Jacob Ray Rogers attended Canyon High School in Canyon, Texas, and played for the school’s baseball team. In 2013, as a senior, he batted .492 with six home runs and 48 runs batted in (RBIs).
Undrafted out of high school in the 2013 MLB draft, he enrolled in Tulane University where he played college baseball for the Tulane Green Wave.
In 2015, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Hyannis Harbor Hawks of the Cape Cod Baseball League and was named a league all-star.
In 2016, as a junior at Tulane, he hit .261 with seven home runs and 28 RBIs in 61 games. After the season, the Houston Astros selected Rogers in the third round of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft.
On July 30, 2019, the Tigers selected Rogers’ contract and promoted him to the major leagues. He had been hitting .250 between AA and AAA with 14 home runs and 52 RBI, while throwing out 25 of 48 base stealers (52.1%).
Rogers played that night and got his first major league hit in the 7th inning, an RBI single off Taylor Cole of the Los Angeles Angels. In the next game on July 31, Rogers hit his first major league home run off the Angels’ José Suárez. In 35 games for Detroit, Rogers hit .125 with 4 home runs. Rogers did not make an appearance for the Tigers in 2020.
Jake Rogers has managed to keep his personal information away from public scrutiny and as such, there is no information indicating that he has kids.