UBALDO JIMENEZ NEWS

Orioles’ Rumors: Wei-Yin Chen, Nori Aoki

The Baltimore Orioles are feeling at the moment that trade interest in left-handed pitcher Wei-Yin Chen is “very high,” as they are receiving more calls regarding trading for him than any other player on their roster, including right-handed pitchers Ubaldo Jimenez and Bud Norris, who is also garnering some interest, according to a report by Dan Connolly of MASN Sports. Not only...
Via Baseball Essential
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: December 1, 2014

Around the Farm (ATF) takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. This is a special fall and winter ball version of ATF that recaps all the offseason action by Indians players in the Arizona Fall League (AFL) and the Caribbean Leagues. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game. No games...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Potential replacements if the Indians trade a starting pitcher

As the 2014/2015 offseason continues one item the Indians are looking to add is depth starting pitching. If the Indians trade one of their young starters then a veteran starting pitcher would be looked at to stabilize the starting rotation.  Let’s take a look at some possibilities via trade and free agency that could be viable options for the Tribe… Justin Masterson – STL...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Circling The Central: November 2014 Edition

After a full month of off-season, things certainly have been busy in the American League Central Division. For those who missed it, we’ll get you caught up in the roster moves of each of the AL Central teams starting with your Cleveland Indians. Cleveland Indians The Indians have been relatively silent to this point, not being significant players in any free agent talks as they...
Via Burning River Baseball
18 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 mind that Jimenez...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
November 13, 2014  |  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
November 12, 2014  |  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
November 12, 2014  |  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
November 12, 2014  |  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
November 11, 2014  |  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...
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 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 leagues...
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 been...
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
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