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Luis Jimenez | Third Baseman

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/18/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Red Sox sent INF Luis Jimenez outright to Triple-A Pawtucket.
Jimenez was designated for assignment by the Red Sox earlier this week and passed through waivers unclaimed. He'll go on serving as organizational depth for Boston. May 14 - 2:32 PM

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Red Sox designated INF Luis Jimenez for assignment.

Jimenez had just been claimed off waivers a week ago but now leaves to make room for the return of Shane Victorino. It's possible he'll get claimed again.
May 11 - 7:10 PM

Red Sox claimed INF Luis Jimenez off waivers from the Brewers.

Jimenez has hit just .218/.255/.269 over parts of three big league seasons, but he offers versatility and was a .299/.335/.509 hitter in the minors. He gives the Red Sox some infield depth.
May 3 - 2:45 PM

Brewers designated INF Luis Jimenez for assignment.

The 27-year-old has appeared in 15 games for the Brewers this season, but has logged just 15 at-bats, netting one hit in the process (.067) while striking out six times. He owns a career .299/.335/.509 line in the minor leagues, so there's a chance that other teams could be willing to take a flier on him as infield depth.
May 2 - 11:18 AM

Brewers claimed INF Luis Jimenez off waivers from the Angels.

The Angels tried to sneak him to the minors after removing him from the 40-man roster, but the Brewers scooped him up. Jimenez, 26, has hit only .234/.268/.291 in 151 plate appearances in the majors, but he sports a career .299/.335/.509 minor league line. He'll presumably battle for a bench job in spring training.
Mon, Oct 27, 2014 07:02:00 PM

Angels recalled INF Luis Jimenez from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Jimenez will act as infield depth for the Angels over the final month of the 2014 regular season. He's 4-for-25 (.160) this year at the major league level.
Tue, Sep 2, 2014 05:00:00 PM

Angels optioned INF Luis Jimenez to Triple-A Salt Lake.

David Freese is back from the disabled list, so Jimenez was no longer needed as third base depth. Jimenez is 4-for-25 (.160) in nine games this season with Anaheim.
Tue, May 20, 2014 05:52:00 PM

Angels recalled INF Luis Jimenez from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Jimenez went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts in a short stay with the Angels earlier this season. He will get semi-regular action at third base while Ian Stewart (hand) and David Freese (finger) are on the disabled list.
Mon, May 12, 2014 03:41:00 PM

Angels optioned INF Luis Jimenez to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Jimenez was only up with the big club for a couple days, receiving four plate appearances. Cory Rasmus was called up in a corresponding move.
Mon, May 5, 2014 06:08:00 PM

Angels recalled INF Luis Jimenez from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Jimenez is starting at third base for Anaheim on Saturday night against the Rangers. The 26-year-old infielder is doubtful to hold relevance in fantasy leagues.
Sat, May 3, 2014 05:05:00 PM

Angels optioned INFs Luis Jimenez, Tommy Field and Efren Navarro, LHP Buddy Boshers and RHP Josh Wall to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Jimenez was competing for a bench job, but the Angels were probably looking for a little more defensive versatility. Boshers' chances at cracking the roster were hurt with Sean Burnett (elbow) looking likely to be ready for Opening Day.
Mon, Mar 17, 2014 11:40:00 AM

After being delayed by visa issues, Luis Jimenez finally reported to Angels camp on Saturday.

He's only a few days behind the rest of his teammates after dealing with visa issues in his native Dominican Republic. The 26-year-old is expected to compete for a utility spot with the Angels this spring.
Sat, Feb 22, 2014 11:28:00 AM

Luis Jimenez (shoulder) is not expected to return this season.

Jimenez suffered a right shoulder injury last week and is evidently still quite sore. He's also deal with a thumb ailment this month. Jimenez's season ends with a .260/.291/.317 batting line over 34 contests.
Tue, Sep 17, 2013 08:49:00 PM

Luis Jimenez left Saturday's game against the Rangers with a right thumb contusion.

Jimenez was hit by a pitch in the fourth inning, the likely cause of the injury. He was left in to bat in the sixth inning before Andrew Romine took over for him at third base in the seventh. Jimenez had doubled and scored in the game before exiting.
Sat, Sep 7, 2013 11:25:00 PM

Angels recalled INF Luis Jimenez from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Jimenez is starting at third base on Thursday afternoon against the Rays. He is not fantasy relevant.
Thu, Aug 29, 2013 10:26:00 AM

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3Ryan Hanigan
4Christian Vazquez
1B1Mike Napoli
2B1Dustin Pedroia
2Brock Holt
SS1Xander Bogaerts
2Jeff Bianchi
3B1Pablo Sandoval
LF1Hanley Ramirez
2Daniel Nava
CF1Mookie Betts
RF1Rusney Castillo
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DH1David Ortiz
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PosRoleName
S1Clay Buchholz
2Rick Porcello
3Wade Miley
4Joe Kelly
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3Craig Breslow
4Alexi Ogando
5Matt Barnes
6Tommy Layne
7Steven Wright
8Brandon Workman
9Heath Hembree
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