RIGHT HANDED PITCHER
Born: October 27, 1987
Drafted: 9th Round, 281st Overall, 2008 (Cubs)
How Acquired: Minor League Free Agent
College: Furman Univ.
WTM’S PIRATE PLAYER PROFILES
Jackson throws a low-90s four seam fastball and an upper-80s two-seamer. When he was moving up quickly...
The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed right-handed pitchers Collin Balester, Jake Brigham, Jay Jackson, Josh Kinney and Seth McClung to minor league contracts. Brigham, Jackson, and Kinney will be non-roster invitees for the Major League portion of Spring Training. Information on each player is below.
Jake Brigham - He turns 26 in February, and hasn’t pitched in the majors yet. Brigham...
(Oh My) Josh Vitters doubled and singled today to nudge his batting average past .300 as the Iowa Cubs, tied with Delmarva of the South Atlantic League for the most one-run losses in MiLB, nipped Omaha for the third straight day at Principal Park. Adrian Cardenas, whose error permitted Omaha to tie the game in the 7th, delivered a walk-off single in the 9th to give the I-Cubs a 6...
The Cubs get their chance to make up some ground....I can't even finish that sentence with a straight face. How about? Cubs get the World Champs again and a chance to lose another series. Better.
Iowa already played today and loss to the Cardinals AAA affiliate, Memphis 6-4 at home. Jay Jackson with yet another poor outing, 5 IP, 4 ER, 0 K, 1 BB, 8 H. B. Jackson goes 2/4 with...
Sorry, no time for a recap last night as I got caught up in that Cliff Lee vs. Matt Cain epic showdown. Anyway, Cubs lost in every way possible although they manage zero caught stealings or errors. Iowa lost 6-4, Valbeuna hit a home run and a double. Jackson and W. Castillo hit doubles as well. Jay Jackson gave up 5 in 5.2 IP. Tennessee split a doubleheader, each of the 7-inning...
- Let's see if I kept track here correctly in the bunting tourney. First round winners to date include:
Position Player's Bracket
(16) Szczur over (1) Lake
(9) Cardenas over (8) Vitters
(12) J. Mota over (5) Brenly
(4) Lalli over (13) Adduci
(11) B. Jackson over (6) Ha
(3) W. Castillo over (14) Sappelt
(7) Clevenger over (10) Campana
(2) LaHair over (15) Rizzo
Chicago Cubs 2011 Minor League Review
Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America:
2011 (16) | 2010 (14) | 2009 (27) | 2008 (18) | 2007 (18) | 2006 (15)
2011 Affiliate Records
MLB: [71-91] NL Central
AAA: [66-77] Pacific Coast League – Iowa
AA: [83-57] Southern League – Tennessee
A+: [76-61] Florida State League – Daytona
A: [60-79] Midwest League – Peoria