Jackson joined the Diamondbacks as a non-roster invitee Monday, Evan Woodberry of MLive.com reports.
The 36-year-old appears to face an uphill battle in his quest for an Opening Day roster spot. In 67.2 innings for the Blue Jays and Tigers last season, he struggled to a 9.58 ERA while striking out just 15.5 percent of opposing batters.
Jackson won't start Game 2 of Friday's doubleheader against the White Sox due to weather.
Jackson was slated to toe the rubber for the nightcap, but rain has postponed the matchup. The Tigers will play a straight doubleheader Saturday and a single game Sunday, putting them at 161 games for the season.
Jackson will pitch out of the bullpen going forward, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports.
The Tigers have little reason to give any more starts to a 36-year-old with a 9.70 ERA on the season. Tyler Alexander will take his place in the rotation for the final two weeks, though the Tigers do have a doubleheader coming up on the final Friday of the season, which could potentially mean one more opportunity for Jackson.
Jackson (3-10) gave up five earned runs on seven hits with five strikeouts and two walks over five innings as he took the loss Sunday afternoon to the Orioles.
Jackson's struggles continued Sunday as he failed to eclipse the five-inning mark for the seventh consecutive outing. The right-hander has allowed at least four earned runs in each of his last six starts and has not registered a quality outing since Aug. 9. His ERA has now ballooned to 9.70. He's scheduled to take the mound next against the White Sox on Saturday at home.
Jackson allowed six earned runs on six hits and one walk while striking out two across two innings Tuesday against the Yankees. He did not factor into the decision.
Jackson survived the first inning by allowing only a solo home run to Brett Gardner. However, things broke open in the second frame, as he allowed four runners to reach base before recording an out -- surrendering five runs in all. After allowing just three earned runs across 11.1 innings in his first two starts with the team, Jackson has now allowed four or more earned runs in five consecutive appearances. He's scheduled to take the ball Sunday against Baltimore.
Jackson (3-9) allowed four runs on nine hits across five innings to take the loss Wednesday against the Royals. He struck out three and walked one.
Jackson pitched better than he did in his last start, when he allowed eight runs (six earned) in 2.1 innings against the Twins. However, the veteran was still relatively ineffective. With a 9.16 ERA through 57 innings this year, Jackson is squarely off the fantasy radar heading into his next start against an imposing Yankees lineup on Tuesday.
Jackson (3-8) took the loss Friday as the Tigers were routed 13-5 by the Twins, surrendering eight runs (six earned) on seven hits and three walks over only 2.1 innings. He struck out one.
Facing Minnesota for the second straight outing, the veteran needed 70 pitches (41 strikes) to record just seven outs, and the only bright spot in this latest disaster for Jackson was that he managed to keep the ball in the yard. He's now saddled with a 9.35 ERA and 39:25 K:BB through 52 innings on the year, and while his next turn in the rotation is set for Wednesday in Kansas City, it wouldn't be a surprise to see him bumped aside for a September callup.
Jackson (3-7) allowed six runs on seven hits over five innings to take the loss Saturday against the Twins. He walked two and struck out five.
Jackson started the game by allowing a leadoff home run to Max Kepler and a walk to Jorge Polanco, but he settled down and was able to work pretty quickly through four innings with just the one run allowed. However, things fell apart in the fifth, as the veteran allowed five hits, including a two-out, three-run homer to Miguel Sano. Jackson's ERA is now sitting at an unsightly 8.70, making him incredibly hard to trust, and it's not a given the Tigers keep him in the rotation moving forward.
Jackson (3-6) took the loss against the Astros on Monday, giving up five runs (four earned) on seven hits over five innings, striking out six and walking four as the Tigers fell 5-4.
The veteran right-hander had posted solid lines in his first two starts with the Tigers, but he couldn't keep it going in this contest, as he labored for 108 pitches in his five innings before getting chased. It's been a rough season for Jackson, as this brings his ERA up to 8.46 and his WHIP to 1.88 across 44.2 innings on the season between the Blue Jays and Tigers. Jackson lines up to face the Twins on the road Saturday in his next start, which projects to be another tough matchup.
Jackson (3-6) allowed five runs (four earned) across five innings to take the loss Monday in Houston. He gave up seven hits and four walks to go along with six strikeouts.
