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Jimenez returns with 2 HRs in Double-A tilt

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CHICAGO -- Eloy Jimenez officially announced his healthy return with Double-A Birmingham during Monday night's 9-5 loss to Pensacola.

Jimenez, ranked as the White Sox No. 1 prospect by MLB Pipeline, hit two home runs, marking his first two hits in 2018 for the Barons after he was sidelined by a mildly strained left pectoral sustained while working out at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz. Jimenez had started 0-for-10 in the three games prior to Monday's connections.

CHICAGO -- Eloy Jimenez officially announced his healthy return with Double-A Birmingham during Monday night's 9-5 loss to Pensacola.

Jimenez, ranked as the White Sox No. 1 prospect by MLB Pipeline, hit two home runs, marking his first two hits in 2018 for the Barons after he was sidelined by a mildly strained left pectoral sustained while working out at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz. Jimenez had started 0-for-10 in the three games prior to Monday's connections.

Jimenez homered to left-center in the top of the fourth and then he went deep to left again with two out in the eighth. He flied out to right and grounded out to short during his other two at-bats.

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