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2013 Cubs Prospects In Review: Brett Jackson

Brett Jackson came to the Cubs as the 31st overall pick out of UC Berkeley, selected in the first round of the 2009 draft for a $972,000 signing bonus. Jackson came on quickly in pro ball, powering through the AZL, the Northwest League, and the Midwest League before the 2009 season ended and began 2010 with Daytona in the FSL. Jackson hit well at every level of his minor league ascension...
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September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs' prospect Brett Jackson may return to Double-A end of week

The Chicago Cubs have had a lot of trouble keeping their center fielders healthy. David DeJesus, Ryan Sweeney, and Brian Bogusevic have all had their turns in center field and on the disabled list. The most obvious choice was to bring Brett Jackson up from Triple-A Iowa, but he has had his own share of injuries. Jackson, though, is making progress toward returning to action....
Via MLB Injury News
July 22, 2013  |  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...
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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

Better Know a Cub: Brett Jackson

How long does it take to change your swing? Is it even possible to change in your 20's? The answer to these 2 questions will probably tell you all you need to know about Jackson's future with the Cubs. Brett Jackson was drafted in the 1st round of the 2009 draft, at 31st overall. He worked his way up many prospect lists in the ensuing few years, putting up .400 wOBAs essentially...
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March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Carrie Muskat: Prospect Jackson takes hitting session to heart

Best shape of his life? An intense week of hitting in November may help Brett Jackson become the hitter the Cubs think he can be. Jackson and teammate Darwin Barney spent time with Cubs manager Dale Sveum, hitting coach James Rowson and assistant hitting coach Rob Deer at Fitch Park. After striking out 59 times in 120 big league at-bats — and 158 times at Triple-A Iowa — Jackson...
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February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Dale Sveum on Brett Jackson

Dale Sveum on Brett Jackson and his issues with making contact. CHICAGO — Cubs manager Dale Sveum and hitting coach James Rowson were happy Brett Jackson accepted the drastic changes they suggested to the young outfielder's swing during a workout in November in Mesa, Ariz. Jackson was promoted to the big leagues Aug. 5 despite leading the Pacific Coast League with 158 strikeouts...
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January 20, 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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