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Jacob Turner

Jacob Turner 38 P

Chicago Cubs

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Jacob Edward Turner
  • Age: 23 (May 21, 1991)
  • Birthplace: St. Charles, MO
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 5" Wt: 215
  • Draft: Round 1 (2009, DET)
  • MLB Debut: 07/30/2011
  • School: Westminster Christian Academy, St. Louis, MO
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Jacob Turner Career Stats

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Jacob Turner Awards and Honors

Jacob Turner  38 P

  • Full Name: Jacob Edward Turner
  • Born: May 21, 1991
  • Age: 23
  • Birthplace: St. Charles, MO
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 215
  • Draft: Round 1 (2009, DET)
  • School: Westminster Christian Academy, St. Louis, MO
  • MLB Debut: 07/30/2011

Selected by the Detroit Tigers in the 1st round (No. 9 overall) of the June 2009 First-Year Player Draft out of Westminster Christian Academy in St. Louis. ... Was ranked the Tigers' No. 1 prospect (No. 15 overall) entering the 2012 season. ... Made Major League debut on July 30, 2011 (5.1 IP, 2 ER against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim). ... Became the youngest Tigers pitcher to start a game in his Major League debut since Bruce Robbins was 19 years old in his debut on July 28, 1979. ... Fanned a season-high nine batters with Double-A Erie on April 7, 2011 versus Altoona. ... Following the 2011 season, named the top prospect and rated as possessing the best curveball and changeup in the Tigers organization by Baseball America. ... Tabbed a First-Team High School All-American by Baseball America in 2009 after compiling a 7-2 record, 0.60 ERA and 118 strikeouts as a senior... on July 23, 2012, Turner, Rob Brantly and Brian Flynn were traded from Detroit to the Miami Marlins for Aníbal Sánchez and Omar Infante.