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Desmond Jennings

Desmond Jennings 8 LF

Tampa Bay Rays

  • Status: Disabled 15-Day
  • 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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Team Date Transaction
August 27, 2015 Tampa Bay Rays placed LF Desmond Jennings on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 26, 2015. Bruised left knee
August 14, 2015 Tampa Bay Rays activated LF Desmond Jennings from the 60-day disabled list.
August 11, 2015 Tampa Bay Rays sent CF Desmond Jennings on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Stone Crabs.
July 31, 2015 Tampa Bay Rays sent CF Desmond Jennings on a rehab assignment to Durham Bulls.
June 28, 2015 Tampa Bay Rays transferred LF Desmond Jennings from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. June 2015 left knee surgery
May 3, 2015 Tampa Bay Rays placed LF Desmond Jennings on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 26, 2015. Left knee bursitis.
May 20, 2014 Tampa Bay Rays activated LF Desmond Jennings from the bereavement list.
May 20, 2014 Tampa Bay Rays activated LF Desmond Jennings from the bereavement list.
May 17, 2014 Tampa Bay Rays placed CF Desmond Jennings on the bereavement list.
August 19, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays activated CF Desmond Jennings from the 15-day disabled list.
August 18, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays sent CF Desmond Jennings on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Stone Crabs.
August 6, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays placed CF Desmond Jennings on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 4, 2013. Fracture of his left middle finger.
June 5, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays activated CF Desmond Jennings from the 15-day disabled list.
June 1, 2012 Charlotte Stone Crabs sent OF Desmond Jennings on a rehab assignment to Durham Bulls.
June 1, 2012 Desmond Jennings assigned to Durham Bulls.
May 31, 2012 sent OF Desmond Jennings on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Stone Crabs.
May 14, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays placed LF Desmond Jennings on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 12, 2012. Left knee sprain.
July 23, 2011 Tampa Bay Rays recalled Desmond Jennings from Durham Bulls.
March 15, 2011 Tampa Bay Rays optioned Desmond Jennings to Durham Bulls.
September 1, 2010 Tampa Bay Rays recalled Desmond Jennings from Durham Bulls.
April 18, 2010 Desmond Jennings roster status changed by Durham Bulls.
April 8, 2010 Durham Bulls placed CF Desmond Jennings on the 7-day disabled list.
March 15, 2010 Tampa Bay Rays optioned CF Desmond Jennings to Durham Bulls.
November 19, 2009 Tampa Bay Rays selected the contract of Desmond Jennings from Durham Bulls.
August 1, 2009 CF Desmond Jennings assigned to Durham Bulls from Montgomery Biscuits.
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Desmond Jennings Awards and Honors

Desmond Jennings  8 LF

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.