Detroit Tigers
2015 Avg.
.259
 
Career Avg.
.273
Name  Austin Jackson
Born  2/1/1987
Height  6-1
Weight  205
Number  16
Position  CF
Bats  R
Throws  R
6/3/2015 10:05:00 AM
Description: Mariners center fielder Austin Jackson was 4-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI in the 11-inning loss to the Yankees on Tuesday.
Insight: Jackson picked up his RBI on one of his doubles in the sixth. He also scored a run back in the third inning. Jackson is 6-for-8 in the series against the Yankees and is batting .267 with two home runs, seven RBI and 13 runs in 131 at-bats this season.
 
5/31/2015 8:54:00 PM
Description: Mariners center fielder Austin Jackson had an RBI going 1-for-6 in the 12-inning loss against the Indians on Sunday.
Insight: Jackson had an RBI-single in the fifth. He is hitting .236 with two home runs, five RBI and 12 runs in 123 at-bats this season.
 
5/26/2015 3:12:00 PM
Description: Mariners center fielder Austin Jackson (right ankle sprain) is back in center field and leading off for Tuesday night's game against Tampa Bay.
Insight: Jackson hasn't put it together yet this season, batting .242 with two homers, 4 RBI, 11 runs and four steals. He's capable of much more.
 
5/25/2015 10:44:00 PM
Description: Mariners center fielder Austin Jackson (right ankle sprain) has been activated from the disabled list.
Insight: Jackson will be inserted right back into center field, and likely atop the Mariners' batting order.
 
5/21/2015 10:31:00 AM
Description: Mariners center fielder Austin Jackson (right ankle sprain) is eligible to return from the disabled list, but it appears he'll continue to work his way back at Triple-A Tacoma.
Insight: Jackson could return this weekend, but it's more likely to be sometime next week. He's batting .242 this season with a mediocre .620 OPS.
 
5/4/2015 7:02:00 PM
Description: Mariners center fielder Austin Jackson on the 15-day disabled list with a right ankle sprain according to Roto World.
Insight: Jackson suffered the injury on Sunday while running to first base. It is unclear how long he will be out.
 
5/3/2015 3:03:00 PM
Description: Mariners center fielder Austin Jackson left Sunday's game with an ankle injury.
Insight: Jackson needed assistance after stepping on Roberto Hernadez's foot while running to first. A DL could be needed here. Stay tuned.
 
4/30/2015 11:37:00 PM
Description: Mariners center fielder Austin Jackson was 3-for-5 with a run scored in the, 3-2, 10th inning loss to the Astros on Thursday.
Insight: Jackson scored the second run for the Marniers in the first inning, but they didn't score again. Houston tied the game in the sixth and then won it on a single from Jose Altuve in the 10th. Jackson is hitting .250 with two home runs and four RBI this season.
 
4/27/2015 4:30:00 PM
Description: Mariners center fielder Austin Jackson will get the night off on Monday.
Insight: It is just a routine day of rest for him. Justin Ruggiano will start in Jackson's place.
 
8/31/2014 9:58:00 PM
Description: Mariners center fielder Austin Jackson went 3-for-4 and scored a run on Sunday against the Nationals.
Insight: Jackson has a 11-game winning streak, but in his first month in Seattle, only hit .248 and posted a .596 OPS. It is still a good sign he is starting to heat up a bit.
 
8/27/2014 11:10:00 AM
Description: Mariners center fielder Austin Jackson is a career .417 hitter (10-for-24) with four extra-base hits against Rangers starter Colby Lewis
Insight: Jackson takes a seven-game hitting streak into Wednesday's game. In the series against the Rangers, the center fielder is 2-for-8 with a triple and run scored. Jackson is hitting .266 with 65 runs and 13 steals this year.
 
8/10/2014 7:22:00 PM
Description: Austin Jackson went 3-for-4 with a double and four RBI Sunday against the White Sox.
Insight: Jackson came in with a .400 average in 45 career at-bats against White Sox starter John Danks and he didn't disappoint fantasy owners who rolled with him Sunday. The center fielder is 10-for-36 (.277) since he joined the Mariners.
 
Cold8/10/2014 12:14:00 PM
Description: Austin Jackson has hit .219 with one RBI and three runs in eight games since he was traded to the Mariners, but he has a good matchup Sunday.
Insight: Jackson is 18-for-45 (.400) with two doubles, three homers and five walks in his career against White Sox starter John Danks and he's also hitting .315 against left-handers this season.
 
Hot7/31/2014 5:19:00 PM
Description: Austin Jackson is heading to the Mariners as part of a three-team trade between Seattle, Detroit and Tampa Bay.
Insight: Mariners' center fielders have the lowest OPS in baseball this season so Jackson will be a big upgrade, but he'll be more valuable to Seattle than fantasy owners even though he's batted .361 with 13 extra-base hits in his last 24 games. He'll have fewer run scoring opportunities with the Mariners and doesn't offer many homers or steals.
 
Hot7/31/2014 12:34:00 PM
Description: Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson has batted .343 with 10 doubles, two triples, one homer and 18 runs in July and he has a good matchup Thursday.
Insight: Jackson is 16-for-42 (.381) with three homers in his career against White Sox starter John Danks. Detroit had Jackson hitting fifth and sixth in the order earlier this season, but he's clearly more comfortable leading off. He's hitting .327 in 107 at-bats as the leadoff hitter this season and should remain in that spot.
 
Hot7/23/2014 8:43:00 PM
Description: Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson had yet another multi-hit game Wednesday against the Diamondbacks (2-5, 2 2B, 3 RBI, 2 R)
Insight: That makes six straight and nine in his past 10 games. Jackson has batted .382 with 10 doubles, two triples, one homer, nine RBI and 17 runs in his past 18 games.
 
7/2/2014 5:24:00 PM
Description: Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson snapped a 0-for-15 slump with three hits Wednesday against the Athletics.
Insight: Jackson has hit .205 over his last 45 games and is batting .245 with three homers, 23 RBI, 36 runs and eight steals this season. He can be avoided in most leagues.
 
6/28/2014 3:01:00 PM
Description: Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson is not in the lineup Satday against Houston.
Insight: Torii Hunter is back from a hamstring injury and the team wants to keep hot-hitting J.D. Martinez (.313, 9 HR, 32 RBI) in the lineup and get Rajai Davis some work. jackson is the odd-man out today.
 
6/25/2014 4:23:00 PM
Description: Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Rangers.
Insight: Torii Hunter is back from a hamstring injury and the team wants to keep both J.D. Martinez (.404, 5 HR, 15 RBI during 13-game hitting streak) and Rajai Davis (career .786 OPS vs. LHP) in the lineup against Texas left-hander Joe Saunders. If Jackson (.253, 3 HR, 20 RBI) doesn't start hitting, he could find himself on the bench more often.
 
6/12/2014 6:42:00 PM
Description: Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson won't start Thursday against Chicago.
Insight: With just two hits in 30 lifetime at bats against tonight's starting pitcher, Chris Sale, Jackson wouldn't have helped much anyway. Rajai Davis (.277, 4 HR, 19 RBI) will move over to center field with J.D. Martinez (.257, 3 HR, 14 RBI) getting the start in left.