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Ubaldo Jimenez joins Orioles

Updated: February 20, 2014, 5:33 PM ET
Associated Press

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Ubaldo Jimenez waited until spring training began before signing a four-year, $50 million contract with the Baltimore Orioles. It wasn't a comfortable feeling.

"It is very difficult to wait. I know I'm not the only one who had headaches," Jimenez said.

Because signing Jimenez cost the Orioles their first-round draft pick, it was a hard decision for executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette.

"We made that conscious choice to put ...

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