Mariners Trade Jackson to cubs

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HOUSTON, Texas – The Seattle Mariners today announced that they have traded outfielder Austin Jackson to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for a Player to be Named Later (PTBNL) and International Bonus Slot #98. Jeff Kingston, the Mariners Assistant General Manager, made the announcement.

The Mariners will make a corresponding roster move tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept. 1.

 

Jackson, 28, is hitting .272 (114×419) with 46 runs, 18 doubles, 3 triples, 8 home runs and 38 RBI in 107 games this season. He is hitting .281 (91×324) since his return from the disabled list on May 26, including a current 10-game hitting streak (Aug 22-current) during which he is batting .471 (16×34) with 7 runs, a double, triple and home run and 5 RBI.

Jackson was on the 15-day DL from May 4-16 with a right ankle sprain. His DL stint included 9 games on rehab assignment with AAA Tacoma, where he hit .263 (10×38) with 4 runs, 1 double, 1 RBI and 4 walks.

Jackson was originally acquired by Seattle from Detroit as part of a three-team trade (along with Tampa Bay) on July 31, 2014.

JACKSON’s PLAYING RECORD

YEAR CLUB AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI SH SF HB BB SO SB CS SLG OBP
2005 GCL Yankees .304 40 148 32 45 60 11 2 0 14 0 4 1 18 26 11 2 .405 .374
2006 Charleston .260 134 535 90 139 185 24 5 4 47 5 4 6 61 151 37 12 .346 .340
2007 Charleston .260 60 235 33 61 88 16 1 3 25 1 2 4 24 59 19 6 .374 .336
  Tampa .345 67 258 53 89 146 15 6 10 34 0 2 2 22 48 13 5 .566 .398
  Scranton-WB .333 1 3 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 .667 .600
2008 Trenton .285 131 520 75 148 218 33 5 9 69 2 4 2 56 113 19 6 .419 .354
2009 Scranton-WB .300 132 504 67 151 204 23 9 4 65 1 6 6 40 123 24 4 .405 .354
2010 DETROIT .293 151 618 103 181 247 34 10 4 41 3 3 4 47 170 27 6 .400 .345
2011 DETROIT .249 153 591 90 147 221 22 11 10 45 14 3 4 56 181 22 5 .374 .317
2012 DETROIT .300 137 543 103 163 260 29 10 16 66 2 3 2 67 134 12 9 .479 .377
  Toledo # .125 2 8 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .125 .222
2013 DETROIT .272 129 552 99 150 230 30 7 12 49 3 3 4 52 129 8 4 .417 .337
  Toledo # .231 3 13 1 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 .231 .286
2014 DETROIT .273 100 374 52 102 149 25 5 4 33 1 8 2 35 85 9 4 .398 .332
  SEATTLE .229 54 223 19 51 58 5 1 0 14 0 1 0 12 59 11 2 .260 .267
2015 SEATTLE .272 107 419 46 114 162 18 3 8 38 3 1 1 24 107 15 9 .387 .312
  Tacoma # .263 9 38 4 10 11 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 12 1 0 .289 .333
Minor Lg Totals .287 579 2262 357 648 918 124 28 30 256 9 22 21 229 541 125 36 .406 .354
ML Totals .273 831 3320 512 908 1327 163 47  

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