The Cleveland Indians don't need any sabermetricians to tell them they're taking a risk by trading their two best pitching prospects for Ubaldo Jimenez.
They can multiply. They can divide. And they can use a computer. So they know the guy they traded for isn't the same Ubaldo who hit the 2010 All-Star break at 15-1 with an ERA barely above 2.
Since then, this fellow has won just 10 of his past 36 starts, his velocity his down, and his ERA has more than doubled. But when ...Read full story