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Jake Goebbert | First Baseman | #23

Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Age / DOB:  (30) / 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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Diamondbacks signed 1B/OF Jake Goebbert to a minor league contract.
Goebbert spent all of last season at Triple-A in the Rays organization, batting just .218/.299/.361. He hasn't played in the majors since 2014 and is merely a depth addition. Fri, Jan 27, 2017 04:57:00 PM

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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

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

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