Jacob Shawn Marisnick is an outfielder in Major League Baseball for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He has played for the Chicago Cubs, Miami Marlins, Houston Astros, New York Mets, and San Diego Padres in the Major League Baseball (MLB).
Marisnick was selected in the third round of the 2009 MLB draft by the Toronto Blue Jays. In Riverside, California, Marisnick attended Riverside Polytechnic High School.
He was a standout on the baseball team at his high school and was projected to be a first-round pick in the forthcoming Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft.
He struggled during showcase tournaments, and his batting average as a senior was .406, which was lower than his batting average as a sophomore and junior.
On a baseball scholarship, he has committed to attend the University of Oregon.
Marisnick was selected in the third round of the 2009 MLB draft by the Toronto Blue Jays.
Marisnick chose to sign with the Blue Jays instead of attending Oregon, getting a $1 million signing bonus, more than double the suggested bonus for a player picked at his position.
Marisnick was ranked as the 58th-best prospect in baseball by MLB.com prior to the 2012 season.
Marisnick, along with Adeiny Hechavarria, Henderson lvarez, Yunel Escobar, Jeff Mathis, Anthony DeSclafani, and Justin Nicolino, was traded to the Miami Marlins on November 19, 2012, for Mark Buehrle, Josh Johnson, José Reyes, John Buck, and Emilio Bonifacio.
Marisnick was ranked 70th on MLB’s Top 100 Prospects list on January 29, 2013.
How Old Is Jake Marisnick?
Jake Marisnick is 31 years old. He was born on March 30, 1991