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Red Sox Notes: Luis Jimenez’s Boston Debut Comes In Huge Spot Vs. Rays

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — To think, it might only get tougher from here. The Red Sox concluded a nine-game homestand Wednesday with a 5-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. Boston now will embark on a 10-game road trip that includes seven contests on the West Coast. The Red Sox, who sit two games under .500 (13-15), need to turn things around in...
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Luis Jimenez, Who Idolized Manny Ramirez, In Awe Over Joining Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Luis Jimenez sat in the Red Sox’s dugout at Fenway Park, checked out his surroundings and realized he, in some ways, was following in his idol’s footsteps. “Manny Ramirez, no doubt,” the 27-year-old infielder said before Monday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays when asked if there were any players he looked...
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Brock Holt Influence Again Displayed In Red Sox Acquiring Luis Jimenez

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Brock Holt is becoming more ingrained in the Red Sox’s decision-making. And the Holt effect stretches across multiple levels of the organization. While the Red Sox aren’t necessarily building around Holt, they are taking into consideration the super utility player’s versatility and success in their roster...
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Claim Third Baseman Off Waivers

The operative question of the day is: 'Why?'. The Red Sox claimed 27-year old third baseman Luis Jimenez off waivers from the Brewers. Jimenez had been hitting .067 in limited action this year. Jimenez replaced Ryan Hanigan on the roster—but wouldn't a pitcher be a better choice than a re-tread infielder? Does this portend a trade of some sort? Stay tuned.
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May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Move Ryan Hanigan To 60-Day DL, Claim Luis Jimenez Off Waivers

Ryan Hanigan officially is out for the foreseeable future. The Boston Red Sox announced Sunday that they moved the catcher from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day DL after he underwent successful surgery on his fractured right hand the day before. Hanigan isn’t expected to return until after the All-Star break. Boston filled Hanigan’s spot on the...
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Brewers Rumors: Luis Jimenez claimed off waivers to add third base depth

Over the last three seasons, third base has been a strength for the Milwaukee Brewers with the slugging, Aramis Ramirez.  With his future in Milwaukee uncertain due to a complicated mutual option, Todd Rosiak on JSonline is reporting that the team has claimed Luis Jimenez off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels to add depth to the roster. #456058114 / While...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers claim 3B Jimenez off waivers from Angels

Adding depth at third base, the Milwaukee Brewers claimed Luis Jimenez off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on Monday. Jimenez spent most of 2014 with Triple-A Salt Lake, hitting .286 with 21 home runs and 76 RBI. In 18 games with the Angles, the 26-year-old hit .162 with two RBI. Signed as by the Angels as an amateur free agent out of the Dominican Republic in 2005...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Angels broadcaster catches foul ball in booth

Here’s a cool little moment from the Rays-Angels game on Saturday night at Angel Stadium. In the bottom of the eighth inning, Luis Jimenez fouled a ball back behind the plate. The ball was caught by…Angels broadcaster Jose Mota! Two quick observations. First, this was a great catch by Mota – you don’t see broadcasters back hand foul balls too often. Second…why does he...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

MWAH 2014 Angels Prospects Countdown #12: Luis Jimenez

Lucho got his libre this season, for a little bit anyway. The fans called for it and finally got their wish when Luis Jimenez finally got his call up in 2013. Despite Luis Jimenez Position: 3B    Highest Level: Majors Bats: R    Throws: R    Height: 6'1"    Weight: 205 Age: 26    Born: 1/18/1988 2013 Rank: 7 2013 Season Stats AZL: 13 PA, .462 AVG, .462...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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