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Chris Jakubauskas | Relief Pitcher

Team: Cleveland Indians
Age / DOB:  (35) / 12/22/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Chris Jakubauskas has retired from baseball.
The announcement comes courtesy of Chris Cotillo at MLB Daily Dish. Jakubauskas posted a 5.58 ERA, 1.46 WHIP and 99/56 K/BB ratio in 166 career innings at the major league level. He turned 35 years old in December. Feb 3 - 9:36 PM

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Indians released RHP Chris Jakubauskas.

Jakubauskas, 34, signed a minor league deal with the Indians at the end of May and posted a 3.86 ERA and 13/8 K/BB ratio over 14 innings with the team's Triple-A affiliate. He'll attempt to latch on elsewhere.
Fri, Jul 5, 2013 05:45:00 PM

Indians signed RHP Chris Jakubauskas to a minor league contract.

Jakubauskas had been pitching in relief at the Brewers' Triple-A affiliate, posting a 3.29 ERA over eight appearances. He's merely organizational depth.
Fri, May 31, 2013 09:42:00 AM

Brewers signed RHP Chris Jakubauskas to a minor league contract.

Jakubauskas spent all of 2012 in the minors, posting a 4.29 ERA over 65 innings in the Diamondbacks' and Blue Jays' organizations. He's merely organizational depth.
Thu, Dec 6, 2012 09:03:00 PM

Blue Jays signed RHP Chris Jakubauskas to a minor league contract.

Jakubauskas, 32, registered an awful 5.72 ERA in 72 1/3 innings last year for the Orioles. He's not likely to reach the bigs, unless Toronto experiences a further rash of pitching injuries.
Mon, Jul 9, 2012 03:09:00 PM

Diamondbacks signed RHP Chris Jakubauskas to a minor league contract.

The deal was agreed to on Tuesday. Jakubauskas, 32, registered a poor 5.72 ERA in 72 1/3 innings this year but will be looking to claim a bullpen spot in Arizona.
Wed, Nov 9, 2011 05:10:00 PM

According to MLB Trade Rumors, the Diamondbacks have signed right-hander Chris Jakubauskas.

Jakubauskas hinted at the move via his Twitter account earlier in the day Tuesday. The 32-year-old right-hander opted for free agency after being outrighted off the O's 40-man roster late last month. He posted an ugly 5.72 ERA and 52/29 K/BB ratio over 72 1/3 innings as a reliever and starter this past season. The Diamondbacks have yet to make an official announcement, but chances are it's a minor league deal with an invite to spring training.
Tue, Nov 8, 2011 06:47:00 PM

Chris Jakubauskas hopes to have a contract agreement to return to the Orioles on Monday.

The 32-year-old right-hander was outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk and subsequently elected free agency in late-October. It's probably best that he stay in Baltimore, an organization with whom he's familiar and also has the worst pitching staff in all of baseball. Jakubauskas posted an ugly 5.72 ERA and 52/29 K/BB ratio over 72 1/3 innings as both a starter and reliever this past season.
Sun, Nov 6, 2011 11:01:00 PM

Chris Jakubauskas has elected free agency.

The 32-year-old right-hander posted an ugly 5.72 ERA and 52/29 K/BB ratio over 72 1/3 innings as both a starter and reliever this season. He'll look to latch on with another organization on a minor league deal.
Sun, Oct 30, 2011 03:28:00 PM

Orioles sent RHP Chris Jakubauskas outright to Triple-A Norfolk.

Jakubauskas, 32, posted an ugly 5.72 ERA and 52/29 K/BB ratio over 72 1/3 innings as both a starter and reliever this season. The Orioles' 40-man roster is now set at 36 while Jakubauskas can elect to become a free agent.
Fri, Oct 28, 2011 04:21:00 PM

Chris Jakubauskas got lit up by the Rangers on Monday evening, allowing six runs on seven hits and two home runs in just two innings of an Orioles loss.

That may do it for Jakubauskas' spot in the Orioles rotation, as he is now the owner of a 6.75 ERA and 1.78 WHIP through his first 40 innings of work. If not for Brian Matusz's recent demotion, Jakubauskas would likely already have a different role.
Mon, Jul 4, 2011 11:17:00 PM

Chris Jakubauskas labored all night against the Cardinals on Wednesday, allowing five runs on seven hits and three walks in five innings of an Orioles loss.

Jakubauskas allowed two runs a piece in the second and third innings before giving up his fifth in the fifth. Jakubauskas has now failed to go longer than 5 1/3 innings in any of his five starts this season. The owner of a 5.68 ERA and 1.68 WHIP, he's a poor AL-only league option.
Wed, Jun 29, 2011 09:54:00 PM

Chris Jakubauskas surrendered three runs on five hits and three walks over five innings Friday in a 5-4 extra innings win over the Reds.

He threw just 76 pitches, as Jakubauskas isn’t all the way stretched out yet after moving back-and-forth from the bullpen to the rotation. The right-hander hasn’t been anything special, but he’s probably pitched well enough to remain in the rotation for the time being, holding a 4.43 ERA over his four starts. He’ll likely get the Braves next weekend.
Fri, Jun 24, 2011 11:30:00 PM

Chris Jakubauskas allowed three runs on six hits in five innings of work on Sunday afternoon, improving to 2-0 in Baltimore's 7-4 victory in Washington D.C.

He struck out six and walked one, with his only real blemish coming in the fourth, where he allowed back-to-back RBI doubles to Mike Morse and Danny Espinosa. Now the owner of a 5.14 ERA and 1.64 WHIP through his first 28 innings of work, he'll get the Reds next weekend if he remains in the Orioles rotation.
Sun, Jun 19, 2011 05:09:00 PM

Chris Jakubauskas has been officially announced as Sunday's starter.

The O's had been listing the slot as TBD in case Jakubauskas was needed out of the bullpen the last few days. He threw five shutout innings in his first start earlier this month but was roughed up a little the last time out. He's not a recommended fantasy option.
Fri, Jun 17, 2011 08:56:00 AM

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