Michael Jackson - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Dec 18, 2000:Signed Mike Jackson(P) as a free agent
Nov 5, 2001:Granted free agency to Mike Jackson(P), who signed with Min-A on Jan 23

This Date in Astros History

Jul 16, 1987:In his first major-league game, Ken Caminiti homers and triples, scoring the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth for a 2-1 triumph over Philadelphia. Another rookie, Gerald Young, singles off Mike Jackson with the bases loaded to send the fans home happy. Danny Darwin goes the distance on a four-hitter.
Dec 14, 2000:Reliever Mike Jackson is inked to a free agent contract. The native Houstonian fashions a 5-3 record with four saves in his one season as an Astro.
Oct 9, 2001:A three-run homer by Chipper Jones is the difference as Houston falls again to Atlanta, 7-4, in Game One of the N.L.D.S. at Enron Field. Wade Miller held a slim lead going into the eighth but Mike Jackson and Billy Wagner fail to hold the fort. Brad Ausmus hit a two-run homer to help the Astros build the lead. Vinny Castilla adds a solo shot in the ninth.