Toronto Blue Jays has announced that they have chosen the contract for Edwin Jackson . In a similar fashion, they have chosen Thomas Pallone to Triple-A and put Matt Shoemaker on 60-day IL to make room for Jackson on both the 25 and 40-man roster.
Jackson, 35, starts tonight for Blue Jays against the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park. This is very remarkable due to the fact that when Jackson goes up tonight he will pitching for an MLB post 1
In his career so far, right-handed starters / relievers have set themselves for Los Angeles Dodgers, Tampa Bay Rays, Detroit Tigers, Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Washington Nationals, Chicago Cubs, Atlanta Braves, Miami Marlins, San Diego Padres, Baltimore Orioles and Oakland Athletics.
just to clarify the divisions that he set for his start on Wednesday night, he has been on three NL West teams, two NL central teams, three NL East teams, two AL-East teams, two AL central teams and an AL West team.
The 16-year-old veteran journeyman is 104-123 for his career with 4.60 ERA, 4.36 FIP and 1.446 WHIP with 1,456 strikes in 394 appearances that included 305 starts and 1,892 1/3 innings pitched.
In May 11, Blue Jays acquired him from O akland athletics because he had an opt-out in his smaller league dealing with the team that he seemed likely to exercise before the end of the month.