Mike Jacobs

Mike Jacobs #17

  • 1B
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 3"/210

Mike Jacobs MLB Career Stats

.253 100 312 5 .786

Mike Jacobs Bio

  • Full Name: Michael James Jacobs
  • Born: 10/30/1980 in Chula Vista, CA
  • Draft: 1999, New York Mets, 38th rd. (1156th overall)
  • College: Grossmount CC, CA
  • Debut: August 21, 2005
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MLB Career Stats 1949 248 493 100 312 5 .253 .313 .786


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Mike Jacobs Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Colorado NL

Baseball America Double-A All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Binghamton EAS

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Reno PCL

PCL Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/17/2013 Reno PCL

MEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Oaxaca MEX

EAS Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/05/2005 Binghamton EAS

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Binghamton EAS

EAS Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
2005 Binghamton EAS

EAS Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Binghamton EAS

Mike Jacobs Leaderboards

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2008 32 13th in NL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
2008 93 21st in NL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
2008 .514 16th in NL


Season 2B Rank
2006 37 23rd in NL


Season SO Rank
2008 119 25th in NL
2009 132 13th in AL

Mike Jacobs Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 30, 2015 1B Mike Jacobs assigned to Mexican League Sur All-Stars.
April 1, 2015 Guerreros de Oaxaca signed free agent 1B Mike Jacobs.
August 3, 2014 Reno Aces activated 1B Mike Jacobs.
July 31, 2014 1B Mike Jacobs roster status changed by Reno Aces.
July 15, 2014 1B Mike Jacobs assigned to Pacific Coast League All-Stars.
January 8, 2014 Arizona Diamondbacks invited non-roster 1B Mike Jacobs to spring training.
June 3, 2013 Reno Aces signed free agent 1B Mike Jacobs.
June 2, 2013 Guerreros de Oaxaca released 1B Mike Jacobs.
April 13, 2013 Guerreros de Oaxaca signed free agent 1B Mike Jacobs.
March 23, 2013 Seattle Mariners released 1B Mike Jacobs.
December 20, 2012 Seattle Mariners signed free agent 1B Mike Jacobs to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 30, 2012 1B Mike Jacobs elected free agency.
October 25, 2012 Arizona Diamondbacks sent Mike Jacobs outright to Reno Aces.
September 19, 2012 Arizona Diamondbacks selected the contract of Mike Jacobs from Reno Aces.
May 7, 2012 Mike Jacobs roster status changed by Reno Aces.
April 5, 2012 1B Mike Jacobs assigned to Reno Aces.
December 22, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent 1B Mike Jacobs to a minor league contract.
August 18, 2011 1B Mike Jacobs roster status changed by Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
August 13, 2011 Colorado Springs Sky Sox placed 1B Mike Jacobs on the temporarily inactive list.
February 8, 2011 Colorado Rockies invited non-roster 1B Mike Jacobs to spring training.
December 21, 2010 Colorado Springs Sky Sox signed free agent 1B Mike Jacobs.
October 6, 2010 1B Mike Jacobs elected free agency.
July 30, 2010 Buffalo Bisons traded 1B Mike Jacobs to Las Vegas 51s.
April 25, 2010 Mike Jacobs roster status changed by Buffalo Bisons.
April 22, 2010 New York Mets sent 1B Mike Jacobs outright to Buffalo Bisons.
April 17, 2010 New York Mets designated 1B Mike Jacobs for assignment.
April 4, 2010 New York Mets selected the contract of 1B Mike Jacobs from Buffalo Bisons.
April 3, 2010 Mike Jacobs assigned to Buffalo Bisons.
February 11, 2010 New York Mets signed free agent 1B Mike Jacobs to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 10, 2009 Kansas City Royals released DH Mike Jacobs.

Michael James Jacobs Bio Info

Michael James Jacobs...Married Vanessa…has 4 daughters: Isabella, Havana, Sophia and Juilana...Attended Grossmont (Calif.) Junior College...Graduated from Hilltop (Calif.) High School where he played baseball and football…was selected First-Team Metro League in baseball and Second-Team in football...Drafted by the Devil Rays in the 48th round of the 1998 draft but did not sign.


