Ubaldo Jimenez RUMORS & NEWS

  • 30d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Orioles may consider moving Norris. Drawing “moderate” interest in Jimenez. Norris projects to $8.7M in arb, per @mlbtraderumors.

  • 36d
    Brittany Ghiroli @Britt_Ghiroli

    The Orioles have discussed Ubaldo Jimenez trades with several teams at GM meetings per http://t.co/PsHmOuTx1h's @TracyRingolsby

  • 69d
    Brittany Ghiroli @Britt_Ghiroli

    Matusz back on Os roster. No Jimenez

  • Ubaldo Jimenez pitches 4 2/3 innings in rehab start for Aberdeen

    Baltimore Sun "Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez made his first injury rehabilitation start at short-season Single-A Aberdeen on Tuesday night, throwing 4 2/3 innings against the Tri-City ValleyCats at Ripken Stadium and allowing one unearned run, five hits and three walks. Jimenez, who remains on the..." July 30

  • Orioles can’t be feeling very good about their $50 million investment in Ubaldo Jimenez

    Hardball Talk "Ubaldo Jimenez is 13 starts into a four-year, $50 million deal with the Orioles and things aren’t going well at all. Jimenez failed to make it out of the third inning Sunday on the way to his league-leading seventh loss of the season, dropping him to 2-7 with a 5.01 ERA overall. In addition to..." June 09

  • Chances of reunion between Ubaldo Jimenez, Cleveland Indians dwindling

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "It would take something extreme for the Indians to re-sign free agent Ubaldo Jimenez at this point of the year. There has been no communication between the Indians and Jimenez’s agent, Diego Bentz, since the end of January. What’s more, the Indians value the draft pick they’ll receive for..." February 12

  • Ubaldo Jimenez: do the Indians want him back?

    Fox Sports Ohio "We are about a week away from pitchers and catchers reporting to the Indians spring training complex in Goodyear, Arizona, but right-handed pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez still has not found a home in free agency this offseason. The market this offseason has not worked out how Jimenez and his..." February 04

  • 378d
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Sources: Orioles active in free agent talks for bats and arms; have interest in Shin-Soo Choo, Nelson Cruz and Ubaldo Jimenez. @FOXSports1

  • Indians will try to bring back Jimenez but are resigned to Kazmir going

    CBSSports.com "The Indians will talk to Ubaldo Jimenez's agent Diego Bentz here at the GM meetings but don't appear to have much to talk about with Scott Kazmir. The Indians would be interested in a one-year deal for Kazmir but believe he's certain to have multiyear offers elsewhere after he resurrected his..." November 12

  • Ubaldo Jimenez expected to reject Indians' $14 million qualifying offer at GM meetings

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Baseball’s general managers meetings begin Monday in Orlando, Fla. They will dovetail into the owners’ meetings Thursday in the same city. This much is clear from the Indians’ point of view even before the meetings begin. No. 1: Reborn right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez is expected to turn down his..." November 09

  • 409d
    Jordan Bastian @MLBastian

    As expected, Indians have offered FA Ubaldo Jimenez a $14.1M qualifying offer to ensure Draft compensation if he declines/signs elsewhere.

  • Ubaldo Jimenez is a free agent, will Cleveland Indians make qualifying offer?

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez’s plunge into free agency has begun. Jimenez officially became a free agent after the Indians exercised his $8 million club option and he declined it on Thursday night. When Jimenez voided the 2014 option, it saved the Indians a $1 million buyout. Now the question..." November 01

  • Report: Indians won't offer Ubaldo Jimenez multiyear deal

    Fox Sports Ohio "The Indians won't offer Ubaldo Jimenez a multiyear deal, but are still deciding if they'll make him a $14 million qualifying offer, according to Paul Hoynes of The Plain Dealer/Cleveland.com. Once the World Series concludes, the 2014 MLB offseason will officially begin and the Indians will have..." October 25

  • Cleveland Indians trying to decide if they'll make Ubaldo Jimenez a $14 million qualifying offer

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Red Sox and Cardinals will play Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday night. It is the second installment of the culmination of an entire season and most people who make their living in the game will watch for at least a while. But the business of the game never stops which brings us to..." October 24

  • Re-signing Jimenez and Kazmir is key for Indians

    Fox Sports Ohio "If you have managed to stir from your AL Wild Card game hangover and muster the energy to watch some postseason baseball you have seen some thrilling low-scoring games. The theme this postseason no doubt is pitching pitching and more pitching. There have already been seven shutouts – including..." October 18

