American professional baseball outfielder with the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball, Jacob Berkshire Meyers was born on June 18, 1996. Meyers represented the Nebraska Cornhuskers in collegiate baseball.
He was chosen by the Astros in the 13th round of the 2017 MLB Draft. In August 2021, he made his MLB debut.
Meyers was chosen by the Houston Astros in the thirteenth round of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft.
He was given the Tri-City ValleyCats after joining the team.
Meyers began the 2018 campaign with the Class A Quad Cities River Bandits before getting promoted to the Class A-Advanced Buies Creek Astros of the Carolina League.
Meyers had a total of 49 game appearances and 163 plate appearances during the 2021 regular season.
With six home runs, 28 RBI, 10 bases on balls, and 50 strikeouts, he batted.260/.323/.438 with six home runs and 28 RBI. He played center field, left field, and right field in 39 of the games.
While he had one outfield assist and one mistake, his play was credited with a total of +4 defensive runs saved (DRS).
Meyers suffered a left shoulder injury in Game 4 of the American League Division Series (ALDS) against the Chicago White Sox while attempting to catch a home run ball hit by Gavin Sheets.
For the remainder of the Astros’ World Series run, he was unable to participate. He had surgery on November 10 to fix a torn labrum in his left shoulder, which would have delayed the start of the 2022 season.
What Is Jake Meyers Nationality?
Jake Meyers is an American. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska, where he also spent his childhood and attended Westside High School.