Desmond Jennings

  • This Week In Minor League Mancrushes: Desmond Jennings

    January 31, 2010 at 1:31 pm 3 comments

    If the most popular player on a football team is the backup quarterback, then the baseball equivalent is the big-time minor league prospect. For the Rays, that is Desmond Jennings. Below is one of Jennings’ 8 home runs he hit for Montgomery last year. Feel free to lock the doors, […]

     
  • Matt Sweeney

    Six Rays Among ESPN.com Top 100 Prospects

    January 30, 2010 at 11:07 am 4 comments

    Earlier this week Keith Law ranked the Rays as the third best organization in baseball. Now Law has released his list of the Top 100 prospects. Six Rays are in the top 100, including 4 in the top 30. 6. Desmond Jennings 15. Wade Davis 17. Jeremy Hellickson 29. Tim […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Johnny Damon, Prospects And Navi’s Jealousy

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Johnny Damon, Prospects And Navi’s Jealousy

    January 28, 2010 at 7:06 am 0 comments

    The latest name to be tied to the Rays is Johnny Damon. And with the Yankees signing former Devil Ray Randy Winn, Damon is looking for a new home. Joel Sherman reports that the Rays have shown interest in Damon for some time… The Tampa Bay Rays have been in […]

     
  • Jeremy Hellickson And Desmond Jennings In Living Color

    January 22, 2010 at 11:00 am 3 comments

    ‘Tis the season for prospect lists. Before pitchers and catchers report in a little over a month, we will see thousands of prospect lists consisting of hundreds of players that the writers couldn’t pick out of a lineup. And after watching the two videos below you will have seen Desmond […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Union Complaints, Upton’s Gap And Pena’s Weight

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Union Complaints, Upton’s Gap And Pena’s Weight

    January 20, 2010 at 8:42 am 9 comments

    Yesterday, the Rays avoided arbitration with three of their final four arbitration-eligible players. While most teams will continue to negotiate with players up until the hearings in February, the Rays have a team policy of cutting off negotiations once salary proposals have been submitted by both sides. Guess who is […]

     
  • The 12 Days Of Raysmas: Day 2 (2 Big League Debuts For Rays Top Prospects)

    The 12 Days Of Raysmas: Day 2 (2 Big League Debuts For Rays Top Prospects)

    December 26, 2009 at 6:48 pm 0 comments

    If you have been hanging around these parts for a while, you know that the model for this site is to tell you what the Rays have done, what they are doing and try to project what they will do based on what we have learned. Unlike most team blogs, […]

     
  • John Manuel Of Baseball America Names 2 Rays To Top 20 Prospects

    John Manuel Of Baseball America Names 2 Rays To Top 20 Prospects

    December 23, 2009 at 4:51 pm 2 comments

    John Manuel of Baseball America has released his list of the Top 20 prospects in baseball and the Rays are well represented… 4. Desmond Jennings, OF, Rays Why he’s here: Once he stayed healthy for a full season, Jennings showed true five-tool talent. He has size, speed, strength, explosiveness and […]

     
  • Baseball America’s Projected Rays 2012 Lineup

    Baseball America’s Projected Rays 2012 Lineup

    December 22, 2009 at 2:41 pm 20 comments

    For those that follow the minor league system, it always fun to project the Rays lineup 2-3 years down the road. Baseball America does just this with the release of their Top 10 Rays prospects list. And while projecting a lineup 2-3 years into the future is akin to guessing […]

     
  • Baseball America’s Top 10 Rays Prospects

    Baseball America’s Top 10 Rays Prospects

    December 22, 2009 at 1:21 pm 1 comment

    Baseball America has released their annual list of the Rays Top 10 prospects. The number in parentheses is that player’s 2009 ranking… 1. Desmond Jennings, of (5) 2. Jeremy Hellickson, rhp (8) 3. Wade Davis, rhp (3) 4. Matt Moore, lhp (6) 5. Reid Brignac, ss (4) 6. Tim Beckham, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Farm System Rankings, The Ramon And Longo Versus Gordon

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Farm System Rankings, The Ramon And Longo Versus Gordon

    December 4, 2009 at 8:28 am 2 comments

    The Rays jumped back up a couple of spots in this year’s rankings of the top farm systems by Baseball America. The Rays are second, behind only the Rangers, who repeat in the top spot. The Rays will need a strong draft next summer if they want to stay near […]