Ubaldo Jimenez is finally enjoying some success with the Cleveland Indians.
The right-hander looks to win a fourth straight start for the first time in almost three years when the Indians host the surging Seattle Mariners on Friday night.
Jimenez (3-2, 5.55 ERA), who won 46 games and tossed a no-hitter for Colorado from 2008-10, is 16-23 with a 5.35 ERA in 49 starts since he was traded to Cleveland (22-17) at the 2011 deadline. However, he's allowed three runs, 10 hits and struck out 20 over 18 2-3 innings while winning three straight starts since he went 0-8 with a 7.05 ERA in 12 starts dating to last season.
"I think it's all about my mechanics," said Jimenez, who last won four consecutive starts during a seven-game run for the Rockies from May 15-June 17, 2010. "I think the last three games I've been able to repeat my mechanics with every pitch."
He gave up a solo homer and two other hits while fanning eight in six innings of a 7-6 win at Detroit o...