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St. Petersburg, Florida -- Opening day for the Tampa Bay Rays couldn't come soon enough for outfielder Desmond Jennings. The 25-year-old only played 63 games with the Rays last season, but he did so in explosive fashion.

Jennings is set to enter his first full major league season this year and he is hoping to pick up where the team left off last season.

The day before the Rays home opener, Jennings is excited yet relaxed about the 2012 season.

Click on the video to hear what he has to say aboutthe upcoming season and find out if he's having any luck training his 7-month-old puppy.