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Cesar Jimenez | Relief Pitcher | #51

Team: Milwaukee Brewers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 11/12/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'0 / 215
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: None
Drafted: 2001 / UDFA / SEA
Contract: view contract details
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Brewers re-signed LHP Cesar Jimenez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Jimenez was pushed off the Brewers' 40-man roster in November, but he'll have an opportunity to climb back on it this spring in Arizona. The 31-year-old left-hander posted a 3.13 ERA in 23 innings of relief last season between Philadelphia and Milwaukee. Jan 25 - 2:48 PM

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Cesar Jimenez has elected free agency.

He refused an outright assignment by Milwaukee. Jimenez held a 3.13 ERA over 19 appearances for the Phillies and Brewers this season.
Mon, Nov 2, 2015 06:09:00 PM

Brewers claimed LHP Cesar Jimenez off waivers from the Phillies.

Jimenez was designated for assignment by the Phils on Thursday. The 30-year-old has spent the majority of the season at Triple-A, posting a 3.61 ERA with 40 strikeouts over 57 1/3 innings.
Fri, Aug 21, 2015 01:49:00 PM

Phillies designated LHP Cesar Jimenez for assignment.

The 30-year-old hurler appeared in three games during his brief stay with the Phillies, hurling 4 1/3 scoreless innings while registering a 4/0 K/BB ratio. There's a chance he could attract interest on waivers from teams searching for bullpen depth.
Thu, Aug 20, 2015 11:56:00 PM

Phillies purchased the contract of LHP Cesar Jimenez from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Jimenez was removed from the 40-man roster after just one appearance with the Phils, but he's getting another shot after holding a 3.61 ERA with 40 strikeouts over 57 1/3 innings at Lehigh Valley. He'll be used in low-leverage situations.
Wed, Aug 12, 2015 12:37:00 PM

LHP Cesar Jimenez accepted his assignment to Triple-A LeHigh Valley.

The 30-year-old had been designated for assignment on April 12 and cleared waivers. Jimenez initially made the Opening Day roster after posting an era of 4.66 over 9 2/3 spring innings. He pitched a scoreless 2/3 of an inning for the Phillies to start the season and will serve as bullpen depth.
Mon, Apr 13, 2015 02:03:00 PM

Phillies designated LHP Cesar Jimenez for assignment.

He was also designated back in January. Jimenez could clear waivers again but has the opportunity to declare free agency if he wants.
Sun, Apr 12, 2015 10:10:00 AM

Phillies purchased the contract of LHP Cesar Jimenez from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Jimenez was outrighted off the 40-man roster back in February, but the Phillies decided to carry him on their Opening Day roster after he posted a 4.66 ERA with a 9/3 K/BB ratio over 9 2/3 innings this spring. The 30-year-old will pitch in middle relief.
Sat, Apr 4, 2015 11:42:00 PM

Cesar Jimenez accepted his assignment to Triple-A Lehigh Valley and will attend spring training with the Phillies as a non-roster invitee.

Jimenez cleared waivers after being designated for assignment by the Phillies late last month. The 30-year-old posted a 1.69 ERA with an 8/7 K/BB ratio in 16 innings at the big league level last season and will function as bullpen depth.
Wed, Feb 11, 2015 11:06:00 AM

Phillies sent LHP Cesar Jimenez outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Jimenez cleared waivers after being designated for assignment and will remain in the organization. The 30-year-old has a 2.73 ERA over the last two seasons with the Phillies but put up an ugly 19/17 K/BB ratio over 33 innings in 2014
Mon, Feb 9, 2015 07:54:00 PM

Phillies designated LHP Cesar Jimenez for assignment.

Jimenez, 30, holds a 2.73 ERA over the last two seasons with the Phillies but put up an ugly 19/17 K/BB ratio over 33 innings. He could draw some interest on waivers.
Thu, Jan 29, 2015 07:05:00 PM

Phillies and LHP Cesar Jimenez avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract.

No word on the terms involved. Jimenez, who turns 30 next month, split this season between the majors and the minors. He had a 1.69 ERA in 16 appearances with the Phillies.
Thu, Oct 23, 2014 05:32:00 PM

Phillies recalled LHP Cesar Jimenez from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

He's taking Cliff Lee's (elbow) spot on the roster. Jimenez will likely only be up for a few days until the Phillies need a starter.
Thu, Jul 31, 2014 11:24:00 PM

Phillies sent LHP Cesar Jimenez outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Jimenez had been designated for assignment, but he's cleared waivers and will remain in the organization. The lefty has been unscored upon in two appearances out of the Phillies' bullpen this season.
Sun, Jun 8, 2014 01:42:00 PM

Phillies designated LHP Cesar Jimenez for assignment.

Jimenez was unscored upon in two appearances out of the Phillies' bullpen, but that wasn't enough to save his job. It's possible the 29-year-old will clear waivers.
Fri, Jun 6, 2014 12:12:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Jonathan Lucroy
2Martin Maldonado
3Manuel Pina
4Rene Garcia
1B1Chris Carter
2Andy Wilkins
2B1Scooter Gennett
2Colin Walsh
SS1Jonathan Villar
2Yadiel Rivera
3Orlando Arcia
4Jake Elmore
3B1Aaron Hill
2Will Middlebrooks
3Garin Cecchini
4Hernan Perez
LF1Khris Davis
2Domingo Santana
3Rymer Liriano
CF1Kirk Nieuwenhuis
2Keon Broxton
3Eric Young Jr.
4Alex Presley
RF1Ryan Braun
2Michael Reed
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jimmy Nelson
2Wily Peralta
3Matt Garza
4Taylor Jungmann
5Chase Anderson
6Zach Davies
7Tyler Cravy
8Ariel Pena
9Jorge Lopez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jeremy Jeffress
2Will Smith
3Corey Knebel
4Michael Blazek
5Tyler Thornburg
6David Goforth
7Adrian Houser
8Yonathan Barrios
9Zach Jones
10Daniel Tillman
11Pat Misch
12Cesar Jimenez
13Hiram Burgos
14Chris Capuano