MLB Trade Deadline: 4 Reasons the Yankees Shouldn't Trade for Ubaldo Jimenez

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MLB Trade Deadline: 4 Reasons the Yankees Shouldn't Trade for Ubaldo Jimenez
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Ubaldo Jimenez is a very good young pitcher with lots of potential. But does he make New York a World Series favorite?

The title of this slide show may lead many to believe that I am not a fan of Ubaldo Jimenez. That couldn't be further from the truth.

I think Jimenez is a very talented young pitcher. He's had an uneven season to this point, but just look at his 2010 first half if you want a glimpse of his potential.

The Colorado Rockies know what they have in Jimenez: a potential ace with an affordable contract. It's for that reason the New York Yankees shouldn't feel obligated to make a move for the flame-throwing right-hander.

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