How Old Is Jake Cousins?
Jake Cousins is 27 years old. He was born on July 14, 1994
Jake Cousins is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers in the United States. The Washington Nationals selected him in the 20th round of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft.
Cousins attended Wheaton Academy and grew up in St. Charles, Illinois. He played four seasons of college baseball for the Penn Quakers at the University of Pennsylvania.
Cousins was chosen first-team All-Ivy League after posting a 7–2 record with a 3.15 earned run average (ERA) as a senior. His collegiate career record was 20–7 with a 2.91 earned run average.
He played collegiate summer baseball for the Cape Cod Baseball League’s Harwich Mariners in 2015.
The Washington Nationals selected Cousins in the 20th round (613th overall) of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft.
In 2017, he made his professional debut with the GCL Nationals and also pitched for the Low-A Auburn Doubledays, where he went 2-2 with a 2.48 ERA in 18 outings.
In 2018, he pitched in only seven games with the GCL Nationals, putting up a 4.09 ERA in 11.0 innings. Cousins was released on March 27, 2019, after suffering an injury.
Cousins was promoted to the major leagues for the first time on June 21, 2021, when he was named to the 40-man roster. Prior to his call-up, Cousins had a 2.55 ERA in 16 games between Biloxi and Nashville.
That day, he made his MLB debut against the Arizona Diamondbacks, tossing two shutout innings of relief. He struck out Diamondbacks catcher Stephen Vogt for his first career strikeout in the game, one of five on the night.
Cousins earned his first career win on July 7 against the New York Mets, tossing a scoreless inning in relief. Until his 18th pitching appearance, Cousins had not allowed an earned run.