Chicago White Sox OF Eloy Jimenez suffers torn hamstring tendon
Chicago White Sox outfielder Eloy Jimenez will miss 4 to 8 weeks of the 2022 season following an injury to his right hamstring while attempting to beat a throw to first base. He had to be carted off the field.
This marks the second year in a row Jimenez has missed a significant part of the season after suffering a pectoral injury in 2021.
Jimenez underwent surgery on April 26 to repair a torn hamstring tendon behind his right knee. The White Sox say the injury was similar to those suffered by Yasmani Grandal and Lance Lynn.
His injury timeline puts a return in mid- to late-June.
Eloy Jimenez injury history
March – July 2022 — Eloy Jimenez suffers pectoral injury
Eloy Jimenez suffered a torn left pectoral in March 24, 2021 during spring training attempting to rob a home run. At the time, the White Sox said they expected him to miss 5-6 months, putting his return sometime around August. However, he returned to the major league roster in late July.
September 25, 2020 — Eloy Jimenez sprains foot
Eloy Jimenez missed the meeting between the White Sox and Cubs to conclude the 2020 regular season with a sprained foot. He suffered the mid-foot injury to his right foot rounding third base. He returned for Game 3 of the ALDS on Oct. 1.
August 26, 2020 — Eloy Jimenez injures ankle
Jimenez injured his ankle while celebrating Lucas Giolito’s no-hitter, though he did not need to be placed on the IL.
July 16, 2019 — Eloy Jimenez hurts right elbow
Jimenez was placed on the 10-day IL with a right-elbow injury following a collision with fellow outfielder Charlie Tilson in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals. He returned to action July 28.
April 28, 2019 — Eloy Jimenez sprains right ankle
Jimenez was placed on the 10-day IL with a high right-ankle sprain following a collision with the wall against the Detroit Tigers. He appeared to get his foot stuck in the padding attempting to corral a home run. He returned …
Dec. 16, 2018 — Eloy Jimenez’s quad strain
The White Sox chose to shut down Jimenez during winter league play in the Dominican Republic following a quad strain, per Tyler Maun at MILB.com.
July 2018 — Eloy Jimenez’ left abductor injury
Jimenez missed two weeks of his minor league season with a left abductor muscle injury, per Maun.
April 2018 — Eloy Jimenez left pectoral injury
Jimenez began his Double-A season late due to a left pectoral injury, per Maun.