Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade Rumors looked at Edwin Jackson's upcoming free agency, following his poor start in the World Series last night. Dierkes speculated that the Yankees and Red Sox won't be suitors for Jackson in the off-season, and listed the Pittsburgh Pirates as one of the teams that could be matches for Jackson.
MLB Trade Rumors says that the Pirates are a match for Edwin Jackson.
Dierkes noted Jackson's inconsistent play over the last few years, and how he's moved around so much (he's played for five teams in the last four years). Jackson had a breakout year in 2009, with a 3.62 ERA in 214 innings, along with a 6.8 K/9, a 2.9 BB/9, and a 1.1 HR/9. He went to Arizona the following year in the three team trade that sent Curtis Granderson to the New York Yankees. While in A...
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