Jason Douglas Rogers...Has one daughter; Isabella (11/29/14)...Is a 2006 graduate of Banneker High School in College Park, GA (south of Atlanta), where he also played football...Attended Southern Union State Community College and Columbus State University...Was slated to play quarterback at Alabama A&M in 2006, but elected to play baseball while at Columbus State University in 2010...Tied the school and Peach Belt Conference records for home runs in a single season (26); tied the school record held by Rodney Rutherford (2008) and the conference record held by Jason Jones of Kennesaw State (1998).
Spent majority of season with Milwaukee, where he made 22 starts at first base, two in left field and one at third base...Led the Brewers with 13 pinch-hits and 49 pinch-hit at bats; went 13-for-49 with two home runs and eight RBI as a pinch hitter...Began season with Triple-A Colorado Springs and hit safely in each of his first six games thru 4/14...Was recalled by Milwaukee on 4/17...Made season debut with Brewers on 4/17 at Pittsburgh and doubled off Antonio Bastardo as a pinch hitter in the ninth inning...Made first big league start at third base on 4/21 vs. Cincinnati...His first Major League home run was a three-run, pinch-hit shot off Phil Coke in a 12-4 win on 5/9 vs. Chicago (NL)...Took Francisco Liriano deep at PNC Park in Milwaukee's 4-1 win on 6/9...Was optioned back to Colorado Springs on 7/2 and hit safely in 10 straight games to extend his Triple-A hitting streak to 16 games...Homered twice on 7/16 at New Orleans; homered again and had four RBI on 7/17... Reached base safely in 31 of his 33 minor league games...Was recalled a second and final time on 8/7...Had big league career-high four hits in a 7-6, 11-inning loss on 9/13 at Pittsburgh...Made first career appearance in left field on 9/19 and first big league start there on 9/20 vs. Cincinnati... Connected off Trevor Rosenthal for a pinch-hit grand slam in the ninth inning on 9/27 at St. Louis to help the team to an 8-4 comeback win (Brewers scored seven runs in the inning)...Is one of five players in Brewers franchise history with a pinch-hit grand slam; also Joe Lahoud (1973), Darrell Porter (1974), Don Money (1977) and Matt Mieske (1995)... Batted .434 (23-for-53) with two homers and nine RBI over his last 28 games with the Brewers...Played 18 games with Licey in the Dominican Winter League between 10/15 and 11/10.
Batted .296 with 18 HR and 82 RBI in 134 games between Double-A Huntsville (77g) and Triple-A Nashville (57g).....played almost exclusively at third base...Among Brewers minor leaguers ranked second in batting average (.296), tied for second in RBI (82) and tied for fourth in HR (18)...Was a Southern League All-Star...Was named Brewers Minor League Player of the Month for both May (.308, 3hr, 19rbi) and August (.356, 8hr, 22rbi)...Was recalled on 9/2 from Triple-A Nashville...Appeared in 8 games with Milwaukee, including 2 starts at first base...Made his Major League debut on 9/2 at Chicago-NL and notched a double as a pinch hitter off Wesley Wright for his first career hit...His starts came on 9/25 at Cincinnati and 9/26 vs. Chicago-NL
Named Brewers Minor League Player of the Year after batting .270 with 22 HR and 87 RBI in 133 games at Double-A Huntsville.....his 87 RBI led the organization and 22 HR tied for third...Was selected to both the Southern League's midseason and postseason All-Star teams...Led the Southern League in RBI (87) and ranked among the league leaders in home runs (T2nd, 22), total bases (3rd, 225) and extra-base hits (T4th, 49)...Was named Brewers Minor League Player of the Month for both July (21g, .338, 7hr, 20rbi) and August (30g, .333, 5hr, 15rbi)...Was named Southern League Player of the Week for 7/15-7/21 after batting .500 (6-for-12) with 4 HR and 7 RBI in 3 games.....belted 3 HR with 6 RBI on 7/20 at Pensacola...Played for the Surprise Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League (18g, .311, 2hr, 8rbi)...Played for Este in the Dominican Winter League (13g, .235, 1hr, 5rbi) following the AFL...Was added to the 40-man roster on 11/20.
Batted .301 with 11 HR, 66 RBI and 12 stolen bases in 133 games between Class-A Wisconsin (66g) and Class-A Brevard County (67g).....was a Midwest League All-Star...Was named Brewers Minor League Player of the Month for May (28g, .320, 4hr, 24rbi)...Was named Florida State League Player of the Week for 6/25-7/1 after batting .429 (9-for-21) with 3 HR and 10 RBI in 7 games.
Batted .275 with 6 HR and 37 RBI in 64 games at Class-A Wisconsin...Was on the disabled list from 4/26-6/19 with a hamate fracture in his left hand...Appeared in 7 games at Rookie Helena from 6/21-6/27 while rehabbing the injury.