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- The Mike Jacobs Trade
Yesterday, the Kansas City Royals acquired Mike Jacobs from the Florida Marlins for reliever Leo Nunez. The Marlins, always in cost-cutting mode, weren't particularly interested in taking Jacobs
- Brandon Jacobs and Xander Bogaerts
in the top-20, including two of the highest ceiling prospects in the system in outfielder Brandon Jacobs and shortstop Xander Bogaerts.
As two of the best hitting prospects in the league this past season
- The End of an Era: Mike Jacobs Released
In yet another victory for Kansas City GM Dayton Moore’s “Process,” the Royals released DH/1B Mike Jacobs on Thursday. Mike Jacobs is perhaps most indicative of what has been wrong with many
- Hanley, Jacobs, Defense
Royals skipper Trey Hillman recently spoke about the defense of his new first baseman, Mike Jacobs, subtly hinting that the numbers deeming him poor are not entirely accurate. Jacobs, according
- Royals Release Jacobs
According to MLB.com's Dick Kaegel, the Royals have released arbitration-eligible DH/1B Mike Jacobs.
Ignoring Jacobs' allergy to reaching base (career OBP: 313), inability to handle fellow lefties
- Don't Be Like Dayton: Say No to Mike Jacobs on Draft Day
The Kansas City Royals and GM Dayton Moore ostensibly filled a hole this past week, picking up slugging first baseman Mike Jacobs from the Florida Marlins in exchange for string-bean righty Leo Nunez
- Minor Moves: Wellemeyer to SF, M. Jacobs to NYM
with an elbow sprain in 2007, and missed some time in 2008 with elbow inflammation as well.
New York Mets signed 1B Mike Jacobs to a minor league contract.
Jacobs, 29, will try to work his
- Mike Ohlman and the Passed Ball Dilemma
. Two never played again;,11 played just one more season, 19 others didn't make it past age 24, eight were finished at 25, eight more at 26, and seven more at 27. Mike Jacobs was moved to first base