Zachary Garrett Jackson is a Major League Baseball pitcher who currently pitches for the Oakland Athletics (MLB).
Jackson went to Berryhill High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he grew up. After pitching to a 13–1 win–loss record, 0.38 earned run average (ERA), and 147 strikeouts in 722/3 innings, he was awarded a second-team All-American by Baseball America in his senior year.
Jackson was the valedictorian of his class and graduated with a 4.0 grade point average.
He subsequently went on to play three seasons with the Arkansas Razorbacks at the University of Arkansas. Jackson pitched 422/3 innings with a 2.53 ERA and 42 strikeouts in his first season.
In 60 innings pitched as a sophomore, Jackson finished 5–1 with a 2.10 ERA, 89 strikeouts, and nine saves in 27 relief appearances.
He was named to the All-SEC First Team and the Collegiate National Team as a result of his efforts. Jackson worked as a starter and reliever for the Razorbacks in his last season, posting a 3–4 record with a 5.09 ERA, 66 strikeouts, and four saves.
Jackson was drafted in the third round of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft by the Toronto Blue Jays.
He was assigned to the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Blue Jays for a $275,000 bonus. J
Jackson was promoted to the Short Season-A Vancouver Canadians of the Northwest League after one appearance in the GCL, where he finished the season.
Jackson pitched 14 innings in relief in 2016, going 1–1 with a 3.38 ERA and 23 strikeouts in 182/3 innings.
To begin the 2017 season, he was assigned to the Class-A Lansing Lugnuts before being promoted to the Advanced-A Dunedin Blue Jays in June. Jackson had a 2–2 record, 2.47 ERA, and 68 strikeouts in 51 innings this season.
The Oakland Athletics chose Jackson in the minor league phase of the Rule 5 Draft on December 10, 2020. He did not play in a minor league game in 2020 since the minor league season was canceled due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
The Athletics picked Jackson’s contract on April 7, 2022, and he was added to their opening day roster.
How Old Is Zach Jackson?
Zach Jackson is 27 years old. He was born on December 25, 1994