Speaking with Tracy Ringolsby of FOX Sports Arizona, Jimenez says that he was disappointed when the team gave contract extensions to fellow stars Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez without offering one to him.
I read in the paper that the Rockies said they were only going to sign two guys, they couldn't do three guys. I was the third guy. They signed the two guys they were going to sign and they gave them more (years) and bigger (salaries).
Uncomfortable with the situation as the season began, Jimenez also dealt with some injuries that further compounded the pitcher's issues. Eventually, he was traded to Cleveland for a package centered on prospects Drew Pomeranz and Alex White.
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