Edwin Jackson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Edwin Jackson has something to prove with Cubs

    CSN Chicago "Edwin Jackson hoped Chicago would be something like home. As the son of a retired U.S. Army sergeant first class, Jackson is used to moving around. The 30-year-old pitcher was born in Germany, finished high school in Georgia and got drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers as an outfielder in..." January 31

  • Jackson eager to rebound from 18-loss season

    Chicago Tribune "The mild discomfort Edwin Jackson felt in his lat muscle in his right arm didn't seem as serious as his desire to rebound from a historically lousy season. "I started off shaky and ended shaky" Jackson said Saturday after suffering his 18th loss in a 6-2 defeat to the Cardinals. "I know my..." September 29

  • Cubs' Jackson snaps personal losing streak with 9-1 victory over Reds

    Chicago Tribune "Cubs fans might not need to hurry to order Javier Baez jerseys in time for the start of the 2014 season. That's because general manager Jed Hoyer believes the Cubs' prized prospects could benefit from more seasoning in the minors despite producing one of the minor leagues' most impressive..." September 11

  • A Tale Of Two Halves For Cubs’ Jackson

    Cubbies Crib "For the first three months of 2013 the signing of Edwin Jackson looked to be a major issue for the Cubs moving forward. Then July came along. The right-hander who was signed to a four-year $52 million deal last offseason struggled mightily in the season’s first half pitching to an ERA of..." August 04

  • Jackson, Ransom help Cubs top Pirates 4-1

    Chicago Sun-Times "Sunday was Kids’ Day at Wrigley Field, with an army of tykes allowed on the field to scamper around the bases after the game. It might well have been Baseball Vagabond Day, as Edwin Jackson and Cody Ransom lifted the Cubs to a 4-1 victory against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The result enabled the..." June 10

  • Sveum backs Jackson after he falls to 1-8

    Chicago Tribune "Dale Sveum has become a glass-half-full manager. Perhaps that perspective comes after losing 101 games last season. The Cubs manager watched underachieving starter Edwin Jackson (1-8, 6.29 ERA) give up seven runs (five earned) on 12 hits in 52/3 innings during Sunday's 8-4 loss to the..." June 03

  • Cubs' Jackson stays even-keeled despite ragged start

    Chicago Tribune "On his return to U.S. Cellular Field, well-traveled Cubs starter Edwin Jackson was asked when he was last booed facing a former team on the road. "I don't remember, honestly," he replied. "When you go out there, you hear stuff, but my short-term memory, I really don't remember. I've been on so..." May 29

  • Manager: Edwin Jackson is in no danger of losing rotation spot

    Chicago Tribune "Edwin Jackson doesn’t have to worry about being dropped from the Cubs’ rotation. “No, we’re going to stick with him,” manager Dale Sveum said. “It’s a long season. There’s still another 20-plus starts here to fix this and get it going.” Jackson is 1-7 with a 6.11 ERA. He signed a four-year..." May 25

  • Listless offense spoils Jackson's debut

    Chicago Tribune "Before the wind chill dipped into the mid-20s Wednesday night at PNC Park, Cubs manager Dale Sveum was asked what he tells his players about hitting in cold weather. "Punt," he replied. The Cubs took Sveum's advice, going three-and-out for much of the night in a 3-0 loss to the Pirates,..." April 04

  • No bad rep behind Jackson's travels

    Chicago Tribune "After years of searching, Edwin Jackson finally has found a home. With a four-year, $52 million deal under his belt, Jackson knows where he’ll be for a while, after bouncing from team to team during the first 10 years of his career. “I know I’ve been moving around, but I don’t have a bad rap..." February 27

  • Edwin Jackson will be in the middle of it all for Cubs

    CSN Chicago "You can see Edwin Jackson bouncing up and down in the mosh pit. He’s yelling, pointing at the Cubs and being restrained by Nationals bench coach Randy Knorr. The full-scale brawl nearly erupted after Lendy Castillo threw inside and almost hit Bryce Harper. The Cubs had a Rule 5 pick on the..." February 13