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38 Jacob Turner RP
Height/Weight: 6-5/216 | Birthdate: 5/21/1991 | Birthplace: Saint Charles, MO | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Chicago | College: No College | MLB Experience: 4 | Owned/Started%: 5/1 | Average Draft Position: 263.48
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Jacob Turner to pitch in relief for Cubs


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(8/10/2014) Newly acquired pitcher Jacob Turner will pitch out of the Cubs' bullpen, according to MLB.com. Turner, who was added to the roster Sunday, was acquired in a trade with the Marlins Friday.

Cubs make a trio of moves


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(8/10/2014) The Cubs activated reliever Neil Ramirez (triceps) from the disabled list and optioned pitcher Chris Rusin to Triple-A Iowa. Chicago also added recently-acquired pitcher Jacob Turner to the 25-man roster.

Cubs acquire Jacob Turner in three-player deal


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/8/2014) The Cubs have officially acquired pitcher Jacob Turner from the Marlins in a three-player trade, the team announced.

The Cubs put in a claim for Turner on waivers earlier in the week, and will give up Class A pitchers Tyler Bremer and Jose Arias, according to ESPN.com. Turner has a 5.97 ERA in 78 1/3 innings this season for the Marlins, after posting a 3.74 ERA the year before. 


Report: Cubs claim Jacob Turner off waivers


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(8/6/2014) Marlins pitcher Jacob Turner was claimed off waivers by an NL team, a source told FOX Sports. Multiple outlets report the Cubs were the team that claimed the right-handed pitchers off waivers.

Marlins DFA Jacob Turner


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/5/2014) The Marlins designated pitcher Jacob Turner for assignment Tuesday, the team announced.

Turner is out of options, so the team had no choice but to designate him off the roster. He has struggled while splitting his time between the rotation and bullpen this season, posting a 5.97 ERA in 78 1/3 innings. 


Jacob Turner gives up five runs in four innings Sunday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/3/2014) Marlins pitcher Jacob Turner took a loss Sunday, surrendering five earned runs on nine hits and two walks in four innings and striking out two in his team's 7-4 defeat against the Reds.

Turner (4-7) only gave up one extra-base hit (a double), but he allowed single after single to get chased after just four innings in the loss. He had put together back-to-back wins heading into Sunday's start before coming up short. Turner owns a 5.97 ERA and 54:23 K:BB ratio in 78 1/3 innings. He's scheduled to face the Reds again Saturday.


Jacob Turner to remain in rotation for now


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/2/2014) Because of a shoulder injury to Henderson Alvarez, Marlins pitcher Jacob Turner will remain in the rotation for now. He will take the hill for Sunday's series finale against Cincinnati and is guaranteed at least one more start after that, according to the Sun Sentinel.

Jacob Turner back in rotation


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/1/2014) Marlins pitcher Jacob Turner was moved out of the rotation following the acquisition of Jarred Cosart Thursday, but will be back after Henderson Alvarez was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday.

According to MLB.com  Turner will replace Alvarez in the rotation, and will likely make his next start Sunday against the Reds to close out a series. The extent of Alvarez's shoulder injury is not yet known, but Turner should get a few turns through the rotation, coming off the first back-to-back wins of his career. 


Jacob Turner wins back-to-back starts for first time in career


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7/27/2014) It took him 43 starts, but Marlins pitcher Jacob Turner finally won back-to-back starts on Sunday afternoon against the Astros in Houston, improving to 4-6 on the year. The right-hander permitted one run on six hits and two walks while striking out four over 5 2/3 innings of a 4-2 victory.

Over his last two starts covering 10 2/3 innings, Turner has allowed only three earned runs. He owns a 5.69 ERA and a 1.57 WHIP over 74 1/3 innings of work. He'll be seeking his third straight win on Friday at home against Cincinnati.

Jacob Turner earns the win Tuesday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(7/22/2014) Marlins pitcher Jacob Turner turned in a solid start Tuesday against the Braves.

Turner ran into trouble early, but was able to pitch around any big plays. After giving up a single with the bases loaded, Turner was able to escape the first inning after inducing a double-play. A Justin Upton home run was the only other blemish against his stat-line. 

