Angels place 3B Nelson on 15-day DL

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Los Angeles Angels have placed third baseman Chris Nelson on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring and recalled infielder Luis Jimenez from Triple-A Salt Lake. The moves were announced before Thursday's game at Tampa Bay. Nelson was hurt while running out a grounder in the seventh inning of Wednesday night's 4-1 loss to...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Luis 'Lucho' Jimenez tops this week's Prospect Hotlist (June 16th, 2013)

By Scott Stedman, Staff Writer -  1. Luis Jimenez, 3B, Salt Lake Bees Past 10 Games: 17/40 (.425), 1 Double, 1 Triple, 1 HR, 9 Runs, 11 RBIs, 5 SB Overall: .297/.343/.422 with 3 HRs and 8 SBs What’s Up: As Alberto Callaspo continues to struggle mightily with the Angels, posting a -0.4 WAR, Luis Jimenez has begun to really swing the bat well for the Bees....
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June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

What will the Angels do with Luis Jimenez?

Poor, poor Luis Jimenez, in any other organization he would likely be battling for a starting spot during Spring Training. In fact, in most other organizations, Jimenez would have already won the Opening Day 3B job, if not the job as a backup. His impressive .314 BA/.395 OBP/.429 SLG% is deserving of a spot on the regular season roster, but that just won't happen for Luis Jimenez...
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March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Angels Prospects Countdown #7: Luis Jimenez

The MWAH prospect countdown marches on with a third baseman who deserves a shot in the majors but probably won't get one, at least not with the Angels. Luis Jimenez Position: 3B  Highest Level: Triple-A Bats: Right Throws: Right  Height: 6'1" Weight: 205 lbs. Age: 25  Born: 1/18/88 2012 Season Stats Triple-A: 517 PA, .309 AVG, .334 OBP, .495 SLG, 38...
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February 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Wells not likely to be traded, could Luis Jimenez be a breakout candidate?

The January 24th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including Wells not likely to be traded, wondering if Luis Jimenez could be a breakout candidate and much more... The Story: Thanks to Delmon Young signing in Philadelphia, it now appears "likely" that Vernon Wells will not be traded before Opening Day. The Monkey Says: Delmon Young...
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January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Los Angels Angels Prospect Report

 By Scot Stedman - Minor League Reporter Salt Lake Bees - The Bees will wrap up the season on Monday, after having gone 1-6 in their last 7 games, and missing the playoffs.  Third baseman Luis Jimenez will enter the final game hitting .309 with a .826 OPS and much improved defense.  As always, the knock on Jimenez is his plate discipline, as underscored...
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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Luis Jimenez chats with

Our Salt Lake Bees representative Rick Dykhuizen caught up with Angels prospect third baseman Luis Jimenez for a brief interview this past week. Check out "Lucho" Jimenez message to the fans and more. This kid's got some swagger! Check out the video interview below.  Luis "Lucho" Jimenez interview with from on Vimeo.
Via Angelswin
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels Prospect Report - 5-26-2012

By Scott Stedman - Minor League Reporter Salt Lake Bees - The Bees went 3-3 this week, but they are now on a 3 game losing streak.  Third-baseman Luis Jimenez has been on a tear at the plate, hitting .370 in his last 6 games.  The only real knock on Jimenez has been his plate discipline - he has 4 walks the entire year.  If he can improve his eye at the plate...
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May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

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