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2 years 4 months ago

Jimenez suspended 5 games for hitting Tulowitzki

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Cleveland Indians pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez has been suspended for five games and fined by Major League Baseball for intentionally throwing at Colorado's Troy Tulowitzki during a spring training game. The penalty was announced Monday by MLB. Jimenez will serve his suspension during the first five games...

3 years 3 weeks ago

Ubaldo wins home debut with Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez showed why Cleveland traded for him, winning his home debut and rookie Jason Kipnis went 5-for-5 with four runs and three RBIs as the Indians shaved another game off Detroit's lead in the AL Central by beating the Tigers 10-3 on Wednesday night. With its...

3 years 4 weeks ago

Rox new pitcher to rehab in Tulsa

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies new right-hander Alex White made a brief appearance in Denver on Tuesday before heading to Double-A Tulsa for a rehab assignment Thursday. White is one of four players acquired by the Rockies from Cleveland for Ubaldo Jimenez on Saturday. Colorado also received right-hander Joe...

3 years 1 month ago

Rockies send Ubaldo Jimenez to Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) - The Cleveland Indians have gone from a recent history of selling star pitchers to buyers, acquiring Ubaldo Jimenez from the Colorado Rockies to help them make a push for the playoffs. The trade is contingent on the 2010 All-Star passing a physical. Cleveland is sending to the...

3 years 1 month ago

Rockies RHP Jimenez pulled after one inning

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Colorado Rockies right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, the subject of persistent trade talk, was pulled after pitching one inning Saturday night against the San Diego Padres. Jimenez allowed four runs on two hits with four walks and two strikeouts in what was likely his final start for the...

3 years 2 months ago

Ubaldo leaves game early with injury

DENVER (AP) - Rockies starter Ubaldo Jimenez left Saturday night's game against Detroit in the sixth inning because of a cramp in his right calf. Jimenez gave up consecutive singles to Victor Martinez and Andy Dirks to start the sixth before signaling to the dugout he was having trouble. Trainer...

3 years 2 months ago

Ubaldo remains optimistic

DENVER (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez strolls around the clubhouse with a carefree attitude even if he's smoldering inside. The Colorado Rockies All-Star pitcher is baffled by his puzzling plunge in production this season, a slump that's tested his usually easygoing demeanor. This time last year, Jimenez was putting up numbers...

3 years 3 months ago

Redbirds pound Ubaldo and Rox

DENVER (AP) - Colby Rasmus went 4 for 5 and drove in three runs with two triples and the St. Louis Cardinals kept Ubaldo Jimenez winless this season with a 10-3 win over the sinking Colorado Rockies on Friday night. Rasmus, mired in an 0-for-20 funk coming in, matched his...

3 years 3 months ago

Rox sweep Giants and move back into first

DENVER (AP) - Carlos Gonzalez's two-run single off Javier Lopez capped a four-run eighth-inning rally and the Colorado Rockies surged back into first place in the NL West with a 5-3 win Tuesday over the San Francisco Giants. Gonzalez, whose three-run homer off Tim Lincecum propelled Colorado past the Giants...

3 years 3 months ago

Beltran powers Mets past Rockies

DENVER (AP) - Carlos Beltran hit a career-high three homers and drove in six runs to help the New York Mets beat scuffling Ubaldo Jimenez and the Colorado Rockies 9-5 on Thursday in a game delayed more than two hours by rain. Beltran homered from both sides of the plate...

3 years 4 months ago

Rox send Stewart to Sky Sox

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies made room for ace Ubaldo Jimenez's return from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday by sending third baseman Ian Stewart to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Jimenez missed two starts with a cracked cuticle on his pitching thumb which prevented him from properly gripping the ball in...

3 years 4 months ago

Ubaldo returns to Rox rotation Tuesday

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies jumped out to the best start in baseball, and now they're getting their best pitcher back. Ace Ubaldo Jimenez comes off the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, and he'll face the San Francisco Giants and lefty Jonathan Sanchez in the middle of a three-game series...

