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Cesar Jimenez | Relief Pitcher

Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Age / DOB:  (30) / 11/12/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 215
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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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. Apr 13 - 2:03 PM

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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.
Apr 12 - 10:10 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.
Apr 4 - 11:42 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.
Feb 11 - 11:06 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
Feb 9 - 7:54 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.
Jan 29 - 7:05 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

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

Jimenez earned the promotion after posting a 1.67 ERA with 22 strikeouts over 27 innings at Lehigh Valley. He'll be used in middle relief.
Sun, Jun 1, 2014 10:22:00 AM

Phillies re-signed LHP Cesar Jimenez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Jimenez elected free agency after being removed from the Phillies' 40-man roster last month, but he's decided to remain in the organization. He posted a 3.71 ERA in 17 innings of relief this past season.
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 10:41:00 AM

Cesar Jimenez has elected free agency.

Jimenez was outrighted off the Phillies' 40-man roster earlier this month, and now he'll seek a job elsewhere. The southpaw posted a 3.71 ERA in 17 innings of relief this season.
Sun, Oct 27, 2013 11:46:00 AM

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

The move means that the left-hander is no longer on the Phillies' 40-man roster. Jimenez had a 3.71 ERA in 17 innings of relief this past season for Philadelphia.
Thu, Oct 17, 2013 10:40:00 AM

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

He'll take the place of the suspended Antonio Bastardo on the active roster. Jimenez, 28, had a 3.12 ERA and 64/26 K/BB ratio in 66 1/3 innings at the Triple-A level this season.
Tue, Aug 6, 2013 01:40:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Carlos Ruiz
2Cameron Rupp
1B1Ryan Howard
2Darin Ruf
2B1Chase Utley
2Andres Blanco
SS1Freddy Galvis
3B1Cody Asche
2Cesar Hernandez
LF1Ben Revere
2Grady Sizemore
CF1Odubel Herrera
RF1Domonic Brown
2Jeff Francoeur
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Cole Hamels
2Aaron Harang
3Jerome Williams
4David Buchanan
5Chad Billingsley
6Sean O'Sullivan
7Severino Gonzalez
8Cliff Lee
9Jonathan Pettibone
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jonathan Papelbon
2Ken Giles
3Jake Diekman
4Justin De Fratus
5Jeanmar Gomez
6Mario Hollands
7Luis Garcia
8Dustin McGowan