Troy Tulowitzki-Ubaldo Jimenez Incident: Jimenez Fined, Suspended For 5 Games

Cleveland Indians pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez has been suspended five games for throwing at Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki.

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Ubaldo Jimenez Could Receive Suspension For Throwing At Troy Tulowitzki

Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki appears all right after Ubaldo Jimenez threw at him during Sunday's game against the pitcher's Cleveland Indians (video). Precautionary x-rays showed that Tulowitzki's left elbow is OK, but we'll need to see what happens when he attempts to swing a bat. But for Jimenez, the consequences of his action could be swift from Commissioner Bud Selig:

Of course, suspending a starting pitcher for, say, five games doesn't impact the team too much. The pitcher would miss one start, which could easily be a horrible start gone missing. But based on the video evidence, Jimenez certainly looks like he wanted a showdown with Tulowitzki after drilling him (sort of) with a pitch. The speed with which he dropped his glove and went toward home plate seem to indicate that Jimenez was looking for something.

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Troy Tulowitzki Leaves Game After Ubaldo Jimenez Plunks Him

Troy Tulowitzki left Sunday's game against the Cleveland Indians on Sunday afternoon after former Rockies pitchers Ubaldo Jimenez intentionally threw at him during the first inning. By all accounts, Jimenez then went toward home plate and gestured for Tulowitzki to come at him. Marco Scutaro was able to keep Jimenez from going any further while the bases cleared. Tulowitzki left the game with what was described as a ball to the back, but the team announced that he went to the hospital for x-rays on his left elbow.

Jimenez stayed in the game and both sides were issued warnings.

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