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Sunday, June 10, 2018

Edwin Jackson signed with the A’s and could tie Octavio Dotel’s 13-team record

As of the end of the 2017 season, he’d played for 12 in 15 years—one off Octavio Dotel’s record of 13. And finally, on Wednesday, we learned that Jackson had signed with his 13th organization:

It’s only a minor-league deal, but if things go well Jackson could play for an AL West team for the first time. He is 34, and had been starting games for the Syracue Chiefs until opting out of his deal a week ago.

Nasty Nate Posted: June 10, 2018 at 09:58 PM | 14 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. PreservedFish Posted: June 11, 2018 at 12:18 PM (#5689619)
Why on earth is he still starting? He may have a decade of LOOGY work in front of him if he wants it.
   2. Russlan thinks deGrom is da bomb Posted: June 11, 2018 at 12:21 PM (#5689624)
Edwin Jackson is righthanded.
   3. PreservedFish Posted: June 11, 2018 at 12:26 PM (#5689631)
Um.
   4. jmurph Posted: June 11, 2018 at 12:30 PM (#5689634)
Sounds like he didn't want it enough.
   5. Batman Posted: June 11, 2018 at 12:30 PM (#5689635)
Then his left arm is rested. He could have two decades of LOOGY work.
   6. Zonk qualifies as an invasive species Posted: June 11, 2018 at 12:49 PM (#5689650)
Rooting for this to work out for at least a few MLB starts... and yes, pretty sure Ejax getting two more stops in the bigs is the dumbest thing I've ever rooted for.
   7. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: June 11, 2018 at 12:53 PM (#5689657)
Then his left arm is rested. He could have two decades of LOOGY work.

And he should start working on throwing left handed right away.
   8. SoSH U at work Posted: June 11, 2018 at 01:05 PM (#5689668)
pretty sure Ejax getting two more stops in the bigs is the dumbest thing I've ever rooted for.


I was thoroughly disappointed when Bruce Chen found some stability in KC. With 10 teams through his age 32 season, and as a lefthander, I thought he had a chance to take the record to some pretty crazy heights.
   9. Don August(us) Cesar Geronimo Berroa Posted: June 11, 2018 at 01:29 PM (#5689696)
I am shocked Edwin Jackson has never played for the Reds. He would be their #2 starter!
   10. Cooper Nielson Posted: June 12, 2018 at 12:37 AM (#5690112)
Sounds like he didn't want it enough.

This one made me LOL. Well played.
   11. Traderdave Posted: June 12, 2018 at 01:49 PM (#5690506)
I went back and looked up Dotel's time with the A's and was shocked to see a 115 ERA+ and a 1.21 WHIP and a combined 1.2 WAR over two seasons.

All I can remember about him is that he SUCKED and had about 250 blown saves. Memory can be funny.
   12. Zonk qualifies as an invasive species Posted: June 12, 2018 at 02:52 PM (#5690547)
I went back and looked up Dotel's time with the A's and was shocked to see a 115 ERA+ and a 1.21 WHIP and a combined 1.2 WAR over two seasons.

All I can remember about him is that he SUCKED and had about 250 blown saves. Memory can be funny.


This is called the Latroy Hawkins paradigm.
   13. Panik on the streets of London (Trout! Trout!) Posted: June 12, 2018 at 02:56 PM (#5690551)
All I remember about Dotel is that he was waiting in the bullpen with his hands on his hips while Kenny Rogers walked Andruw Jones with the bases loaded in Game 6 of the 1999 NLCS. Not that I'm bitter or anything.
   14. Karl from NY Posted: June 12, 2018 at 03:47 PM (#5690609)
Also the Armando Benitez Effect. He always blows saves in big situations, because a big situation is retroactively defined as whenever he blows a save.

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