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EDWIN JACKSON RUMORS

Will the Cubs divest themselves of Edwin Jackson?

One thing the Cubs have a perponderance of is #5-#6-#7-type starters. From Dallas Beeler to Eric Jokisch to Chris Rusin to Travis Wood to Felix Doubront to Justin Turner to Dan Straily the really deep cuts (Yoanner Negrin or Carlos Pimentel, anyone? Dae-Eun Rhee?), the Cubs have plenty of options to plug into the back end of their rotation (of which 2 spots are more-or-less reserved...
Via Obstructed View
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Refused to Trade Edwin Jackson

It was recently revealed by USA Today that the Chicago Cubs turned down a deal with the Atlanta Braves that would essentially trade Edwin Jackson for Braves OF B.J. Upton. Fans would do almost anything to ship Jackson out of town, but taking on Upton’s contract and strikeouts made it an irrational move for Cubs brass. Not only does Upton have more career strikeouts than hits,...
Via Sports Mockery
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Update: Edwin Jackson, Justin Ruggiano

Cubs right-hander Edwin Jackson left Thursday night's 13-3 loss to the San Diego Padres with cramping in his pitching hand, reports Carrie Muskat of MLB.com. Jackson, who allowed seven hits and five runs (four earned) in five innings, has experienced the condition previously but has not missed a start. Rumor has it that the last-place Cubs are looking to trade Jackson and his...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Rumors: Chicago trying to trade Edwin Jackson

A change of scenery may be the thing that Edwin Jackson needs the most. The Chicago Cubs signed him to a four-year, $52 million back in 2013, but he hasn't lived up to the contract at all. In only two years with the team, he has gone 13-28 with a 5.22 ERA and a 235/108 strikeout-to-walk ratio.Jackson's struggles have made the Cubs try to trade him, according to Jon Heyman...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs trade rumors: Edwin Jackson edition

Prior to the 2013 season the Chicago Cubs signed Edwin Jackson to a four-year, $52 million deal which seemed pretty reasonable for a guy that has thrown a no-hitter before and consistently takes the ball every fifth day. However, since making his debut for the Cubs, things have not gone according to plan. Up to this point Jackson has a record of 13-28 with a 5.23 ERA since putting...
Via isportsweb.com
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

What Can Realistically Be Done With Jackson

As we have been talking about the past day and a half now, Edwin Jackson is a massive headache for the fans of the Chicago Cubs. Putting things kindly, Jackson has been pretty bad for any number of reasons for the past year and a half. Every time Jackson takes the mound and has less than a quality start, fans get heated and do what all fans do; they throw out requests and demands...
Via World Series Dreaming
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs & the benefits of signing Edwin Jackson

Assuming that the deal actually goes through as planned, which is easier said than done on the North Side these days, the Chicago Cubs will have made their most noteworthy signing of the offseason, in bringing in starter Edwin Jackson.  Jackson, who has become the very definition of a journeyman over the last several years, finally gets a home for more than a few months in agreeing...
Via The Outside Corner
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

The enigma of Edwin Jackson's market

Unless Edwin Jackson is signed by a team he has already played with, he will be pitching for his eighth team in 2013. He is 29 years old. Switching teams is common for relief pitchers. But young starters who have made thirty or more starts for six straight seasons usually get to hang their hats somewhere for a little while. Durable and above replacement pitchers usually find a home...
Via The Flagrant Fan
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

MLB free agent pitcher updates: Edwin Jackson edition

Can we all just get off of Edwin Jackson’s back already? The free agent pitcher, who most recently worked at the back end of the Washington Nationals’ rotation in 2012 is likely to sign with his 8th different team this offseason since breaking in with the Dodgers back in 2003. Since when does a guy who can put up 30+ starts (he’s done that each of his past 6 seasons), 180+...
Via isportsweb.com
November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Jackson hoping to corral Cardinals in Game 3

Edwin Jackson knew first hand just how good the Cardinals offense can be. He's gotten a couple rough reminders lately. The former Cardinals right-hander will look to slow one of the best offenses in the National League when the two collide in a key Game 3 Wednesday afternoon at Nationals Park in Washington. Jackson joined the Cardinals midway through last season and helped...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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