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Desmond Jennings

Desmond Delane Jennings (twitter: @d_jennings8)

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: October 30, 1986 in Birmingham, AL
High School: Pinson Valley HS (Pinson, AL)
School: Itawamba Community College (Fulton, MS)
Drafted
by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 10th round of the 2006 amateur draft.
Signed June 10, 2006. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 1, 2010 (Age 23)   vs. TOR 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Team: Rays 2010-2014
2014 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible, 1 yr/$517k (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 2.101, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2018 [*], Agents: Boras Corporation [*]
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Career Home Runs

Desmond Jennings: 38 Career Home Runs

6 leading off, 1 walk-off, 1 tying, 18 go ahead
1 Tm
TBR38
 
vs RHP30
vs LHP8
 
Away20
Home18
 
Leverage
High Lev7
Medium Lev16
Low Lev15
14 Opps
TOR9
BAL6
BOS5
NYY3
MIN2
OAK2
LAA2
HOU2
DET2
KCR1
COL1
TEX1
CLE1
CHW1
31 Pitchers
Brandon Morrow4
Miguel Gonzalez3
Henderson Alvarez2
Justin Verlander2
Esmil Rogers1
Rich Harden1
Josh Fields1
Brandon McCarthy1
Ryan Dempster1
Jose De La Torre1
Hector Santiago1
Scott Diamond1
Jeremy Guthrie1
Jake Peavy1
Francisco Liriano1
Ricky Romero1
Ramon Ortiz1
Phil Hughes1
Mark Lowe1
Freddy Garcia1
12 Parks
TropicanaFld18
SkyDome6
Camden Yards3
Fenway Pk2
Yankee Stad32
NetworkAssoc1
US Cellular1
TargetFld1
Angel Stad1
Coors Fld1
KauffmanStad1
MinuteMaidPk1
Where Hit
725
787
83
892
91
General field locations when available.
 
 
Pitches
19
36
26
56
65
45
7+1
Pitches in PA when available.
Game Totals
1·HR gms32
2·HR gms3
Gms w/ this # = 0 are not shown.
 
OrderPos
1st32
7th2
2nd2
6th2
Outs
019
112
27
 
DefPos
LF22
CF16
Bases
---29
1--5
--33
12-1
 
48 RBI
RISP4
0 on29
1 on8
2 on1
Any on9
Inning
17
22
36
43
59
67
72
Extra2
 
1-315
4-619
7-end4
RelScore
+4..2
+34
+23
+15
Tied14
-15
-22
-31
-4..2
 
Ahead14
Tied14
Behind10
Before event, for batter
Count
0-09
1-15
3-24
1-24
2-24
1-03
2-13
0-13
3-12
2-01

