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Jay Jackson (AP)

NEW ORLEANS – Cubs pitching prospect Jay Jackson wanted to prove to others that he could compete at every level. To do that, he first had to prove it to himself.

After an undisclosed incident in the middle of last season sent Jackson from Class AA Tennessee to High-A Daytona for disciplinary reasons, the 2008 ninth-round draft pick is meeting the Cubs' expectations in the starting rotation for Triple-A Iowa. Jackson made his fifth start on Thursday, allowing just one run and three hits over six innings. He got a no-decision in Iowa's 2-1 loss to New...

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