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Indians really need to ride their pitching

Adding Ubaldo Jimenez should make Tribe's rotation formidable from top to bottom

Originally Published: August 4, 2011
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN The Magazine

Ubaldo Jimenez was supposed to start Saturday night in San Diego, then he wasn't going to start, then he warmed up with Esmil Rogers throwing next to him in the bullpen, then finally Jimenez pitched one inning. He threw poorly, came off the mound and was told by his manager, Jim Tracy, that he had been traded. Jimenez then hugged his teammates and was no longer a member of the Colorado Rockies. A scout who was at that game called the scene "comical" and "stupid," but in the end, Jimenez is now ...

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