CLEVELAND -- Ubaldo Jimenez did nothing in the Cleveland Indians home opener Monday to quell concerns about his consistency.
Jimenez followed his good first start in Toronto with a clunker in Cleveland.
Which has pretty much been the problem with him since he arrived in Cleveland.
The Indians, and the fans, do not know what pitcher will show up.
In his first start in the Indians second game of the season he was good. In his second start in the home opener he was bad. Very bad.
As in seven-runs-in-four-and-one-third innings bad.
As in giving-up-a-three-run-home run in the first inning bad.
As in just plain bad.
Nothing was working, Jimenez said after the Yankees beat Cleveland 11-6.
He pitched so poorly that even though the Indians scored six runs, they never really were in the game after the Yankees took the lead in the third.
Jimenez is as likable as anybody on the Indians, and he wants to do well as much as anyone. But since he joined Cleveland in the middle of the 2011 season the...