Veteran hurler Edwin Jackson says he’s planning to pitch again in 2020, MLB.com’s Jon Morosi tweets. The 36-year-old has already thrown in parts of 17 seasons with 14 different teams — an MLB record he set last year.
Jackson was once a prized young hurler and a high-quality veteran. He had already moved around a fair bit when he finally landed a big, multi-year deal with the Cubs back in 2013.
Unfortunately, E-Jax fell short of expectations in Chicago. He has since morphed into the game’s ultimate journeyman, logging big league innings with nine organizations in a span of just five campaigns.
Through nearly two thousand MLB frames, Jackson carries a 4.78 ERA. He hucked 92 frames of 3.33 ERA ball with the A’s in 2018 but limped to a 9.58 ERA in 2019 with the Blue Jays and Tigers. While interested teams will surely not expect a return to that ’18 uptick, there is still some appeal to the durable and highly respected veteran, who works in the 93 to 94 mph range with his fastball and…