Baseball

Sands Homers In Dodger Spring Training Game

GOODYEAR, AZ -- Former Catawba baseball standout Jerry Sands is one of several non-roster players invited to the L.A. Dodger major league spring training camp.  Sands made the most of his opportunity on Tuesday, hitting a homer for the lone Dodger run in a 2-1 loss to Cleveland.

Sands launched his home run off Cleveland pitching prospect Kelvin De La Cruz in the seventh inning that tied the game at 1-1. 

"He's impressive, and I like what I've seen of him," Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said of Sands.  "He just has to go out and play, like everyone else.  For a big guy, he also runs good and is good defensively."

Below is a link to an off-season feature by the Dodger organization on Sands, along with another link to a highlight video from his first half in Single-A at Great Lakes.  The last link is to a ESPN Los Angeles story on Sands. 

http://mlb.mlb.com/video/play.jsp?content_id=13063145

http://mlb.mlb.com/video/play.jsp?content_id=7782951

http://sports.espn.go.com/los-angeles/mlb/news/story?id=6172753

Today's Events

Soccer (W) @ Wingate, 5:00VideoStats
Soccer (M) @ Wingate, 7:30VideoStats

Calendar

«November 2017»
1
November 1

Volleyball vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 7 p.m.

23
November 3

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 1)

Soccer (W) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinal)

Volleyball @ Queens 7 p.m.

4
November 4

Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2)

Football vs. NEWBERRY 1:30 p.m.

Volleyball @ Wingate 2 p.m.

5
November 5

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

Soccer (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

67
November 7

Volleyball vs. COKER 6:30 p.m.

8910
November 10

Basketball (M) vs. Francis Marion 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. Mount Olive 2 p.m.

11
November 11

Volleyball @ Newberry 11 a.m.

Football vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 1:30 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. Barton 4:30 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ UNC Pembroke 7 p.m.

121314
November 14

Volleyball in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

15
November 15

Basketball (W) @ Fayetteville St.

1617
November 17

Volleyball @ SAC Tournament (Semifinal)

Basketball (M) @ Albany State 7 p.m.

18
November 18

Volleyball @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

Basketball (W) @ Bowie St. 1 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. Montevallo 3 p.m.

1920
November 20

Basketball (W) vs. CHOWAN

21
November 21

Basketball (M) @ Winston-Salem St.

222324
November 24

Basketball (W) @ UNC Wilmington (Exhib.)

25
26272829
November 29

Basketball (W) @ Queens 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Queens 8 p.m.

30

Mouse over the red calendar dates to display events on those days. Click to open the full-size calendar.


TEAM PHOTO

Basketball (M) Team Photo

SPONSORS