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Edwin Jackson
ERA W-L K
6.09 6-14 123
Team: Chi CubsHt / Wt: 6-3 / 205 NFBC ADP: 466.83
Position: SPBorn: 9/9/1983 Birthplace: Neu-Ulm, West Germany
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 6th Round by Dodgers (2001)


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Aug. 21 3:40 PM PT4:40 PM MT5:40 PM CT6:40 PM ET18:40 ET22:40 GMT6:40 3:40 PM MST5:40 PM EST6:10 PM VEN2:40 UAE (+1)5:40 PM CT-The Chicago Cubs placed Jackson on the 15-day disabled list with a right lat strain and put shortstop Starlin Castro on the bereavement list Thursday
Analysis: Jackson took his 14th loss of the season Wednesday, when he lasted only 2 2-3 innings and allowed seven earned runs. He is 6-14 this season with a 6.09 ERA.
July 25 12:51 PM PT1:51 PM MT2:51 PM CT3:51 PM ET15:51 ET19:51 GMT3:51 12:51 PM MST2:51 PM EST3:21 PM VEN23:51 UAE2:51 PM CT-Jackson continued to struggle in Thursday's 13-3 loss to San Diego, giving up five runs - four earned - and seven hits over five innings.
Analysis: After an encouraging start, Jackson continues to fade back to his 2013 form, going 2-8 over his last 12 starts with a 7.19 ERA.
July 25 10:56 PM PT11:56 PM MT12:56 AM CT1:56 AM ET1:56 ET5:56 GMT13:56 10:56 PM MST12:56 AM EST1:26 AM VEN9:56 UAE12:56 AM CT-Jackson left in the sixth inning of Thursday's 13-3 loss to San Diego due to cramps in his right hand.
Analysis: The injury isn't considered serious, and Jackson is expected to make his next scheduled start.
July 24 7:28 PM PT8:28 PM MT9:28 PM CT10:28 PM ET22:28 ET2:28 GMT10:28 7:28 PM MST9:28 PM EST9:58 PM VEN6:28 UAE (+1)9:28 PM CT-Jackson left Thursday night's game against the San Diego Padres with no outs in the sixth inning with an apparent injury.
Analysis: With San Diego leading 3-1, Yasmani Grandal led off the sixth with a walk, then Will Venable singled to right. Immediately after the hit, Cubs manager Rick Renteria and a trainer came to the mound, and Jackson left the game. He was replaced by Brian Schlitter.
July 19 10:59 AM PT11:59 AM MT12:59 PM CT1:59 PM ET13:59 ET17:59 GMT1:59 10:59 AM MST12:59 PM EST1:29 PM VEN21:59 UAE12:59 PM CT-Jackson did not get a decision Friday.
Analysis: Jackson allowed three runs in 5 1-3 innings. His 5.61 ERA is baseball's second-worst.
July 13 12:54 PM PT1:54 PM MT2:54 PM CT3:54 PM ET15:54 ET19:54 GMT3:54 12:54 PM MST2:54 PM EST3:24 PM VEN23:54 UAE2:54 PM CT-Jackson was charged with a season-high nine runs in an 11-6 loss to Atlanta on Sunday.
Analysis: Jackson (5-10, 5.64 ERA) also gave up seven hits, including a trio of homers, and four walks in his 3 2-3 innings. He has just five quality outings in 19 starts this season and one in his last 10 games.
May 18 12:23 PM PT1:23 PM MT2:23 PM CT3:23 PM ET15:23 ET19:23 GMT3:23 12:23 PM MST2:23 PM EST2:53 PM VEN23:23 UAE2:23 PM CT-Jackson surrendered only four hits with seven strikeouts over seven innings in a 3-0 win over visiting Milwaukee on Saturday.
Analysis: It was Jackson's best start of the season. He's 1-1 with a 1.80 ERA with 23 strikeouts over his last three.
May 7 2:12 PM PT3:12 PM MT4:12 PM CT5:12 PM ET17:12 ET21:12 GMT5:12 2:12 PM MST4:12 PM EST4:42 PM VEN1:12 UAE (+1)4:12 PM CT-Jackson was solid in Tuesday's loss to the White Sox but came away without a decision.
Analysis: Jackson looked perhaps the best he has all season, limiting the White Sox to a run and six hits over seven innings while striking out nine.
May 1 2:24 PM PT3:24 PM MT4:24 PM CT5:24 PM ET17:24 ET21:24 GMT5:24 2:24 PM MST4:24 PM EST4:54 PM VEN1:24 UAE (+1)4:24 PM CT-Jackson recorded his second win of the season despite a mostly mediocre outing on Wednesday at Cincinnati.
Analysis: Jackson gave up four runs and five hits over 5 2-3 innings. He also finally allowed his first homer of the season, the lone one against him over 34 1-3 innings.
Apr. 20 12:44 PM PT1:44 PM MT2:44 PM CT3:44 PM ET15:44 ET19:44 GMT3:44 12:44 PM MST2:44 PM EST3:14 PM VEN23:44 UAE2:44 PM CT-Jackson recorded his first victory of the season Saturday against the Reds.
Analysis: Jackson limited Cincinnati to two runs despite allowing eight hits in 5 2-3 innings. He's been unremarkable thus far with a 5.40 ERA in four starts.
Apr. 9 2:35 PM PT3:35 PM MT4:35 PM CT5:35 PM ET17:35 ET21:35 GMT5:35 2:35 PM MST4:35 PM EST5:05 PM VEN1:35 UAE (+1)4:35 PM CT-Jackson did not get a decision Tuesday.
Analysis: Jackson was horrendous yet again, yielding six runs in 4 2-3 innings. His ERA soared to 6.30 and it would not be altogether surprising if he ended in that neighborhood this year.

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