Play By Play

View Pitches · WE and WPA Explanation
2011 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB Pit(cnt) RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
1 1 1 1 2011-07-28 TBR @ OAK Rich Harden behind 0-5 t 6 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  2 1 7 0.063 11% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Rodriguez Scores
2 2 2 1 2011-08-02 TBR TOR Ricky Romero behind 0-2 b 6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  1 1 7 0.140 38% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
3 3 3 1 2011-08-04 TBR TOR Jon Rauch behind 3-4 b 10 0 --- 2,(0-1)  1 1 7 0.442 63% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
4 4 4 1 2011-08-13 TBR @ NYY Phil Hughes behind 0-7 t 6 0 --- 5,(2-2)  1 1 7 0.013 3% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
5 5 5 1 2011-08-16 (2) TBR @ BOS Erik Bedard ahead 2-1 t 5 2 --- 1,(0-0)  1 1 7 0.123 72% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
6 6 6 1 2011-08-26 TBR @ TOR Henderson Alvarez behind 0-1 t 3 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  2 1 7 0.215 57% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Jaso Scores
7 7 7 1 2011-08-28 TBR @ TOR Brandon Morrow tied 0-0 t 1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  1 1 7 0.096 60% Lead-Off Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
8 8 8 2 2011-08-28 TBR @ TOR Brandon Morrow ahead 4-0 t 2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  1 1 7 0.054 88% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
9 9 9 1 2011-09-07 TBR TEX Mark Lowe tied 4-4 b 10 0 --- 1,(0-0)  1 1 7 0.370 100% Walk-Off Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
10 10 10 1 2011-09-21 (1) TBR @ NYY Hector Noesi behind 0-1 t 3 1 --3 4,(2-1)  2 1 7 0.148 59% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Johnson Scores
2012 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB Pit(cnt) RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
11 11 1 1 2012-04-19 TBR @ TOR Henderson Alvarez tied 3-3 t 5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  1 1 8 0.146 62% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
12 12 2 1 2012-04-22 TBR MIN Francisco Liriano ahead 3-0 b 5 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  2 1 7 0.069 96% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Johnson Scores
13 13 3 1 2012-04-24 TBR LAA Ervin Santana tied 0-0 b 1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  1 1 7 0.103 65% Lead-Off Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
14 14 4 1 2012-06-29 TBR DET Justin Verlander ahead 1-0 b 3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  1 1 7 0.100 77% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
15 15 5 2 2012-06-29 TBR DET Justin Verlander ahead 3-1 b 5 1 --- 5,(3-1)  1 1 7 0.076 88% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF)
16 16 6 1 2012-07-16 TBR CLE Esmil Rogers behind 1-3 b 7 0 --- 1,(0-0)  1 7 7 0.145 35% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
17 17 7 1 2012-07-25 TBR @ BAL Miguel Gonzalez tied 0-0 t 1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  1 1 7 0.098 60% Lead-Off Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
18 18 8 1 2012-08-03 TBR BAL Tommy Hunter ahead 1-0 b 6 0 --- 6,(2-2)  1 1 7 0.106 85% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
19 19 9 1 2012-08-12 TBR @ MIN Scott Diamond tied 0-0 t 1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  1 1 7 0.100 60% Lead-Off Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
20 20 10 1 2012-08-25 TBR OAK Brandon McCarthy behind 1-4 b 5 1 --- 3,(1-1)  1 1 7 0.091 24% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
21 21 11 1 2012-08-31 TBR @ TOR Brandon Morrow tied 0-0 t 3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  1 1 7 0.113 61% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
22 22 12 1 2012-09-04 TBR NYY Freddy Garcia ahead 3-2 b 5 0 --- 7,(3-2)  1 1 7 0.107 82% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
23 23 13 1 2012-09-22 TBR TOR Brandon Morrow ahead 4-2 b 4 1 --- 2,(1-0)  1 1 7 0.079 86% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
2013 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB Pit(cnt) RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
24 24 1 1 2013-04-16 TBR @ BAL Jake Arrieta tied 0-0 t 1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  1 1 8 0.097 60% Lead-Off Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
25 25 2 1 2013-04-18 TBR @ BAL Miguel Gonzalez tied 0-0 t 1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  1 1 8 0.097 60% Lead-Off Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
26 26 3 1 2013-04-27 TBR @ CHW Hector Santiago ahead 4-1 t 6 1 --- 3,(1-1)  1 1 8 0.060 91% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
27 27 4 1 2013-05-03 TBR @ COL Jeff Francis behind 2-3 t 5 1 --3 5,(3-1)  2 1 8 0.189 61% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Lobaton Scores
28 28 5 1 2013-05-21 TBR @ TOR Ramon Ortiz ahead 2-0 t 3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  1 1 8 0.083 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
29 29 6 1 2013-06-07 TBR BAL Jason Hammel behind 0-1 b 7 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  2 6 8 0.373 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Loney Scores
30 30 7 1 2013-06-11 TBR BOS Jon Lester tied 1-1 b 2 2 --- 4,(2-1)  1 1 8 0.118 63% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
31 31 8 2 2013-06-11 TBR BOS Jose De La Torre ahead 7-3 b 5 2 --- 6,(3-2)  1 1 8 0.031 96% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
32 32 9 1 2013-06-19 TBR @ BOS Ryan Dempster tied 0-0 t 1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  1 2 8 0.101 58% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
33 33 10 1 2013-07-02 TBR @ HOU Josh Fields ahead 3-0 t 6 1 --3 5,(2-2)  2 1 8 0.056 95% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Molina Scores
34 34 11 1 2013-07-14 TBR HOU Paul Clemens ahead 3-0 b 6 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  2 1 8 0.062 97% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Johnson Scores
35 35 12 1 2013-09-03 TBR @ LAA Jason Vargas tied 1-1 t 3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  1 1 8 0.122 62% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
36 36 13 1 2013-09-12 TBR BOS Jake Peavy ahead 2-1 b 4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  1 7 8 0.114 77% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF)
37 37 14 1 2013-09-21 TBR BAL Miguel Gonzalez tied 0-0 b 5 1 12- 6,(3-2)  3 2 8 0.272 89% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Molina Scores; Escobar Scores
2014 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB Pit(cnt) RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
38 38 1 1 2014-04-09 TBR @ KCR Jeremy Guthrie tied 0-0 t 4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  1 6 8 0.126 63% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)

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