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Cesar Jimenez | Relief Pitcher

Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Age / DOB:  (29) / 11/12/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 208
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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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. Jul 31 - 11:24 PM

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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.
Jun 8 - 1:42 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.
Jun 6 - 12:12 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.
Jun 1 - 10:22 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

Phillies signed LHP Cesar Jimenez to a minor league contract.

Jimenez posted a 5.24 ERA over 44 2/3 innings of relief this past season in the minor leagues. He seems doubtful to climb his way to the big leagues with Philly.
Thu, Dec 6, 2012 03:43:00 PM

Mariners sent LHP Cesar Jimenez outright to Triple-A Tacoma.

The move clears him from the 40-man roster. Jimenez, 27, has a 5.40 ERA over 48 1/3 innings in the majors and will continue to serve as minor league depth.
Thu, Mar 22, 2012 01:45:00 PM

Mariners purchased the contract of LHP Cesar Jimenez from Triple-A Tacoma.

Jimenez registered a 4.06 ERA and 81/35 K/BB ratio in 71 innings this season at the Triple-A level. He probably won't be used in many high-pressure situations.
Thu, Sep 1, 2011 07:02:00 PM

Padres sent LHP Cesar Jimenez outright to Triple-A Tacoma.

Jimenez allowed 20 hits and 12 earned runs in 11 innings for the Mariners this spring. The 26-year-old could struggle to climb his way back to the majors.
Tue, Mar 29, 2011 01:39:00 PM

Mariners transferred Cesar Jimenez to the 60-day disabled list.

Jimenez has been out since the spring with shoulder and biceps tendinitis and is not close to returning to the Mariners bullpen.
Tue, May 26, 2009 10:24:00 PM

Mariners placed LHP Cesar Jimenez on the 15-day disabled list with biceps tendinitis, retroactive to March 29.

Manager Don Wakamatsu wants Jimenez to be able to come into a game for two innings of relief, but his arm isn't ready yet. Seattle won't have a left-hander in its bullpen at the start of the season.
Wed, Apr 1, 2009 06:58:00 PM

Cesar Jimenez made his spring debut Monday and pitched a scoreless inning versus the Dodgers.

Jimenez had been out all spring with shoulder tendinitis, but he's still very much in the running for a spot in Seattle's pen.
Mon, Mar 16, 2009 07:59:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Carlos Ruiz
2Wil Nieves
1B1Ryan Howard
2Darin Ruf
2B1Chase Utley
2Andres Blanco
SS1Jimmy Rollins
3B1Cody Asche
2Reid Brignac
LF1Domonic Brown
2John Mayberry
CF1Ben Revere
RF1Marlon Byrd
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Cole Hamels
2A.J. Burnett
3Kyle Kendrick
4David Buchanan
5Jerome Williams
6Cliff Lee
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jonathan Papelbon
2Mike Adams
3Antonio Bastardo
4Jake Diekman
5Ken Giles
6Mario Hollands
7Justin De Fratus
8Cesar Jimenez