UBALDO JIMENEZ NEWS

Trading Junk Bonds: Swisher for Jimenez & Other Options

There are times when two teams exchange top talent, like last week when the Braves sent Jason Heyward to St. Louis in exchange for Shelby Miller. A move like that can help one team win now (the Cardinals) and another win in a few years (the Braves). In recent days, however, there have been rumors that the Indians are interested in trading Nick Swisher (or Michael Bourn or David...
Via Burning River Baseball
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles Rumors: Baltimore considering trading Ubaldo Jimenez

Craig Calcaterra of Hardball Talk for NBC Sports reports that the Baltimore Orioles have in fact been trying to shop Ubaldo Jimenez. The O's signed Jimenez to a $50 million contract last winter and the deal has not been good for the O's. All the O's saw from Jimenez was a record of 6-9 for the Orioles in 2014 and posted an ERA of 4.81 in just over 125 innings. Keep in...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
13 days ago  |  Discuss

A Ubaldo Reunion?

Ubaldo Jimenez, the man who gave us two years of trash and four months of treasure appears to be on the market once again, at least according to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman. And while waiting for any updates surrounding Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber winning the 2014 Cy Young, and fending off the notion that I’m supposed to care about Kevin Love’s contract situation, this...
Via Waiting For Next Year
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Orioles’ marriage to Ubaldo Jimenez is on the rocks

Last winter, the Orioles signed Ubaldo Jimenez to a four-year, $50 million contract. This winter, they’re reportedly looking to get rid of Jimenez and the $38.75 million he’s still owed. Via MLB.com’s Tracy Ringolsby… Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, who made only two starts and three relief appearances in the final 41 games of the regular season and didn’t appear in a postseason...
Via The Outside Corner
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Orioles’ marriage to Ubaldo Jimenez is on the rocks

Last winter, the Orioles signed Ubaldo Jimenez to a four-year, $50 million contract. This winter, they’re reportedly looking to get rid of Jimenez and the $38.75 million he’s still owed. Via MLB.com’s Tracy Ringolsby… Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, who made only two starts and three relief appearances in the final 41 games of the regular season and didn’t appear in a postseason...
Via Bloguin Best
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles talking Ubaldo Jimenez trade with others

getty images In the first year of a four-year deal worth $50 million, pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez left much to be desired from the Baltimore Orioles. The right handers stay could be a short one in the Charm City after posting a nasty 4.81 ERA and a 1.52 WHIP over 125 1/3 innings of work. Jimenez was moved from the starting rotation to the bullpen by the end of the season and if the Orioles...
Via Tireball.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Can The Dodgers Even Sell Low On Andre Ethier?

There’s a question in the mailbag — I swear we’ll do another soon — about whether the Dodgers should try to do a ‘bad contract swap’ of Andre Ethier for Baltimore’s Ubaldo Jimenez, who disappointed in the first year of his 4/$50m contract, putting up a 4.81 ERA/4.67 FIP and being left off the ALCS roster. (Though I can’t find the link at the moment, he reportedly...
Via Dodgers Digest
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Duquette and Avoiding the Awful

So can we just go over this one more time? I know everyone knows about it, but it’s still freaking crazy. The Orioles are in the ALCS. That’s already pretty nuts. But Ubaldo Jimenez, who they gave a lot of money to, was bad. He’s not on the roster. Matt Wieters played 26 games before […]
Via Fangraphs
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Veteran Stability Necessary to Avoid Starting Pitching Regression

Today continues DTTWLN’s three week examination of the Indians 2014 season and where it fell short of the playoff expectations established last winter. The staff will examine where the season went wrong and the challenges the front office faces to make the Indians contenders in 2015.   Regression (n): the act of going back to a previous place or state; return or reversion. The...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ubaldo Jimenez on ALCS roster for Orioles, team could activate Chris Davis in ALDS

getty images The Baltimore Orioles have opted to keep right handed pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez on their roster for the American League Championship Series against the Detroit Tigers. Jimenez was a disappointment this season for the Orioles posting a 4.81 ERA and 1.52 WHIP in 125 1/3 innings of work. He lost his role in the rotation and finished the season pitching out of the bullpen where...
Via Tireball.com
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Today In Tribe History: September 29, 2013

Cleveland wins its tenth straight game to finish the regular season with a 92-70 record in a 5-1 victory in Minnesota over the Twins. The Indians clinch the first American League Wild Card spot, earning the right to host the winner of a play-in game in Texas between the Rangers and the Tampa Bay Rays. Ubaldo Jimenez finishes September with a 4-0 record in six starts with a 1.09 ERA...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Made Rookies Dress Up In Funny Costumes (Photos)

Photo Credit: ubaldojimenez22/Instagram Well, it’s about that time of the year again where ‘rookie hazing’ takes place. On Friday night, the Baltimore Orioles had all of their rookies dress up in hilarious costumes. First-year pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez posted some of the pictures on his Instagram. Boy, are these funny as heck! Rookie hazing is so hilarious; it’s the best...
Via Blog Surface
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles clinch AL East

