Jacob Shawn Marisnick is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball. He was born on March 30, 1991. (MLB).
He has played for the Chicago Cubs, Miami Marlins, Houston Astros, New York Mets, and San Diego Padres in the Major League Baseball. Marisnick was selected in the third round of the 2009 MLB draft by the Toronto Blue Jays.
Marisnick attended Riverside Polytechnic High School in Riverside, California. He excelled for the school’s baseball team and was initially expected to be a first-round choice in the upcoming Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft.
However, he struggled during showcase events and had a .406 batting average as a senior, lower than his batting average in his sophomore and junior years. He committed to attend the University of Oregon on a college baseball scholarship.
On February 20, 2021, Marisnick agreed to a one-year, $1.5 million contract with the Chicago Cubs. On July 30, 2021, Marisnick was traded to the San Diego Padres in exchange for Anderson Espinoza.
On March 14, 2022, Marisnick signed a minor league deal with the Texas Rangers. Marisnick was released by the Rangers organization on April 5. On April 6, 2022, Marisnick signed a one-year major league deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Jake Marisnick is not married, but he is in a relationship with his long-time girlfriend, Brittany Perry, their relationship became public in 2016 when some magazines reported he was in a relationship with Brittany.