3 years 4 months ago

Jimenez's next start pushed back to Tuesday

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies have juggled their starting rotation, pushing ace Ubaldo Jimenez's return to the mound back a day. Jimenez, who's on the 15-day disabled list with a cracked cuticle on his right thumb, was scheduled to throw Monday to open a three-game series with San Francisco....

3 years 4 months ago

Rox being cautious with Ubaldo

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies will take a cautious approach with the cracked cuticle on Ubaldo Jimenez's pitching hand. Rockies manager Jim Tracy hasn't ruled the hard-throwing righty out of his scheduled start Friday in Pittsburgh, but won't make any definitive decisions until Jimenez tosses a bullpen session Wednesday...

3 years 5 months ago

Jimenez looks sharp for Rockies

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez pitched six shutout innings in his final start before opening day and the Colorado Rockies beat the Oakland Athletics 5-2 Sunday. Jimenez gave up four hits, struck out three and walked none. Four of his five spring starts were scoreless - he also threw...

3 years 5 months ago

Ubaldo pitches well in first Cactus start

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez showed no ill effects from an infected thumb that pushed back his start a few days, pitching three scoreless innings Monday in the Colorado Rockies' 7-1 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Jimenez gave up a hit and walked one in his first appearance...

3 years 11 months ago

Jimenez wins 18th as Rockies rally past Reds

DENVER (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez won his club-record 18th game despite a wild performance and the surging Colorado Rockies rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-5 Monday. Even though he leads the National League in victories, Jimenez (18-6), hadn't won since Aug. 4. He snapped a...

3 years 11 months ago

Ubaldo denied again as Giants edge Rox

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pinch-runner Darren Ford scored the go-ahead run from second base on a wild pitch and throwing error in the eighth inning, helping Tim Lincecum end a career-worst five-start skid in the San Francisco Giants' 2-1 victory over Colorado on Wednesday night. Ubaldo Jimenez (17-6) was denied...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Ubaldo gets no help as Mets blank Rox

NEW YORK (AP) - Mike Pelfrey returned to early season form, out-pitching Ubaldo Jimenez for seven innings, and Jose Reyes hit a sacrifice fly to help the New York Mets kick off a crucial homestand with a 1-0 win over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night. The Mets moved back...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Ubaldo gets 17 as Rox cool off Giants

DENVER (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez won his major league-leading 17th game, Carlos Gonzalez homered twice and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 6-1 on Wednesday. Troy Tulowitzki also homered for the streaking Rockies, who have won five of six and played some of their best baseball of the...

4 years 1 month ago

Rox lose on walk-off homer

MIAMI (AP) - Pinch-hitter Donnie Murphy hit a two-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning Monday night, and the Florida Marlins beat the Colorado Rockies 9-8. It was the fifth lead change in the game. All-Star starter Ubaldo Jimenez departed trailing after his shortest outing of the season,...

4 years 1 month ago

National League finally wins!

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - The National League's long All-Star game nightmare is over. Brian McCann's three-run double in the seventh inning gave the NL a 3-1 win over the American League. The Braves catcher connected off of White Sox pitcher Matt Thornton to end the National League's 13-year winless streak...

4 years 1 month ago

Ubaldo's U-Turn

DENVER (AP) - Ubaldo has taken a U-turn. Colorado ace Ubaldo Jimenez is off to the best start in this "Year of the Pitcher," with a 14-1 record and a 2.27 ERA. He's the odds-on favorite to get the ball for the NL in the All-Star game, and with one...

4 years 1 month ago

Jimenez not sharp, Giants beat Rockies 11-8

DENVER (AP) - The San Francisco Giants couldn't beat Ubaldo Jimenez despite tagging him for seven runs. They had no trouble getting to the Colorado Rockies' beleaguered bullpen for an 11-8 win Saturday night that snapped a seven-game skid. Struggling right-hander Manny Corpas (2-5) was charged with two runs in...

