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Ubaldo Jimenez Today 2015


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Just a little glitch tonight, walking in the tying run. So he couldn't earn the win. He did a couple of Houdini acts with getting into and out of jams. Too many pitches. But in all, he kept our team in the game, so that the O's could finally win.

Ubaldo had a much, much better season this year than last year. He was one of the highlights of the 2015 season, even after tailing off after the All -Star break. But as Frobby said, he righted his ship in September. Looking forward to seeing him back next year.

The Grand Poobah of the Ubaldo Jimenez Fan club :smile11::clap:

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I'm glad that Ubaldo righted the ship towards the end of the season. He had a pretty decent year overall.

4.11 is actually a tick better than league average on the ERA+ scale; if 12-10 with a 101 ERA+ and WHIP under 1.4 is what we get next year, I take that from the #3-4 pitcher. It makes the contract signing look a little less bad. So far he's been a better option than some others at the time (Bronson Arroyo, who's been hurt... AJ Burnett who didn't last in Philly and went back to Pittsburgh)

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4.11 is actually a tick better than league average on the ERA+ scale; if 12-10 with a 101 ERA+ and WHIP under 1.4 is what we get next year, I take that from the #3-4 pitcher. It makes the contract signing look a little less bad. So far he's been a better option than some others at the time (Bronson Arroyo, who's been hurt... AJ Burnett who didn't last in Philly and went back to Pittsburgh)

Ricky Nolasco got 4/$49 mm the same winter as Ubaldo. So far he's 11-13 with a 5.48 ERA in only 193 innings and 34 starts. Brandon MCarthy signed for 4/$48 mm this winter and pitched four games before needing TJ surgery. By those measures, Ubaldo is a bargain!

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