  • Jimenez flirts with no-no as Indians power past A's, 7-1

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Perhaps it is time to stop asking for more and just be happy with who Ubaldo Jimenez is right now as a pitcher. Jimenez took a no-hitter into the sixth inning Saturday night as the Indians beat Oakland 7-1 in front of a sellout crowd of 35067 at O.co Coliseum. The victory cut the A's lead in..." August 18

  • Jimenez pitches 6 scoreless in Indians' 3-0 victory over Jays

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "In his last start, Ubaldo Jimenez couldn't get through the sixth inning. To be more specific, he didn't record an out, walked two, made an error and gave up a grand slam to help turn a 5-0 lead into a 10-7 loss. Jimenez's collapse came against Kansas City on the Fourth of July. Tuesday night..." July 10

  • Indians pitcher Jimenez showing results

    Akron Beacon Journal "Is a new day dawning for Ubaldo Jimenez? Last year, he was at or near the bottom of every pitching category among American League starters. This spring he has been on an upward curve virtually every time out. Sunday, he gave up three runs, four hits and one walk in seven innings, as the..." March 25

  • Masterson, Jimenez know Indians' hopes for improvement in 2013 rest in their arms

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Baseball players, especially pitchers, have to live in the mirror of their mind. In good times and bad, know thyself is the rule of the game. Justin Masterson and Ubaldo Jimenez took a long look into that mirror after combining for 32 losses last season. Things were so bad that Jimenez said,..." February 17

  • Justin Masterson and Ubaldo Jimenez: Can They Rebound?

    Let's Go Tribe "In 2012, both Justin Masterson and Ubaldo Jimenez had what I am calling a "train wreck" season: they pitched enough innings to be considered a "qualified" starter (162+), but had a park-adjusted ERA at least 20% worse than the league average (ERA+ of 80 or worse). It was the first time in history..." February 05

  • Cleveland Indians exercise Ubaldo Jimenez's 2013 option; pass on Travis Hafner, Roberto Hernandez

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Indians exercised the 2013 option on right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez today, but declined options on DH Travis Hafner and right-hander Roberto Hernandez. Jimenez will make $5.75 million in 2013. Hafner and Hernandez, now free agents, were set to make $13 million and $6 million, respectively. The..." October 31

  • 2012 in Review: Ubaldo Jimenez

    Let's Go Tribe "His splitter lost so much velocity (from 89.3 MPH in 2011 to 83.7 MPH in 2012) that he was forced to abandon it almost entirely (going from throwing it 12.4% of the time to just 2.1%). There aren't a lot of pitchers who throw the splitter, but among the 11 qualified starters in MLB who do,..." October 03

  • Rafael Perez, Jimenez done for the season

    Akron Beacon Journal "Rafael Perez underwent surgey to his left shoulder today, and Ubaldo Jimenez' season came to an and because if an ankle injury. "Rafael underwent surgery to debride his left shoulder,'' Indians head trainer Lonnie Soloff said. ""Dr. Craig Morgan cleaned out the back aspect of the joint. It was..." September 27

  • Ubaldo Jimenez done for year with right ankle sprain

    Rotoworld "Ubaldo Jimenez is done for the remainder of the 2012 season because of a right ankle sprain. Jimenez had issues with the ankle in his past two starts, and it showed in his stat lines. The 28-year-old right-hander will finish up with a 5.55 ERA and 1.61 WHIP. He carries a $5.75 million club..." September 26

  • Too late this season, but Ubaldo Jimenez will be pitching for a contract next year

    Akron Beacon Journal "With no more than five starts left before the schedule runs its course, Ubaldo Jimenez can't really do much to turn around what essentially has been a lost season for him. The Indians have him for at least one more year, because his contact does not expire until after the 2013 season. If he is..." September 07

  • Detroit gets to Ubaldo Jimenez early and late in 7-1 victory over Cleveland Indians

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The first inning ruined Ubaldo Jimenez again. The five-run eighth didn't help either, but in between the Big U was OK. Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer in the first inning Wednesday night to lead the Tigers to a 7-1 victory over the Indians at Comerica Park. The Tigers, hunting Chicago in the..." September 06