4 years 2 months ago

Ubaldo picks up 13th win of the season

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez allowed one run on eight hits to improve to 13-1 on the season in Colorado's 5-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday. Jimenez's earned-run average dropped to 1.15 and the 26-year-old Dominican is off to the best start by a pitcher since Roger Clemens...

4 years 2 months ago

Ubaldo survives rain to pick up 12th win

DENVER (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez pitched through rain and problems with his command to become baseball's first 12-game winner as the Colorado Rockies beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 on Friday night in an interleague game twice stalled by bad weather before being called after six innings. Jimenez (12-1) allowed...

4 years 2 months ago

Jimenez wins 11th, Rockies avoid sweep

PHOENIX (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez became the first 11-game winner in the majors despite losing his scoreless innings streak after a franchise record 33, and the Colorado Rockies had to hold for a 3-2 victory Sunday to avoid being swept in three games in Arizona. Jimenez (11-1) blanked the Diamandbacks...

4 years 2 months ago

Jimenez named pitcher of the month again!

Atlanta Braves first baseman Troy Glaus and Colorado Rockies right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez have been voted National League Player and Pitcher of the Month, respectively, for May. Glaus' hot bat helped propel the Braves to a 20-8 record and first place in the National League East. In 28 May games,...

4 years 3 months ago

Ubaldo gets 9th win of the year

DENVER (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez threw eight shutout innings, Seth Smith homered twice and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3 on Wednesday night. Jimenez (9-1) continued his dominant start to the season, extending his current scoreless streak to 16 1-3 innings and dropping his ERA to 0.88, the...

4 years 3 months ago

Jimenez beats Astros for 8th win of the year

HOUSTON (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez allowed one hit over seven innings and Troy Tulowitzki had a three-run homer as the Colorado Rockies beat the Houston Astros 4-0 on Thursday night. The victory breaks a three-game skid for the Rockies. The only hit Jimenez (8-1) allowed was Humberto Quintero's single to...

4 years 3 months ago

Kershaw, Dodgers pin 1st loss on Jimenez

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw bounced back from the shortest start of his brief career with eight innings of two-hit ball, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday. Kershaw (2-2) held the Rockies to a pair of infield hits - including...

4 years 4 months ago

Ubaldo wins again as Rox crush Diamondbacks

DENVER (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez extended his scoreless streak to 22 1-3 innings with six shutout innings and the Colorado Rockies routed the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-1 on Tuesday night. Jimenez's scoreless innings streak is the longest in franchise history by a starter. The previous record was 20 set by Denny...

4 years 4 months ago

Ubaldo and Rox blank Nationals to end road trip

WASHINGTON (AP) - Colorado's Ubaldo Jimenez followed up his no-hitter by tossing 7 1-3 shutout innings, Miguel Olivo and Ian Stewart hit solo homers for the first runs allowed this season by Washington's Livan Hernandez, and the Rockies beat the Nationals 2-0 on Thursday. Overpowering at times, Jimenez allowed five...

4 years 4 months ago

Jimenez savors Rockies' first no-hitter

ATLANTA (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez has learned it's not easy to sleep the night after throwing a no-hitter. No other pitcher in the Colorado Rockies' 18-year history has accomplished the feat, so there was no one to prepare Jimenez for what would come after allowing no hits in Saturday night's...

4 years 4 months ago

Rockies' Jimenez no-hits Braves, 4-0

ATLANTA (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez pitched the first no-hitter in the Colorado Rockies' 18-year history, dominating the Atlanta Braves in a 4-0 victory Saturday night. Jimenez (3-0) walked six - all in the first five innings. He was helped by Dexter Fowler's diving catch in left-center field in the seventh...

4 years 4 months ago

Jimenez's strong outing lifts Rockies

DENVER (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez pitched six effective innings, Troy Tulowitzki hit a two-run double and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Sunday to take the deciding game in the first series of the season between the NL West rivals. Miguel Olivo homered and Seth Smith...

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