Former big leaguer released by Colorado minor league team for failing drug test

8/18/11 in MLB   |   Scott   |   49547 respect

Mike Jacobs, who collected 100 homers and 310 RBIs with a career .254 batting average with the Mets, Marlins and Royals, was released by the Colorado Rockies this morning after he received a 50 game suspension for failing a drug test.  Jacobs was hitting .298 with 27 homeruns and 97 RBI's for the Rockies Triple Affiliate in Colorado Springs at the time of his release.
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