Jake Barrett

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Jake Dalton Barrett

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Relief pitcher Jake Barrett began playing in the Arizona Diamondbacks minor league system in 2012 and m,ade his major league debut on opening day in 2016.

He was originally drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the third round of the 2009 amateur draft - one pick after pitcher Joe Kelly and in the same round as third baseman Kyle Seager - but opted not to sign. He did sign after being taken in the 3rd round of the 2012 amateur draft by Arizona. His signing bonus was $392,900.

With the South Bend Silver Hawks in 2012, Barrett was 0-3 with a 5.84 ERA in 25 relief appearances. Entering 2013, MLB.com ranked him the 16th-best prospect in the Diamondbacks system. He went 3-2 with 29 saves and a 1.21 mark in 52 games between the Visalia Rawhide and Mobile BayBears (with whom he had a 0.36 ERA in 24 games) that year and was named a California League Mid-Season All-Star. Following the campaign, he was named an AFL Rising Star and in 2014, he was named a Southern League Mid-Season All-Star.

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