The San Diego Padres have acquired infielder Ryan Jackson from the Houston Astros in exchange for infielder-outfielder Jesus Guzman.
The Astros had acquired Jackson off outright waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals on Nov. 20. He played mostly shortstop and hit.278 with three home runs and 34 RBIs in 121 games for Triple-A Memphis in 2013.
He made his big league debut for the Cardinals...
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December 18, 2013
The San Diego Padres have acquired infielder Ryan Jackson from the Houston Astros in exchange for infielder/outfielder Jesus Guzman.
On the heels of the Benoit news, the Padres acquired minor league depth in Ryan Jackson from the Astros in exchange for fan favorite Jesus Guzman.
Jackson formally a top SS prospect in the Cardinals system was claimed off waivers by the Astros last month. Heading into 2013, Baseball America ranked Jackson as the #15 prospect in the Cardinals system.
Guzman a guy that routinely...
General manager Jeff Luhnow dipped back into his baseball roots, claiming infielder Ryan Jackson off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals. The Astros also outrighted outfielder J.D. Martinez to Class AAA Oklahoma City and released righthander John Ely and lost infielder Jake Elmore after he was claimed off waivers by the White Sox.
Jackson, 24, is the latest former Cardinal to land...
According to Derrick Goold, the Cardinals are exploring their options regarding the little used and highly unproductive Ty Wigginton.
Signed to a two-year, $5 million contract this offseason, Wigginton has posted a .158/.238/.193 line in just 57 at bats this season. He has the fewest starts (7) of any position player and the second fewest at bats (only backup catcher Tony Cruz...
ST. LOUIS -- Ryan Jackson hadn't heard.
The praise, bestowed by St. Louis Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak before a Cardinals game last week, took its sweet time getting down to Memphis.
Mozeliak had been sitting in the Cardinals' dugout when the subject turned to Jackson. The utility infielder currently playing for the Cardinals' Triple-A affiliate in Memphis...
Between when Rafael Furcal was injured Thursday night and when he was placed on the disabled list on Friday, the St. Louis Cardinals had several decisions to make.
Did they try to rush to sign a free agent shortstop or stay in-house? Even if they had gone the former route, they would have needed interim help during the big Washington series this weekend.
The organization surprisingly...
Courtesy: Cardinals Media Relations
ST. LOUIS, MO - The St. Louis Cardinals purchased INF Ryan Jackson today from the Memphis Redbirds (AAA). Jackson will report to Philadelphia and be available Friday. He will be making his Major League debut and wearing uniform 8.
The 24 year-old Jackson has appeared in 113 games for the club's Triple-A team, paying 98 games at shortstop...
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