Luis Jiménez (third baseman)

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Luis Jiménez
Third baseman
Born: (1988-01-18) January 18, 1988 (age 29)
Santiago, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Professional debut
MLB: April 12, 2013, for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
KBO: June 17, 2015, for the LG Twins
MLB statistics
(through 2015 season)
Batting average .217
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 7
KBO statistics
(through 2017 season)
Batting average .303
Home runs 44
Runs batted in 178
Teams

Luis Domingo Jiménez Rodriguez (born January 18, 1988) is a Dominican professional baseball third baseman who lastly played for the LG Twins of the KBO League. He has also played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Milwaukee Brewers, and Boston Red Sox.

Career[edit]

Jiménez participated in the 2010 All-Star Futures Game[1] and was added to the Angels' 40-man roster after the 2011 season.

He made his debut with the Angels on April 12, 2013.[2]

Jiménez was claimed off waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers on October 27, 2014.[3] He was designated for assignment on May 2, 2015.[4]

Jiménez was claimed off waivers by the Boston Red Sox on May 3, 2015.[5] He was designated for assignment on May 11 and accepted an outright assignment to Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox on May 14.[6]

Jiménez signed with the LG Twins of the Korea Baseball Organization for the 2015 season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bollinger, Rhett (July 10, 2010). "MLB donates Fun Center for All-Star weekend". MLB.com. Retrieved May 3, 2015. 
  2. ^ Baxter, Kevin (April 12, 2013). "Luis Jimenez steps up for the Angels in his major league debut". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 3, 2015. 
  3. ^ Rosiak, Todd (October 27, 2014). "Brewers claim third baseman Luis Jimenez off waivers". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved May 3, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Brewers activate Carlos Gomez from disabled list". ESPN.com. Associated Press. May 2, 2015. Retrieved May 3, 2015. 
  5. ^ Red Sox claim infielder Luis Jimenez off-waivers. FullCount.WEEI.com. Retrieved on May 3, 2015.
  6. ^ Red Sox's Luis Jimenez accepts outright assignment to Triple-A. CBSSports. com. Retrieved on May 14, 2015.

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