Turner tossed five innings, giving up two runs on four hits. He struck out four and walked two. The win brings Turner to 3-6 on the year. He’ll take on the Astros in his next outing. 


Jacob Turner returning to rotation Tuesday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/20/2014) Marlins pitcher Jacob Turner will make his return to the rotation Tuesday against the Braves. Turner has been pitching in relief since mid-June, posting a 5.74 ERA over eight relief appearances.

"It's all consistency, right?" manager Mike Redmond said, per FOX Sports Florida. "We've seen this guy pitch good games and we need him to step up. We tried to punch different guys in that spot. We've talked about it before with (Randy Wolf) and Brad Hand. Having guys step up and fill those spots. It's a huge opportunity for them.   

"Pitching is the key to our success. We're not going to be able to score five, six runs as much as I'd like to say we can do that. There are going to be nights when we don't score and we have to pitch. We need those guys to step up and fill those spots in the rotation and give us a chance to win ballgames. That's where we're at. Jake is coming out of the bullpen and this is another opportunity for him to show us he can win at the big-league level."  


Jacob Turner takes the loss in extras


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(6/17/2014) Marlins pitcher Jacob Turner (2-5) took a loss Monday in extras against the Cubs after a run-scoring double to Travis Wood in the 13th inning. He allowed a run on two hits and no walks in one inning of work. He owns a 6.43 ERA and a 1.65 WHIP in 49 innings of work this season.

Anthony DeSclafani replaces Jacob Turner in rotation


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/16/2014) Marlins manager Mike Redmond announced Monday starting pitcher Anthony DeSclafani will replace Jacob Turner in the rotation, starting Tuesday against the Cubs. Turner, who was 2-4 wih a 6.38 ERA in nine starts, will move to the bullpen.

Jacob Turner gives up five runs in short outing Wednesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/11/2014) Marlins pitcher Jacob Turner took a loss Wednesday after giving up five earned runs on six hits and one walk in just four innings while striking out four in his team's 6-0 defeat against the Rangers.

Turner (2-4) matched his shortest outing of the season Wednesday, giving up four runs in the third inning before the Rangers tacked on another in the fourth. Turner was taken out after 75 pitches. He owns a 6.38 ERA and 30:14 K:BB ratio in 48 innings. Turner is scheduled to face the Cubs Monday.


Jacob Turner gets plenty of help for second win


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/5/2014)  Marlins starter Jacob Turner didn't pitch particularly well Thursday against the Rays, but the offense was more than capable of picking him up in an 11-5 win.

Turner pitched into the 6th inning, but had trouble keeping the ball in the yard against the Rays offense. He surrendered two home runs, and two other extra-base hits among eight total hits allowed in 5 1/3 innings, and they led to five earned runs allowed. Turner struck out three batters and walked one, while throwing 55 of 84 pitches for strikes in the win.

Turner is now 2-3 in eight starts, but has just two quality starts en route to a 5.93 ERA. His next outing is set for Wednesday in Texas. 


Jacob Turner gives up five runs in loss vs. Braves


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/31/2014) Marlins pitcher Jacob Turner was hung with a loss Saturday, giving up five runs (four earned) on seven hits and four walks in five innings while striking out four in his team's 9-5 loss to the Braves.

Turner (1-3) gave up a two-run double in the third inning and watched a third runner score in the same inning due to an error. He then surrendered two more runs on a single in the fourth. Turner has surrenderd four earned runs or more in five of his seven starts this season, and he owns a 5.59 ERA and 23:12 K:BB ratio in 38 2/3 innings. He's scheduled to square off with the Rays Thursday.


Rain pushes Henderson Alvarez, Tom Koehler back


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(5/27/2014) With Tuesday's game against the Nationals rained out, the Marlins will push scheduled starter Henderson Alvarez back a day.

The team announced Alvarez will take the mound for Wednesday's series finale in Washington, pushing Tom Koehler out of his scheduled start. Koehler will instead start Friday's series opener against the Braves in Miami, followed by Jacob Turner Saturday and Nate Eovaldi Sunday. 


