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March 29, 2011 at 4:41 PM

Red Sox release LHP Dinardo, IF Jimenez


According to Pawtucket broadcaster Dan Hoard on Twitter, the Red Sox today have released LHP Lenny Dinardo and infielder Jorge Jimenez.

Dinardo, 31, signed a minor league deal with Boston this offseason. Last season as a member of Triple-A Sacramento (OAK), Dinardo went 2-5 with a 3.40 ERA in 10 games. Dinardo was originally a member of the Red Sox organization from 2004-2006, going 1-3 with a 5.53 ERA in 43 games.

Jimenez, 26, was originally drafted by Boston in the 15th round of the 2006 amateur draft. He was selected by the Florida Marlins in the Rule 5 draft last season before being returned to Boston. In five minor league seasons, Jimenez has hit .282/.360/.394 with 27 home runs and 237 RBI in 462 games.

 
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