1. Early-Season Grades for Baltimore Orioles' Offseason Acquisitions

    The Baltimore Orioles have gotten off a rough start in this 2014 season. After winning on Opening Day, the team proceeded to lose four straight games until a win against the Detroit Tigers halted that skid...

    Alex Snyder Written by Alex Snyder about 4 months ago 2,945 reads 6 comments

  2. What Ubaldo Jimenez Must Do to Ensure a Playoff Berth for the Baltimore Orioles

    When the Baltimore Orioles signed Ubaldo Jimenez to a four-year contract worth an estimated $48 million this offseason, they were sending a clear message to both the baseball world and to Ubaldo, himself...

    Kendall Baker Written by Kendall Baker about 4 months ago 377 reads 0 comments

  3. 5 Bold Predictions for the Baltimore Orioles in 2014

    With the start of spring training competition and Opening Day steadily approaching, fans and teams are setting predictions and goals for their players to accomplish in the 2014 season...

    Mark Cover Written by Mark Cover about 5 months ago 4,566 reads 2 comments

  4. Baltimore Orioles Sign Ubaldo Jimenez: 5 Reasons Why It's a Great Move

    The Baltimore Orioles added Ubaldo Jimenez , an eight-year major league veteran, to their starting rotation this week, bringing a much needed sense of accomplishment to what has shaped up to be a wholly disappointing offseason for O's fans...

    Zachary Ball Written by Zachary Ball about 5 months ago 1,303 reads 1 comments

  5. Orioles' Ubaldo Jimenez Risk Is One They Needed to Make to Be Taken Seriously

    After a winter of discontent in Charm City, the Baltimore Orioles took a talented team into spring training without adequate offseason additions. By shelling out a long-term deal for Ubaldo Jimenez , the team took a worthwhile risk...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 5 months ago 12,204 reads 74 comments

  6. Ubaldo Jimenez and Orioles Agree on 4-Year Contract

    The Baltimore Orioles and free-agent pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez have reportedly agreed to a four-year contract, according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal on Twitter: Bob Nightengale ...

    Patrick Clarke Written by Patrick Clarke about 5 months ago 19,029 reads 94 comments

  7. Perfect Fits for Each Impact Free Agent Still on the Market

    There are still a handful of impact free agents remaining on the market as the MLB offseason draws to a conclusion...

    John Altamura Written by John Altamura about 6 months ago 405 reads 0 comments

  8. Predicting 4 Pre-Opening Day Moves That Will Shake Up the League

    In most years, the free-agent market would be barren in early February. Roster upgrades would be difficult to find, leaving general managers scouring for low-risk, high-reward options to augment their respective rosters...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 6 months ago 5,324 reads 4 comments

  9. Statistical Evidence That Ubaldo Jimenez Is Getting a Raw Deal This Offseason

    In this era of Major League Baseball, where all 30 teams are desperate for any starting pitching, Ubaldo Jimenez is getting shafted because of a broken system that was originally designed to help players...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 15,160 reads 26 comments

  10. Is Ubaldo Jimenez or Ervin Santana a Better Fit for Blue Jays?

    The Toronto Blue Jays haven't done a Toronto Blue Jays-y thing yet this offseason. Not if we're going off the 2012-2013 definition of that term, anyway...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 months ago 3,881 reads 14 comments

  11. Is Ubaldo Jimenez or Ervin Santana the Best Free-Agent Pitcher Still Available?

    With the biggest name out of the way, the free-agent market for starting pitching, at long last, is ready to get moving...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 8,870 reads 4 comments

  12. Why Ubaldo Jimenez Is Shaping Up to Be Huge Free-Agent Steal

    In this era of Major League Baseball, where the most mediocre starting pitchers are getting four-year contracts, it's rare to call anyone a bargain...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 months ago 4,531 reads 15 comments

  13. Ubaldo Jimenez: What Kind of Contract Does He Deserve?

    It's a rather commonplace for players—in particular, pitchers—to cash in on productive seasons...

    Ben Berkon Written by Ben Berkon about 7 months ago 965 reads 3 comments

  14. MLB Rumors: Predicting Landing Spots for Top Remaining Free-Agent Pitchers

    The baseball world is still awaiting word from Japan on whether star right-hander Masahiro Tanaka will be made available for MLB free agency after the league and Nippon Professional Baseball recently agreed to a new posting system...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 8 months ago 17,327 reads 8 comments

  15. Philadelphia Phillies' Best Fallback Pitching Options Following Recent Signings

    Barring something unforeseen, the Philadelphia Phillies have settled on their everyday eight in the field for 2014. Third baseman Cody Asche will join the veteran trio of Ryan Howard, Chase Utley and Jimmy Rollins in the infield...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 8 months ago 4,340 reads 10 comments

  16. Free-Agent Spotlight: Ubaldo Jimenez

    A year ago this time, Ubaldo Jimenez looked like a broken pitcher. After posting a 4.68 ERA in 2011, the right-hander followed it up with an even worse 5.40 ERA in 2012...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 9,017 reads 8 comments

  17. Which of New York Yankees' Big-Name Pitching Targets Are the Best Values

    In New York, the Yankees are preparing to spend money like it's 2008 all over again. Five years after drowning their third-place finish sorrows away by spending over $400 million combined on CC Sabathia, Mark Teixeira and A...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 9 months ago 5,816 reads 21 comments

  18. 5 Dream Free-Agent Pickups for Philadelphia Phillies

    The Philadelphia Phillies are headed for a critical offseason. With holes in the bullpen, rotation, at right field and at catcher, the Phillies will have some work to do this offseason if they plan on fielding a contender in 2014...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 9 months ago 11,005 reads 54 comments

  19. MLB Free Agents 2014: Starting Pitchers Teams Must Avoid Signing

    In years past we've seen plenty of pitchers sign big-time free-agent deals only to fizzle with their new teams...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 9 months ago 1,159 reads 0 comments

  20. Why the Texas Rangers Should Stay Away from These Free Agents in the Offseason

    The Texas Rangers could not have come any closer to making the playoffs in 2013, losing in game 163 for the fifth and final American League spot...

    Ryan Mull Written by Ryan Mull about 9 months ago 1,739 reads 0 comments

  21. 3 Teams Ubaldo Jimenez Would Be a Great Free-Agent Fit For

    Here's what'll go down in Cleveland once the season ends. The Indians will exercise Ubaldo Jimenez 's $8 million club option. Jimenez will then exercise his right to decline, however, as stipulated in his contract...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 9 months ago 6,515 reads 12 comments

  22. How a Dominant Ubaldo Jimenez Changes AL Playoff Picture for Cleveland Indians

    If you want to find the one player who embodies the turnaround the Cleveland Indians had from a disastrous 68-94 season in 2012 to a 92-70 mark and hosting the Wild Card Game in 2013, look no further than Ubaldo Jimenez ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 months ago 6,787 reads 14 comments

  23. MLB Players Who Can Leverage Strong Postseasons into Huge Contracts

    At the end of the 2012 regular season, San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro had obviously boosted his value by hitting .362 in 61 games after being acquired from the Colorado Rockies...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 10 months ago 1,200 reads 2 comments

  24. Building Ubaldo Jimenez's Case to Start for Indians in Game 1 of MLB Playoffs

    Despite a two-game losing streak, the Cleveland Indians find themselves just 1.5 games back of the fifth and final playoff spot in the American League...

    Tyler Duma Written by Tyler Duma about 11 months ago 2,042 reads 15 comments