Through all the poor performances over the past two years, I have stayed on the Ubaldo Jimenez bandwagon.
Even after Jimenez struggled to a 5.10 ERA in 11 starts following his trade to Cleveland in 2011, I really believed that he would round into form and lead the rotation in 2012.
Despite leading the American League in wild pitches and losses last year, I still remained hopeful that 2013 would be the year Jimenez finally found his way. But after Tuesday night, I am officially off the Ubaldo bandwagon.
Now, my personal journey from denial to acceptance is not interesting per se, but as one of the last defenders of Jimenez, I can say that there is no rational reason to hold on to hope for him anymore. Read More…
From Daily Kent Stater, April 18, 2013