Jimenez going it alone
Ubaldo Jimenez is pitching like Bob Gibson in 1968, and he's single-handedly propping up the Rockies' playoff hopes along the way. If the season ended today, you could make a strong case for him as the NL MVP, because no player has meant more to his respective team than Jimenez. It's the Year of the Pitcher II, and in light of that, consider these simple numbers:
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