13. Desmond Jennings

13. Desmond Jennings
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: October 30, 1986 in Birmingham, AL USA
  • Weight: 210 lbs.
  • Height: 6'2"
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: September 01, 2010
  • Final Game: August 02, 2016
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Desmond Jennings played all seven of his seasons in the Majors with the Tampa Bay Rays, first debuting in 2010.

Realistically, Jennings was only a quality player for three seasons.  In 2013, he won the starting Centerfield job for Tampa and would have over 115 Hits in each of those seasons.  Jennings was an above-average Centerfielder on the defensive side, though he was a light hitter, whose career Slash Line of .245/.322/.393 was not the most impressive.  He would deal with injuries in 2015 and be released a year later.

Again, when you have a team this young, a three-year starter can finish high on a list like this.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Outfield
  • Acquired: Selected in the 10th Round of the Amateur Draft 6/6/06.
  • Departed: Released 8/26/16.
  • Games Played: 567
  • Notable Statistics: 311 Runs
    508 Hits
    99 Doubles
    22 Triples
    55 Home Runs
    191 Runs Batted In
    95 Stolen Bases
    .245/.322/.393 Slash Line
    13.5 bWAR
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