Veteran hurler Edwin Jackson says he’s planning to pitch once more in 2020, MLB.com’s Jon Morosi tweets. The 36-year-old has already thrown in components of 17 seasons with 14 completely different groups — an MLB file he set final yr.
Jackson was as soon as a prized younger hurler and a high-quality veteran. He had already moved round a good bit when he lastly landed a giant, multi-year cope with the Cubs again in 2013.
Sadly, E-Jax fell wanting expectations in Chicago. He has since morphed into the sport’s final journeyman, logging large league innings with 9 organizations in a span of simply 5 campaigns.
Via almost two thousand MLB frames, Jackson carries a 4.78 ERA. He hucked 92 frames of three.33 ERA ball with the A’s in 2018 however limped to a 9.58 ERA in 2019 with the Blue Jays and Tigers. Whereas groups will certainly not anticipate a return to that ’18 uptick, there’s nonetheless some attraction to the sturdy and extremely revered veteran, who works within the 93 to 94 mph vary together with his fastball and can be a precious mentor to youthful pitchers.