Ubaldo Jimenez's biggest goal for spring training is to make the mechanical adjustments he's working on in his delivery feel like second nature, so he can concentrate on getting hitters out rather than his form.
That's a major reason why the Orioles started him in the Grapefruit League opener on March 3, to ensure Jimenez would get seven outings before the season. It's also why the Orioles have Jimenez making most of his starts on the road, so he can face better lineups while attempting perfect his delivery.
Results have been a mixed bag. His pitching lines haven't been inspiring, but bit by bit, it seems like he's making progress.
In his third spring start Friday...