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Jerry Sands

27-Year-Old Outfielder – Cleveland Indians

2015 Stats

AVG

.230

HR

2

RBI

14

R

7

SB

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Sands has spent time with four organizations, but has seen just 46 plate appearances in the big leagues since the end of the 2011 season. Meanwhile, he has accumulated over 1,500 plate appearances in ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 225   DOB: 9/28/1987   BORN: Middletown, NY   COLLEGE: Catawba   DRAFTED: 25th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Jerry Sands Contract Information:

Signed minor league contract with spring training invite in December 2014.

August 31, 2015  –  Jerry Sands News

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Jerry Sands Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2008 20 R GCL 46 180 146 29 30 14 4 0 10 33 5 0 29 43 0 5 0 .205 .346 .438 .784
2009 21 R OGD 41 185 163 41 57 25 9 2 14 39 0 1 22 28 0 0 0 .350 .427 .687 1.114
2009 21 A GRE 32 121 104 22 27 14 7 2 5 19 1 0 15 32 1 1 0 .260 .361 .510 .871
2010 22 A GRE 69 287 243 48 81 37 16 3 18 46 14 2 40 61 0 1 3 .333 .432 .646 1.078
2010 22 AA CHA 68 303 259 54 70 31 12 2 17 47 4 0 33 62 0 5 6 .270 .360 .529 .889
2011 23 AAA ALB 94 418 370 78 103 53 21 3 29 88 3 1 38 86 0 7 3 .278 .344 .586 .930
2011 23 MAJ LAD 61 227 198 20 50 19 15 0 4 26 3 3 25 51 2 1 1 .253 .338 .389 .727
2012 24 AAA ALB 119 522 452 84 134 47 17 4 26 107 1 0 59 106 0 8 3 .296 .375 .524 .899
2012 24 MAJ LAD 9 24 23 2 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 9 0 0 0 .174 .208 .261 .469
2013 25 R GUL 4 13 11 4 4 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 .364 .462 .909 1.371
2013 25 AAA IND 106 397 343 37 71 26 17 2 7 34 0 1 50 105 1 1 2 .207 .311 .329 .640
2014 26 AAA DUR 54 219 190 32 51 21 12 0 9 36 1 0 26 53 0 3 0 .268 .352 .474 .826
2014 26 MAJ TB 12 22 21 1 4 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 6 0 0 1 .190 .227 .333 .560
2015 27 AAA COL 66 276 223 41 64 27 12 1 14 46 1 2 45 40 0 4 4 .287 .409 .538 .947
2015 27 MAJ CLE 34 95 87 7 20 6 4 0 2 14 0 0 7 28 0 1 0 .230 .284 .345 .629
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3-Year Averages     10 22 22 1 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 .182 .182 .227 .409

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Jerry Sands Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sep. 1 @Tor 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .284 .345 .629
Aug. 31 @Tor 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .287 .349 .636
Aug. 30 LAA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .286 .349 .635
Aug. 29 LAA Did not play.
Aug. 28 LAA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .289 .354 .643
Aug. 26 Mil 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .295 .363 .658
Aug. 25 Mil 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .274 .359 .633
Aug. 24 @ChC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .277 .364 .641
Aug. 23 @NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .288 .378 .666
Aug. 22 @NYY Did not play.
Aug. 21 @NYY 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .303 .400 .703
Aug. 20 @NYY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .297 .382 .679
Aug. 19 @Bos 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .301 .388 .689
Aug. 18 @Bos 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .292 .388 .680
Aug. 17 @Bos 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .290 .391 .681
Aug. 16 @Min 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .308 .417 .725
Aug. 15 @Min 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .286 .379 .665
Aug. 14 @Min Did not play.
Aug. 13 NYY Did not play.
Aug. 12 NYY 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .290 .386 .676
Aug. 11 NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .293 .396 .689
Aug. 9 Min 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .309 .420 .729
Aug. 8 Min 3 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .314 .435 .749
Aug. 7 Min 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .313 .372 .685
Aug. 5 @LAA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .349 .421 .770
Aug. 4 @LAA 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .314 .375 .457 .832
Aug. 3 @LAA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .400 .500 .900
Aug. 2 @Oak 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .370 .419 .556 .975
Aug. 1 @Oak Did not play.
Jul. 31 @Oak Did not play.
Last 7 Days 10 1 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .333 .200 .533
Last 14 Days 23 2 4 1 0 0 2 3 5 0 0 0 1 0 .174 .259 .217 .476
Last 30 Days 63 4 11 2 0 1 8 4 22 0 0 0 1 0 .175 .221 .254 .475

Jerry Sands: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 5 27 4 24 1
2014 7
2012 1 7 6 1
2011 6 57 41 1 22

