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Michael Jackson MLB Career Stats

1005 62-67 3.42 1188.1 1006 1.22

Michael Jackson Bio

  • Full Name: Michael Ray Jackson
  • Born: 12/22/1964 in Houston, TX
  • Draft: 1984, Philadelphia Phillies, 2nd rd. (43rd overall)
  • College: Hill College
  • Debut: 8/11/1986
  • Last Game: 8/29/2004
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MLB Career Stats 62 67 3.42 1005 7 142 1188.1 1006 1.22


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Michael Ray Jackson Bio Info

Married Tammy ... has four children: Lindsey, Ryan, Amber and Michael ... graduated in 1983 from Forest Brook High School in Houston ... attended Hill Junior College in Texas ... originally was selected by Philadelphia in the 29th round of the 1983 draft but did not sign. 2003 Was out of baseball after being released by Arizona on 3/29 ... was 0-0 with a 4.00 ERA (4 ER/9.0 IP) and eight strikeouts in 12 spring outings with the Diamondbacks.

Career: Ranks 10th on the all-time list with 960 appearances, 27 behind Lindy McDaniel ... his 142 career saves rank 63rd all-time and 19th among active pitchers ... ranks fourth among active pitchers with 177 holds ... has limited the opposition to a .223 (828-3,714) average ... has converted 142 of 201 (70.6 percent) save chances ... has 31 games of postseason experience ... has pitched in 42 different majorleague ballparks ... is one of seven players still permitted to wear uniform No. 42, which was retired by Major League Baseball in 1997 to honor Jackie Robinson ... Butch Huskey, Scott Karl, Jose Lima, Mariano Rivera, Mo Vaughn and Lenny Webster are the other players still eligible to wear the number. 2002 Appeared in 58 games with the Amerian League Central Division champion Minnesota Twins ... came to spring training with the Twins as a non-roster invitee ... began the season with 6.0 scoreless IP and owned a 0.95 ERA (3 ER/32.0 IP) in 29 games on 6/12 ... allowed nine runs in 12.0 IP in his next 11 outings before being placed on the 15-day disbled list on 7/26 with a posterior strain of his rotator cuff ... was activated on 8/15 ... following his reinstatement, posted a 4.30 ERA (7 ER/14.2 IP) in his final 15 appearances ... stranded 25 of 28 (89.3 percent) of his inherited runners. 2001 Pitched in 67 games with Houston after missing the entire 2000 campaign ... all four of his saves came in a five-game stretch from 6/4-16 while Billy Wagner was disabled ... became the 13th player in major-league history to pitch in 900 games on 10/3 vs. San Francisco ... win on 5/15 at the Cubs was his first since 7/10/99. 2000 Missed the entire season after experiencing discomfort in his right shoulder the first time he warmed up to pitch in a game for Philadelphia ... was placed on the disabled list on 4/7 ... threw batting practice on 5/17 but had a setback on 5/19 ... underwent season-ending arthroscopic surgery on 5/26 to repair a SLAP lesion in his right shoulder. 1999 Ranked fourth in the American League with 39 saves with Cleveland ... picked up his 100th career save on 4/11 at Minnesota ... made his 800th career appearance on 7/3 vs. Kansas City ... converted 13 straight save chances from 7/26-9/11. 1998 Led AL relievers with a career-best 1.55 ERA, ranked third in opponents average (.195) and fourth in saves (career-high 40) ... finished third in the AL Rolaids Relief Man standings with 110 points, trailing Boston's Tom Gordon (142) and Texas' John Wetteland (120) ... ended the season by posting a 1.02 ERA (5 ER/44.0 IP) over his final 45 appearances from 5/28-9/26 ... converted 88.9 percent (40-45) of his save chances, including a career-best 17 straight from 5/14-7/29 ... following the season, toured Japan with the Major-League All-Star Team. 1997 Made 71 appearances in his first season with the Indians ... ranked sixth among AL relievers with a .215 opponents average ... ERA would have been 2.77 minus an outing on 4/15 vs. Seattle when he allowed four runs in 0.1 IP ... did not give up a home run in his first 51.1 IP over 44 games from 4/2-7/22. 