Veteran pitcher Edwin Jackson reveals retirement after 17 seasons, record 14 MLB groups - Upsmag - Magazine News

Veteran pitcher Edwin Jackson reveals retirement after 17 seasons, record 14 MLB groups

Edwin Jackson states 14 groups will be it.

The well-traveled pitcher, who invested 17 seasons in the majors, revealed his retirement on Instagram on Friday– his 39th birthday and the 19th anniversary of his major league launching.

Jackson bet a record 14 clubs, most just recently in 2019 with the Toronto Blue Jays and Detroit Tigers.

” Today I am gladly hanging up my cleats,” he stated in his social networks post. “I’m incredibly grateful to have actually had 14 various companies permit me the chance to represent them.”

Jackson went 107-133 with a 4.78 period in 412 video games with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Tampa Bay Rays, Tigers, Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Washington Nationals, Chicago Cubs, Atlanta Braves, Miami Marlins, San Diego Padres, Baltimore Orioles, Oakland Sports and Blue Jays.

When he was with the Diamondbacks, he tossed a no-hitter at Tampa Bay in 2010. The right-hander strolled 8 batters and tossed a tremendous 149 pitches in that video game.

Jackson was an All-Star with Detroit in 2009 and pitched for the World Series champion Cardinals in 2011.

He ended up being the very first gamer in big league history to bet 14 groups when he made his Blue Jays launching and pitched 5 innings without a choice in a 4-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Might 15, 2019.

Jackson had actually been connected with right-hander Octavio Dotel (1999-2013) for a lot of groups at 13.

” It states I have a great deal of determination,” Jackson stated then. “I’m not one to give up. I seem like out of those 14 groups, a few of those groups have actually had circumstances that would most likely make individuals wish to go house and stop and sob. For me, the harder it gets the more difficult I work and the more difficult I pertain to show myself that I can come go out in the big leagues.”

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