Started the season with Oaxaca of the Mexican League, hitting .275 (36-for-131) with 10 homers and 30 RBI...Signed by the D-backs as a Minor League free agent on June 2 and hit .304 (100-for-329) with 17 doubles, 18 home runs and 65 RBI in 82 games for the Aces...Named Pacifi c Coast League Player of the Week for June 10-16...Participated in Spring Training with Seattle as a non-roster invitee but was released on March 23.

2012 Made 19 appearances (3 starts) with Arizona, going 4-for-19 (.211) in his first Major League action since 2010...contract was selected from Triple-A Reno on Sept. 19 and appeared as a pinch-hitter that night vs. Padres, his first Major League game since April 17, 2010 at St. Louis...began the season with AAA Reno and hit .279 (93x333) with 15 doubles, 18 home runs and 60 RBI in 101 games...hit 4 home runs with 12 RBI in 10 postseason games for the Pacific Coast League and Triple-A Champions...reinstated from the suspended list on May 7. 2011 Spent the entire season with AAA Colorado Springs in the Rockies organization where he led the club in games, at-bats, hits, doubles, home runs and RBI...was the first time since 2004 that he didn't spent time on a Major League roster...his 23 home runs set a minor league career high... released from minor league contract on Aug. 17. 2010 Began the season back with the team that originally drafted him, the New York Mets...was signed by the club to a Minor League contract, but made the Major League club out of Spring Training...Spent the first two-plus weeks of 2010 in the Majors before being designated for assignment and later outrighted to the Minors...Went 5-for-24 with a double, a home run and 2 RBI before his designation...Was traded to Toronto for a Player to be Named Later on 7/30 and assigned to Triple-A Las Vegas...Combined to bat .273 (128-for-469) with 29 doubles, 21 home runs and 91 RBI in 120 games at Triple- A between the two clubs. 2009 Spent his first season in the American League and with the Royals...posted career-lows in average (.228), on-base pct. (.297) and slugging pct. (.476)...Played his best baseball in the late innings, hitting .308 (41-for-133) with 8 doubles, 8 home runs and 23 RBI in the seventh inning or later...also batted .326 (15-for- 46) in close and late situations...Hit 11 home runs in 36 games from the sixth spot in the order and 9 in his other 92 games...Similar to the Royals, got off to a good start, batting .270 with 9 home runs and 23 RBI through his fi rst 36 games, posting a .540 slugging pct...hit just .210 the remainder of the season with 10 home runs and 38 RBI in 92 games...Hit a solo homer off Kerry Wood with 1 out in the ninth inning on May 19 to begin a dramatic 4-run comeback in the Royals 6-5 win...Hit a pinch-hit 3-run home run with 2 outs in the eighth inning on August 17 in Chicago, tying the game at 7...the blast was the third pinch-hit homer of his career. 2008 Joins the Royals after an off season trade with Florida on October 30...Had a career season in 2008, posting highs in games played, at bats, runs, home runs and RBI...Along with Dan Uggla and Hanley Ramirez, became only the second infi eld trio in Major League history to record 30 or more home runs in the same season, joining the 2001 Oakland Athletics' Jason Giambi (38), Eric Chavez (32) and Miguel Tejada (31)...His 32 home runs were the second highest by a Marlins left-handed batter in franchise history, trailing only Carlos Delgado's 33 in 2005...His 18 home runs on the road tied for the seventh-most in the Majors...Homered once every 14.9 at bats, ranking 10th in the Majors and third among fi rst basemen trailing only NL MVP Albert Pujols and Ryan Howard...Posted three 2-homer games, equaling his personal best: April 9 at Washington, June 1 at Philadelphia and July 27 at Chicago-NL...61 of his 118 hits went for extra bases, posting a .514 slugging pct...Recorded his fi rst career walk-off home run on April 4 at Pittsburgh...parked his fi rst career grand slam the next day off Pittsburgh's Paul Maholm. 