Dalier Hinojosa

Red Sox officially add INF Luis Jimenez to roster, RHP Dalier Hinojosa optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket

Ryan Hannable
May 04, 2015 - 1:02 pm

The Red Sox made another roster move Monday -- their seventh roster addition since April 26. The team activated infielder Luis Jimenez to the roster and to make room optioned right-hander Dalier Hinojosa back to Triple-A. With the move the team is back to the standard 13 position players and 12 pitchers. "He'll be in reserve and a utility guy for us," Farrell said of Jimenez. "Has played all infield positions, most of those games played a third base, but has the ability to move around. That's the role that he's in coming over from Milwaukee." "Unfortunately, Jeff Bianchi's injury at Pawtucket has slowed him some, so in the event we have a need here in case someone goes down here's a guy that is on our roster and available to us," Farrell added. "It's a matter of trying to find ways to strength our roster as best as possible." Jimenez was claimed off waivers Sunday after he was designated for assignment by the Brewers. He's appeared in 15 games for Milwaukee this season, going 1-for-15 with a run scored and a walk.  Both of his starts came at third base (seven total games) and he also appeared defensively at second base once. He'€™s been in the league for three seasons, his first two coming with the Angels. Lifetime, over 67 games, he'€™s a .218/.255/.269 hitter. Hinojosa appeared in Sunday night's game and didn't allow a run in 1 2/3 innings in his major league debut. The first batter he faced was Alex Rodriguez and he struck him out. "Good stuff, some arm strength," said Farrell. "The willingness to attack the strike zone. For his debut, walking into that situation was not a lay up by any means. Didn'€™t back away from it." For more Red Sox news, visit weei.com/redsox.