Jacob Lawrence Webb (born August 15, 1993) is an Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher (MLB). He went to Tabor College to play baseball. In the 2014 Major League Baseball draft, the Braves selected him in the 18th round. In 2019, he debuted with the Atlanta Braves in Major League Baseball (MLB).
In his pro debut in 2014, he went 2-1 with a 2.14 ERA in 33.2 innings with the Rookie-level Gulf Coast Braves.
After Tommy John’s surgery, he missed the whole 2015 season.
He pitched for the Rookie Advanced Danville Braves and the Class A Rome Braves in 2016, going 0-0 with a 4.85 ERA in 12.1 innings.
In 65 innings pitched with the Class A Advanced Florida Fire Frogs and Double-A Mississippi Braves in 2017, he was 5-2 with a 2.07 ERA. He was 3-4 with a 3.15 ERA in 53 innings with the Mississippi Redbirds and the Triple-A Gwinnett Stripers in 2018.
After the 2018 season, he was signed to the Braves 40-man roster.
He participated in the Dominican Winter League’s Estrellas de Oriente during the 2018 offseason.
With the Gwinnett Stripers, he started the 2019 season. For the first time, on April 14, he was recalled to the main leagues.
On April 16, he debuted in the major leagues, pitching a third of an inning and striking out Ketel Marte. In a series against the Colorado Rockies, Webb got his first victory and save. After experiencing an elbow impingement, Webb’s season ended in August. In 32.1 innings pitched for the Braves, he was 4–0 with a 1.39 ERA.
In 8 relief appearances over 10 innings in 2020, he was 0–0 with a 0.00 ERA.
Webb hit Mets outfielder Kevin Pillar in the face with a 94 mph (151 km/h) fastball on May 17, 2021, causing many nasal fractures.
In 34 bullpen appearances in 2021, he was 5–4 with a 4.19 ERA over 34.1 innings thrown. The Braves won the NL East with an 88-73 record and went on to win the World Series in 2021, earning them their first championship since 1995. Webb started the 2022 season in spring training before being sent to Triple-A Gwinnett in March. The Braves released Webb on April 12, 2022. The Arizona Diamondbacks picked him up seven days later.
The Arizona Diamondbacks picked up Webb off waivers on April 19, 2022.
Jacob Webb Children: Does Jacob Webb Have Kids?
If you ask me, I will say NO. This is because Jacob Webb has not disclosed that he has a kid. His marital status is also not known. The pitcher has decided to make his personal life a private one.