CHICAGO —outfielder After sustaining a torn left hamstring, on April 23, he was expected to miss six to eight more weeks. But he has made quick progress and is feeling pain-free. He's been running and swinging for the past few days.
Jimenez declared Tuesday, “We're going back sooner than we thought,”
Jimenez is expected to rebound big after being sidelined for much of last season due to a ruptured left pectoral tendon. After a slow start, he had only eight hits in 36 games before being hurt while trying to win a grounder at Minnesota.
It was felt by the 25-year-old slugger as he ran toward the base. He reached for the bag, but stumbled, and was then taken from the field in a cart. Jiménez had surgery a few days later.
Jimenez's injury looks similar to that which sidelined White Sox catcher.For almost two seasons last season. Right-hander Also, he is currently on the injured roster with a similar problem after being pulled from his final spring training start due to right knee discomfort.
“When my heart stopped beating, I was just a little frustrated because I wasn't feeling good.” Jimenez stated that she was frustrated by not feeling well and was just a bit upset. “And then that was it. “I feel quite happy right now with the outcome that we have achieved.”
Jimenez hit 31 homers in his rookie season in 2019, and then he went on to hit.296 with 14 runs in 55 games in the 2020 pandemic-shortened season. After being injured while trying to catch a ball during spring training, he was limited to 55 games.