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Ubaldo Jimenez pitches eight scoreless innings in Orioles' 2-0 win over Blue Jays

Ubaldo Jimenez pitches eight scoreless innings in Orioles' 2-0 win over Blue Jays

After watching Ubaldo Jimenez for the past four years and never quite knowing what to expect from him on a start-to-start basis, Orioles manager Buck Showalter was clear in his assessment of the right-hander's sparkling performance in a 2-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday night at Rogers Centre.   

“I think that’s the best game I’ve seen him pitch,” Showalter said.

The Orioles were among those awed by Jimenez, who tossed eight scoreless innings and held the Blue Jays to just two hits in arguably the team’s most dominant starting pitching performance of the season’s first half.

Jimenez was coming off his worst start of the year, battered for a...

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