Desmond Jennings

  • Nationals Looking For A Center Fielder, Scouting Upton

    Nationals Looking For A Center Fielder, Scouting Upton

    April 19, 2011 at 8:00 am 16 comments

    Last week we wrote that BJ Upton might be a strong candidate to be traded at some point this summer. And now comes word from Ken Rosenthal and Peter Gammons that the Washington Nationals might be interested. In Rosenthal’s latest column, he says Upton is the Nats’ ideal trade target, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Super Sam, Jennings Power, And That Forbes Guy Is Back

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Super Sam, Jennings Power, And That Forbes Guy Is Back

    April 14, 2011 at 6:20 am 13 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. click above image for boxscore THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA… The Rays announced that they will replace the Manny Ramirez bobblehead giveaway with a Sam Fuld superperson […]

     
  • Now That He Is Producing, Upton’s Days With Rays May Be Numbered

    Now That He Is Producing, Upton’s Days With Rays May Be Numbered

    April 11, 2011 at 9:00 am 20 comments

    While checking in on the Durham Bulls this weekend, something stuck out at us. Desmond Jennings, who some thought would replace Carl Crawford in left field this year, has started three of the first four games in center field. Why is this significant? Because, come July, the Rays may need […]

     
  • Jennings, Chirinos, Hayhurst, Beckham Among Latest Cuts

    March 15, 2011 at 2:33 pm 28 comments

    The Rays made their latest, and biggest set of cuts so far this spring. The only surprise on the list (via Marc Topkin)  might be Dirk Hayhurst, who seemed like a legitimate candidate for one of the final bullpen spots. The other big names on the cut list today are […]

     
  • When They Were P-Rays

    March 5, 2011 at 10:58 am 1 comment

    The Princeton Rays have a great gallery of former players. Below are a few of those pictures. You can find the rest of the images on their Facebook page. [Princeton Rays Facebook] [imagebrowser id=7]

     
  • 2011 Tampa Bay Rays Top Prospects Meta-Analysis

    2011 Tampa Bay Rays Top Prospects Meta-Analysis

    February 22, 2011 at 11:30 am 6 comments

    It is time for our annual Meta-Analysis of the Rays top prospects. In the science community, a meta-analysis is what we do when we don’t want to do any work ourselves and instead want to take the work of a bunch of other people, tease the data a little, draw some […]

     
  • Hellickson Tops Baseball Prospectus’ List Of Top Rays Prospects

    February 22, 2011 at 8:30 am 1 comment

    Finally we get Baseball Prospectus’ list of the Tampa Bay Rays Top 11 Prospects. The list includes three “five-star” prospects and two more “four-star” prospects… Five-Star Prospects 1. Jeremy Hellickson, RHP 2. Matt Moore, LHP 3. Desmond Jennings, OF Four-Star Prospects 4. Chris Archer, RHP 5. Jake McGee, LHP Three-Star […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Jennings’ Appreciation, Scoring At The Trop And

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Jennings’ Appreciation, Scoring At The Trop And

    February 10, 2011 at 7:17 am 9 comments

    Bill Chastain has an excellent write-up on Desmond Jennings and his appreciation for African-Americans that came before him in Major League Baseball. “You can’t really explain what the people before me did coming up,” Jennings said. “The opportunity that they’ve given us because of what they’ve done, you can’t really […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss New Turf, Game Times And Jennings Potential

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss New Turf, Game Times And Jennings Potential

    January 28, 2011 at 7:12 am 8 comments

    Yesterday, AstroTurf and the Rays announced that Tropicana Field would be outfitted with AstroTurf for the 2011 season. Of course, we knew this last April when AstroTurf became the official turf of Major League Baseball. And it was confirmed by Marc Topkin (link?) earlier this off-season. The picture at right […]

     
  • Hellickson, Jennings, Moore, Archer Among MLB.com’s Top Prospects

    Hellickson, Jennings, Moore, Archer Among MLB.com’s Top Prospects

    January 26, 2011 at 11:00 am 8 comments

    MLB.com released their list of the top 50 prospects and the list includes four players from the Rays organization… 2. Jeremy Hellickson, SP 11. Desmond Jennings, OF 27. Matt Moore, SP 47. Chris Archer, SP Archer came to the Rays as part of the Matt Garza trade. And while Hellickson […]