It looked like it would be a very short outing for Jackson after the veteran allowed four first-inning runs, but he righted the ship after the rocky start. The six strikeouts are a season high, though it's still hard to trust the 35-year-old much moving forward given his 8.46 ERA and 1.88 WHIP across 44.2 innings. Jackson lines up to face the Twins on the road Saturday in his next start, which projects to be another tough matchup.
Jackson (3-5) gave up two runs on four hits and one walk while striking out four through five innings to take the win over the Mariners on Wednesday.
It was a solid outing for Jackson as he continued his long-time streak against the Mariners, having never lost to them in his 17 seasons. The 35-year-old has an 8.62 ERA overall, but he has a 2.43 ERA in two starts for the Tigers. Jackson will make his next start Monday against the Astros at Minute Maid Park.
Jackson will remain in the Tigers' rotation, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports.
Jackson impressed in his first start with the club Friday, allowing only one earned run across 6.1 innings against the Royals. As a result, he'll continue to pitch as a starter, with Tyler Alexander getting moved to the bullpen.
Jackson (2-5) picked up the win after allowing one run on four hits and two walks Friday while striking out four over 6.1 innings against the Royals.
Jackson was called up from Triple-A Toledo prior to Friday's matchup, and he performed well despite an ugly ERA (11.12) entering the contest. His only run allowed came in the first inning on an inside-the-park home run. Jackson now sits with a 9.35 ERA, 1.96 WHIP and 23:15 K:BB over 34.2 frames in the big leagues this season.
Jackson was recalled from Triple-A Toledo to start Friday's game against the Royals.
Jackson will make his season debut with the Tigers after signing a minor-league deal July 22. The 35-year-old struggled in eight outings with the Blue Jays, posting an 11.12 ERA, 2.19 WHIP and 19:13 K:BB over 28.1 innings. The veteran right-hander reached 78 pitches during his last outing in the minors, so he shouldn't face any significant workload limitations.
Jackson has been confirmed as Friday's starter against the Royals, Cody Stavenhagen of The Athletic reports.
Jackson will be promoted to the majors prior to Friday's contest, and despite an ugly ERA in the big leagues this season (11.12 over 28.1 innings), he'll get a shot to take the hill for the Tigers.
Jackson will be recalled from Triple-A Toldeo and is a candidate to start Friday's game against the Royals, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.
The team has yet to confirm a starting pitcher for the second matchup of the series, though Jackson is certainly in the mix. The right-hander hasn't found success in the majors this season, accruing an 11.12 ERA and 2.19 WHIP with 19 strikeouts over 28.1 innings this season.
Jackson agreed Monday with the Tigers on a minor-league contract, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.
Jackson will report to Triple-A Toledo and will presumably claim a spot in the affiliate's rotation right away. if Jackson fares well in his initial outings with Toledo, he could be summoned to the big club to fill a back-end starting role. Detroit is currently without a fifth starter while Spencer Turnbull (back) is on the injured list and has generally struggled all season to find reliable rotation options behind the rookie and ace Matthew Boyd. The 35-year-old Jackson boasts plenty of experience at the MLB level but was roughed up to the tune of an 11.12 ERA and 2.19 WHIP across 28.1 innings with Toronto earlier in 2019.
Jackson cleared release waivers and has elected to enter free agency, John Lott of The Athletic reports.
Jackson was designated for assignment by the Blue Jays on Tuesday. He posted an 11.12 ERA and 2.19 WHIP with a 19:13 K:BB ratio across 28.1 innings this season with the team. He is now free to a sign a contract with any team.
Jackson was designated for assignment by the Blue Jays on Tuesday.
Jackson was reinstated from the 10-day injured list Sunday after missing time with a lower-back injury, but even after firing three scoreless frames during Monday's clash, he's been designated for assignment. He possesses an 11.12 ERA and 2.19 WHIP with a 19:13 K:BB over 28.1 innings this season with Toronto.
The Blue Jays activated Jackson (back) from the 10-day injured list Sunday.
The Blue Jays have set their rotation for the next two days, so the team's decision to activate Jackson suggests he'll be in line for a bullpen role initially in his return to action. Jackson should be available in Sunday's series finale with the Yankees for multiple innings in relief after the Blue Jays needed five bullpen members to cover the final seven frames of Saturday's 2-1 win after starter Clayton Richard (lat) departed following the second inning. Toronto will require a replacement in the rotation for Richard beginning July 18 after the lefty was moved to the 10-day IL to clear room on the active roster for Jackson.
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