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8 Desmond Jennings CF
Height/Weight: 6-2/200 | Birthdate: 10/30/1986 | Birthplace: Birmingham, AL | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Tampa Bay | College: Itawamba CC MS | MLB Experience: 5 | Salary: $501,800 | Owned/Started%: 60/23 | Average Draft Position: 148.68
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Season likely over for Desmond Jennings


by Al Melchior | Data Analyst
(9/7/2014) Rays manager Joe Maddon told the Tampa Bay Times that outfielder Desmond Jennings will probably not play again this season. Jennings has been dealing with a knee injury and last played on Aug. 28.

In 123 games, Jennings has batted .244 with 10 home runs, 64 runs scored and 15 stolen bases.


Desmond Jennings still sidelined Saturday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/6/2014) Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings' knee continues to bother him, and he is still out of the lineup Saturday against the Orioles.

Jennings has been unable to play since Aug. 28 as a result of the injury, and it is not yet clear when he might be able to return. 


Desmond Jennings set to sit again Friday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(9/5/2014) A knee injury continues to prevent Rays center fielder Desmond Jennings from rejoining the lineup, He is out again Friday night against visiting Baltimore.

Jennings has been a no-go since Aug. 28.


Desmond Jennings not improving, misses seventh straight


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/4/2014) Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings was not in the starting lineup for Thursday's game against the Blue Jays, as he continues to deal with a knee injury.

Jennings will miss his seventh game in a row Thursday, and manager Joe Maddon told the Tampa Bay Times Wednesday the knee has not improved. Jennings has felt the same soreness since he was scratched Friday, and the expanded rosters have allowed the team to take his recovery slow.  


Desmond Jennings still out with knee problem


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(9/3/2014) Rays center fielder Desmond Jennings remains out of the lineup Wednesday against Toronto with a knee issue that has kept him sidelined for six games.

Jennings was on a 9-for-28 run before going down.


Desmond Jennings out of lineup for fifth straight


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/2/2014) Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings is out of the starting lineup yet again Tuesday against the Blue Jays, as he continues to deal with a knee injury. Jennings has now been out of the lineup five straight games, as he has not played since Thursday.  

Desmond Jennings not ready to return Monday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/1/2014) Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings was held out of the starting lineup again on Monday against the Red Sox. Jennings is dealing with a knee issue and as a result he has been sidelined for four straight games. He is hitting .244 with 10 homers and 36 RBI over 479 at-bats.

Desmond Jennings misses third straight start


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(8/31/2014) Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings did not make his return to the starting lineup Sunday against the Red Sox, missing a third straight start due to a knee injury. Kevin Kiermaier remained in center field for Tampa Bay.

Desmond Jennings sidelined for second straight by knee injury


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/30/2014) Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings is out of the lineup for the second straight game against the Red Sox Saturday, as he continues to deal with a sore left knee. At this point, he is still considered day to day moving forward. 

Desmond Jennings dealing with left knee soreness


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/29/2014) Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings was a late scratch Friday night against the Red Sox due to left knee soreness, the Tampa Bay Times reports. Jennings is hitting .244 with 10 homers and 36 RBI over 479 at-bats.

Hitters to sit in Week 21


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(8/16/2014) Thinking about starting Stephen Vogt, Lucas Duda, Aaron Hill, Nick Castellanos, J.J. Hardy or Desmond Jennings in Fantasy Week 21 (Aug. 18-24)? You might want to think again.

Find out why in the latest Start and Sit Hitters.


Desmond Jennings gets back at it Friday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/15/2014) Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings is back in the lineup Friday against the Yankees, after missing two games due to a shoulder injury. He suffered the injury Tuesday when he crashed into the outfield wall, but is starting in center field and batting leadoff for Friday's series opener.  

 


Desmond Jennings hoping to play Friday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/14/2014) Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings is hoping to play again Friday, according to the Tampa Bay Times

Jennings is dealing with an injured shoulder. He missed Wednesday's game due to the issue, and was not listed in Thursday's lineup. Jennings is hitting .241/.323/.384 over 427 at-bats. 


