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Jayson Aquino | Starting Pitcher

Team: St Louis Cardinals
Age / DOB:  (23) / 11/22/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 170
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Cardinals claimed LHP Jayson Aquino off waivers from the Indians.
Aquino was designated for assignment by the Indians this week after they claimed outfielder Joey Butler off waivers from the Rays. The 23-year-old has yet to pitch above High-A and had a 3.28 ERA in 24 starts with three different organizations in 2015. Wed, Dec 9, 2015 01:50:00 PM

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Indians designated LHP Jayson Aquino for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Joey Butler. Aquino, 23, posted a 3.80 ERA in A-ball in 2015, striking out just 86 over 137 1.3 innings.
Mon, Dec 7, 2015 05:45:00 PM

Indians LHP prospect Jayson Aquino came within five outs of a no-hitter Saturday in a win for High-A Lynchburg.

He scattered four hits and one walk over 8 2/3 shutout innings. 63 of Aquino's 86 pitches went for strikes. The 22-year-old has already been traded twice this season despite a respectable 3.36 ERA in 131 1/3 innings. Saturday's victory was his first since joining Lynchburg on August 7.
Source: MILB.com
Sun, Aug 30, 2015 03:45:00 PM

Indians acquired LHP Jayson Aquino from the Pirates in exchange for cash considerations.

Aquino was designated for assignment a week ago. He holds a 3.54 ERA with 66 strikeouts over 104 1/3 innings at the High-A level this season.
Wed, Jul 29, 2015 04:00:00 PM

Pirates designated LHP Jayson Aquino for assignment.

Aquino, who was acquired from the Blue Jays back in May, holds a 3.54 ERA with 66 strikeouts over 104 1/3 innings at the High-A level this season. The 22-year-old should stand a decent chance at clearing waivers.
Wed, Jul 22, 2015 04:07:00 PM

Pirates acquired LHP Jayson Aquino from the Blue Jays in exchange for cash considerations.

The lefty had been designated for assignment last week. Aquino, 22, has been assigned to High-A Bradenton, which is the level he's posted a 2.81 ERA over five starts at this season..
Sun, May 10, 2015 03:06:00 PM

Blue Jays designated LHP Jayson Aquino for assignment.

The Blue Jays traded for Aquino from the Rockies during spring training. Last season, the 22-year-old owned a 5.13 ERA between High-A and Double-A. He's not close to the majors and should clear waivers.
Tue, May 5, 2015 02:13:00 PM

Blue Jays optioned LHP Jayson Aquino to Double-A New Hampshire.

Acquired last month from the Rockies, Aquino becomes an early roster casualty for the Blue Jays. The 22-year-old held a 5.13 ERA between High- and Double-A last season and will head back to Double-A for more seasoning to start 2015.
Sun, Mar 8, 2015 08:50:00 AM

Blue Jays acquired LHP Jayson Aquino from the Rockies for LHP Tyler Ybarra.

Aquino was designated for assignment by the Rockies at the end of January. The 22-year-old Dominican left-hander posted a rough 5.13 ERA and 1.495 WHIP in 18 starts last season between High-A Modesto and Double-A Tulsa. He is not much of a prospect.
Wed, Feb 4, 2015 04:53:00 PM

Rockies designated LHP Jayson Aquino for assignment.

They needed to clear room on the 40-man roster following a trade with the Braves. Aquino, 22, has struggled while moving up the organizational ladder, posting a 5.13 ERA in 18 starts between High- and Double-A in 2014. He seems likely to clear waivers.
Fri, Jan 30, 2015 03:55:00 PM

Jayson Aquino has been cleared of a possible concussion after being examined at the hospital.

Aquino was hit in the head by a line drive during an intrasquad game Thursday, but he's managed to avoid a serious injury. He'll resume his normal workouts soon.
Fri, Feb 28, 2014 11:07:00 AM

Rockies prospect left-hander Jayson Aquino was taken to the hospital to be evaluated for a possible concussion.

Initial reports indicated that Aquino may have been hit in the back/shoulder by a line drive during Thursday's intrasquad game, but it appears that he was hit in the head after all. The Rockies are obviously taking every precaution in this situation and will pass along an update soon.
Thu, Feb 27, 2014 05:20:00 PM

Rockies prospect left-hander Jayson Aquino left Thursday's instrasquad game after he was hit in the back/shoulder by a line drive.

Scary moment. Aquino apparently managed to mostly duck out of the way, but it still got him. It doesn't seem too serious, but he was likely taken out for precautionary reasons. The Rockies should pass along an update soon.
Thu, Feb 27, 2014 04:28:00 PM

Rockies purchased the contract of LHP Jayson Aquino from Class A Asheville.

Aquino, who turns 21 on Friday, posted a 4.34 ERA and 73/26 K/BB ratio in 87 innings across 14 starts and one relief appearance this year between Low-A Tri-City and Class A Asheville. He's still a while away from the big leagues, but the Rockies didn't want to risk losing him in December's Rule 5 Draft.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 02:00:00 PM

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3Eric Fryer
1B1Brandon Moss
2Matt Adams
2B1Kolten Wong
2Jedd Gyorko
3Greg Garcia
SS1Jhonny Peralta
2Aledmys Diaz
3B1Matt Carpenter
LF1Matt Holliday
2Anthony Garcia
CF1Randal Grichuk
2Tommy Pham
3Charlie Tilson
RF1Stephen Piscotty
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PosRoleName
S1Adam Wainwright
2Michael Wacha
3Mike Leake
4Carlos Martinez
5Jaime Garcia
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PosRoleName
R1Trevor Rosenthal
2Seung-Hwan Oh
3Kevin Siegrist
4Jordan Walden
5Seth Maness
6Jonathan Broxton
7Sam Tuivailala
8Miguel Socolovich
9Mitch Harris
10Jayson Aquino
11Matt Bowman
12Juan Gonzalez
13Dean Kiekhefer