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  • 11:31:32 pm on March 16, 2010 | 0
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    Jimenez gave up medicine to dispense pills

    “My parents said no,” Jimenez said. “They didn’t want me to sign until I finished high school. I always respected my parents, and I knew it was for my own good, so I didn’t sign. I always figured I was going to be a doctor anyway.”

    Today, the Colorado Rockies hurler throws a baseball harder than every other starter in the major leagues, and his nonpareil arm isn’t nearly his most intriguing aspect. That would be who Jimenez is in spite of – and perhaps because of – where he grew up.

    The Dominican

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