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WATCH: Fan catches home run ball while talking on phone

via A fan (the only fan) behind the left field wall during Tuesday’s AAA game between the Lehigh Valley Ironpigs and the Norfolk Tides had to put his phone call on hold to catch a home run ball.  No big deal. The Tides’ Ivan De Jesus hit a ball on a line that the fan actually made a great play on. “One second Honey, I have to catch a home run ball. Ok sorry. Now,...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WBC Final Rosters Out: De Jesus Withdraws

According to Rob Biertempfel on Twitter, the final rosters have been released for the 2013 World Baseball Classic and the only change among Pittsburgh Pirates players is Ivan De Jesus Jr withdrawing from Team Puerto Rico. Biertempfel says that De Jesus withdrew to stay in camp to compete for a major league job. The final rosters include Jameson Taillon, Russell Martin  and Chris...
Via Pirates Prospects
February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Winter Leagues Recap: Baker Strong In Relief

In Winter League action from last night in Puerto Rico, Ivan DeJesus went 0-for-2, with two walks in game one yesterday, then followed that up with a three hit game in the nightcap. DeJesus scored two runs and stole a base in game two. He now has a .364 batting average through 37 games, giving him a 19 point lead in the batting race with just one day left in the regular season. DeJesus...
Via Pirates Prospects
December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Winter League Recap: Two More Hits For DeJesus

In Winter League action from down in Puerto Rico last night, Ivan DeJesus went 2-for-4, with his 24th RBI. He raised his batting average to .358, giving him a six point lead in the batting race with two games left on the regular season schedule. DeJesus has 49 hits, four more than anyone else in the league and his .910 OPS ranks him third overall. His RBI total ranks him first on...
Via Pirates Prospects
December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Ivan De Jesus Relishes Red Sox Tradition, Says He Hopes to Show Organization His Skills

BOSTON -- Ivan De Jesus is welcoming his fresh start with open arms. Acquired from the Dodgers as one of four prospects in exchange for Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Josh Beckett, De Jesus was eager to switch uniforms after eight years in the Dodgers organization. "I was surprised, I couldn't believe it," De Jesus said. "I'm happy because it's an amazing...
September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox Promote Ivan De Jesus, One of Several Prospects Obtained from Dodgers

The Red Sox will soon have a first look at some of the fruit from their trade with the Dodgers. The Red Sox have promoted Ivan De Jesus to fortify their infield. With Pedro Ciriaco playing the outfield and Mauro Gomez starting at third -- Ciriaco has little experience in the outfield and Gomez hasn't played third regularly in three seasons -- the Red Sox could use De Jesus. DeJesus...
September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers recall Van Slyke; option De Jesus

LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Dodgers today recalled outfielderfirst baseman Scott Van Slyke and optioned infielder Ivan De Jesus to Triple-A Albuquerque. De Jesus was batting .273 with three doubles and four RBI in 23 games this season. Van Slyke, 25, received his second Major League call-up of the season after batting .194 (6-for-31) with two doubles, a home run and six RBI during...
Via Fox Sports West
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

De Jesus taking advantage of opportunity

The Dodgers were bound to struggle offensively without superstar Matt Kemp, who was placed on the disabled list on May 14. But they have done anything but struggle, with several players taking turns fulfilling the hero role. Tuesday's example was Ivan De Jesus Jr., who drove in the tying run in the seventh inning, then hit a booming two-run double in the ninth to give the Dodgers...
Via Fox Sports West
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

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