Jacob Barnes who is a baseball pitcher for the Detroit Tigers in the Major League Baseball was born on April 14, 1990. Jacob Barnes’s family line information is hidden from the spotlight however, he has a family relationship with his brother who is called Austin. The Detroit Tigers signed Barnes to a minor league contract on December 1, 2021.
Jacob has thrown for the Milwaukee Brewers, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Angels, New York Mets, Toronto Blue Jays, and Detroit Tigers, among others.
His professional career started at St. Petersburg High School. Barnes was allowed to play baseball for Florida Gulf Coast University in college. He had a 1-4 record with a 4.58 ERA in 55 innings pitched during his junior year. He was drafted in the 14th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft by the Milwaukee Brewers.
Barnes made his professional debut with the Milwaukee Brewers in the year 2012. After spending the 2015 season in the minor levels, he was promoted to the 40-man roster.
On June 2, 2016, he was promoted to the big leagues. Barnes subsequently went on to play for the Kansas City Royals, as well as other teams in the league, before settling with the Detroit Tigers on December 1, 2021.
Is Jacob Barnes Related To Austin Barnes?
Austin and Jacob Barnes are siblings according to records. Austin Barnes is Jacob’s elder brother. His brother Austin catches for the Dodgers. Jacob expressed his joy over his brother being part of the Dodgers.
“I grew up a Dodgers fan and I always dreamed about the Dodgers going to the World Series. Having my brother be part of that team bringing the World Series back to L.A., there are no words to describe it. We’re all so proud and support him in every way. The fact that he’s on the Dodgers, a team we rooted for growing up, just makes it even more special.”