Jacob Turner turns in quality start in first win


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(5/24/2014) Marlins starting pitcher Jacob Turner picked up his first win of the season Saturday, squeaking by the Brewers, 2-1.

Turner pitched into the seventh inning for the first time, tossed 6 1/3 scoreless innings in the win. He scattered eight hits and walked one batter in the game, while striking out two hitters on 89 pitches.

Turner is now 1-2 with a 5.35 ERA in six starts, and has just two quality starts on his record. His next start is set for Friday against the Braves.   


Jacob Turner drops to 0-2 in loss to Giants


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/18/2014) Marlins starting pitcher Jacob Turner (0-2) was not at his best on Sunday and took the loss in a 4-1 defeat to the Giants. The right-hander surrendered four runs on six hits and one walk while striking out seven in six innings

Turner has allowed four earned runs in each of his last two starts (11 1/3 innings). He owns a 6.59 ERA and a 1.57 WHIP in 27 1/3 innings pitched. He will make his next start Saturday at home against Milwaukee.

Jacob Turner falls apart after five shutout innings


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(5/14/2014) Marlins starting pitcher Jacob Turner cruised through the first five innings of his start against the Dodgers Thursday, but fell apart late in a 7-1 loss.

Turner opened the game with five shutout innings, but was run out of the game after recording the first out of the sixth. Five Dodgers reached in a row before Turner was pulled from the game, and all five came around to score, though only four were charged to him.

Turner was charged with the four run on eight hits and a walk, while striking out just two batters. He was pulled from the game after throwing just 73 pitches, as he fell to 0-1 on the season.

Turner now has a 6.75 ERA in four starts, having allowed 16 runs on 30 hits in 21 1/2 innings of work. He will try to get on track in his next start, set for Sunday at San Francisco. 


Jacob Turner looks improved in no-decision


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(5/9/2014) Marlins starting pitcher Jacob Turner was much improved in his second start back from the disabled list Thursday, though he had to settle for a no-decision in a 3-1 extra-innings win over the Padres.

Turner made just one mistake in the outing, allowing opposing start Ian Kennedy to take him deep for a second-inning solo home run. He kept the Padres off the board otherwise, allowing five hits and a walk and striking out for batters, while throwing 53 of 82 pitches for strikes.

Turner lowered his ERA to 6.75, after allowing 11 runs in his first two starts. He missed a month with a shoulder issue, so the team is easing him back into a heavier workload. He will look to build on his first quality start when he takes the mound next, Tuesday against the Dodgers. 


Jacob Turner struggles in return Saturday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/3/2014) Marlins pitcher Jacob Turner didn't factor into the decision in his return from the disabled list Saturday despite giving up six earned runs on nine hits and one walk in four innings while striking out three in his team's 9-7, extra-innings loss to the Dodgers.

Turner missed a month while dealing with a shoulder injury and posted a worse outing than his five-run season debut in early April. He owns a 9.90 ERA and 4:4 K:BB ratio in 10 innings. He's slated to face the Padres in San Diego Thursday.


Marlins announce pair of roster moves


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/2/2014) The Marlins optioned left-hander Dan Jennings to Triple-A New Orleans on Friday. The team will reinstate Jacob Turner from the disabled list prior to Saturday's game against the Dodgers, according to the Palm Beach Post.

Jacob Turner to rejoin rotation Saturday


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(4/29/2014) Marlins right-hander Jacob Turner will rejoin the rotation Saturday against the Dodgers, reports MLB.com. He's coming back from a shoulder injury.

In his only start this season, Turner allowed five earned runs in six innings.


Jacob Turner pitches seven one-run innings in rehab start


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/28/2014) Marlins pitcher Jacob Turner stepped up his performance in his rehab start with high Class A Jupiter Monday, giving up just one earned run on four hits and one walk in seven innings and striking out seven.

Turner's only mistake came in the fifth inning when he surrendered a solo home run, but he was otherwise excellent. He's working his way back from a shoulder injury and could rejoin the major-league rotation this weekend after performing well Monday.