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For Ubaldo Jimenez, Orioles starters it's always worst in the first

For Ubaldo Jimenez, Orioles starters it's always worst in the first

Ubaldo Jimenez takes the mound tonight for the Orioles battling a familiar set of circumstances that has dogged him for most of his career, and has continued even as he has turned his season around in 2016.

He struggles to get his footing in the first inning. And he’s not alone. Several Orioles starters are significant examples of an issue all pitchers deal with to some extent. Every situation is different, and every pitcher deals with different things, but it’s afflicted Jimenez and his peers more than most this year. Everyone is searching for a way through it, and there’s only 10 games remaining to get it fixed this year.

“I think for me especially, I...

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