  • Colorado Rockies still waiting for the Ubaldo Jimenez trade to pay off

    Denver Post "Thirteen months later, there are no winners. The Rockies shook their franchise by the shoulders, trading former All-Star Game starter Ubaldo Jimenez to the Indians for four players. But let's be honest, this deal was about the two prized arms Colorado received in return: Drew Pomeranz and Alex..." September 06

  • Angels 9, Indians 6: Ubaldo Jimenez digs too deep a hole for offense to escape

    Akron Beacon Journal "It was not exactly a new way for Ubaldo Jimenez to lose, but it was a variation from his norm. Jimenez gave up four runs in the first inning Tuesday night to kick start the Los Angeles Angels toward a 9-6 win over the Indians at Angels Stadium. And just in case four runs wasn't enough to..." August 15

  • Ubaldo Jimenez recalls the nervous days before trade to Tribe

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "These are uncomfortable days to be a baseball player in demand. The trading deadline is Tuesday. Rumors are flying and a player can be told at anytime to pack his bag and join his new team. At the All-Star break last year, Ubaldo Jimenez went to the Rocky Mountains for some quiet time with his..." July 29

  • Ubaldo Jimenez's awful third inning leads to Cleveland Indians' 11-9 loss to Toronto

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "From his very first pitch Saturday afternoon, Ubaldo Jimenez knew he didn't have it. He didn't have his fastball. He didn't have his curve. He didn't have anything. "Slider. Split. Anything. Nothing felt OK," Jimenez said, shaking his head. "I think I was able to throw the slider a couple..." July 15

  • Former Rockie Ubaldo Jimenez a bright star just two years ago

    Denver Post "Anyone recall Major League Baseball's 2010 All-Star Game? If you're a Rockies fan, you probably have bittersweet memories of that Midsummer Classic. Ubaldo Jimenez, with his sparkling 15-1 record (including a no-hitter against the Braves), was the starting pitcher for the National League. He..." July 09

  • Ubaldo Jimenez, bullpen show no problems in Houston

    Akron Beacon Journal "That's more like it. After scoring 18 runs in two of their three wins against the Reds earlier in the week, the Indians came back to earth Friday night, beating the Astros 2-0, with Ubaldo Jimenez asserting himself again in a positive way. In June, the Tribe has scored three or fewer runs in..." June 23

  • Ubaldo Jimenez, three relievers propel Cleveland Indians to 2-0 victory over Houston

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Two runs aren't much, but the way the Indians have played this season, they were more than enough Friday night at Minute Maid Park. The Indians scored one run in the first inning and one in the ninth to bookend a four-hit shutout by Ubaldo Jimenez, Joe Smith, Vinnie Pestano and Chris Perez in a..." June 23

  • Justin Masterson, Ubaldo Jimenez limiting walks

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Nothing is more important than victory in the big leagues. The minor leagues are for development. In the big leagues, the focus of every organization should be on winning as many games as possible. Indians manager Manny Acta knows exactly what that means, but he saw something bigger in the..." June 12

  • Rockies' karma not the same since trading Ubaldo Jimenez to Cleveland

    Denver Post "Looking for when it all really started to go wrong for the Rockies? I'm no forensic scientist, but to my way of thinking, I'll take July 30 of 2011. That's the day the Rockies embarrassed themselves as an organization by trading Ubaldo Jimenez to the Cleveland Indians — and then still making..." June 12

  • Tigers' struggles against Jimenez symbolizes offensive ineptitude

    Detroit News "If the Tigers hitters can't make the necessary adjustments, we'll have to start making some of our own. Because if this team isn't going to hit, we can't expect them to win. As Tigers manager Jim Leyland likes to say, especially when he's upset, it's as simple as that. And with 48 hours to..." June 06

  • Tribe GM Chris Antonetti says Cleveland pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez's mechanics are not as consistent as they were with the Rockies

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Tribe General Manager Chris Antonetti, talking to reporters before Monday's 8-5 victory over Kansas City, said when the Indians scouted Ubaldo Jimenez last year, they saw consistent mechanics from the 6-5, 210-pound right-hander. Since acquiring him from Colorado on July 31, Jimenez has been the..." May 29

  • Indians' pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez overcomes struggles – for now

    Akron Beacon Journal "The Indians' most frustrating conundrum took an unexpected turn on Sunday. Ubaldo Jimenez pitched lights out. Just when the Tribe may have been ready to discuss sending the 28-year-old right-hander to the minors for a wake-up call, Jimenez put together the mechanical adjustment he's been..." May 07

