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Jordan Jacob Jankowski (born May 17, 1989) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Houston Astros.

Jordan Jankowski
Born: (1989-05-17) May 17, 1989 (age 30)
McMurray, Pennsylvania
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
May 24, 2017, for the Houston Astros
MLB statistics
(through 2017 season)
Win–loss record1–0
Earned run average12.46



Houston AstrosEdit

Jankowski was drafted twice by the Houston Astros, in the 34th round of the 2008 MLB Draft from Peters Township High School and again in the 34th round of the 2012 MLB Draft out of Catawba College. He signed on June 12, 2012. He began his professional career with the rookie league Greeneville Astros in 2012 and then played in Class-A with the Quad Cities River Bandits and Lancaster JetHawks in 2013. He spent all of 2014 with the Corpus Christi Hooks of the Texas League and spent 2015 and 2016 with the Fresno Grizzlies of the Class-AAA Pacific Coast League.[1]

After beginning the 2017 season back in Fresno, Jankowski was called up to the majors for the first time on May 22, 2017.[2] He made his MLB debut for the Astros on May 24 against the Detroit Tigers, allowing two runs in one inning of work. In his second appearance, on May 29 against the Minnesota Twins, he allowed four runs in 2 ​13 innings but was credited with his first win. On August 2, he made a third appearance, pitching a scoreless inning against the Tampa Bay Rays.[3]

Los Angeles DodgersEdit

On August 20, Jankowski was claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Dodgers.[4] He was designated for assignment on September 2 after just a few games with the Oklahoma City Dodgers.[5] He was released by the Dodgers prior to the 2018 season.[6]

Los Angeles AngelsEdit

On April 9, 2018, Jankowski signed a minor-league contract with the Los Angeles Angels.[7] He was released on May 25, 2018.


  1. ^ "Jordan Jankowski minor and winter leagues statistics and history". Baseball Reference. Retrieved September 2, 2017.
  2. ^ Jake Kaplan (May 22, 2017). "Astros call up Jordan Jankowski from Class AAA". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved August 20, 2017.
  3. ^ "Jordan Jankowski 2017 Pitching Gamelogs". Baseball Reference. Retrieved September 2, 2017.
  4. ^ Byrne, Connor (August 20, 2017). "Dodgers Claim Jordan Jankowski From Astros". Retrieved August 20, 2017.
  5. ^ "Dodgers' Jordan Jankowski: Designated for assignment". CBS Sports. September 2, 2017. Retrieved September 2, 2017.
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  7. ^ Adams, Steve (April 13, 2018). "Minor MLB Transactions: 4/13/18". Retrieved April 13, 2018.

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