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Eloy Jimenez | Outfielder

Team: Chicago Cubs
Age / DOB:  (17) / 11/27/1996
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Cubs prospect OF Eloy Jimenez went 3-for-5 with a home run, double and two RBI on Tuesday for the Rookie-level Cubs in the Arizona League.
Jimenez, 17, is making his stateside debut this season after signing with the Cubs last summer out of the Dominican Republic for $2.8 million. The 6-foot-4, 205-pound outfielder has now hit safely in six of the past seven games, with a .333 batting average and three extra-base hits during that span. Overall, Jimenez has batted .286/.333/.500 with two home runs, four doubles and eight RBI through his first 15 games in the Arizona League. Jul 23 - 2:22 PM

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Baseball America's Ben Badler reports that Dominican outfielder Eloy Jimenez has signed with the Cubs for $2.8 million.

It was reported last month that Jimenez was signing with the Cubs, but it's now official. Baseball America's No. 1 ranked international player, Jimenez is already 6-foot-4 and 200 pounds at 16 years old and boasts loads of power potential.
Thu, Aug 1, 2013 08:43:00 PM

Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reports that top international prospect Eloy Jimenez has opted to sign with the Cubs even though an unidentified team offers him more money.

It's unclear how much money he was offered, but an announcement is expected in the next few days. Jimenez, a 16-year-old outfielder from the Dominican Republic, was ranked as the No. 1 prospect available in this year's July 2 class by both Baseball America and MLB.com. A right-handed hitter with power potential, Jimenez stands at 6-foot-4 and 200 pounds.
Wed, Jul 3, 2013 11:55:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Welington Castillo
2John Baker
3Rafael Lopez
1B1Anthony Rizzo
2B1Javier Baez
2Logan Watkins
SS1Starlin Castro
2Chris Valaika
3B1Luis Valbuena
2Mike Olt
LF1Chris Coghlan
2Junior Lake
CF1Arismendy Alcantara
2Ryan Sweeney
3Matt Szczur
RF1Jorge Soler
2Justin Ruggiano
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jake Arrieta
2Travis Wood
3Edwin Jackson
4Kyle Hendricks
5Tsuyoshi Wada
6Jacob Turner
7Felix Doubront
8James McDonald
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Hector Rondon
2Neil Ramirez
3Pedro Strop
4Justin Grimm
5Wesley Wright
6Carlos Villanueva
7Kyuji Fujikawa
8Eric Jokisch
9Blake Parker
10Dan Straily
11Brian Schlitter
12Arodys Vizcaino
13Zach Rosscup