Jerry Sands #19 - 1B/OF

Tampa Bay

  • Age: 26
  • DOB: 1987/09/28
  • POB: Middletown, NY
  • Height: 6-4 Weight: 220lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 2
  • Drafted by LA Dodgers in 2008 (25th round).
  • Current Status: Left wrist injury, 60-day DL, 60-day DL
Year to date122114001406000.190.227.333.560
On Pace213727002701100-.190.227.333.560

Scouting Report

AssetsHas good power and the ability to knock in plenty of runs. Can play either first base or a corner outfield position, which adds to his value.
FlawsNeeds to make more consistent contact, since he has a propensity to strike out at a fairly high rate. Isn't great defensively at any position.
Career potentialVersatile run producer with a little upside.

Honours and Awards

2012Pacific Coast League (AAA) - All-Star Team
2009Pioneer League (R) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/08/20Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (left wrist injury).
2014/06/23Left wrist injury, 15-day DL.
2014/06/01Contract purchased from Durham (AAA).
2014/03/20Assigned by the Tampa Bay Rays to their minor league camp.
2014/01/09Outrighted to Durham (AAA).
2014/01/07Designated for assignment by the Tampa Bay Rays.
2013/12/23Claimed off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2013/12/13Designated for assignment by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2013/03/13Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA).
2013/03/01Re-signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a one-year contract.
2012/12/26Acquired from the Boston Red Sox.
2012/08/25Acquired from the Los Angeles Dodgers.
2012/08/09Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA).
2012/08/06Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA).
2012/05/29Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA).
2012/05/15Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA).
2012/03/27Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA).
2011/09/06Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA).
2011/06/09Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA).
2011/04/18Contract purchased from Albuquerque (AAA).
2011/03/18Assigned by the Los Angeles Dodgers to their minor league camp.


2013/12/23Claimed by the Tampa Bay Rays off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2012/12/26Boston Red Sox traded Jerry Sands, Stolmy Pimentel, Mark Melancon and Ivan De Jesus to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Joel Hanrahan and Brock Holt.
2012/10/04Boston Red Sox traded Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett, Carl Crawford, Nick Punto and cash considerations to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Ivan DeJesus, Allan Webster, James Loney and two players to be named (Rubby De La Rosa and Jerry Sands). (August 25, 2012)
2008/06/05Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 25th round (757th overall) in 2008.

Career Stats

2014Tampa BayAL122114001406000.190.227.333.560
2013GCL PiratesR41144002324000.364.462.9091.371
2012LA DodgersNL92324200119000.
2011LA DodgersNL6119820501504262551330.253.338.389.727
2010Great LakesA69243488116318464061142-.333.432.6461.078
2009Great LakesA321042227725191532103.260.361.510.871
2008GCL DodgersR4614629304010332943501.205.346.438.784


GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage

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