  • Ubaldo Jimenez terrific as Indians defeat Yu Darvish, Rangers, 4-2

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Indians have unleashed a new weapon for games at Progressive Field this season -- specifically, Sunday games. It is massive and colorful and generates plenty of light. Say hello to the Indians' big little helper: the sun. How ironic that the sun would assist a club that seemingly always..." May 07

  • Cleveland Indians' Ubaldo Jimenez may have turned a corner

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ubaldo Jimenez has started an All-Star Game, pitched a no-hitter and awoke on a July morning with a 15-1 record as the talk of Major League Baseball. No way a start in early May could match any of that in importance, except this one did. Seven shutout innings, better velocity on his fastball, a..." May 07

  • It's a matter of adjustments for Ubaldo Jimenez

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Indians aren't trying to overhaul Ubaldo Jimenez's mechanics. They're much too complicated. What they want to do is make a slight change in hopes that it lets Jimenez avoid a repeat of Tuesday's performance at U.S. Cellular Field. Jimenez says the adjustment has to do with his left..." May 03

  • Ubaldo Jimenez likes to mix up pitches

    Akron Beacon Journal "Ubaldo Jimenez can throw in the mid to upper 90s, but since coming to the Indians, he hasn't made a habit of it. "He had a big repertoire of pitches [five]," manager Manny Acta said Friday. "He likes to use all of them. He's always done that. "He's like the guy [Felix Hernandez] we faced..." April 21

  • Ubaldo Jimenez a little off, but West Coast trip success continues

    Akron Beacon Journal "The Indians are 6-1 on their nine-game trip to Kansas City, Seattle and Oakland, and no that is not a misprint or a mirage. Granted, none of the opponents were over .500 going into the 4-3 win over the Athletics on Friday night at Oakland Coliseum, but both the Seattle Mariners and the A's..." April 21

  • Ubaldo Jimenez's suspension to begin Sunday

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ubaldo Jimenez dropped the appeal of his five-game suspension after his start Saturday afternoon against the Blue Jays. Major League Baseball suspended and fined Jimenez for plunking Colorado's Troy Tulowitzki in a spring-training game last Sunday in Arizona. Jimenez and Tulowitzki, former..." April 08

  • Indians squander Ubaldo Jimenez gem, lose to Toronto Blue Jays, 7-4, in 12 innings

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "For the Indians and their fans, this is nowhere near time to panic, especially given the quality of the starting pitching. But these home losses in extra innings to the Blue Jays already have gotten old. The Indians squandered another terrific start Saturday afternoon, this time by Ubaldo..." April 08

  • Cleveland Indians will appeal Ubaldo Jimenez's five-game suspension for Tulowitzki beaning

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ubaldo Jimenez didn't think he'd get suspended. He thought wrong. Major League Baseball suspended the Indians' right-hander for five games and fined him an undisclosed amount Monday for hitting former teammate Troy Tulowitzki with a pitch on Sunday at the Rockies ballpark in..." April 03

  • Ubaldo Jimenez losing grip on fastball and emotions

    Denver Post "Like many guys who wrap emotional pain in testosterone, the only way former Colorado pitching ace Ubaldo Jimenez could express his lingering bitterness at the Rockies was by beaning shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. Throwing a baseball in anger will cost Jimenez a five-game suspension, handed down..." April 03

  • Cleveland Indians' Ubaldo Jimenez suspended five games for Tulowitzki beaning on Sunday

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Major League Baseball didn't accept Ubaldo Jimenez's contention that hitting former teammate Troy Tulowitzki was an accident on Sunday. As a result, Jimenez was suspended Monday for the first five games of the regular season and will be fined an amount that has not yet been disclosed. Jimenez..." April 03

  • Rockies enraged after Troy Tulowitzki gets hit by Ubaldo Jimenez fastball

    Denver Post "Lingering ill will between former teammates erupted Sunday when Indians pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez hit Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki in the left elbow with a fastball on the first pitch of Tulo's first at-bat in the Cactus League exhibition game. Tulowitzki left the game, prompting concern that..." April 02

  • Rockies manager Jim Tracy furious with Ubaldo Jimenez after "potshot"

    Denver Post "Saying he has lost all respect for his former ace, Rockies manager Jim Tracy unloaded on Indians pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez on Sunday, calling his plunking of all-star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki "a gutless act." Tracy demanded that Jimenez be suspended, saying the right-hander intentionally hit..." April 02

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