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Chicago Cubs made the trade to send reliever Blake Cooper to the Cubs while sending former 1st round pick Brett Jackson to the D’backs. Cooper, 26, is 16-15 in 192 relief appearances over five minor league seasons with a 3.27 ERA. He was 4-2 with a 3.57 ERA […]
Via On-Base Talk
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs trade former top prospect, first-round pick Brett Jackson to Diamondbacks

While the Cubs wait for their current array of stud prospects to reach the majors together they traded away a former top prospect, dealing 2009 first-round draft pick Brett Jackson to the Diamondbacks for Triple-A reliever Blake Cooper. Jackson cracked Baseball America’s top-100 prospects list in 2010, 2011, and 2012–ranking 35th overall in the final year–and made his MLB...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Deal Former 1st Round Draft Pick to D'backs

The Cubs have traded OF Brett Jackson to the Arizona Diamondbacks for minor league RHRP Blake Cooper. Tags: Cubs Roster MovesBrett JacksonBlake Cooper
Via Cub Reporter
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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, 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
NO PAIN, NO GAIN

Cubs CF crashes into fence on catch

Cubs rookie centerfielder Brett Jackson is trying his best to impress the big club, and while his batting average is an anemic .191 in 31 games with Chicago, he showed Friday night against the Pirates that his defense—and dedication—is nothing short of superb. With his team up 7-0 in the bottom of the sixth, Jackson chased down a ball off the bat of Pittsburgh superstar...
Via The Last Angry Fan
September 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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