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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 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

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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

Rays transferred OF Jerry Sands from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for the return of Wil Myers. Sands is out for the season following left wrist surgery.
Wed, Aug 20, 2014 03:20:00 PM

Jerry Sands needs season-ending surgery on his left wrist.

Sands simply wasn't recovering as hoped and it turns out he needs to get cut open. The outfielder picked up just four hits in 21 at-bats for the Rays this season.
Fri, Jul 11, 2014 04:14:00 PM

Jerry Sands (wrist) ran the bases on Tuesday.

Sands is a little over two weeks removed from straining his left wrist and is finally ready to do some baseball activities. There's no timetable for him to swing a bat, which obviously will be the biggest step for him.
Wed, Jul 9, 2014 09:38:00 AM

Rays placed OF Jerry Sands on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left wrist.

Sands has picked up just four hits in 21 at-bats since his promotion earlier this month. The Rays will announce a corresponding move prior to Tuesday's contest.
Mon, Jun 23, 2014 10:55:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yan Gomes
2Roberto Perez
1B1Carlos Santana
2B1Jason Kipnis
SS1Jose Ramirez
3B1Lonnie Chisenhall
2Mike Aviles
LF1Michael Brantley
2Ryan Raburn
CF1Michael Bourn
RF1Nick Swisher
2Jerry Sands
DH1Brandon Moss
2David Murphy
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Corey Kluber
2Carlos Carrasco
3Trevor Bauer
4Danny Salazar
5Shaun Marcum
6Gavin Floyd
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Cody Allen
2Bryan Shaw
3Marc Rzepczynski
4Scott Atchison
5Nick Hagadone
6Zach McAllister
7Ryan Webb
8Josh Tomlin
9Austin Adams