Jacob Timothy Bird is a baseball pitcher for the Colorado Rockies in Major League Baseball. Bird represents the team as a bullpen pitcher and wears jersey number 59.
West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch, California, is where Bird completed his high school education.
In his senior year of high school, he decided to enroll at UCLA, where he pitched to a 1.55 ERA over 58 innings. He enrolled at UCLA after not being drafted in the 2014 Major League Baseball draft.
Bird made his professional debut with the Grand Junction Rockies of the Rookie-level Pioneer League, going 4-1 with a 3.38 ERA over 26+2/3 innings worked in relief. He then signed a contract with the Rockies.
He received All-Star recognition in 2019 while pitching for the Class A South Atlantic League’s Asheville Tourists, where he went 7–2 with a 3.62 ERA and 80 strikeouts in 97 innings.
He began the 2021 season with the Hartford Yard Goats of the Double-A Northeast, then in early June was sent to the Albuquerque Isotopes of the Triple-A West.
Who Are Jake Bird Parents?
Jake Bird was born on December 4, 1995, to his mother Heidi Bird, and his father Joel Bird. The couple has four children together; Jake Bird (26), Josh Bird (21), Travis Bird (16), and Trent Bird (13).
The family comes from Valencia, California in the United States.