Ubaldo Jimenez is a professional baseball player from the Dominican Republic and plays mainly as a starting pitcher. In 2001, Jimenez’s career began after he was signed by the Colorado Rockies as a free agent in 2001. He played from the lower leagues, slowly making his way to the first team by 2008.
In his first full season as a Rockies player, he had a 12-12 record with a 3.99 ERA, which led to a 4-year, $10 million contract. Jimenez has been known to possess an exceptionally strong pitching arm that makes him a formidable opposition. His four-seam fastball has been known to touch the 100mph region.
Through the years in the minor leagues, he rose through the ranks of being one of the top players in the Minor Leagues according to the MLN FAB50