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Jerry Sands | Outfielder

Team: Cleveland Indians
Age / DOB:  (27) / 9/28/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 225
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Indians OF prospect Jerry Sands clubbed a home run Sunday in a win for Triple-A Columbus.
It was his fourth blast in seven games. He's plated seven runs over that span. 19 of Sands' 42 hits have gone for extra bases. Sands has played 10 games with the Indians this year, hitting .375 with six RBI in 24 at-bats. The 27-year-old could get another chance in Cleveland later this season. Jul 6 - 2:48 PM

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Indians sent OF Jerry Sands outright to Triple-A Columbus.

Sands was designated for assignment by the club earlier in the week and had the opportunity to explore other options if he chose, but opted to accept the assignment. He will rejoin Columbus within the next two days.
Jun 6 - 1:35 PM

Indians designated OF Jerry Sands for assignment.

It's the second time this month that he's been removed from the 40-man roster. Sands accepted a Triple-A assignment last time but might not do it this time around, assuming he clears waivers.
May 31 - 12:36 PM

Jerry Sands hit a two-run homer and walked in his two plate appearances before being removed for a pinch-hitter Saturday.

Sands might be worth a major league roster spot, but the Indians only have room for him because Carlos Santana in on paternity leave for a few days. The homer was his seventh in 267 major league at-bats (most of which came way back in 2011).
May 31 - 2:56 AM

Indians purchased the contract of OF Jerry Sands from Triple-A Columbus.

Sands was called back up from Triple-A with Carlos Santana going on the paternity leave list. The 27-year-old went 8-for-23 (.348) with two doubles and four RBI over nine games with the Indians earlier this season. He'll provide some bench depth over the next couple of days.
May 28 - 5:51 PM

Jerry Sands has accepted his assignment to Triple-A Columbus.

Sands cleared waivers after being designated for assignment by the Indians last week. The 27-year-old will continue to provide outfield depth in the minors.
May 5 - 10:14 AM

Indians sent OF Jerry Sands outright to Triple-A Columbus.

He cleared waivers after being designated for assignment and will remain in the organization. Sands will provide outfield depth in the minors.
May 3 - 3:55 PM

Indians designated OF Jerry Sands for assignment.

Sands batted .348/.400/.435 over nine games for the Tribe, but that wasn't enough to stick around. Reliever Ryan Webb took his spot on the roster.
Apr 29 - 1:18 PM

Jerry Sands went 3-for-4 with four RBI in the Indians' loss to the Tigers on Saturday afternoon.

Sands struck out looking in his first at-bat, but he singled in the fifth and then smacked two-run doubles in the sixth and eighth innings. The crowd in Cleveland was chanting "Jer-ry, Jer-ry" when he made it to second base on his eighth-inning double. But the home team eventually fell 9-6 to the visiting Tigers.
Apr 11 - 8:42 PM

Indians purchased the contract of OF Jerry Sands from Triple-A Columbus.

He'll give the club some depth in the outfield with Michael Brantley (back) banged up. Sands is a .240/.317/.372 career hitter in 273 plate appearances at the major league level.
Apr 10 - 10:58 AM

Nick Camino of WTAM 1100 reports that the Indians are expected to call up Jerry Sands on Friday.

He's not sure about the corresponding move yet, but fantasy owners should keep a close eye on this because it could mean Michael Brantley (back) is headed for the disabled list. The Tribe might also be bringing up Sands for some extra protection in the outfield because Brantley needs another day or two. We'll find out later Friday.
Apr 10 - 8:58 AM

Indians signed OF Jerry Sands to a minor league contract.

Sands elected free agency in early November after the Rays outrighted him off their 40-man roster. The 27-year-old outfielder is a .240/.317/.372 career hitter in 273 plate appearances at the major league level.
Mon, Dec 15, 2014 02:13:00 PM

Jerry Sands has elected free agency.

Sands had been removed from the Rays' 40-man roster, and he's decided to look for a job elsewhere. The outfielder had left wrist surgery in July but should be ready to go for spring training.
Sun, Nov 9, 2014 03:45:00 PM

Rays sent OF Jerry Sands outright to Triple-A Durham.

Sands had been designated for assignment on Monday, and he cleared waivers. Sands batted .190/.227/.333 in 12 games with the Rays in 2014, and he'll serve as minor league depth going forward.
Wed, Nov 5, 2014 10:21:00 PM

Rays activated OF Jerry Sands from the 60-day disabled list; designated him for assignment.

Sands hit just .190/.227/.333 in 12 games for the Rays before having his season end in July due to left wrist surgery. The 27-year-old used to be a decent prospect but hasn't done much in his chances at the major league level.
Mon, Nov 3, 2014 01:37:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yan Gomes
2Roberto Perez
1B1Carlos Santana
2B1Jason Kipnis
SS1Francisco Lindor
2Mike Aviles
3B1Giovanny Urshela
LF1Michael Brantley
2Ryan Raburn
CF1Michael Bourn
2Tyler Holt
RF1Nick Swisher
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Corey Kluber
2Carlos Carrasco
3Trevor Bauer
4Danny Salazar
5Cody Anderson
6Gavin Floyd
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Cody Allen
2Bryan Shaw
3Marc Rzepczynski
4Austin Adams
5Zach McAllister
6Ryan Webb
7Josh Tomlin
8Nick Hagadone
9Jeff Manship
10Michael Roth