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Bucky Jacobsen: Letting His Bat Do the Talking

Rainiers Slugger Bucky Jacobsen (Photo:M's)

When fans are asked about which minor leaguers they'd like to see up in the big leagues right now, the answer is often the same; Bucky! Tacoma Rainiers DH Bucky Jacobsen, armed with a power-packed swing and his own fan club, continues his superb season in the Pacific Coast League.

Bucky Jacobsen strolled to the plate on Monday, June 14 to face Salt Lake Stinger right-hander Chris Bootcheck with the bases loaded in the bottom of the third. Earlier in the year, Rainiers head coach Dan Rohn, had made a bet with Jacobsen, telling him that he didn't think anyone could reach the centerfield wall at Cheney Stadium during a game. Before a 2-2 pitch, Jacobsen stepped out of the... Recommended Stories

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