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Jacob Brigham | Relief Pitcher

Team: Atlanta Braves
Age / DOB:  (26) / 2/10/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 195
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Braves signed RHP Jacob Brigham to a minor league contract.
The 26-year-old hurler spent the 2014 season in the Pirates organization where he compiled a 3.99 ERA, 1.28 WHIP and 79/31 K/BB ratio over 99 1/3 innings primarily at Triple-A Indianapolis. He'll provide rotation depth in the minor leagues for the Braves. Nov 22 - 12:39 PM

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Pirates signed RHP Jacob Brigham to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Brigham, who turns 26 in February, had a 4.03 ERA and 95/53 K/BB ratio over 127 1/3 innings this past season with the Rangers' Double- and Triple-A affiliate. He'll serve as organizational pitching depth.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 11:12:00 AM

Rangers reassigned RHP Jacob Brigham and OF Joey Butler to minor league camp.

Brigham had a 4.21 ERA in 21 starts at Double-A Frisco last season and was in camp as a non-roster invite. Butler is merely organizational depth.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 03:07:00 PM

Rangers re-signed RHP Jacob Brigham to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Brigham was non-tendered by the Rangers earlier this month. He'll serve as organizational depth in 2013.
Thu, Dec 6, 2012 01:06:00 PM

Rangers non-tendered RHP Jacob Brigham.

Tough break for Brigham, who was just reacquired from the Cubs last week. The 24-year-old right-hander compiled a 4.72 ERA while striking out a batter per inning at Double-A in 2012, and there are always organizations willing to gamble on a live arm such as his.
Sat, Dec 1, 2012 12:02:00 AM

Rangers acquired RHP Jacob Brigham from the Cubs in exchange for RHP Barret Loux and a player to be named later.

Brigham was traded from the Rangers to the Cubs at the deadline in the Geovany Soto deal. He put up a 4.72 ERA while striking out a batter per inning at the Double-A level this season.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 07:29:00 PM

Cubs recalled RHP Jacob Brigham from Double-A Tennessee.

Acquired from the Rangers in the Geovany Soto deal, Brigham put up a 4.72 ERA while striking out a batter per inning at the Double-A level this season. He could move up to Triple-A next year.
Fri, Oct 5, 2012 12:02:00 PM

Cubs acquired RHP Jacob Brigham and a player to be named later or cash considerations from the Rangers for C Geovany Soto and cash considerations.

Brigham, 24, has a 4.40 ERA over parts of six seasons in the minors, averaging 8.2 K/9 and 3.7 BB/9. The Rangers gave him another shot as a starter this season with Double-A Frisco, but he had a 4.21 ERA in 21 starts while allowing 19 home runs in 124 innings. With a plus-fastball and a quality breaking ball, his best shot to make it out is likely out of the bullpen.
Tue, Jul 31, 2012 10:34:00 AM

Danny Knobler of CBSSports.com reports that the Rangers have dealt prospect right-hander Jacob Brigham to the Cubs as part of the Geovany Soto deal.

Brigham is considered a fringe prospect, but Chicago couldn't have expected much more for Soto after the year he has had. Texas added Brigham to the 40-man roster this winter to protect him from the Rule 5 draft. The former 6th-round pick has posted a 4.28 ERA in 124 innings as a starter for Double-A Frisco this year.
Mon, Jul 30, 2012 10:55:00 PM

Rangers purchased the contract of RHP Jacob Brigham from Double-A Frisco.

The move protects him from December's Rule 5 Draft. Brigham began this season as a starter, but shifted to the bullpen in June and posted a 3.60 ERA and 46/22 K/BB ratio over 40 innings. The 23-year-old right-hander just may have found a home.
Sat, Nov 19, 2011 01:51:00 AM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Christian Bethancourt
2Gerald Laird
1B1Freddie Freeman
2Joey Terdoslavich
2B1Alberto Callaspo
2Phil Gosselin
3Jose Peraza
SS1Andrelton Simmons
2Pedro Ciriaco
3B1Chris Johnson
2Kyle Kubitza
LF1Evan Gattis
2Ryan Doumit
3Zoilo Almonte
CF1B.J. Upton
2Emilio Bonifacio
3Jose Constanza
RF1Nick Markakis
2Dian Toscano
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Julio Teheran
2Mike Minor
3Shelby Miller
4Alex Wood
5Yean Carlos Gil
6Tyrell Jenkins
7Williams Perez
8Chien-Ming Wang
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Craig Kimbrel
2David Carpenter
3Shae Simmons
4James Russell
5David Hale
6Luis Avilan
7Juan Jaime
8Chasen Shreve
9Jim Johnson
10Arodys Vizcaino
11Michael Kohn
12Ian Thomas
13Brandon Cunniff
14Donnie Veal