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#26
Austin Jackson
AVG HR RBI
.254 0 18
Team: ClevelandHt / Wt: 6-1 / 203 NFBC ADP: 626.58
Position: CFBorn: 2/1/1987 Birthplace: Denton, Texas
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 8th Round by Yankees (2005)


Latest News
Jan. 25 12:58 PM PT1:58 PM MT2:58 PM CT3:58 PM ET15:58 ET20:58 GMT4:58 1:58 PM MST3:58 PM EST4:28 PM VEN0:58 UAE (+1)2:58 PM CT-Jackson has agreed to a minor league contract with the Indians and will report to big league spring training.
Analysis: Jackson hit .254 with 18 RBIs in 54 games with the White Sox in 2016 before having his season cut short in June by knee surgery. The soon-to-be 30-year-old could take the place of free-agent defection Rajai Davis as the team's fourth outfielder and a primary starter against left-handers.
June 10 2:22 PM PT3:22 PM MT4:22 PM CT5:22 PM ET17:22 ET21:22 GMT5:22 2:22 PM MST4:22 PM EST4:52 PM VEN1:22 UAE (+1)4:22 PM CT-Jackson still does not have a timetable for a return from knee surgery performed in mid-June.
Analysis: The White Sox have little incentive to rush Jackson back at this point, therefore expect his absence to carry on into September.
May 30 9:25 AM PT10:25 AM MT11:25 AM CT12:25 PM ET12:25 ET16:25 GMT0:25 9:25 AM MST11:25 AM EST11:55 AM VEN20:25 UAE11:25 AM CT-Jackson is out of Monday's lineup due to a turf toe injury to his left foot.
Analysis: Manager Robin Ventura said before Monday's game with the Mets that he believes Jackson won't require a stint on the disabled list. The White Sox promoted J.B. Shuck from Triple-A Charlotte to man center field on Monday.
May 24 2:00 PM PT3:00 PM MT4:00 PM CT5:00 PM ET17:00 ET21:00 GMT5:00 2:00 PM MST4:00 PM EST4:30 PM VEN1:00 UAE (+1)4:00 PM CT-Jackson had four hits, including a triple and a double, in a doubleheader split with Cleveland on Monday.
Analysis: Jackson went 3 for 3 and drove in two runs in the opener, a 7-6 victory. He was in a 4-for-27 slump before the doubleheader.
Apr. 28 2:48 PM PT3:48 PM MT4:48 PM CT5:48 PM ET17:48 ET21:48 GMT5:48 2:48 PM MST4:48 PM EST5:18 PM VEN1:48 UAE (+1)4:48 PM CT-Jackson went 2 for 3 in Wednesday's win at Toronto.
Analysis: Jackson could be heating up with five hits in his last two games.
Mar. 6 3:48 PM PT4:48 PM MT5:48 PM CT6:48 PM ET18:48 ET23:48 GMT7:48 4:48 PM MST6:48 PM EST7:18 PM VEN3:48 UAE (+1)5:48 PM CT-Jackson has agreed to a one-year, $5 million contract with the White Sox.
Analysis: The 29-year-old figures to serve as Chicago's fourth outfielder and backup center fielder. Jackson, a career .273 hitter with 55 homers and 106 steals in 860 games, batted .267 with nine homers and 48 RBIs with Seattle and the Cubs last season.

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