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Cliff Lee Officially Disabled; Cesar Jimenez Takes Phillies Roster Spot For Now

Cliff Lee went down with an injury last night, and the Phillies are already making moves. Lee was officially placed on the 15-day disabled list. The diagnosis? A left flexor pronator strain. Todd Zolecki of reports: Following tonight's game, LHP Cliff Lee was placed on the 15-day DL with...
Via Philliedelphia
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies are Good at Losing

*Quick Cincinnati Reds series preview: the Phillies will run out 3 starting pitchers with a combined 4 wins this season, while the Reds counter with 3 guys who collectively have 18 wins.  'nuff said. *Cesar Jimenez has been designated for assignment to make room for utility infielder Ronny Cedeno.  Apparently the Phillies don't like it when relievers actually prevent runs...
Via We Should Be GM's
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Cesar Jimenez records putout by tagging runner with bare hand (Video)

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cesar Jimenez tagged Miami Marlins runner Christian Yelich with his bare hand on a grounder to first, but was given credit for the putout anyway, in a horrendous call during Wednesday night's game at Marlin Park. It happened in the bottom of the seventh inning as Yelich hit a slow roller down the first base line. Phillies first baseman Kevin...
Via Holdout Sports
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Baserunner called out despite being tagged with bare hand

Your browser does not support iframes. There’s getting it wrong and then there’s getting it WRONG, and first base umpire C.B. Bucknor got it WRONG on this play in Miami last night. Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cesar Jimenez was credited with a putout on this close play at first during the seventh inning of last night’s game against Marlins, despite the fact that Jimenez tagged...
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

First Base Umpire Gets The Wool Pulled Over His Eyes, Makes Horrendous Call

This is one of the worst (and most hilarious) calls I have seen made by an umpire in a very long while. C.B. Bucknor was the first base umpire who got quite fooled by pitcher Cesar Jimenez (who was covering first base) who faked tagging baserunner Christian Yelich. C.B. just conveniently forgot that the ball had to actually be in the hand that touched the runner. We all make mistakes...
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Cesar Jimenez Called Up To Take Antonio Bastardo's Spot On The Roster

After yesterday's reports that Phillies' reliever Antonio Bastardo had been handed and accepted a 50-game suspension due to his activitiy related to the Biogenesis scandal, the Phillies need a replacement. This afternoon, the Phillies selected the contract of 29-year-old, left-handed pitcher Cesar Jimenez. Jimenez, who is 4-2 with a 3.12...
Via Philliedelphia
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Reassign Four To Minor League Camp

Some of the tough roster decisions were started this morning as LHPs Jake Diekman and Cesar Jimenez, RHP Justin De Fratus, and INF Josh Fields were reassigned to Minor League camp this morning per Chris Branch. Diekman was the strongest Spring performer out of the four, posting a 5.00 ERA and 14 Ks in 9 IP and according to Ryan Lawrence, Diekman drew “(rave) reviews from teammates”...
Via Phillies Nation
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Mariners announced their 30-man travel roster for Japan

The Mariners announced their 30-man travel roster heading to Japan this morning. All players on the 30-man roster will be eligible to play in the two exhibition games vs. the Hanshin Tigers (March 25) and Yomiuri Giants (March 26). The Mariners will then set a 28-man roster prior to the Japan Opening Series games vs. the A’s (March 28 & 29). The Mariners also announced...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Youth Movement in Seattle – Mariners release Kuo, Camp and Jimenez

Getting Younger! Mariners roster cuts show a commitment to the youth movement. The Mariners will be leaving the Peoria complex on Thursday the 22nd with 30 players in tow for the opening series in Japan against the A’s. The Mariners currently have 38 men in camp after cutting Cesar Jimenez, Hong-Chih Kuo and Shawn Camp. Only 25 men can be on the roster for Seattle for the two...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
March 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Jimenez gets cut by M's

The Mariners have placed Cesar Jimenez on waivers, reports Dave Cameron of FanGraphs (on Twitter). The left-hander is one of Seattle's four out of options players.
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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