Luis Jimenez 3B BOS 2 months ago

Jimenez's contract was acquired by the LG Twins of Korea's KBO League, Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe reports.

Jimenez appeared in 16 games this season for the Brewers and Red Sox, going 1-for-16 with six strikeouts and a walk He also struggled for Triple-A Pawtucket, hitting .140 in 14 games. The LG Twins are in search of their first title since 1994.

Luis Jimenez 3B BOS 3 months ago

Jimenez has cleared through waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Pawtucket on Thursday, Alex Speier of the Boston Globe reports.

Jimenez was designated for assignment Monday after the Red Sox activated Shane Victorino (hamstring) from the disabled list. He received just one at-bat in his short time with Boston, and now will provide some organizational depth in the minors.

Luis Jimenez 3B BOS 4 months ago

Jiminez was designated for assignment Monday, Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe reports.

The move comes as a response to the Red Sox activating Shane Victorino (hamstring) from the DL on Monday afternoon. Jimenez, who will no longer be on the 40-man roster, will likely move to the Triple-A ranks, where he'll serve primarily as a utility infielder.

Luis Jimenez 3B BOS 4 months ago

Jimenez was added to the major league roster Monday.

The move comes as expected after Jimenez was claimed off waivers from the Brewers on Sunday. He figures to serve as a utility infielder and should be able to offer flexibility as the backup option at multiple positions. Reliever Dalier Hinojosa was optioned in a corresponding move to clear the roster spot.

Luis Jimenez 3B BOS 4 months ago

Jimenez is expected to be added to the Red Sox's active roster Monday, Brian MacPherson of the Providence Journal reports.

Manager John Farrell said he envisioned Jimenez -- who was plucked off waivers from the Brewers on Sunday -- as a utility infielder capable of seeing action at first, second, and third base. While he doesn't figure to see regular at-bats in a deep Red Sox lineup, his versatility will give the team a little more depth in the infield, where Brock Holt was previously the only player capable of defending three or more spots.

Luis Jimenez 3B BOS 4 months ago

Jimenez was claimed off waivers from the Brewers by the Red Sox on Sunday.

Jimenez was just 1-for-15 at the plate this year in Milwaukee, with Hector Gomez having outplayed him for what will amount to the backup second base job. He'll now get a fresh start in Boston, but playing time will likely be limited in a well-established infield.

Luis Jimenez 3B BOS 4 months ago

Jimenez has been designated for assignment by the Brewers.

Hector Gomez has outplayed Jimenez since the start of the season, prompting the Brewers to expose Jimenez to waivers and retain Gomez as a bench player while clearing space on the roster for Carlos Gomez to return from the DL. If he clears waivers, Jimenez will try to get on track at Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Luis Jimenez 3B BOS 4 months ago

Jimenez replaced Aramis Ramirez (hamstring) in the lineup for Friday's game against the Cubs.

Ramirez was in the original lineup for Friday's game, but he will be unable to go due to a sore hamstring, so Jimenez will man the hot corner in his place. Jimenez will hit eighth against Cubs starter Jon Lester.

Luis Jimenez 3B BOS 4 months ago

Jimenez went 1-for-3 and scored a run in his first start with the Brewers on Sunday.

Both the hit and run were the first Jimenez has tallied as a member of the Brewers. His start Sunday came with Aramis Ramirez getting the day off, so he will likely continue to play sparingly off the Brewers' bench.

Luis Jimenez 3B BOS 5 months ago

Jimenez has made Milwaukee's 25-man roster, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

Jimenez will be the primary backup to Aramis Ramirez at third base, but will also be a utility player with the ability to also play first base, second base and left field.