Ryan Jackson gets first major league hit
Aug/24/12 10:25 AM Filed in: Ryan Jackson
ST. LOUIS (KMOV.COM) -- Newly-promoted infielder Ryan Jackson picked up his first major league hit Thursday against the Astros.
Jackson was pinch hitting for pitcher Jake Westbrook in the fifth inning when he singled to right.
The 24-year-old Jackson was picked up August 10th from the Cardinal's AAA team, the Memphis Redbirds. He had played in 113 games for Memphis.
Jackson was drafted in the 5th round of the MLB Draft in 2008 from the University of Miami.