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Jacob Brigham | Relief Pitcher

Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Age / DOB:  (26) / 2/10/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 195
Bats / Throws: Right / Right

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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

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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 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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