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Jake Marisnick | Outfielder

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (24) / 3/30/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 221
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that Jake Marisnick "may be used as a chip to land a reliever."
They've been discussing Craig Kimbrel and Joaquin Benoit with the Padres and have also been in on other relievers. With Carlos Gomez now on board, Marsnick is expendable. Jul 31 - 8:57 AM

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Jake Marisnick tripled, stole a base and scored two runs in a win over the Red Sox on Tuesday.

Marisnick made things happen with his legs in the fifth inning, collecting his 12th stolen base of the season and coming around to score when the throw ricocheted off his forearm and into left field. He later tripled and scored on a Jose Altuve single in the eighth. The 24-year-old has come down after a torrid start to the year, but he's still a dual threat who will have some exciting games for the Astros.
Jul 22 - 12:45 AM

Astros activated OF Jake Marisnick from the 15-day disabled list.

He's back in center field and hitting ninth Sunday. Marisnick missed a little over two weeks of action with a left hamstring strain.
Jul 5 - 12:17 PM

Jake Marisnick (hamstring) is scheduled to return from the disabled list on Sunday.

The center fielder played three games on a minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Fresno, going 2-for-12 with a pair of walks. He'll rejoin the team on Sunday, though there is a chance that they'll wait on his activation until Monday.
Source: MLB.com
Jul 4 - 2:28 PM

Jake Marisnick (hamstring) is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment Wednesday with Triple-A Fresno.

Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle suspects that Marisnick will be cleared to rejoin the Astros' active roster next Monday in Cleveland. The 24-year-old outfielder has been on the shelf since June 19 with a strained hamstring. He boasts five homers and 11 stolen bases in 62 games this season.
Jun 30 - 5:31 PM

Jake Marisnick (hamstring) will take swings off a tee on Tuesday.

It will be his first time swinging a bat since he went on the disabled list last week with a left hamstring strain. Obviously running will be the big test for Marisnick and it's uncertain when he'll be cleared to do that.
Jun 23 - 9:35 PM

Astros placed OF Jake Marisnick on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain.

Marisnick was forced to leave Thursday's game after sustaining the injury and wasn't feeling much better on Friday so the team will play it safe and put him on the shelf for a couple of weeks. Domingo Santana should remain with the club in his absence.
Jun 19 - 6:08 PM

Jake Marisnick is considered day-to-day with left hamstring discomfort.

He was forced to leave Thursday's game after sustaining the injury. It doesn't sound as though it will require a trip to the disabled list, so look for the speedy outfielder to return at some point over the weekend.
Jun 18 - 7:36 PM

Jake Marisnick is once again not in the Astros starting lineup on Saturday.

It has become pretty apparent that the struggling Marisnick has been replaced by Preston Tucker as a regular in the Astros lineup. After a blistering start to the season, he's hitting just .159/.194/.190 with 29 strikeouts in 63 at-bats over his last 22 games.
Jun 6 - 10:12 AM

Jake Marisnick is not in the Astros' lineup Friday.

It's simply a day off. Preston Tucker is in left field Friday, with Colby Rasmus covering center.
Jun 5 - 3:52 PM

Jake Marisnick is not in the Astros' lineup Monday.

Preston Tucker has been stealing a bunch of at-bats from Marisnick of late. Tucker is in left field Monday, with Colby Rasmus sliding over to center.
Jun 1 - 4:12 PM

Jake Marisnick is not in the Astros' lineup Wednesday.

Marisnick has seen his playing time dwindle of late with his recent struggles and the emergence of Preston Tucker. Tucker is in left field Wednesday, with Colby Rasmus covering center.
May 27 - 1:36 PM

Jake Marisnick is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Orioles.

Marisnick is hitting just .189 this month and might benefit with a day to clear his head. Colby Rasmus will start in center field while Preston Tucker will play left field and bat third.
May 26 - 3:41 PM

Jake Marisnick went 0-for-4 and struck out three times Monday against the Orioles.

Marisnick has struck out 25 times in 74 at-bats this month after whiffing just 10 times in 58 at-bats in April. He's also hitting .189 in May after coming in at .379 in April. The Astros aren't going to want him send him down, not when he's still contributing with the glove in center field, but he should be due less playing time going forward.
May 25 - 4:31 PM

Jake Marisnick is not in the Astros' lineup Friday.

The slumping Marisnick has now sat out two of the last four games and three of the last seven. Preston Tucker is in left field, while Colby Rasmus slides over to center.
May 22 - 3:58 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Jason Castro
2Hank Conger
1B1Chris Carter
2B1Jose Altuve
SS1Carlos Correa
2Jed Lowrie
3Marwin Gonzalez
3B1Luis Valbuena
LF1Colby Rasmus
2Preston Tucker
CF1Carlos Gomez
2Jake Marisnick
RF1George Springer
DH1Evan Gattis
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Dallas Keuchel
2Scott Kazmir
3Scott Feldman
4Collin McHugh
5Lance McCullers
6Brad Peacock
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Luke Gregerson
2Pat Neshek
3Chad Qualls
4Josh Fields
5Tony Sipp
6Will Harris
7Samuel Deduno