White Sox MiLB Report: Eloy Jimenez Hits First Triple-A Home Run

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GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 21: Eloy Jimenez
GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 21: Eloy Jimenez /
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White Sox top prospect records first two RBIs with Triple-A Charlotte in helping the team to victory over Toledo at home on Sunday afternoon.

Eloy Jimenez, the top prospect in the Chicago White Sox farm system, hit his first home run in Triple-A on Sunday. The Knights were able to defeat the Toledo Mud Hens 5-4 thanks to two RBIs from Jimenez.

The fourth overall ranked prospect was able to also knock in the go-ahead run for the Knights in the eighth inning. With Charlotte tied with Toledo at 4-4 in the eighth inning, Jimenez hit a go-ahead RBI single to score Jose Rondon and put the Knights ahead 5-4.

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Miguel Gonzalez started on Sunday for the Knights in his first rehab start. Gonzalez has been on the disabled list with right rotator cuff inflammation since April 23. He’s expected to make three or four rehab starts. In his outing on Sunday, Gonzalez pitched three scoreless innings with one strikeout and one walk allowed against Toledo.

While the Knights were able to win their game on Sunday, Double-A Birmingham and Single-A Advanced Winston-Salem both lost their respective games. The Barons were shutout on the road 5-0 against the Montgomery Biscuits. Despite the loss, Bernardo Flores pitched well in his Double-A debut as he pitched seven innings while allowing just two earned runs on six hits.

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The Dash were blown out at home against the Down East Wood Ducks 11-1. Luis Robert went 1-for-3 with one walk on Sunday. Luis Gonzalez and Yeyson Yrizarri both collected two hits in Winston-Salem’s loss to Down East.

Click links below for box scores:

Charlotte Knights 5-Toledo Mud Hens 4

Montgomery Biscuits 5-Birmingham Barons 0

Down East Wood Ducks 11-Winston-Salem Dash 1

Kannapolis Intimidators 4-Greensboro Grasshoppers 2

Missoula Osprey 9-Great Falls Voyagers 3 F/7 (Resumed from June 23)

Missoula Osprey 2-Great Falls Voyagers 1

AZL White Sox 9-AZL Reds 2

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