Braves secure RHP Jackson in swap with Giants

November 22nd, 2021

ATLANTA — Making an try to possess the support of the Giants’ surplus, the Braves will give used journeyman Jay Jackson a gamble to toughen their bullpen.

Atlanta obtained Jackson from San Francisco on Monday in swap for cash concerns and either a participant to be named later or extra cash concerns. Jackson had been designated for project when San Francisco wanted to make 40-man roster spots closing week.

Jackson changed into drafted by the Cubs in 2008, nonetheless didn’t debut until ’15, when he made six appearances for the Padres. He went to Japan the following year and conducted for Hiroshima via the 2018 season.

After returning to the US in 2019, Jackson posted a 4.45 ERA in 28 appearances for Milwaukee. He conducted in Japan in 2020, nonetheless returned to MLB and produced a 3.74 ERA over 23 appearances (one birth) for San Francisco this previous season.

To make a 40-man roster set up for Jackson, the Braves designated Yoan López for project. López produced a 3.03 ERA for Triple-A Gwinnett this year after he changed into obtained from the D-backs in Would possibly perhaps.

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