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Jacob Brigham | Relief Pitcher

Team: International Player
Age / DOB:  (30) / 2/10/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Jee-ho Yoo of South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reports that Jacob Brigham has re-signed with the Nexen Heroes of the Korea Baseball Organization.
Brigham will make $650,000 on his one-year contract. The 29-year-old right-hander posted a 4.38 ERA over 24 starts for Nexen last season after the Tigers sold his minor league deal to the KBO club. Fri, Nov 24, 2017 11:23:00 AM

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Jacob Brigham has been sold to the Nexen Heroes of the Korea Baseball Organization.

Brigham spent some time in Japan last year before inking a minor league contract with the Tigers over the winter. The 29-year-old right-hander last appeared in the majors in 2015, when he posted a dreadful 8.64 ERA in 16 2/3 innings with the Braves.
Thu, May 4, 2017 09:48:00 AM

Tigers signed RHP Jacob Brigham to a minor league contract.

The Tigers signed the right-hander to a minor league deal last December as well before selling his rights to the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball. The 28-year-old hurler posted a 5.24 ERA, 1.60 WHIP and 27/16 K/BB ratio across 34 1/3 innings in Japan.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 07:41:00 PM

The Tigers have sold Jacob Brigham's contract to the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball.

Brigham inked a minor league deal with the Tigers last week but has evidently found a better opportunity overseas. He allowed 28 hits and 16 earned runs in 16 2/3 innings out of the Braves' bullpen last season.
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 12:51:00 PM

Tigers signed RHP Jacob Brigham to a minor league contract.

Brigham made his major league debut this summer at age 27 and got shelled for 28 hits and 16 earned runs in 16 2/3 innings out of the Braves' bullpen. The right-hander is organizational depth for the Tigers.
Thu, Dec 10, 2015 03:58:00 PM

Braves sent RHP Jacob Brigham outright to Triple-A Gwinnett.

He's no longer on the 40-man roster. Brigham made 12 relief appearances for the Braves this season, posting an 8.64 ERA.
Wed, Sep 16, 2015 08:39:00 AM

Braves optioned RHP Jacob Brigham to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Brigham was lit up for eight earned runs in 1 2/3 innings of relief Sunday by the Yankees. The 27-year-old right-hander could get another look in September.
Mon, Aug 31, 2015 02:19:00 PM

Braves recalled RHP Jacob Brigham from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Brigham is taking the place of Williams Perez on the active roster. He has struggled in his limited time with the big league club, registering a 4.80 ERA, 1.53 WHIP and 9/4 K/BB ratio over 15 innings.
Sat, Aug 29, 2015 03:08:00 PM

Braves optioned RHP Jacob Brigham to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Brigham has allowed eight runs over 15 relief innings in the majors this season. Peter Moylan is taking his spot in the bullpen.
Sun, Aug 16, 2015 10:56:00 AM

Braves recalled RHP Jacob Brigham from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Brigham allowed six runs over 9 2/3 innings of relief earlier this season with the big league club. The 27-year-old right-hander will pitch in low-leverage situations.
Thu, Jul 30, 2015 04:55:00 PM

Braves optioned RHP Jacob Brigham to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Brigham allowed six runs over 9 2/3 relief innings with the big club. He's clearing room on the roster for the addition of Ross Detwiler.
Fri, Jul 17, 2015 05:34:00 PM

Braves purchased the contract of RHP Jacob Brigham from Triple-A Gwinnett.

No corresponding move has been announced, but it could mean that Williams Perez may need a trip to the disabled list after taking a batted ball off his foot on Friday. The 27-year-old will be making his major league debut if he appears in a game for the Braves.
Sat, Jun 27, 2015 12:50:00 PM

The Braves are expected to purchase the contract of Jacob Brigham from Triple-A Gwinnett.

The 27-year-old hurler owns a 3.13 ERA, 1.06 WHIP and 54/14 K/BB ratio over 69 innings between Double-A Mississippi and Triple-A Gwinnett this season. He adds a fresh arm to the bullpen with the ability to work multiple innings, or could take the rotation spot of Williams Perez if the right-hander is forced to the disabled list.
Sat, Jun 27, 2015 11:51:00 AM

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.
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 12:39:00 PM

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

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