Ubaldo Jimenez Named Pitcher of the Month

Posted: 3rd May 2010 by David Martin in MLB
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Bobby Valentine was in Japan too long.
Less than a week ago the Baseball Tonight analyst declared if the Cy Young had to be given out after a single month, the only two National League pitchers in the competition were the Mets Mike Pelfrey and the Phillies Roy Halladay.
Good thing Valentine's vote didn't count.
On Monday, the league announced that Ubaldo Jimenez was the N.L. Pitcher of the month in April. The award came as a surprise only to Valentine.
When the month ended, the Dominican had nothing less than a 5-0 record, which included the Rockies first ever no-hitter, a 0.78 ERA, all while riding a club record 22-1/3 consecutive shutout inning streak.
This is only the second time that a Rockies pitcher has come away with the award; Colorado native Shawn Chaco ...

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