Jacob Ray Rogers (born April 18, 1995) is an American Major League Baseball catcher for the Detroit Tigers (MLB). Rogers attended Canyon High School in Canyon, Texas, and was a member of the baseball team.
As a senior in 2013, he batted.492 with six home runs and 48 RBI (RBIs). He went to Tulane University and played college baseball for the Tulane Green Wave after going undrafted out of high school in the 2013 MLB draft.
In 2015, he was awarded a Cape Cod Baseball League all-star while playing collegiate summer baseball with the Hyannis Harbor Hawks.
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.
Rogers was optioned to the Tigers’ alternate training site in Toledo to start the 2021 season. He was recalled to the major league club on May 7. On July 19, Rogers was placed on the 10-day injured list with a forearm strain.
On August 18, the Tigers transferred Rogers to the 60-day injured list after the strain did not respond to treatment. On September 8, the Tigers announced that Rogers had undergone Tommy John surgery and would miss at least a year.
Jake Rogers is currently unattached. He is not in a relationship. We don’t know anything about his prior relationships or previous engagements.