Desmond Jennings (CF)
Jennings hits fist home run of the spring against the Yankees.
Fantasy Impact: Desmond Jennings has been hot this spring batting .500 in a Tampa Bay line up that is not expected to compete. Now that Wil Myers has been traded, Jennings is a clear fantasy leader for the Rays with an average of 503 at-bats per season over the last three years. Last year his production took a dip, but there is no reason to believe he shouldn't bounce back as he is playing in his prime. Look to Jennings as a solid fourth OF option or waiver wire pick up with steals potential and solid run production.
Category: Game Recaps
Rays OF Desmond Jennings collected 2 hits and a stolen base against the Yankees in Monday's spring game.
Fantasy Impact: Jennings has looked good so far this spring and could be a nice sleeper in fantasy leagues. Manager Kevin Cash has stated he will likely bat in the middle of the lineup, which could be more RBI's. If healthy, his SB totals could rise as well.
Category: , Game Recaps
Wed, Feb 4th 10:43am EST
By Kerry Thomas
The Rays' Desmond Jennings reports in recent off season workouts at the Trop that his lingering left knee issue last year has fully healed. (Source: Marc Topkin, Tampa Bay Times)
Fantasy Impact: Jennings offense last season produced career lows, with a stat line of .244/10/15. A healthly Jennings should see his totals increase to 15 HR and 20-25 SB. While not a top OF option in most drafts, he could be a solid second tier OF.