Desmond Jennings sitting again Thursday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/14/2014) Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings was not in the starting lineup Thursday against the Rangers.

Jennings hurt his shoulder while making a running catch a few days ago. He missed Wednesday's game due to the injury. Jennings is hitting .241/.323/.384 over 427 at-bats. 


Desmond Jennings may not be available Wednesday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/13/2014) Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings may not be available Wednesday, according to the Tampa Bay Times. 

Jennings is dealing with a sore shoulder after crashing into the wall Tuesday. Manager Joe Maddon said Jennings was "a little sore" and opted to keep him out of the starting lineup. Jennings is hitting .241/.323/.384 over 427 at-bats.


Desmond Jennings slugs 10th home run Friday vs. Cubs


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/8/2014) Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings went 2 for 5 with a solo home run in his team's 4-3, 10-inning victory over the Cubs.

Jennings evened the game at 1-1 with his third-inning home run, his first blast since July 25. He has driven in at least one run in four of his six games this month. Jennings owns a .243/.326/.385 line with 10 home runs, 33 RBI and 14 stolen bases in 408 at-bats.


Desmond Jennings bangs out three hits


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(7/24/2014) Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings went 3 for 5 with a double and two runs scored in Wednesday's 3-0 win over the Cardinals, upping his average to .248/.336/.390. The leadoff batter is up to 52 runs scored and 25 doubles this season.

Hitters to sit in Week 17


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(7/20/2014) If you're planning to start Derek Norris, Michael Morse, Aaron Hill, Nolan Arenado, Brad Miller or Desmond Jennings in Fantasy Week 17 (July 21-27), you might want to read the latest Start and Sit Hitters.

All are considered "sits" for the upcoming scoring period.


Desmond Jennings returns to action Friday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(7/18/2014) Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings was back in the starting lineup Friday.

Jennings dealt with a knee issue prior to the break, but it wasn't expected to be serious. He had planned to return to the lineup Friday, so there's no reason for concern. Jennings is hitting .246/.337/.391 over 338 at-bats.


Desmond Jennings not in lineup


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(7/13/2014) Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings, who fouled a ball off his left knee Friday, remained out of the lineup Sunday. The injury is not believed to be serious, and Jennings indicated he plans to play Friday after the All-Star break.

Desmond Jennings out Saturday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(7/12/2014) Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Blue Jays, after fouling a ball of his left knee Friday.

The extent of the injury is not yet known, so Jennings is considered day to day at this point, with just one game remaining before the All-Star break. 


Desmond Jennings departs after fouling pitch off knee


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7/11/2014) Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings was forced out of Friday's game against the Blue Jays after fouling a ball off his left knee in the second inning, the team announced.

Jennings was replaced by Kevin Kiermaier. Jennings is hitting .246 with eight homers and 24 RBI in 338 at-bats. His status is now up in the air for Saturday against Toronto.

Desmond Jennings goes yard in staying hot against Tigers


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(7/7/2014) Rays center fielder and leadoff hitter Desmond Jennings has been torrid for a week, but he did something Sunday night he had not done during that stretch. He slugged a home run.

His two-run blast in the sixth inning gave Tampa Bay a 7-1 lead. He also doubled and scored in the first to kick off the rout and singled. Jennings is 12 for 28 in his six-game hitting streak with seven runs scored.


Desmond Jennings homers, but OBP bottoms out


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(6/28/2014) Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings not only broke from a mini-slump Saturday in Baltimore, but he also slugged his second homer since May 27.

Jennings blasted a solo shot leading off the game that gave his team the lead to stay. But his on-base percentage of .319 is at its lowest point of the season.


Desmond Jennings grabbing some pine Wednesday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(6/18/2014) Rays center fielder Desmond Jennings is catching a break for the Wednesday game against Baltimore.

Jennings has played in 67 of 72 games for Tampa Bay this year and has been on a roll. He has nine hits in his last seven games.