Jacob Berkshire Meyers, an American professional baseball outfielder with the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball, was born on June 18, 1996. Meyers was a Nebraska Cornhuskers baseball player in college.
In the 2017 MLB Draft, the Astros made him their 13th-round pick. In August 2021, he debuted for the MLB.
In the 2017 Major League Baseball draft, the Houston Astros picked Meyers in the thirteenth round.
He was given the Tri-City ValleyCats after joining the organization.
Meyers began the 2018 campaign with the Class A Quad Cities River Bandits before moving up to the Class A-Advanced Carolina League’s Buies Creek Astros.
Meyers made a total of 49 appearances during the course of the 2021 regular season, going to the plate 163 times.
With six home runs, 28 RBI, 10 bases on balls, and 50 strikeouts, he batted.260/.323/.438. He also had 10 bases on balls. He played center field, left field, right field, and three other positions in 39 games.
Despite having one outfield assist and one error, his effort was given a +4 Defensive Runs Saved (DRS) total.
While attempting to catch a home run ball hit by Gavin Sheets in Game 4 of the American League Division Series (ALDS) against the Chicago White Sox, Meyers suffered a left shoulder injury.
He was not able to participate in the remaining Astros World Series run. His left shoulder’s torn labrum required surgery on November 10, and it was predicted that this would cause him to miss the start of the 2022 season.
Where Is Jake Meyers From The Astros From?
Jake Meyers is from Omaha, Nebraska, United States. Omaha is a city in Nebraska, located along the Missouri River not far from the Iowan border. It is well-known for its pioneer heritage, museums, and cultural institutions and is a station on the Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail.