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Ubaldo Jimenez Today 2015


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Alright, here you go, back by demand of OFFNY.

He looked good. Good command although he ran up his pitch count more than he should have with many 3-2 counts. That's really picking the nits though.

As JP noted his FB had tremendous movement from the armside, about six inches at times, and from the 3rd inning on his splitter was working too. Occasionally he dropped in the breaking ball but mostly this was about him commanding the FB.

I never saw him get above 91 mph but if locates like he did today he should be fine. Of course that's an incredibly big if with his track record. Who knows, maybe the new mechanical adjustment has begun to pay dividends.

I do believe that Ubaldo's mechanical adjustment is paying dividends. Ubaldo said that he was continuing what he started during ST.

From the Grand Poobah of the Ubaldo Jimenez Fan Club :smile11:

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Screwed.

When all is said and done for the 162-game season in early October, nobody (except Oriole fans) will remember the umpire screwing Jimenez (and subsequently screwing the Orioles.)

In the record books, it will look just like any other 3-2 loss.

That's infuriating.

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When all is said and done for the 162-game season in early October, nobody (except Oriole fans) will remember the umpire screwing Jimenez (and subsequently screwing the Orioles.)

In the record books, it will look just like any other 3-2 loss.

That's infuriating.

He got screwed, but let's not go assuming Ubaldo would've won the game just because he had a good game last week. He's still Ubaldo and he was looking more like last year's version this time around.

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When all is said and done for the 162-game season in early October, nobody (except Oriole fans) will remember the umpire screwing Jimenez (and subsequently screwing the Orioles.)

In the record books, it will look just like any other 3-2 loss.

That's infuriating.

He got screwed, but let's not go assuming Ubaldo would've won the game just because he had a good game last week. He's still Ubaldo and he was looking more like last year's version this time around.

I'm not assuming that the Orioles would have won the game.

I'm not even assuming that the Red Sox would not have eventually hammered Jimenez one or two innings later.

We were screwed though, and therefore we will never find out. In addition to not having our starting pitcher go as long as the manager wanted him to, we also had to expend the bullpen early, with 3 more games in the next 3 days coming up against this team ...... all because of the bogus ejection by the umpire.

And that is infuriating.

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He got screwed, but let's not go assuming Ubaldo would've won the game just because he had a good game last week. He's still Ubaldo and he was looking more like last year's version this time around.

You can't assume anything, including he may have gone into the 6th inning. The problem with the ejection is that it has made the bullpen more exposed for the remaining games of the series.

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Thorne with Ubaldo. Heh. "I had three walks today, not like I had my best control." it wasn't intentional.

Ubaldo doesn't strike me as a beanball type of guy and secondly it was a one run game at that point. OFFNY brought up in the game thread when Reggie Sanders charged Pedro Martinez when Pedro had a no-no (may even had been a perfecto) going. I just would love to see hear Baker's explanation but I'd be shocked if he gives one since most of these umpires not named Jim Joyce seem to think they're not accountable.

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Ubaldo doesn't strike me as a beanball type of guy and secondly it was a one run game at that point. OFFNY brought up in the game thread when Reggie Sanders charged Pedro Martinez when Pedro had a no-no (may even had been a perfecto) going. I just would love to see hear Baker's explanation but I'd be shocked if he gives one since most of these umpires not named Jim Joyce seem to think they're not accountable.

It was indeed a perfect game that Martinez had in the 9th inning.

Martinez had struck out Sanders twice earlier in the game, but Sanders did not like the fact that he struck out on inside pitches.

It was the most ludicrous charging of the mound that I have ever seen (or ever heard of, for that matter.)

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It was indeed a perfect game that Martinez had in the 9th inning.

Martinez had struck out Sanders twice earlier in the game, but Sanders did not like the fact that he struck out on inside pitches.

It was the most ludicrous charging of the mound that I have ever seen (or ever heard of, for that matter.)

[video=youtube;zD5PsaihtH4]

Yeah just so idiotic.

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What amazes me is that there is not a thread howling about that Umps decision. I couldn't watch the game but it sounds to me ludicrous, and it doesn't seem that the OH cares all that much about it. Was it that obvious hat Ubaldo was throwing at Panda for the slide? And is Schoop OK?

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Yes, there was.

I guess we're all howled out.

I hope that the Orioles have put it behind them. They need to win tomorrow's game. They can't afford to waste any more emotional energy on this, as unfair as it was.

Ubaldo was interviewed on MASN after the game. He seemed pretty calm about it, though he obviously didn't like being ejected in a bogus call.

He was wearing a cool T-Shirit, with a large backward K on it. :D

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