Jairo Asencio

Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 180
Bat: R
Throw: R
College: None
Birth Place: Sabana Grande de Palenque, Dominican Republic
Draft: Undrafted 2001 signed by the
  • Big league baseball's founding documents to be auctioned
    ABC News

    Big league baseball's founding documents to be auctioned

    In 1876, a group of owners and team officials gathered at a New York hotel to draft and sign the constitution that created baseball's National League and would ultimately have ramifications far beyond the diamond. The principles the document laid out, largely the work of Chicago White Stockings owner William Hulbert, would provide the basic model for every major team sports league in the world that followed. The constitution is getting a public airing for the first time in more than a century when it's put up for sale by SCP Auctions of Laguna Niguel, California, starting Wednesday. "The idea that grown men would pick up a bat and ball and put on costumes was suspicious," said John Thorn, the official historian of Major League Baseball.

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    Matt Davidson, David Holmberg enjoying return trip to Chase Field

    PHOENIX Matt Davidson and David Holmberg talked about the good old days after both made their return to Chase Field in Mondays loss. The two current White Sox players both made their major league debuts for the Arizona Diamondbacks in August 2013. Its been a lot, Davidson said.

  • Where 50 Chicago sports greats are buried
    Chicago Tribune

    Where 50 Chicago sports greats are buried

    Often, before games at Wrigley Field, Cubs fans will make a special stop at Graceland Cemetery to visit Ernie Banks' gravesite, which is about a mile away from his statue outside the ballpark. They pay their respects, maybe leave a flower or a "W" flag, and move on. It's nothing like it was after the Cubs won the World Series, when the crowds were so big that police officers parking inside the gates to control traffic spent the night. "Once in a while, you'll see a couple of flags out there," Graceland Cemetery administrator Andres Vargas said. "As far as (the) crowds, I don't think it can equate to the way it was last fall." But Banks isn't alone. Former heavyweight champion Jack Johnson rests