Jackson Williams

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Jackson Williams
Pittsburgh Pirates
Born: (1986-05-14) May 14, 1986 (age 31)
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
August 27, 2014, for the Colorado Rockies
MLB statistics
(through 2015 season)
Batting average .208
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 4

Jackson Thomas Williams (born May 14, 1986) is an American professional baseball catcher in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization. He has also played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants.


San Francisco Giants[edit]

Williams was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the first round of the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft out of the University of Oklahoma.[1] He played in the Giants organization until 2013 without making the majors.

Colorado Rockies[edit]

He signed a minor league deal with the Colorado Rockies before the 2014 season.[2]

Williams was called up to the majors for the first time on June 22, 2014.[3]

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim[edit]

Williams was claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on October 22, 2014.

Second Stint with Giants[edit]

He never appeared in a MLB game for the Angels, and was purchased by the San Francisco Giants (the team who originally drafted him in the first round in 2007) on March 17, 2015. As a September callup, Williams appeared in 7 games for the Giants, with 2 hits and 4 walks in 14 plate appearances.

Second Stint with Rockies[edit]

On November 10, 2015, Williams signed as a Free Agent with the Colorado Rockies.


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