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Desmond Jennings

Desmond Jennings 13 CF

Durham Bulls

  • Status: Rehab Assignment
  • Full Name: Desmond Delane Jennings
  • Age: 28 (October 30, 1986)
  • Birthplace: Birmingham, AL
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 210
  • Draft: Round 10 (2006, TB)
  • MLB Debut: 09/01/2010
  • School: Itawamba CC, MS
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Desmond Jennings Stats Summary

Desmond Jennings Career Stats

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Desmond Jennings Awards and Honors

Desmond Jennings  13 CF

Desmond Jennings
  • Full Name: Desmond Delane Jennings
  • Born: October 30, 1986
  • Age: 28
  • Birthplace: Birmingham, AL
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 210
  • Draft: Round 10 (2006, TB)
  • School: Itawamba CC, MS
  • MLB Debut: 09/01/2010

Selected by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 10th round (289th overall) of the 2006 Draft out of Itawamba Community College, where as a football player he was named a second-team All-American wide receiver in 2005 ... a two-time Louisville Slugger/Collegiate Baseball High School All-American as an outfielder at Pinson Valley (Ala.) High School ... made his pro debut in 2006 with Rookie-level Princeton and led the Appalachian League with 32 steals ... led all Rays' Minor Leaguers with 45 steals in 2007 ... named Class A Columbus Catfish Player of the Year and a South Atlantic League midseason and postseason All-Star ... sidelined the first two months of 2008 with a back injury and played only 24 games with Class A Advanced Vero Beach before his left shoulder required season-ending surgery ... named Rays Minor League Player of the Year and MVP of both Double-A Montgomery and the Southern League in 2009, despite spending the final month with Triple-A Durham ... after the season was named the Rays' No. 1 prospect and No. 6 prospect in the game by Baseball America ... started in left field and hit leadoff for the U.S. Team in the All-Star Futures Game on July 11, 2010 ... made his Major League debut the day he was recalled, Sept. 1, 2010 vs. TOR, starting in right field and batting second ... ranked No. 11 among Top 50 Prospects by MLB.com entering 2011 season.