Jake Fox

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  • Full Name: Jake A Fox
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Jacob Quirin Fox...Wife's name is Allison...One daughter; Molly (1/12/11)...Is a 2000 graduate of Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, IN...Played three years of baseball at the University of Michigan (2001-03), where he hit .333 (169-for-507) with 28 home runs and 127 RBI in 152 career games...Hit .357 with 15 homers and 67 RBI in his final season...Founded FEWSIC ("For Everyone Who Said I Couldn't") in 2004 with his wife Allison; the organization raises money and awareness for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and educates coaches on working with children and athletes who have diabetes...For more information, log on to www.fewsic.org. 2011 Made Baltimore's Opening Day roster after leading all Major League players with 10 home runs during spring training...Made 10 appearances (six starts) at catcher, six appearances (three starts) at first base and five appearances (four starts) in left field while playing with the Orioles...Also went 2-for-4 in three games as the designated hitter...Hit .345 (10-for-29) and hit both home runs with the Orioles against right-handed pitchers...Went 2-for-4 with a triple and homer in fourth game on 4/16 at Cleveland...Hit second and final home run with Baltimore on 5/14 at Tampa Bay...Was hitting .188 (9-for-48) in 19 games thru 5/27 and was designated for assignment on 6/1...Cleared waivers and was assigned to Triple-A Norfolk, where he made 28 appearances (27 starts) at first base, 21 starts behind the plate, three starts in right field and one start in left field...Also went 17-for-55 (.309) in 16 games as the designated hitter for the Tides...Homered twice on 6/28 vs. Scranton/WB...Hit .304 (24-for-79) with 22 RBI in 20 games with Norfolk during the month of August...Was selected by Baltimore on 8/23 and remained with the Orioles for the rest of the season...Went 6-for-13 (.462) with two RBI in eight games with the Orioles after his return...Played winter ball in the Dominican Republic and hit .212 (24-for-113) with a homer and 12 RBI in 31 games with Estrellas de Oriente. 2010 Acquired from Oakland in exchange for minor league RHP Ross Wolf on June 22 ... Batted .220 (22-100) with five home runs and 10 RBI in 38 games for Baltimore ... Hit first O's HR on July 3 @BOS (play was reviewed and overturned) ... Tied season-high with three hits, including second home run for the O's, July 5 @DET ... Hit game-winning HR in top of 10th off Dustin Nippert on July 9 @TEX, his third HR of the road trip ... Collected three two-hit games: July 26 @TOR, September 10 @DET and September 25 @TOR ... Joined Julio Lugo (2B, 3B, SS, LF) as only O's to start games at four different positions in 2010 (Fox - C, 1B, 3B, LF) ... Batted .400 (10-25) with two home runs, five RBI and an 1.183 OPS in eight games vs. DET 2009 Saw big league action for the first time since 2007, posting a .259 batting average with 23 runs, 12 doubles, 11 homers and 44 RBI for Chicago...Averaged one RBI per 4.91 at-bats...Had two stints with the big league club from May 27-June 9, and June 16 through the end of the season...Batted .263 with 10 homers and 33 RBI against right-handed pitchers compared to a .250 average with one homer and 11 RBI off southpaws...Was 4-for-8 (.500) with two doubles, a homer and 16 RBI with the bases loaded...Appeared in 27 games (23 starts) at third base, seven games (five starts) at first base, three games (two starts) in right field, 23 games (15 starts) in left field, three games as designated hitter and three games as catcher...Batted .208 (5 for 24) with three RBI as a pinch-hitter...Hit .316 (12 for 38) with three homers and nine RBI in "close and late" situations...Had a .486 (17 for 35) average with five homers and 18 RBI when putting the first pitch in play...Was recalled from Iowa, May 27 and later that day vs. Pittsburgh, had a pinch-double in the eighth inning to plate a run...At the time of his first promotion, he led all minor league players in the "Triple Crown" categories with a .423 batting average, 17 homers and 50 RBI in just 40 games with Iowa...Was riding a 17-game hitting streak. 2008 Set minor league career marks in games played (134), hits (145), doubles (39), home runs (31) and RBI (105) between Double-A Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa...Combined to bat .287, including a .307 mark with the Smokies...Was tops in the Southern League with a .580 slugging percentage, while his 25 round trippers ranked second...Tied for fourth in the league with 55 extra-base hits and led the team with 76 runs scored...Was second on the team with 29 doubles and 79 RBI...Named Southern League Hitter of the Week, June 16-23...Hit at a .550 (11 for 20) clip with a league-leading 13 RBI and a 1.200 slugging percentage in six games...Batted .319 off right-handed pitchers...Garnered a .326 average in 93 night games...Connected for six home runs in eight games, July 20-28...Named Southern League Player of the Month for August...Batted .362 with five doubles, 10 homers, 26 runs scored, 25 RBI and a .695 slugging percentage in 28 contests...Belted nine home runs in a 15-game stretch, Aug. 3-19, going 23 for 58 (.397) with 19 runs scored and 21 RBI...Selected to the Southern League Postseason All-Star Team as a designated hitter...Began the season with Triple-A Iowa, hitting .222 with 10 doubles, a triple, six homers and 26 RBI in 29 games 2007 Made his major league debut with the Cubs, appearing in seven games during two stints from July 19-27 and Aug. 14-24...His debut was July 19 vs. San Francisco as a pinch-hitter...Collected his first big league hit Aug. 15 vs. Cincinnati off Phil Dumatrait, a second-inning double...In 116 minor league games between Double-A Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa, he combined to bat .284 with 30 doubles, 24 homers and 79 RBI...Named to the Southern League Midseason All-Star Team after hitting .284 with 18 home runs for Tennessee...Awarded Southern League Player of the Week honors for the period of May 14-20, going 16-for-29 (.552) with three doubles, a triple, four home runs and five RBI...With Iowa, belted three home runs Aug. 11 at Oklahoma. 2006 Split the season between Single-A and Double-A affiliates, combining to hit .294 in 121 games...Began the season at Single-A Daytona and batted .313 with 16 homers and 61 RBI before being promoted in June...Finished the season with the West Tenn Diamond Jaxx and batted .269 in his first 55 games at the Double-A level...Batted .250 in 17 games for the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League following the season...Drove in six runs Nov. 7 against Grand Canyon...Went 3-for-6 in the contest with a double. 2005 Saw action in 83 games for Single-A Daytona, hitting .281 with nine homers and 40 RBI...Collected two or more hits in 22 of his games. 2004 Appeared in 97 games with Single-A Lansing, belting 14 home runs with 55 RBI...Had a season-high seven RBI May 14 at Burlington, going 3 for 6 with a double and a pair of triples...Had an 11-game hitting streak, May 20-June 4...Drove in five runs Aug. 8 at Fort Wayne, going 3-for-5 with a double and a pair of homers...It was his first career multi-homer game. 2003 Batted .253 in 44 combined games for the Cubs affiliate in the Arizona Rookie League and Single-A Lansing during his first professional season.