Ubaldo Jimenez SP BAL 1 Month

Jimenez (ankle) will start for the Orioles on Saturday against the Cardinals, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

Jimenez will likely be activated either Friday or Saturday before his start. He has been on the disabled list since July 11 due to an ankle injury, but had a strong rehab start with Triple-A Norfolk and appears ready to rejoin the rotation for the playoff run.

Ubaldo Jimenez SP BAL 2 Months

Jimenez (ankle) has rejoined the Orioles and hopes to start soon, the Baltimore Sun reports.

Manager Buck Showalter suggested Jimenez could return to the rotation as soon as Friday, though nothing's official at the moment. The right-hander was forced onto the DL on July 13 due to an ankle sprain, but he pitched well in a rehab start for Triple-A Norfolk and said a move to the bullpen has not been discussed with him.

Ubaldo Jimenez SP BAL 2 Months

Jimenez (ankle) will join the Orioles on Monday, following a strong rehab outing for Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday, David Hall of The Virginian-Pilot reports.

Ubaldo Jimenez SP BAL 2 Months

Ubaldo Jimenez (ankle) allowed one unearned run on five hits and three walks while striking out three over 4 2/3 frames in his first rehab start with Short Season-Aberdeen.

Orioles manager Buck Showalter said before he knew the results of the appearance that it's possible Jimenez will be rejoin the big club's rotation after the outing. "We'll see, if it goes well,'' Showalter said. "We can pitch him at [Triple-A] Norfolk or activate him. We'll see [after] tonight." Jimenez has been out since mid-July with a sprained right ankle.

Ubaldo Jimenez SP BAL 2 Months

Ubaldo Jimenez (ankle) is scheduled to begin his minor league rehab assignment with Class-A Aberdeen on Tuesday.

The big right-hander tossed two innings in a simulated game on Friday without any issues. If all goes well on Tuesday, he'll progress to a second minor league rehab start with a higher level affiliate. Before hitting the disabled list on July 11, he posted a troublesome 4.52 ERA and 1.54 WHIP over his first 18 starts.

Ubaldo Jimenez SP BAL 2 Months

Ubaldo Jimenez (ankle) threw a 35-pitch bullpen session and did some running drills Wednesday.

The throwing session was supposed to be the last step before a rehab assignment for Jimenez, who has been on the disabled list since July 11. Jimenez called it a step forward but said he didn't know where or where his next step would be. The right-hander will likely embark on a rehab assignment in the coming days, with a more clear return date to be known at that time.

Ubaldo Jimenez SP BAL 2 Months

Ubaldo Jimenez (ankle) will be cleared for a rehab assignment if a bullpen session on Wednesday goes well.

Jimenez had been scheduled to begin his rehab assignment Wednesday, but the Orioles decided to have him throw one more 'pen session first. He should only need one rehab start, putting him in line to rejoin the rotation next week if all goes well.

Ubaldo Jimenez SP BAL 2 Months

Ubaldo Jimenez (ankle) has been scratched from a scheduled Wednesday rehab start.

Jimenez felt some lingering discomfort in his sprained right ankle Sunday while attempting to throw a bullpen session. "I'm not where I should be to be able to go into a game," the right-hander told reporters. "I'll throw another bullpen and go from there." Ubaldo can be ruled out until Aguust.

Ubaldo Jimenez SP BAL 2 Months

Ubaldo Jimenez (ankle) will throw a bullpen session on Sunday, and if all goes well he will progress to pitching in a minor league rehab game on Wednesday.

The veteran right-hander may only need one start in the minor leagues, and could rejoin the Orioles rotation when they return home to Baltimore on July 29.

Ubaldo Jimenez SP BAL 2 Months

Ubaldo Jimenez (ankle) is expected to begin a minor league rehab assignment next Wednesday.

Jimenez, who posted a rough 4.52 ERA and 1.54 WHIP in 18 first-half starts, might be asked to spend the remainder of July in the minors while the Orioles see what Kevin Gausman can do. Ubaldo landed on the disabled list retroactive to July 6 with a right ankle sprain. He signed a four-year, $50 million free agent contract with Baltimore over the winter.