Ben and Sam discuss the decline of Ubaldo Jimenez and whether the Rockies saw it coming when they sent him to Cleveland, then talk about the Angels’ off-season plans for Torii Hunter and Dan Haren.
Last year’s Indians surprised everyone with a first-place start, then collapsed. This year’s Indians have also surprised everyone with a first-place start. What’s next?
Wondering what happened to the Ubaldo Jimenez the Indians thought they were acquiring? Look no further than his disintegrating mechanics.
Dee Gordon hits his first home run, two bench players push the limits of bad batting, Chris Davis keeps hitting, Clay Hensley exposes the unearned run, Derek Jeter hits cleanly in three of his five at-bats (or does he?), and more.
Philip Humber’s perfect game ended with a controversial call, but close plays to preserve no-hitters are the norm, not the exception.
There is too little evidence in the Troy Tulowitzki-Ubaldo Jimenez spat to draw definitive conclusions.
Talking White Sox and Indians in our preview coverage of the division so nice we had to break it up and discuss it twice.