2007 Hit .265 with 17 home runs and 54 RBI in 114 games ... missed five weeks with fractured right thumb ... Had season-high four hits April 27 at Philadelphia and August 15 vs. Arizona, matching career high (4x) ... had best month in April, batting .310 (22x71) with three home runs and 10 RBI in 19 games ... had five home runs in 26 games in September ... Batted .292 (52x178) in final 46 games, after club-record streak of 33 at bats (July 28 to August 9) without a hit ... previous record was 30 at bats (RHP Brad Penny, 4/23-9/16/00) ... longest stretch by a non-pitcher was 29 at bats by Hanley Ramirez (6/7-6/18/06), Derrek Lee (5/29-6/8/98), Bret Barberie (9/9-20/1993) ... Homered in three straight games from September 9-11 ... hit in six consecutive at bats from August 14-16 ... hit pinch-hit home run May 9 vs. Los Angeles-NL, his second career pinch-hit homer (also 8/21/05 vs. Washington in first ML at bat) ... was 3x8 with home run and three RBI as pinch hitter ... Went on 15-day Disabled List with fractured right thumb on May 17 (retroactive to May 14), and was reinstated June 23 ... batted .227 (5x22) with two home runs and five RBI in seven rehab games between Jupiter (A) and Carolina (AA) ... Appeared in 108 games at first base, compiling .992 fielding percentage (seven errors, 845 total chances). 2006 Hit .262 with 20 home runs and 77 RBI in 136 games...established career highs for runs (54), hits (123), doubles (37), triples (1), home runs (20), runs batted in (77), walks (45)...finished among the Marlins leaders in doubles (third), home runs (fourth) and runs batted in (third)...Clubbed 20th home run on September 24 at Philadelphia, becoming the third Marlins rookie to reach 20 HR for the season with Dan Uggla and Josh Willingham...the Marlins became just the second team in Major League history with three rookies that each had 20+ home runs (also the 1982 Minnesota Twins)...just two of his home runs came off left-handed pitchers, the only two off left-handed pitchers during his career...the first was April 4 off Houston's Andy Pettitte, and the second came August 26 off Milwaukee's Doug Davis...was one of five Marlins rookies to have 10+ home runs, joining Dan Uggla, Josh Willingham, Hanley Ramirez, Cody Ross... the only other Major League team with five rookies with 10+ homers was the 1958 Giants: Orlando Cepeda (25), Willie Kirkland (14), Bob Schmidt (14), Leon Wagner (13), Jim Davenport (12)...Hit in career-best 11 straight games from July 4-17...batted .357 (15x42) with three home runs and eight RBI during the streak, which matched the longest by a Marlins player on the season (Reggie Abercrombie, Miguel Cabrera, Hanley Ramirez and Dan Uggla also had 11-game hit streaks)...Batted .283 (105x371) with 16 home runs and 63 RBI over final 107 games (May 12-end of season), after hitting just .184 (18x98) with four homers and 14 RBI in first 29 games (April 3-May 11)...had career-high six RBI on May 15 at Atlanta, becoming just the 10th Marlins player to record six RBI in a game (first since Miguel Cabrera on June 23, 2005, at Atlanta)...Cody Ross later became the 11th Marlins player ever and second on the season to record six or more RBI in a game, when he recorded seven RBI in a three-home run performance on September 11 vs. New York (NL)...Went 1x11 with two RBI as a pinch hitter...recorded lone pinch-hit on August 28 vs. Milwaukee with a walkoff double in the ninth inning...appeared only at first base defensively, playing the corner in 124 games (120 starts)...had .993 fielding percentage, making seven errors in 995 total chances...also played in one game as designated hitter on June 25 at New York (AL), going 1x4. 2005 Split season between New York Mets and Binghamton (AA)...combined to hit .319 with 36 home runs and 116 RBI in 147 games between the two Clubs...Batted .310 with 11 home runs and 23 RBI in 30 games with New York, after he was recalled on August 17...Hit safely in 12 of his last 15 contests...batted .333 (17x51) with nine runs scored, two doubles, seven home runs and 13 RBI during that span...finished the season with seven home runs and 13 RBI in his last 14 games...Collected his 10th home run in his 91st major league at-bat on September 30 vs. Colorado...over the last 20 years, the only major league players to reach double-digits in career home runs