March 29, 2011 at 4:41 PM
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.