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Ubaldo Jimenez Today 2015


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A great Free Agent signing. The Orioles are very smart. Trash the first year and reap the reward 2 through 4!

I was one of them that was complaining about him last year, but the dude is smoking this year.

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I was one of them that was complaining about him last year, but the dude is smoking this year.
If April is Ubaldo's worst month, what the heck is he going to be like the rest of the year?

I am so glad we did not make him go on the DL!

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I was one of them that was complaining about him last year, but the dude is smoking this year.

Year one was lulling the league into a false sense of security. Masterful strategy if you ask me. This is Ali rope-a-dope, Lincoln losing an election to win one level stuff here, folks!

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Year one was lulling the league into a false sense of security. Masterful strategy if you ask me. This is Ali rope-a-dope, Lincoln losing an election to win one level stuff here, folks!

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Ubaldo just may be the Ace this team needs this year.

He certainly has ace stuff when his command is there.

One of the best pitched games I have seen was one Ubaldo threw against the Orioles late in 2013. I always said if we were up against an Ace in the playoffs, Ubaldo would be the guy I would want to test. Bud did that well against the Tigers for us. I would have like to see Ubaldo against KC.

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This is certainly the brightest spot in the season so far. If Ubaldo steps up and becomes a true number one starter, like he has been before and like he is capable of, we are set. I really like his stuff, and I really like the guy. It now looks like they have cleaned up his mechanics and his command thus far has been really good.You really have to hand it to the guy as he has not complained one bit, just kept his mouth shut and worked hard to get it back. He's a real feel good story.

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This is sustained good pitching. Steady improvement during the spring, then in his first four starts he has been great, good, OK, and great. If he can keep the walks down, he could easily be our #2 starter down the stretch, maybe #1. Certainly he has been our best pitcher in April. Really excited to see what he can do.

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12 OUTS: 5 Groundouts, 5 Flyouts, 1 Strikeout, 1 Popout

UBALDO JIMENEZ O(vs. METS, 5/06)

IP:. 4

H:o 6 (1 Home Run, 5 Singles)

R:O 3

BB: 2

SO: 1

Pitches: 85 (49 Strikes, 36 Balls)

2015 ERA: 2.36

PITCHES BY INNING

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17 (10 Strikes, 71 Balls)

28 (16 Strikes, 12 Balls)

15 (91 Strikes, 61 Balls)

25 (14 Strikes, 11 Balls)

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Well, that was way too reminiscent of his starts last year. Just when I was about to jump on the bandwagon we are back to walks and multiple 3 ball counts driving up his pitch total. Hopefully, it was a blip and not an indication of things to come.

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I think that this is a blip. When Wallace came out, it looked like he was chewing Ubaldo out. I'm not a mind reader, but Wallace was gesticulating, I.e. "don't do that!" I have a feeling that he'll give Ubaldo a real workout during his next bullpen. In the meantime, Wallace will need to getTilly ready to be a Yankee slayer.Ubaldo will do fine next start.

Still the Grand Poobah of the Ubaldo Jimenez Fan Club ;):clap:

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Think Ubaldo pitched much better than his line. He wasn't getting ANYTHING on the lower part of the strike zone.
I was wondering about that strike zone. Many times, what looked to be a strike on Ubaldo's part was called a ball.
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