in fewer than 100 at-bats are: Shane Spencer (66 AB), Kevin Maas (77 AB), Benny Agbayani (88 AB) and Sam Horn (99 AB)...besides Agbayani, the only player in Mets history to reach 10 career home runs in fewer at-bats was Ron Swoboda (90 AB)...Hit in a career-high six games from September 20-27...was 6x23 (.261) with two runs, a double, two home runs and six RBI in those contests...drove in the game-winning run with an RBI single in the bottom of the 12th inning on September 20 vs. Florida...Collected a career-high four RBI and career-high four hits on August 24 at Arizona...also scored five runs in that game, the most by a Mets player since Edgardo Alfonzo scored a club-record six runs in Houston on August 30, 1999...Registered the first multi-home run game of his career on August 24 at Arizona, homering off Russ Ortiz and Jose Valverde...Became the first player in Major League history to hit four home runs within four days of his debut (August 21-24)...Hit a pinch-hit, three-run home run in his first Major League at-bat on August 21 vs. Washington (off Esteban Loaiza)...became the fourth Mets player to hit a home run in his first major league at-bat and the ninth player to hit a home run in his first Mets at-bat...became the 90th player in Major League history to hit a home run in his first career at-bat...When recalled from Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League, had a 22-game hitting streak (31x79, .392), three games shy of the club record of 25 set by Jay Payton...also, was leading the league in RBI and doubles, was tied for the league lead in extra-base hits (94), ranked fourth in home runs and was fifth in on-base percentage (.589)...Batted .321 with 25 home runs and 93 RBI in 117 games with Binghamton...played 54 games at first and 43 at catcher...Was named the Mets Sterling Organizational Player of the Year for the second time (also in 2003)...named the Eastern League's Most Valuable Player...named to Baseball America's Double-A All-Star team...was Topps Eastern League Player of the Year...was selected to the Eastern League All-Star squad and the post-season All-Star team...was the starting catcher for the Northern Division in EL All-Star Game on July 13 and went 0x3 in the contest...Played for Occidente in the Venezuelan Winter League, hitting .237 with one homer and nine RBI in 27 games. 2004 His season came to an end on June 14 when he underwent surgery to repair his right labrum... his last appearance was May 19 against Rochester. - Played in 27 games, 16 as a catcher, one at first base, eight as a Designated Hitter and two as a pinch-hitter at Norfolk (AAA) of the International League... went 6-14 (.429) with six runs scored, a double, home run and three RBI in his first three games. 2003 Won the Sterling Award, emblematic of the top minor league player in the Mets' organization... his .329 batting average ranked second in the Eastern League... also finished first in the EL with a .548 slugging percentage. - Played in 65 games as a catcher, six games at first base and was the Designated Hitter 41 times. 2002 Put together 29 multiple-hit games: 20 games with two hits, seven games with three hits and two games with four hits, June 27 with Tampa and August 24 vs. Brevard County... hit home runs in three straight games from July 12- 15. 2001

Appeared in 65 games between Short-Season A Brooklyn and Single-A Capital City and batted .280 (69-for-246) with 18 doubles, 3 home runs and 41 RBI...On June 25 vs. Mahoning Valley, drove home the winning run in the fi rst professional baseball game played in Brooklyn in 43 years with a 10th-inning sacrifice fly.


Combined to hit .258 (67-for-260) with 20 doubles, 4 triples, 7 home runs and 48 RBI in 77 games between Single-A Kingston and Capital City...Ranked fi fth in the Appalachian League in triples (4)...On disabled list from May 8-June 13 with a sprained left ankle.


Made his professional debut with the Rookie Gulf Coast League Mets and hit .333 (49-for-147) with 12 doubles, 4 home runs and 30 RBI in 44 games...Named to the GCL All-Star Team...Ranked among GCL leaders in batting average (3rd), slugging percentage (4th, .497) and sacrifi ce fl ies (5th, 5).