Jacob Ray Rogers is a catcher with the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB). Rogers was a member of the baseball team at Canyon High School in Canyon, Texas.
He batted.492 as a senior in 2013, with six home runs and 48 RBI (RBIs). After going undrafted out of high school in the 2013 MLB draft, he attended Tulane University and played college baseball for the Tulane Green Wave.
While playing collegiate summer baseball with the Hyannis Harbor Hawks in 2015, he was named a Cape Cod Baseball League all-star.
In 61 games as a junior at Tulane, he hit.261 with seven home runs and 28 RBIs. Rogers was drafted in the third round of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft by the Houston Astros.
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 assumed to be currently single. He has not divulged any information about his past and present attachments to the public.