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Jake Elmore | Outfielder | #21

Team: Chicago White Sox
Age / DOB:  (30) / 6/15/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'9" / 185
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Arizona State
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 34 (0) / ARZ
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Jake Elmore went 2-for-4 with an RBI single and a run scored in Sunday's lopsided win over the Brewers.
Elmore capped the Sox's 16-run afternoon with an RBI single in the eighth inning. It wasn't consequential for the game, but it all helps Elmore's case as he tries to earn a roster spot with the Sox. The 30-year-old has eight hits in 15 Cactus League at-bats with a few days left to go before rosters are set. Mar 25 - 7:16 PM

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White Sox signed INF/OF Jake Elmore to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Elmore played the entire 2017 season in the minor leagues, slashing just .236/.324/.281 in 416 plate appearances between the Triple-A affiliates of the Blue Jays and Marlins. The 30-year-old utilityman is doubtful to make a significant impact at the major league level with Chicago.
Feb 8 - 12:32 PM

Marlins acquired INF/OF Jake Elmore from the Blue Jays for cash considerations.

Elmore was batting just .231/.321/.273 through 357 plate appearances this season at Triple-A Buffalo. He has already appeared in six games for the Marlins' Triple-A club in New Orleans.
Wed, Aug 23, 2017 10:54:00 AM

Jake Elmore rapped three singles in three at-bats versus the Braves on Saturday.

The veteran journeyman will try to snag a roster slot as a utility infielder. He spent last season with the Brewers, batting .218 with no home runs in 59 games.
Sat, Feb 25, 2017 05:55:00 PM

Blue Jays signed INF/OF Jake Elmore to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Elmore batted .218 in 59 games (99 plate appearances) last season with the Brewers. For his career, the 29-year-old utilityman is a .215/.297/.280 hitter. Consider him organizational depth for Toronto.
Thu, Feb 9, 2017 12:37:00 PM

Jake Elmore has elected free agency.

Elmore was previously removed from the Brewers' 40-man roster and has opted to look elsewhere for a new gig. The 29-year-old is a career .215/.297/.280 hitter over parts of five big league seasons.
Mon, Oct 31, 2016 04:11:00 PM

Brewers sent INF/OF Jake Elmore outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Elmore saw action in 58 games for Milwaukee this season, batting .218/.371/.244. The 29-year-old can declare free agency if he wants.
Fri, Oct 28, 2016 04:48:00 PM

Brewers purchased the contract of INF/OF Jake Elmore from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

The Brewers designated Alex Presley for assignment to clear a spot on the 40-man roster. Elmore was hitting .320 with an .808 OPS over 57 games in Triple-A this season, but he's a .215/.277/.288 hitter in the majors. He'll provide some versatility off the bench.
Tue, Jun 28, 2016 02:24:00 PM

Brewers signed INF Jake Elmore to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Elmore hit just .206/.263/.284 in 51 games for the Rays last season. He offers versatility, though, and has a decent shot to win an Opening Day roster spot as a utility player.
Mon, Dec 14, 2015 05:33:00 PM

Jake Elmore has elected free agency.

He decided to move on after the Rays removed him from the 40-man roster. Elmore hit just .206/.263/.284 in 51 games for Tampa this season.
Fri, Nov 6, 2015 04:43:00 PM

Rays optioned INF Jake Elmore to Triple-A Durham.

Elmore has hit just .206/.263/.284 with the Rays this season. Asdrubal Cabrera (hamstring) will be activated Tuesday.
Mon, Jul 27, 2015 10:39:00 PM

Jake Elmore went 2-for-5 with four RBI in Tuesday's loss to the Mariners.

Elmore came through multiple times on the evening, knocking a two-run single in the first inning and adding an RBI single in the third. Elmore also had an RBI ground out in the team's three-run ninth. The outfielder has seven hits in his last 13 at-bats and has likely earned himself some more starts with his hot hitting.
Tue, May 26, 2015 11:38:00 PM

Rays recalled INF/OF Jake Elmore from Triple-A Durham.

Elmore is starting in left field and batting sixth in his return to the Rays on Monday. The 27-year-old is a .226/.292/.311 career hitter at the big league level.
Mon, May 25, 2015 02:43:00 PM

Rays optioned INF Jake Elmore to Triple-A Durham.

The 27-year-old appeared in six games during his time with the Rays, going 3-for-10 (.300) with a homer and two RBI. He'll continue to function as organizational infield depth and should get another chance with the big league club before long.
Fri, May 8, 2015 10:49:00 PM

In his first at-bat of the year, Jake Elmore homered off Edward Mujica in the Rays' 7-5 win over the Red Sox on Wednesday.

Elmore, called up earlier in the day, had entered the game as a pinch-runner. The Rays already had a 6-5 lead when Elmore took Mujica deep in the seventh, but the insurance run was nice. It was Elmore's third homer in 200 major league at-bats. He'll serve as a utilityman until the Rays' infield gets healthier.
Wed, Apr 22, 2015 10:52:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Welington Castillo
2Omar Narvaez
3Alfredo Gonzalez
1B1Jose Abreu
2B1Yoan Moncada
2Jose Rondon
SS1Tim Anderson
3B1Yolmer Sanchez
LF1Nick Delmonico
CF1Adam Engel
2Leury Garcia
3Charlie Tilson
RF1Avisail Garcia
2Trayce Thompson
3Daniel Palka
DH1Matt Davidson
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Carlos Rodon
2James Shields
3Lucas Giolito
4Reynaldo Lopez
5Miguel Gonzalez
6Dylan Covey
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Nate Jones
2Joakim Soria
3Luis Avilan
4Danny Farquhar
5Aaron Bummer
6Hector Santiago
7Bruce Rondon
8Chris Volstad
9Jace Fry
10Chris Beck