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Jimenez returns to action after injury

No. 1 White Sox prospect preparing for Double-A
April 10, 2018

CHICAGO -- Eloy Jimenez, the No. 1 White Sox prospect per MLB Pipeline, returned to action during extended Spring Training in Arizona on Monday after suffering a mild strain to his left pectoral while working out at the White Sox complex at Camelback Ranch on March 31.The team announced Jimenez

CHICAGO -- Eloy Jimenez, the No. 1 White Sox prospect per MLB Pipeline, returned to action during extended Spring Training in Arizona on Monday after suffering a mild strain to his left pectoral while working out at the White Sox complex at Camelback Ranch on March 31.
The team announced Jimenez finished 0-for-4 in Monday's contest against the Reds. Chris Getz, the White Sox director of player development, said Jimenez was scheduled to play five innings on Tuesday.
"At this point, he's getting pretty close," Getz said. "We want to get him some at-bats and get his legs underneath him and make sure he's in a good position to go out there to play without restriction when he gets back to [Double-A] Birmingham."
Jimenez, 21, missed close to two weeks during Spring Training due to left knee tendinitis, but he hit a pinch-hit home run against the Cubs upon his return.

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