Edwin Jackson

Edwin Jackson pitches against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Cubs Hold Off Late Mariners’ Comeback For 7-6 Win

It didn’t matter the Chicago Cubs nearly blew a six-run lead against the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.

06/30/2013

Cubs right-hander Edwin Jackson. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Cubs Pounded By Brewers 9-3

Rickie Weeks homered twice and drove in four runs Tuesday night as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 9-3.

06/25/2013

Edwin Jackson pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning. (Credit: David Banks, Getty)

Ransom, Jackson Send Cubs To 4-1 Win Over Pirates

Cody Ransom hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the seventh inning and Edwin Jackson pitched the Chicago Cubs to a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.

06/09/2013

Julio Borbon #20 of the Chicago Cubs makes an error on a fly ball against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the second inning on June 2, 2013 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Fall To Diamondbacks 8-4

Patrick Corbin became the major leagues’ first nine-game winner, laboring through six inning Sunday in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 8-4 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

06/02/2013

Edwin Jackson. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Jackson, Cubs Fall To Mets

Matt Harvey won his fifth straight decision, allowing five hits in 7 1-3 innings and singling in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning to lead the New York Mets over the Chicago Cubs 3-2 Friday.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2013

Starting pitcher Edwin Jackson throws a pitch in the second inning during a game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. (Credit: Patrick McDermott, Getty)

Cubs Beat Strasburg, Nationals 8-2

Jackson (1-5) retired 12 of Washington’s first 13 batters and allowed two runs and four hits in 5 1-3 innings. He earned his first win under a $52 million, four-year contract he signed after leaving Washington as a free agent.

05/11/2013

Starting pitcher Edwin Jackson delivers the ball against the Cincinnati Reds. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel)

Reds Finish Sweep Of Cubs 7-4

Edwin Jackson (0-5) struggled again for the Cubs, allowing four runs and eight hits in five innings.

05/05/2013

Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants is greeted by Brandon Belt #9 after hitting a game-tying homer against the Chicago Cubs during the ninth inning. (Credit: David Banks, Getty)

Jackson, Bowden Tie WP Mark, Giants Beat Cubs 10-7

Edwin Jackson and Michael Bowden tied a major league record by combining to throw five wild pitches in an inning, and the San Francisco Giants got another big assist from a Cubs pitcher in a three-run 10th in Sunday’s 10-7 victory over Chicago.

04/14/2013

Edwin Jackson  delivers a second-inning pitch against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (Credit: Joe Sargent, Getty)

Cubs Shutout By Pirates 3-0

Edwin Jackson gave up two runs in five innings but lost to the Pirates for the first time in seven career starts. The Cubs produced just two singles and only put a runner on third once.

04/03/2013

Pitcher Edwin Jackson #36 poses during Chicago Cubs photo day on February 18, 2013 at HoHoKam Park in Mesa, Arizona. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Gomez, Estrada Lead Brewers To 4-3 Win Over Cubs

Carlos Gomez homered and Taylor Green had two hits to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat a Chicago Cubs split squad 4-3 on Sunday.

03/03/2013

Edwin Jackson. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Zuba: Cubs Introduce Back-Up Plan Jackson

The Cubs wanted Anibal Sanchez. That much was obvious after the team officially announced the signing of right-hander Edwin Jackson to a four-year contract worth $52 million on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–01/02/2013

Edwin Jackson

Report: Cubs, Jackson Agree On 4-Year Deal

According to multiple reports, the Cubs and free-agent pitcher Edwin Jackson have agreed on a four-year deal worth $52 million.

670 The Score–12/20/2012

Catcher Welington Castillo #53 of the Chicago Cubs looks on as Tyler Moore #57 of the Washington Nationals celebrates his two RBI home run with Danny Espinosa #8 during the fourth inning at Nationals Park on September 4, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Nationals’ 6 Home Runs Beat Cubs 11-5

Adam LaRoche hit two of Washington’s six homers, Ian Desmond had four RBIs and the Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 11-5 on Tuesday night.

09/04/2012

Edwin Jackson. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Ex-Sox Edwin Jackson Signs 1-Year Deal With Nationals

Pitcher Edwin Jackson agreed Thursday to a one-year contract with the Washington Nationals. The team said the agreement is pending a physical. The deal is worth in the range of $9 million to $12 million.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

Mark Buehrle

Strong Second-Tier MLB Free Agents Still Available

Along with the December snow that is soon to come, the sport of baseball’s hot stove season is set to kick into high gear.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2011

Mark Buehrle

Rogers: White Sox Starters Could Be In Trouble

As each day passes, it appears more and and unlikely Buehrle will return. Coupled with the loss of Buehrle, reports have speculated that starting pitcher John Danks could also be shipped out for younger prospects. Add to that the loss of Edwin Jackson, who was traded before last year’s trade deadline, and you are missing some serious innings.

670 The Score–11/16/2011

Ben Francisco #10 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a three-run home run off of starter Jaime Garcia #54 of the St. Louis Cardinals during game three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 4, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Francisco’s Homer Lifts Phillies Past Cardinals

Pinch-hitter Ben Francisco and closer Ryan Madson made manager Charlie Manuel’s moves look smart, and the Philadelphia Phillies held off the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in their NL playoff series.

10/04/2011

Chicago Cubs starter Randy Wells throws during the first inning of an interleague baseball game against the New York Yankees on Sunday. (AP)

Late Homers Sink Wells, Cubs

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Randy Wells just couldn’t close this one out. Leading 2-1 in the seventh, Wells gave up a game-tying homer to Yadier Molina. The following inning, Furcal homered off Wells (7-6) to […]

09/25/2011

Fans at U.S. Cellular Field

Hoge: White Sox Attendance Gamble Not Paying Off

With a $127,789,000 payroll, the White Sox knew they needed fans to show up to the ballpark this season. With their struggles, it hasn’t happened.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2011

Starter Edwin Jackson #22 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium on July 29, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Ex-Sox Jackson Wins Cards Debut, Cubs Fall 9-2

Albert Pujols got his 2,000th hit and Edwin Jackson pitched seven innings in his debut with St. Louis, lifting the Cardinals to a 9-2 win Friday over the Chicago Cubs.

07/29/2011

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