Jerry Sands, the Tampa Bay Rays pinch hitter, is the man of the hour in Tampa. On Sunday, he smacked a base hit in the eighth inning of a 3-3 ballgame to give the Rays a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros. The next day, he again entered the game in the eighth inning with the score tied at three. This time, he belted a two-run home run down the left field line that gave the Rays a two-run, as they went on to defeat the Baltimore Orioles 5-4.Prior to these two at-bats, Sands was 1-for-9 in pinch hitting situations. He also had a total of five career home runs, according to ESPN.His late-game heroics have been instrumental in Tampa Bay pulling off four wins in their last five games. Before this stretch, the Rays had lost 14 of 15.