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Jerry Sands: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 14 25

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Jerry Sands Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015463170.283.435.747
2014111120.091.364.455

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015374160.162.243.499
2014100020.300.300.664

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015445180.250.364.646
2014141130.214.429.695

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015392150.205.333.622
201470010.143.143.286
Jerry Sands Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2008 20 R GCL 180 146 16.1% 23.9% 0.67 71% .215 .233
2009 21 R OGD 185 163 11.9% 15.1% 0.79 83% .355 .337
2009 21 A GRE 121 104 12.4% 26.4% 0.47 69% .328 .250
2010 22 A GRE 287 243 13.9% 21.3% 0.66 75% .384 .313
2010 22 AA CHA 303 259 10.9% 20.5% 0.53 76% .294 .259
2011 23 AAA ALB 418 370 9.1% 20.6% 0.44 77% .290 .308
2011 23 MAJ LAD 227 198 11% 22.5% 0.49 74% .322 .136
2012 24 AAA ALB 522 452 11.3% 20.3% 0.56 77% .338 .228
2012 24 MAJ LAD 24 23 4.2% 37.5% 0.11 61% .286 .087
2013 25 R GUL 13 11 15.4% 30.8% 0.50 64% .400 .545
2013 25 AAA IND 397 343 12.6% 26.4% 0.48 69% .277 .122
2014 26 AAA DUR 219 190 11.9% 24.2% 0.49 72% .328 .206
2014 26 MAJ TB 22 21 0% 27.3% 0.00 71% .214 .143
2015 27 AAA COL 276 223 16.3% 14.5% 1.13 82% .296 .251
2015 27 MAJ CLE 95 87 7.4% 29.5% 0.25 68% .316 .115
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3-Year Averages     22 22 0% 31.8% 0.00 68% .267 .045

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2015 Stat Review for Jerry Sands    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.230 AVG
POOR
68% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.316 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.345 SLG
POOR
.115 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.25 BB/K
POOR
7.4% BB Rate
AVERAGE
29.5% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.629 OPS
TERRIBLE
.284 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Jerry Sands: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Sands is out of the lineup Friday for the second straight day, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

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Sands will receive the start in right field and bat seventh in the order during Sunday's game against the Twins, MLB.com's Jordan Bastian reports.

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Sands went 1-for-4 and belted his second career grand slam Saturday in a 17-4 win over the Twins.

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Sands was promoted from Triple-A Columbus on Friday, Paul Hoynes of Northeast Ohio Media Group reports.

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Sands cleared waivers and was assigned to Triple-A Columbus on Saturday.

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Sands socked his first homer of the year -- a two-run shot -- and drew a walk in two plate appearances Saturday in Seattle.

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Sands was recalled from Triple-A Columbus on Friday, Paul Hoynes of The Plain Dealer reports.

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Sands has accepted his assignment to Triple-A Columbus.

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Sands cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Columbus, Ryan Lewis of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

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Sands was designated for assignment by the Indians on Wednesday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2013

Sands was the player to be named later in the package Los Angeles sent to Boston as part of the Adrian Gonzalez deal, but then was traded from Boston to Pittsburgh in the offseason. He is a power-hitting outfield prospect, who started poorly with the Dodgers last season, was demoted to Triple-A where the struggles continued, and did not recover until the second half of the season. However, he finished strong and hit an impressive .296/.375/.524 with 26 homers and 107 RBI for Triple-A Albuquerque. The Pacific Coast League is batter-friendly, however, and a 59:106 BB:K ratio suggests that there's still work to be done. That said, the right-handed batter hit lefties and righties nearly equally well (.910/.895 OPS). He'll battle for a roster spot at first base and right field with the Pirates in spring training. He offers significant power potential if he can find regular playing time.

2012

Sands has bashed 64 minor league home runs the past two seasons, but after a so-so .253/.338/.389 in 198 big league at-bats last year, he's far from guaranteed a regular spot in the lineup. With the Dodgers out of the race, Sands hit .342/.415/.493 last September, so he has a legitimate chance at 500-plus at-bats in 2012. Consider him a solid sleeper, although he's technically behind James Loney on the depth chart at first base heading into spring training.

2011

We saw hints of a 2009 breakout, but 2010 proved to be Sands' coming-out party as a top prospect. The former 25th-round pick batted a combined .301/.395/.586 between Low-A and Double-A (he skipped High-A entirely) with 35 home runs and 18 stolen bases. Sands has played first base and the outfield in the last couple seasons and was reportedly taking groundballs at third base in the Arizona Fall League, so he's far from settled in terms of a future defensive position. Still, if Sands can continue at this pace in Triple-A this season, the Dodgers will find a spot for him.