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Jake Goebbert | First Baseman | #23

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (29) / 9/24/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 210
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: Northwestern
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 13 (0) / HOU
Contract: view contract details

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Rays sent 1B/OF Jake Goebbert outright to Triple-A Durham.
Goebbert was designated for assignment by Tampa Bay on May 25 and passed through waivers unclaimed. He's batting just .163/.258/.221 this season at Triple-A. Mon, Jun 6, 2016 11:29:00 AM

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Rays designated 1B/OF Jake Goebbert for assignment.

The move clears a 40-man roster spot for Ryan Garton, who will join the Rays' bullpen on Wednesday night. Goebbert was hitting .163/.258/.221 at Triple-A Durham.
Wed, May 25, 2016 03:35:00 PM

Rays claimed 1B/OF Jake Goebbert off waivers from the Pirates; assigned him to Triple-A Durham.

Goebbert was designated for assignment by the Pirates on Sunday. They had scooped him up from the Padres in late November. Last season, he held a .294/.392/.452 triple-slash with 10 home runs and 62 RBI across 122 games at Triple-A El Paso.
Wed, Apr 6, 2016 05:04:00 PM

Pirates designated 1B/OF Jake Goebbert for assignment.

The move frees up a 40-man roster spot. Goebbert was signed over the winter after the Padres cut him loose.
Sun, Apr 3, 2016 09:49:00 AM

Pirates optioned 1B/OF Jake Goebbert to Triple-A Indianapolis; reassigned RHP Danny Ortiz, LHP Robert Zarate and OFs Antoan Richardson and Danny Ortiz to minor league camp.

No big surprises with this group of cuts. The 28-year-old Goebbert signed with the Pirates over the winter after batting .294/.392/.452 with 10 home runs and 62 RBI over 122 games with the Padres' Triple-A affiliate last season.
Tue, Mar 29, 2016 09:25:00 AM

Pirates signed 1B/OF Jake Goebbert to a one-year contract.

No word on the terms involved, but he has been added to the team's 40-man roster. Goebbert, 28, batted .294/.392/.452 with 10 home runs and 62 RBI over 122 games this season with the Padres' Triple-A affiliate. He appeared in 51 games with the Padres back in 2014. With his experience between first base and the outfield, Goebbert figures to compete for a bench spot in the spring.
Wed, Nov 25, 2015 10:46:00 AM

Padres OF prospect Jake Goebbert bashed two homers Sunday in a win for Triple-A El Paso

Goebbert slugged his way to a season-high four RBI. His four hits tied a career-high. The 27-year-old has struggled against lefties this year (.185) but is hitting a robust .297 against right-handers. Goebbert entered Sunday's action with just one homer in 122 at-bats.
Mon, Jun 8, 2015 05:54:00 PM

Padres reassigned INF/OF Jake Goebbert, INF Brett Wallace and C/1B Cody Decker to minor league camp.

All three were longshots to crack the Opening Day roster in reserve roles. Goebbert should get a chance with the Padres at some point during the upcoming season.
Sat, Mar 28, 2015 01:33:00 PM

Padres sent 1B/OF Jake Goebbert outright to Triple-A El Paso.

Goebbert was designated for assignment last week and cleared waivers. The 27-year-old hit just .218/.313/.317 in 115 plate appearances this past season and will serve as organizational depth.
Wed, Jan 14, 2015 07:57:00 PM

Padres designated OF Jake Goebbert for assignment.

The move clears a 40-man roster spot for starter Josh Johnson, who has been re-signed to a one-year deal. Goebbert, 27, batted just .218/.313/.317 in 115 plate appearances last season for the Padres.
Wed, Jan 7, 2015 05:11:00 PM

Padres recalled OF Jake Goebbert from Triple-A El Paso.

Goebbert batted .250/.333/.354 in 22 games with the Friars earlier this year. He's not fantasy-relevant.
Tue, Aug 12, 2014 03:35:00 PM

Padres optioned OF Jake Goebbert to Triple-A El Paso.

The 26-year-old appeared in 22 games during his time with the Padres, slashing .250/.333/.354 with a homer, three RBI and a 16/5 K/BB ratio in 54 at-bats. He'll continue to provide organizational depth in the outfield.
Sat, Jul 26, 2014 02:34:00 PM

Padres purchased the contract of OF Jake Goebbert from Triple-A El Paso.

Goebbert was hitting .270/.383/.459 with five home runs and 18 RBI through 32 games this season at the Triple-A level. He will serve as depth at first base and in the corner outfield spots for San Diego.
Thu, Jun 19, 2014 03:02:00 PM

Padres acquired OF Jake Goebbert and a player to be named later from the Athletics for OF Kyle Blanks.

Goebbert, a 26-year-old former 13th-round pick, was batting .257/.371/.505 with six home runs and 25 RBI in 31 games this season at Triple-A Sacramento. He could make a contribution in San Diego at some point this year but is doubtful to ever become a good major league regular.
Thu, May 15, 2014 01:10:00 PM

Athletics acquired OF Jake Goebbert from the Astros in exchanged for LHP Travis Blackley.

Goebbert is a former 13th-round pick that's put up a .285/.363/.431 over four minor league seasons. He can play all three outfield positions but doesn't have much power or speed. The A's will probably be thrilled if he winds up being a decent extra outfielder.
Thu, Apr 4, 2013 06:42:00 PM

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