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Dan Jennings | Relief Pitcher | #43

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (30) / 4/17/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 210
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: Nebraska
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 9 (0) / MIA
Contract: view contract details
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Rays acquired LHP Dan Jennings from the White Sox for 1B Casey Gillaspie.
Yet another White Sox reliever out the door. Jennings had registered a 3.45 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, and 38/19 K/BB ratio in 44 1/3 innings this season for Chicago and will now slide into a left-handed setup role with Tampa Bay. The 30-year-old southpaw is under contractual control through 2019. Jul 27 - 10:56 AM

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White Sox and LHP Dan Jennings avoid arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.4 million contract.

He made $810,000 last year and gets a nice bump in his second year of arbitration eligibility. The 29-year-old lefthander comes off an excellent season in which he put up a 2.08 ERA in 60 2/3 innings. He has a 2.74 career ERA in 233 games. Despite his effectiveness he has tallied only one save and 20 holds spread over five seasons.
Jan 12 - 7:39 PM

White Sox and LHP Dan Jennings avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $810,000 contract.

It's his first year of salary arbitration, and he carries three more after this as a Super 2. The left-hander boasts a 2.99 ERA in 156 1/3 career major league innings, though his peripherals have never been great.
Thu, Jan 14, 2016 01:23:00 PM

White Sox activated LHP Dan Jennings from the 15-day disabled list.

Jennings missed nearly a month with a neck injury. He holds a disappointing 7.83 ERA over 22 appearances this season for the White Sox.
Wed, Jul 1, 2015 11:49:00 AM

Dan Jennings (neck) is set to begin a minor league rehab assignment Monday with Triple-A Charlotte.

Jennings should be cleared to return to the White Sox bullpen after two or three appearances on the farm. He's been out since June 5 because of neck inflammation.
Mon, Jun 22, 2015 01:44:00 PM

White Sox placed LHP Dan Jennings on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 5, with neck inflammation.

It's not clear how long he's been bothered by the ailment, but Jennings has really struggled of late with five runs allowed over his last three appearances. Junior Guerra has taken his spot in the bullpen.
Sun, Jun 7, 2015 11:05:00 AM

White Sox acquired LHP Dan Jennings from the Marlins for RHP Andre Rienzo.

Jennings posted a spectacular 1.34 ERA in 40 1/3 innings this past season for the Marlins. It's another nice addition to the quickly-improving White Sox bullpen.
Thu, Dec 11, 2014 12:17:00 PM

Marlins activated LHP Dan Jennings from the 7-day disabled list.

Jennings missed three weeks with a concussion. The left-hander returns Monday to a shiny 1.03 ERA.
Mon, Sep 1, 2014 10:48:00 AM

Dan Jennings (concussion) began a rehab assignment with the Gulf Coast League Marlins on Tuesday.

He threw a scoreless inning in his first appearance. Miraculously, Jennings didn't experience a serious injury after being hit in the head by a line drive a couple weeks ago. The Marlins might hold him out until rosters expand, but it appears that he'll be fine.
Wed, Aug 20, 2014 08:39:00 AM

Dan Jennings (concussion) said Thursday that he's not experiencing any concussion symptoms.

He rode the stationary bike without incident on Wednesday and planned to run on the treadmill Thursday. Jennings has also not demonstrated sensitivity to noise or light. "I feel pretty normal, which all things considered is a shock, a surprise and a relief," Jennings said. "I feel like I can function and do everything I could do before. That's an absolute relief." Jennings expects to be activated next month.
Thu, Aug 14, 2014 06:12:00 PM

Marlins placed LHP Dan Jennings on the 7-day concussion disabled list.

Jennings is doing about as good as could possibly be expected after taking a liner off the head Thursday, but he still has a concussion and will miss some time. A CT scan on Jennings' head came back negative.
Fri, Aug 8, 2014 03:56:00 PM

A CT scan on Dan Jennings' head came back negative.

Great news. Not surprisingly, he has been diagnosed with a concussion and will remain in the hospital overnight for observation. Jennings will undoubtedly be placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list prior to Friday's game.
Thu, Aug 7, 2014 11:32:00 PM

Dan Jennings (head) has been taken to a Pittsburgh hospital to be evaluated further.

Jennings had to be carted off after being struck in the left side of his head with a line drive Thursday. He was dazed and likely concussed, but more will be known after the hospital visit.
Thu, Aug 7, 2014 10:19:00 PM

Dan Jennings left Thursday's game against the Pirates after a Jordy Mercer line drive caught him in the head.

It was a scary situation in Pittsburgh, as Jennings slumped to the ground as the ball ricocheted off his head before being caught by shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria. He arose briefly before stumbling and needing to be assisted by catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia. The good news is that while Jennings was certainly dazed, he never lost consciousness and saluted the crowd as he was carted off the field. The Marlins will perform concussion tests, and Jennings is almost surely headed to the disabled list.
Thu, Aug 7, 2014 09:33:00 PM

Marlins recalled LHP Dan Jennings from Triple-A New Orleans.

Jennings didn't even had time to unpack his bag, as he returns a day after being optioned due to the Henderson Alvarez (shoulder) injury. He holds a 1.15 ERA over 35 relief appearances for the Marlins this season.
Fri, Aug 1, 2014 05:27:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Wilson Ramos
2Jesus Sucre
1B1Logan Morrison
2B1Brad Miller
2Daniel Robertson
SS1Adeiny Hechavarria
2Matt Duffy
3B1Evan Longoria
2Trevor Plouffe
LF1Corey Dickerson
2Colby Rasmus
CF1Kevin Kiermaier
2Mallex Smith
3Peter Bourjos
RF1Steven Souza
DH1Lucas Duda
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Archer
2Alex Cobb
3Jake Odorizzi
4Matt Andriese
5Jacob Faria
6Austin Pruitt
7Blake Snell
8Nathan Eovaldi
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Alex Colome
2Brad Boxberger
3Dan Jennings
4Xavier Cedeno
5Tommy Hunter
6Steve Cishek
7Kevin Gadea
8Sergio Romo
9Jose Alvarado
10Shawn Tolleson