Eddie Murray

Rays score a quick six to send Ubaldo Jiménez packing, hand Orioles their 81st loss

Rays score a quick six to send Ubaldo Jiménez packing, hand Orioles their 81st loss

It remains to be seen whether Ubaldo Jiménez gets another chance to make a good last impression in the waning days of his four-year career in Baltimore, but Friday night’s performance against the Tampa Bay Rays certainly didn’t qualify.

Jiménez pitched a perfect first inning and then allowed six runs on eight hits before he could get six more outs in an 8-3 loss before 28,835 at Camden Yards.

Though it is a virtual certainty that he just pitched his last game here as an Oriole, the club has seven games left to play and he could get another start or relief appearance during the team’s final series of the season against the Rays at Tropicana...

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