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AROUND THE FARM: MAY 17, 2015 (5.18.15)

11 Jun

Cult hero Jerry Sands is doing his best to make the magic last while down in Columbus.

Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Cleveland prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game.

SCOREBOARD

R H E R H E
Columbus 4 6 0 Akron 11 13 0
Pawtucket 1 6 1 Altoona 1 7 1
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R H E R H E
Wilmington 2 5 3 Dayton 5 11 0
Lynchburg 7 12 0 Lake County 4 7 3
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HIGHLIGHTS

Jerry Sands (RF, Columbus): 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 2 BB. Sands’ 15 minutes of Cleveland fame from earlier this season were supposed to be up after he was designated for assignment, but after hitting his fourth home run in just 13 Triple-A games, the outfielder may still have something to offer the big league club. There currently is not room for Sands on the active roster, but he is hitting the ball hard in Columbus (.231 isolated power) and would have even better raw numbers if not for a .200 BABIP. The balance of probability is against Sands being this good after the track record he built over the years, but at the very least, the 27-year-old is opening the door to the possibility he can contribute off the bench in the majors going forward. Read More…

From Indians Baseball Insider, May 18, 2015

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