1996 Rejoined the Mariners after pitching with the club from 1988-91 ... ranked fifth in the AL with 73 appearances ... became the Mariners all-time leader in games pitched with his 273rd appearance on 4/28 at Milwaukee ... posted a 5.50 ERA through June but rebounded to compile a 1.75 ERA (7 ER/36.0 IP) over his final 37 outings ... averaged nearly 9.0 strikeouts per 9.0 IP (70 SO/72.0 IP). 1995 Signed with Cincinnati as a free agent on 4/8 and went 6-1 with a 2.39 ERA ... was on the disabled list from 4/20-6/5 with tendinitis in his right shoulder ... won a career-best five straight decisions from 6/18-8/6 ... was disabled a second time from 8/25-9/6 with a strained rib cage muscle ... went 1-0 with a 0.66 ERA (1 ER/13.2 IP) in 11 games after his reinstatement. 1994 One of his best seasons was cut short due to tendinitis in his right elbow ... led National League relievers in ERA (1.49), opponents average (.164), hits per 9.0 IP (4.9) and baserunners per 9.0 IP (7.65) and was second in strikeouts per 9.0 IP (10.84) ... posted a 4.6:1 strikeout-to-walk ratio ... was 3-2 with four saves and a 1.13 ERA when made his first trip to the disabled list from 6/17-7/2 ... threw only 2.2 IP before going back on the disabled list on 7/6 ... missed the rest of the strike-shortened season. 1993 Led the major leagues and established a Giants club record with a career-high 81 appearances ... also led the major leagues with 34 holds as the Giants won 103 games ... compiled a 1.52 ERA (7 ER/41.1 IP) through 43 games but his ERA rose to 4.75 (19 ER/36.0 IP) over his final 38 outings ... held opponents to a .204 average ... was on the disabled list from 7/24-8/9 with a sprained left knee. 1992 Led San Francisco with 67 games pitched ... posted a 2.54 ERA (14 ER/49.2 IP) in 36 games prior to the break but a 5.57 ERA (20 ER/32.1 IP) in 31 games in the second half. 1991 Set a career-high with seven victories out of the bullpen ... allowed just two runs (one earned) in 27.1 IP (0.33 ERA) over 23 games from 7/17-9/5 ... was traded by Seattle with pitchers Dave Burba and Bill Swift to San Francisco in return for outfielder Kevin Mitchell and pitcher Mike Remlinger on 12/11/92. 1990 Made 63 appearances for the Mariners, averaging 7.4 hits allowed per 9.0 IP (64 H/77.1 IP) ... underwent surgery to repair torn cartilage in his right knee on 11/6/90. 1989 Led major-league relievers with a career-high 94 strikeouts and ranked sixth in the American League with 65 appearances ... ERA was at 4.18 (24 ER/51.2 IP) through June but rebounded to post a 2.08 ERA (11 ER/ 47.2 IP) the rest of the season. 1988 Led Seattle and ranked sixth among AL relievers with 99.1 IP ... also ranked among AL relief leaders in strikeouts (5th, 76), opponents average (6th, .209) and ERA (10th, 2.63). 1987 Appeared in 55 games (seven starts) with Philadelphia ... allowed only one run with 17 strikeouts in 13.1 IP over his first eight games ... was optioned to Class AAA Maine on 5/1 ... was recalled on 5/8 and made his first major-league start on 5/12 vs. Houston ... earned first major-league victory on 6/7 vs. Montreal when he threw a career-high 8.2 IP and carried a no-hitter into the ninth inning ... Tim Raines ended the no-hit bid with a leadoff double in the ninth ... struck out career-high seven on 7/6 at Cincinnati ... his first major-league hit was a single off the Cubs Rick Sutcliffe on 6/18 ... was on the disabled list from 8/6-21 with a strained right shoulder ... was traded to Seattle in a five-player deal on 12/9/87. 1986 His contract was purchased by the Phillies from Class AAA Portland on 8/8 ... made his major-league debut in relief on 8/22 vs. the Mets.