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MIKE JACOBS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Is Ike Davis Really Mike Jacobs Reincarnated?

It always is interesting how people automatically call a hitter that hits homers, strikes out a lot and has a low average “Dave Kingman.” Kong certainly had his issues, but regardless of what you think he still had a 16-year career in which he hit 442 homers. To say that Ike Davis is Kingman would be an insult since that would be an improvement over what he’s producing today...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

D-backs remove Jacobs, Ransom from roster

PHOENIX Mike Jacobs, who made an emotional return to the major leagues last season, was one of five players removed from the Diamondbacks 40-man roster during a general housecleaning on Thursday. When Jacobs was promoted from Class AAA Reno on Sept. 19, the D-backs said he could be a candidate as a reserve first baseman and left-handed pinch-hitter in 2013. Jacobs hit .211 with...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Emotional Jacobs grateful for return to majors

PHOENIX Class Triple-A Renos championship celebration was only the beginning of Mike Jacobs big Tuesday night. After wiping the burning champagne from his eyes following Renos 10-3 victory over Pawtucket, Jacobs was called into a meeting and told he was returning to the majors, filling his eyes again. The Diamondbacks added veteran first baseman Jacobs for the final two weeks...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks call up Pollock, Jacobs from Reno

The Arizona Diamondbacks have recalled outfielder A.J. Pollock and selected the contract of infielder Mike Jacobs from Triple-A Reno. The team also designated outfielder Cole Gillespie for assignment. The moves came one day after Reno defeated Pawtucket for the Triple-A championship. Pollock batted .318 with 52 RBIs and 21 stolen bases for Reno. He appeared in 22 games in stints...
Via Fox Sports
September 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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