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There's plenty to like about Ubaldo Jimenez, but move is still a gamble for Orioles

There's plenty to like about Ubaldo Jimenez, but move is still a gamble for Orioles

The Orioles finally made a necessary splash Monday, agreeing to terms with free-agent starter Ubaldo Jimenez on a four-year, $48 million that gives the club a veteran starter to bolster a substandard rotation. There are some things to like about the deal, starting with the fact that the Orioles actually spent some money to improve a roster that has a lot of talent in the everyday lineup, including 2013 All-Stars Chris Davis, Manny Machado, Adam Jones and J.J. Hardy. Jimenez, when he is right, has tantalizing talent, which he showed in the second half of last season when he helped pitch the Cleveland Indians into the playoffs. After whiffing on other free-agent pitchers such as A.J....

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