Previous Experience Brandon joins the Beach Bums with six years of professional baseball experience. He signed out of high school in Georgia after being selected in the 10th round of the 2009 MLB Amateur Draft by Boston. He began his career that summer in the rookie-level Gulf Coast League.
In 2010, he spent the season with Boston’s SS-A affiliate in Lowell (MA) batting .242, six homers and 31 RBI in 64 games. The 2011 season saw another promotion, and Jacobs’ best season offensively, as he joined the low-A Greenville (SC) Drive. There, he batted .303, 17 homers and 80 RBI. He also added a career-best 30 steals. Jacobs elevated to high-A Salem (VA) in 2012 and again displayed power hitting 13 homers and driving in 61 runs. He would then split the 2013 season between the high-A and Class AA levels while also switching from Boston to the Chicago White Sox organization. Despite the movement, he still belted 13 homers. That fall, Jacobs would also play 13 games in the prestigious Arizona Fall League with Glendale.
Last season, Jacobs switched to the Arizona Diamondbacks’ system, playing for their high-A affiliate in Visalia (CA). In 89 games he clubbed 16 homers, 10 doubles and two triples.
The 24-year old has Along with his 65 career homers, 125 career doubles, eight career triples and 274 career RBI.
Personal A native of Atlanta, GA. Coming out of high school, Jacobs was not only a sought after baseball prospect but also coveted for the gridiron. Before signing with Boston, he had a scholarship to play football at the University of Auburn.