To close off the season, Jax was promoted to the Class AAA International League team, where he spent the rest of it. Jax had a 5–7 record with a 2.90 ERA in 23 starts for the two teams, striking out 94 in 127+13 innings of work in the process.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the minor league season was canceled, and Jax did not participate in a game in 2020. He was sent to the St. Paul Saints of the Triple-A East for the start of the 2021 season.
First time in the big leagues: On June 5, 2021, Jax was drafted and promoted to the 40-man roster by the team.
In relief against the New York Yankees on June 8, Jax made his MLB debut, becoming the first graduate of the Air Force Academy to do so (he is still a captain in the Air Force Reserve).
While allowing three earned runs on two home runs and one strikeout to Tyler Wade, he did record his first outing of the year.
Garth Jax, Jax’s father, was a 10-year NFL veteran who played for the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals during the mid-1980s and mid-1990s.
Jax is presently earning a master’s degree in business administration at Colorado State University.
After tying the knot in January 2021 in Gilbert, Arizona with his now-wife Savannah as his bride-to-be. When she joins the Air Force she will be promoted to captain.
Is Griffin Jax Married?
Griffin Jax is married to Savannah in January 2021. Savannah holds the rank of captain in the Air Force.