Edwin Jackson 36 | Pitcher

Chicago Cubs

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Wed. July 30, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Jackson pitched just four innings in his start against the Rockies Tuesday, allowing three runs on six hits and three walks while striking out four batters. With the game going 16 innings, Jackson settled for a no-decision. Impact: With another three walks issued Tuesday, Jackson now has 53 on the year in 119.2 innings pitched, which is good for forth most in the NL. Although he has 108 strikeouts, Jackson still possesses an unsightly 5.79 ERA and 1.59 WHIP. Jackson's next start is scheduled for Sunday on the road against the Dodgers.(RotoWire, )
Tue. July 29, 2014
News: Jackson will make his scheduled start against the Rockies on Tuesday after leaving his outing last Thursday with hand cramps. Impact: There was little doubt that Jackson would be OK for Tuesday's appearance, but his presence in the official lineup for Tuesday's game should completely erase any concerns.(RotoWire, )
Fri. July 25, 2014
News: Jackson continued to struggle in Thursday's 13-3 loss to San Diego, giving up five runs - four earned - and seven hits over five innings. Impact: After an encouraging start, Jackson continues to fade back to his 2013 form, going 2-8 over his last 12 starts with a 7.19 ERA.(STATS, 3:51pm)
Fri. July 25, 2014
News: Jackson said Friday that he is OK and does not have any lingering problems after leaving Thursday's game with hand cramps, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports. Impact: Jackson was forced off the mound after five innings as a result of the cramping, but he said immediately following the game that he does not expect to miss his next scheduled start. It sounds as though it's a non-issue, but consider him day-to-day until he makes it through his between-starts bullpen session.(RotoWire, )
Fri. July 25, 2014
News: Jackson left in the sixth inning of Thursday's 13-3 loss to San Diego due to cramps in his right hand. Impact: The injury isn't considered serious, and Jackson is expected to make his next scheduled start.(STATS, 1:56am)
Thu. July 24, 2014
News: Jackson left Thursday night's game against the San Diego Padres with no outs in the sixth inning with an apparent injury. Impact: With San Diego leading 3-1, Yasmani Grandal led off the sixth with a walk, then Will Venable singled to right. Immediately after the hit, Cubs manager Rick Renteria and a trainer came to the mound, and Jackson left the game. He was replaced by Brian Schlitter. (STATS, 10:28pm)
Thu. July 24, 2014
News: Jackson (hand) does not expect to miss his next scheduled start, MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports. Impact: Cramping in Jackson's right hand knocked him out of Thursday's game, but he said he has experienced a similar issue before, and apparently does not consider the injury serious. Jackson should be good to go for his next outing so long as he can make it through a side session or two over the next few days.(RotoWire, )
Thu. July 24, 2014
News: Jackson was removed from Thursday's game in the sixth inning due to cramping in his right hand, MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports. Impact: Jackson didn't have his best stuff prior to exiting Thursday's game, and it's likely the hand issue played a factor. Consider Jackson questionable for his next start until more details become available.(RotoWire, )
Sat. July 19, 2014
News: Jackson did not get a decision Friday. Impact: Jackson allowed three runs in 5 1-3 innings. His 5.61 ERA is baseball's second-worst.(STATS, 1:59pm)
Fri. July 18, 2014
News: Jackson gave up three runs on seven hits in 5.1 innings pitched in a no-decision on Friday against the Diamondbacks. Impact: He didn't have a horrible night, but Jackson gave up some untimely hits in an 88-pitch performance where he saw his ERA bump up to 5.61 on the season. Jackson struggled to stay ahead of hitters, although he did get 11 groundball outs on the evening. The Cubs pitcher is expected to take the mound next week against the Padres.(RotoWire, )
Sun. July 13, 2014
News: Jackson was charged with a season-high nine runs in an 11-6 loss to Atlanta on Sunday. Impact: Jackson (5-10, 5.64 ERA) also gave up seven hits, including a trio of homers, and four walks in his 3 2-3 innings. He has just five quality outings in 19 starts this season and one in his last 10 games.(STATS, 3:54pm)
Edwin Jackson
2014 Season
Ht: 6' 3"  Wt: 205  Age: 30
Bats: R  Throws: R
Born: 9/9/1983, Neu-Ulm, West Germany
College: None
Debut: 2003
Salary: $13,000,000
Injury Status
Day to day. (Left game - right hand cramps)