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Why Ubaldo Jimenez Will Breakout This Season

Published by on April 18, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Ubaldo Jimenez, 25, born in the Dominican Republic, is one of the Rockies' best prospects.  Though he may not be a rookie, he's young, and has got some of the filthiest, raw stuff in the majors.

That is...if he can learn to control it.

Jimenez, the second starter on the Rockies' pitching rotation, is in his third year in the majors, despite his young age. He's right-handed, and is 6'4".  He was born in the Dominican Republic and throws with his right hand.

Last year, Jimenez posted a very quiet 3.99 ERA.  He had one complete game, and won the same amount of games than he lost, with 12.  However, he had 172 strikeouts in 198.2 innings, and didn't miss a single start.


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