Jacob Andrew Barnes is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Detroit Tigers in the United States.
He was previously a member of the Milwaukee Brewers, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Angels, New York Mets, Toronto Blue Jays, and Detroit Tigers in Major League Baseball.
How Old Is Jacob Barnes?
Jacob Barnes was born on April 14, 1990. He is 32 years old
Jacob Barnes Career
Barnes played college baseball for Florida Gulf Coast University after graduating from St. Petersburg High School. He finished 1-4 with a 4.58 ERA in 55 innings as a junior in 2011.
The Milwaukee Brewers selected him in the 14th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft, and he signed with them.
Barnes made his professional debut with the Helena Brewers, pitching 29.2 relief innings and going 2-1 with a 2.12 ERA.
He pitched for the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in 2012, posting a 4-7 record with a 3.84 ERA in 25 games (seven starts), and the Brevard County Manatees in 2013, posting a 9-6 record with a 3.08 ERA in 21 games (14 starts).
Barnes began 2014 with Brevard County and was promoted to the Huntsville Stars after posting a 1.23 ERA in 7.1 innings.
He concluded the season with a 2-6 record and 4.26 ERA in 23 games (21 being starts). In 39 games, including six starts, he pitched for the Biloxi Shuckers in 2015, posting a 4-5 record and a 3.36 ERA.
After the 2015 season, the Brewers added Barnes to their 40-man roster. He started the season with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Barnes was promoted to the major leagues on June 2, 2016, after a 1.21 ERA in 17 games for the Sky Sox. The next day, he made his major league debut, and he played the rest of the season with Milwaukee.
He was 0-1 with a 2.70 ERA in 26.2 innings of bullpen work. Barnes returned to Milwaukee in 2017 and pitched in 73 bullpen appearances for a 3-4 record and a 4.00 ERA in his first complete major league season.
To begin 2018, Barnes returned to Milwaukee’s bullpen. He was optioned to Colorado Springs on May 12 after pitching to a 12.00 ERA in his first four outings in May. On May 27, he was called back.
Barnes was designated for assignment on August 1, 2019, after compiling a 6.86 ERA in 19+23 innings.