Your browser does not support iframes. The Baltimore Orioles earned their first American League East crown since 1997 with an 8-2 win over the Blue Jays on Tuesday at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. With their ninth win in 10 games, the Orioles clinched their second playoff appearance in three years. Ubaldo Jimenez (5-9), making his first start in a month, retired the final 10 he...
Via Sports-Glory
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles clinch first AL East title since 1997

BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Tuesday night before a boisterous crowd of 35,297 at Camden Yards. With their ninth win in 10 games, the Orioles clinched their second playoff appearance in three years following a run of 14 consecutive losing seasons. It’s...
Via NESN.com
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles move Jimenez to bullpen

CHICAGO (AP) Manager Buck Showalter said Tuesday before the Orioles' game against the Chicago White Sox that starter Ubaldo Jimenez is moving to the bullpen. With right-hander Miguel Gonzalez expected to be recalled soon after throwing a 75-pitch simulated game Monday for Double-A Bowie, the Orioles needed to clear a spot in the rotation for his impending return from the minor...
Via AP on Fox
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Second Thoughts Game #122: Orioles 0, Indians 6

Saturday's match-up between former Clevelander Ubaldo Jimenez and current Clevelander Carlos Carrasco was intriguing because, had the Indians signed the former, the latter would not have been a rotation piece. After Oakland swept up Scott Kazmir, the Indians rotation was, in no particular order, Kluber, Masterson, McAllister, Salazar and one question mark - had Jimenez...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Carrasco, Indians hitters blank Orioles, 6-0

CLEVELAND—Ubaldo Jimenez was greeted well by his former club in his return trip to Progressive Field. The Orioles starter wouldn’t even escape the fifth inning. Tribe hitters embraced Jimenez (4-9, 4.83 ERA) scoring six earned runs on five hits against him in just 4 1/3 innings Saturday, leading to an easy 6-0 shutout. Backed behind another solid outing from Carlos Carrasco ...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ubaldo Jimenez returns to Cleveland to face former team

Ubaldo Jimenez had one of the best seasons of his career with the Cleveland Indians in 2013 before signing a $50 million contract with the Baltimore Orioles in the offseason. Though he hasn't exactly lived up to expectations while also missing time with an injury, his new club is in a much better situation than his old when it comes to the playoff race. Jimenez returns to Cleveland...
Via AP on Fox
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ubaldo Jimenez returns to Cleveland to face former team

Ubaldo Jimenez had one of the best seasons of his career with the Cleveland Indians in 2013 before signing a $50 million contract with the Baltimore Orioles in the offseason. Though he hasn't exactly lived up to expectations while also missing time with an injury, his new club is in a much better situation than his old when it comes to the playoff race. Jimenez returns to Cleveland...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Lackey next up to try and contain the O's

The Baltimore Orioles hardly missed a beat while Ubaldo Jimenez recovered from a sprained right ankle. Now, he just hopes to keep one of baseball's hottest teams rolling in his return. Jimenez makes his first start in over a month for the surging Orioles, who look to win a seventh consecutive series Saturday against the visiting St. Louis Cardinals. Since Jimenez's last appearance...
Via AP on Fox
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lackey next up to try and contain the O's

The Baltimore Orioles hardly missed a beat while Ubaldo Jimenez recovered from a sprained right ankle. Now, he just hopes to keep one of baseball's hottest teams rolling in his return. Jimenez makes his first start in over a month for the surging Orioles, who look to win a seventh consecutive series Saturday against the visiting St. Louis Cardinals. Since Jimenez's last appearance...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The Ubaldo Dilemma

Photo: baltimoresun.com Ubaldo Jimenez is scheduled to start the Saturday afternoon game vs. the St. Louis Cardinals. He’s returning from an ankle injury that placed him on the disabled list retroactive to July 11th. Most alarmingly though, he enters the game with a 3-8 record, 4.52 ERA, and a ratio of 88 strikeouts to 60 walks. With all the other members of the rotation sporting...
Via DC Sports-Kings
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Injury Update: Ubaldo Jimenez to start Saturday

The Baltimore Orioles defeated the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday by the score of 2-1. Miguel Gonzalez picked up his fourth win on the season and Zach Britton notched his 24th save. The win improved the Orioles to 65-49, first in the American League East. There is good news on the injury front, as pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez appears to be set to start on Saturday against the Cardinals...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles consider sending Ubaldo Jimenez to bullepn

getty images Even a huge contract signed last winter may not be enough to put pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez back in the Baltimore Orioles starting rotation reports the Baltimore Sun. Jimenez sprained his right ankle over a month ago and has been slow to heal. With the recent success of the Orioles rotation manager Buck Showalter is hesitant to move anyone around meaning that Jimenez could...
Via Tireball.com
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ubaldo Jiminez to begin rehab assignment

In the midst of a pennant race, the Baltimore Orioles received some positive news in regards to starter Ubaldo Jimenez who is set to make a rehab start for their Triple-A affiliate Tuesday, according to an article by Aaron Gleeman of NBCSports.com .The struggling Jimenez (3-8, 4.52 ERA) will throw around 65 pitches in his outing, so he will likely need a few starts before returning...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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