Orioles' right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez is drawing trade interest from multiple clubs, according to a report from Tracy Ringolsby of MLB.com and Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com. Heyman cites the Jimenez's former club, the Indians, as a possible destination in trade talks.
Jimenez, who has three years and $38.75 million left on his contract, represents an interesting buy-low candidate for teams looking for rotation help this winter. He posted a 4.81 ERA in 25 appearances (22 starts) for Baltimore in 2014, but has been brilliant at some points in the past and was an All-Star in 2010.
Baltimore may have to pick up part of Jimenez's salary in any trade scenario, and will likely not receive any substantial prospects in return if a deal gets done. The team has Chris Tillman, Miguel Gonzalez, Wei-Yin Chen, Kevin Gausman and Bud Norris as established pieces of its rotation, with prospects like Dylan Bundy waiting in the wings as well.