|July 27 6:01 PM PT7:01 PM MT8:01 PM CT9:01 PM ET21:01 ET1:01 GMT9:01 6:01 PM MST8:01 PM EST8:31 PM VEN5:01 UAE (+1)8:01 PM CT-The Cubs released Jackson on Monday, one week after he was designated for assignment.
Analysis: Jackson, 31, was 2-1 with a 3.19 ERA in 23 relief appearances for the Cubs this season. Signed to a four-year deal worth $52 million before the 2013 season, Jackson struggled badly over his first two years with the Cubs, going 14-33 with a 5.58 ERA and was moved to the bullpen near the end of last season.
|July 19 6:48 PM PT7:48 PM MT8:48 PM CT9:48 PM ET21:48 ET1:48 GMT9:48 6:48 PM MST8:48 PM EST9:18 PM VEN5:48 UAE (+1)8:48 PM CT-Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon says Jackson will be designated for assignment after reliever Rafael Soriano joins the team Monday.
Analysis: Jackson went 16-34 with a 5.37 ERA in 82 games, including 58 starts, after signing a four-year, $52 million contract with the Cubs in January 2013.