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...
Champagne was not the only wet stuff Mike Jacobs rubbed from his eyes Tuesday. Jacobs was overcome with emotion when he was told in a meeting with Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers, Class AAA Reno manager Brett Butler and D-backs director of player development Mike Bell after Reno's 10-3 victory over Pawtucket in the Triple-A championship game that he was being...
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...
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...
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We'll keep track of today's minor moves right here..
The Pirates announced that they signed right-hander Logan Kensing to a minor league deal that includes an invitation to Spring Training. The 29-year-old spent the 2011 campaign with the Yankees' top affiliate after recovering from elbow surgery in 2010.
The Diamondbacks signed first baseman Mike Jacobs to...
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