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Edwin Jackson
Birthdate: 9/9/1983 (33 y, 6 m, 18 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-2/205     Position: P
Drafted: 2001 June Amateur Draft - Round: 6, Pick: 24, Overall: 190, Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2016)
RotoWire News: Jackson threw a bullpen session with the Rangers on Wednesday, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports. (2/15/2017)
Profiles:  2010  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: At this point in his career, Jackson is unlikely to find a job in any team's starting rotation. The 33-year-old free agent pitcher recorded earned run averages of 4.98, 6.33, and 5.89 in his last three seasons as a starter. Sandwiched in between those seasons was a 2015 season in which Jackson appeared solely out of the bullpen, and pitched pretty well. I'm not sure Jackson has a major league future, as he simply walks far too many batters to be worth deploying, but if he does, it's probably in middle relief. (Scott Strandberg)

The Quick Opinion: Even if he latches on with a major league club — which is a big if — Jackson is highly unlikely to be a fantasy asset in 2017.

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Edwin Jackson Pitch% vs All Batters
Season: 2016-04-05 to 2016-09-30 | Count: All Counts | Total Pitches: 1392 | View: Pitcher
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