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JAY JACKSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jay Jackson

JAY JACKSON RIGHT HANDED PITCHER Born: October 27, 1987 Height: 6’1″ Weight: 195 Bats: Right Throws: Right Drafted: 9th Round, 281st Overall, 2008 (Cubs) How Acquired: Minor League Free Agent College: Furman Univ. Agent: N/A 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...
Via Pirates Prospects
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates Sign Five Minor League Free Agents

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...
Via Pirates Prospects
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Vitters Cleans Up After Rizzo, Jackson

(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...
Via Cub Reporter
July 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Game 17 Thread - Garza vs. Garcia

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...
Via Cub Reporter
April 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Game 13 Thread - Samardzija vs. Nolasco

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...
Via Cub Reporter
April 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Cubs Bunting Tourney Update and Other Notes

- 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 (1) Mather...
Via Cub Reporter
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs 2011 Minor League Review

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 A(ss):...
Via Razzball
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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