*Jesse Alain Crain’ was born on July 5, 1981 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is a relief pitcher for the Minnesota Twins.High SchoolJesse graduates from Fairview High School in Boulder, Colorado where he played baseball, basketball and football. He was named 1999 All-State and Colorado High School Player of the Year. *College’ Jesse graduated in 2001 from San Jacinto Junior College in Texas. He was an All-Conference shortstop.
In 2002, he transferred to the University of Houston and was named an all-conference shortstop and relief pitcher. He was named first team All-America by Baseball America and Baseball Weekly and second team All-America by the ABCA. He was also named to the Conference USA All-Academic team.
Minor Leagues Jesse was drafted by the Minnesota Twins, and went through their farm system.
Major Leagues Jesse was called up by the Minnesota Twins in early August, 2004, going 3-0 with a 2.00 ERA. In 2005 he made the major league roster, and started the season 8-0, setting a record for most consecutive wins in relief to start a career.
On May 17, 2007, after a disastrous outing in which he gave up six unearned runs, Crain was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a torn rotator cuff and labrum. He missed the rest of the season after undergoing surgery.
He returned to the team in 2008, and has once more achieved success.
Personal Jesse is married to Becky Hill.