*Jason Jerome Ellison’ was born on April 4, 1978 in Quincy, California. He is a utility outfielder in the Texas Rangers organization.CollegeJason went to Lewis-Clark State in Lewiston, Idaho.*Major Leagues’ Jason is a journeyman player who has rarely been a starting player, but rather comes off the bench as a pinch runner, and on occasion to give a breather to an outfielder. His normal position is center field.
He made his major league debut on May 9, 2003.
San Francisco Giants In 2005, Jason was the starting center fielder, until Randy Winn was brought in.
Seattle Mariners The Giants traded Jason to the Seattle Mariners on April1, 2007. Although he was popular with the players and the fans, he was designated for assignment August 3, 2007 to make room for rookie outfielder Adam Jones.
Cincinnati Reds On August 7, 2007 the Cincinnati Reds claimed him off waivers. He finished the season for the Reds, and was then sent to the minors. Jason elected free agency instead.
Texas Rangers The Texas Rangers signed Jason to a minor league contract on January 24, 2008. He spent most of the season in the minors, but called up on August 7. However, he ended up being designated for assignment on August 25.