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Sun, 02 Jun 2013 23:17:03 -0700
Chicago Cubs SP Edwin Jackson gave up five earned runs on a season-high 12 hits, three walks and four wild pitches in 5 2/3 innings Sunday, June 2, as the Cubs lost 8-4 to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Jackson dropped to 1-8 overall.
Fri, 24 May 2013 14:59:06 -0700
Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum doesn't have any intentions of removing SP Edwin Jackson from the starting rotation despite a 1-7 record and a 6.11 ERA this year. "No, we're going to stick with him," Sveum said. "It's a long season. There's still another 20-plus starts here to fix this and get it going."
Fantasy Tip: Jackson's four-year deal gives him more rope to stay in the starting rotation, but Sveum effectively challenged Jackson to make some adjustments in order to become more successful. He shouldn't be relied on in shallow leagues and should probably be benched, if not dropped outright, in deep mixed leagues right now.
Sat, 11 May 2013 11:57:29 -0700
Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum said when SP Matt Garza (lat) returns from the disabled list, the team will not use a six-man rotation. He added that SPs Jeff Samardzija, Edwin Jackson and Travis Wood won't be moved to the bullpen.
Thu, 14 Mar 2013 12:33:40 -0700
Chicago Cubs SP Edwin Jackson will start the team's home opener.
Wed, 20 Feb 2013 09:08:10 -0800
Chicago Cubs SP Jeff Samardzija could start on opening day because SP Matt Garza (lat) may not have enough time to recover from his lat injury to be ready for the start of the season. Manager Dale Sveum said he does not expect to name an opening day starter for a few more weeks and indicated SP Edwin Jackson could also be an option.
Wed, 02 Jan 2013 11:56:18 -0800
Chicago Cubs SP Edwin Jackson will receive an $8 million signing bonus and he'll make $11 million per season as part of his four-year, $52 million contract.
Fri, 21 Dec 2012 00:23:17 -0800
Sources indicate the Texas Rangers were never serious bidders for SP Edwin Jackson, who signed with the Chicago Cubs on Thursday, Dec. 20.
Thu, 20 Dec 2012 12:28:03 -0800
The Chicago Cubs signed free-agent SP Edwin Jackson (Nationals) to a four-year, $52 million deal Thursday, Dec. 20.
Thu, 20 Dec 2012 09:23:43 -0800
The Chicago Cubs are close to signing free-agent SP Edwin Jackson (Nationals) to a four-year, $52 million deal. The Cleveland Indians and Texas Rangers are also reportedly in on Jackson, with the San Diego Padres dropping out because they were unwilling to go beyond three years. Jackson would presumably join Chicago's starting rotation.
Wed, 19 Dec 2012 20:51:28 -0800
The Cleveland Indians are in talks with free-agent SP Edwin Jackson (Nationals), according to a source.