Date of Birth: 10/01/1987
Height: 6' 2" Weight: 205 lbs
College Experience: Arizona State
Resides: Scottsdale, AZ
The 2013 campaign will mark Jason's 3rd season as a member of the Sioux City Explorers.
Jarvis had one of his top seasons as a starter in 2012 with the X’s. The 25-year-old from Scottsdale, Arizona went 9-8 in 21 starts with a 4.14 earned run average. A workhorse, Jarvis threw six complete games and two shut-outs, topping the American Association in both of those categories. In 145.2 innings pitched, the right-hander allowed 67 earned runs, while striking out 69 batters faced. Jarvis was named AA Pitcher of the Week twice throughout the 2012 season.
As a mid-season acquisition for the X’s in 2011, Jarvis posted a 3-5 record, pitching 66 innings in 12 appearances, striking out 44 batters while carrying a 5.59 earned run average. The former Arizona State University product was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 23rd round of the 2008 MLB Amateur Draft. He spent three seasons in the Giants system, collectively posting a 3-2 record in 28 games with a 4.05 earned run average and seven saves.