Jacob Lane Marceaux...attended Northside Christian High School in Crawley, LA...was named team MVP and All-State in baseball, basketball, and football...was drafted out of McNeese State University (LA), where he went 5-5 with a 3.25 ERA in his junior season (2005).2006Made a team-high 22 starts for Jupiter (A) last season, going 4-11 with a 3.99 ERA... was second on the team with 117.1 innings pitched and third in strikeouts (80)...Had a season-high nine strikeouts on May 10 against Tampa...did not factor in the decision that day (3-2 L), despite pitching 7.2
innings and allowing just two runs on six hits while walking one...earned his final win of the season on August 19 over Vero Beach,
striking out eight batters and walking one...Had a 3.16 ERA in 10 home starts, compared to a 4.94 in 12 road starts...eight of his losses came on the road...despite a 1-4 record in June he recorded a 2.70 ERA, a season-low for any month, and held opponents to a .225 batting average.2005Made his first professional start for Jamestown (A) on June 23, earning a win over Mahoning Valley...pitched 5.0 innings,
allowed two hits, and struck out 3...had a
season-high eight strikeouts on August 5...had his longest outing of the season
on August 10, lasting 7.0 innings against Williamsport...made first of five appearances (three starts) for Greensboro on August
16...finished 0-3 with a 12.36 ERA for Greensboro...was 3-5 with a 5.55 ERA for Jamestown.