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Desmond Jennings Is A Beast

Since being called up to the majors in an odd, trade-rumor-inducing series of events on Friday night, Desmond Jennings has torn apart the majors. Sure, it's only been two games, but Jennings has gone 2-3 in both of them, walked twice, stolen two bases, and hit three extra base hits.

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I know this is only a two game sample -- and thus, it's meaningless in terms of projecting the future -- but these past few days have given Jennings arguably the best entrance to the majors for any position player in Rays history. Check it out:

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Evan Longoria: 2-6, two walks, no extra base hits
B.J. Upton: 1-6, one walk, no extra base hits
Rocco Baldelli: 4-13, no walks, one double
Carl Crawford: 2-7, no walks, no extra base hits, one stolen base
Desmond Jennings: 4-6, two walks, two hit-by-pitches, three extra base hits, two stolen bases

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Desmond Jennings, destroyer of worlds.

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Picture courtesy of the multi-talented Dirk Hayhurst.

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Photographs by cstreet.us, thelastminute, turtlemom nancy , fesek, kthypryn, justinwright, sue_elias, pointnshoot, and scrapstothefuture used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.