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Jimenez On The Radar

Jimenez is getting rave reviews from his coaches

TAMPA, FL - Injuries have kept hard throwing righty Juan Jiminez limited to just six games [21.1 innings pitched] in the Gulf Coast League this season. Fortunately for Jimenez, his small sample size of work is a commendable product and perhaps helps disguise the fact that he has shot on to nearly everyone's radar.

Aside from a shaky first start in which he gave up three earned runs over three innings pitched, the pre-injury version of Jimenez looked like a staff ace [alongside fellow Dominican right-hander Simon De La Rosa]. After surrendering three scores in his first game, Jimenez only allowed three runs total over his next four starts. In those four ensuing games [15 innings pitched], he would go on...

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