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Scouting Yankees Prospect #29: Steven Jackson

Jackson has found new life in the bullpen

Steven Jackson, originally drafted in the 10th round of the 2004 MLB Draft out of Clemson University, was part of the Randy Johnson trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks a couple of years ago. The former starting pitcher took a little time adjusting to the Yankees organization before playing himself into a 40-man roster spot with a solid season in 2008 while transitioning to the bullpen.

Vital Statistics: Name: Steven Jackson Position: Relief Pitcher DOB: March 15, 1982 Height: 6'5" Weight: 215 Bats: Right Throws: Right "I thought I threw the ball pretty well," Jackson said of his 2008 season. "Overall I thought I was pretty consistent. "If I took away three or four outings – I had three really bad outings in Double-A and then one really bad one in Triple-A – but if you...

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