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Ubaldo Jimenez Declines Option With Indians

Posted By Sports Talk Florida On November 1, 2013 @ 9:37 AM In Legacy | No Comments

Source: Craig Calcaterra, NBC Sports Hardball Talk [1]

Indians_Ubaldo_Giminez_2013 [2]Ubaldo Jimenez is no dummy. After seeing Tim Lincecum get $35 million, Jimenez said thanks but no thanks to the Indians after they exercised their half of the $8 million option for 2014, thereby becoming a free agent.

Jimenez had a nice bounce back year for the Indians. Going 13-9 with a 3.30 ERA in 32 starts. Whether that was a fluke or a return to form for Jimenez — who was putrid in 2012 and whose 2011 wasn’t anything close to his best years prior — is an interesting question. All of his rate stats and peripherals went in the right direction, so there is hope. But, yeah, it could have been a fluke.

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