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Jordan Zimmermann | Starting Pitcher

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (28) / 5/23/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
Contract: view contract details

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Nationals manager Matt Williams wouldn't name a potential NLDS Game 5 starter when asked on Tuesday.
However, Jordan Zimmermann threw a bullpen session Tuesday, something he normally does two days before a start. Williams also noted that Strasburg is available in relief for Game 4 and so is Zimmermann, but only in an "extreme emergency." It appears that Zimmermann is set up to start a potential Game 5, but Williams doesn't need to make an announcement until seeing what happens in Game 4. Oct 7 - 6:54 PM

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Jordan Zimmermann will start for the Nationals in Game 2 of the NLDS against the Giants.

No surprise here. Zimmermann no-hit the Marlins in his final regular-season start on Sunday and will face off against Tim Hudson this Saturday in the nation's capital. Washington will toss Stephen Strasburg in Game 1 on Friday and Doug Fister in Game 3 on Monday. If a Game 4 is necessary, Gio Gonzalez will get the nod.

Jordan Zimmermann threw the Nationals' first no-hitter in their history Sunday, blanking the Marlins 1-0 in the season finale.

With home-field advantage locked up and nothing riding on the final game, Zimmermann could have easily mailed in his final start of the year. Instead, he struck out 10 Marlins hitters while walking just one over nine scoreless innings. The brilliant start gives Zimmermann a 14-5 record, 2.66 ERA and 1.07 WHIP to end the 2014 regular season.
Sep 28 - 4:10 PM

Jordan Zimmermann's next start could be pushed back a day.

Zimmermann has a nasty bruise on his right shoulder as a result of being hit by a comebacker last week, but he was able to throw the next day and is expected to be fine. However, the Nationals could elect to play it safely and push him back from Friday to Saturday if he's still a bit sore. "[The injury] is in a good spot," manager Matt Williams said. "It's not in the front, where the tendon is. It's kind of on the side. Offensive guys deal with it all the time, getting hit in the shoulder. It's sore for a few days, but it's just muscle."
Sep 23 - 8:04 PM

Jordan Zimmermann said he'll be fine for his next start after getting hit in the pitching shoulder by a line drive on Saturday.

The Nationals let Zimmermann finish the sixth inning but then pulled him after 84 pitches. However, it sounds like there's no level of concern. "It’s not going to affect me or anything," Zimmermann said. "It got a little tight after I came out in the sixth inning. We made the decision it wouldn’t be smart to go back out there and keep throwing. It was a couple inches away from hitting me in the face."
Sep 21 - 11:47 AM

Jordan Zimmermann spun 6 2/3 shutout frames in Sunday's 3-0 victory over the Mets.

Zimmermann wasn't terribly efficient, needing 103 pitches to cover the 6 2/3 innings, but he struck out five, walks just one and allowed six hits while keeping the Mets off the board. The righty is now 12-5 on the season while sporting a 2.83 ERA and a career-high 168 strikeouts. Zimmermann gets the Marlins in Miami next weekend.
Sep 14 - 4:15 PM

Jordan Zimmermann improved to 11-5, allowing four runs (two earned) in six innings as the Nationals handed the Braves a 6-4 loss on Tuesday.

Zimmermann had limited the Braves to two runs over five innings, but Justin Upton helped end the right-hander's evening a little earlier than expected with a two-run home run in the sixth inning following an error. Overall, Zimmermann yielded six hits and zero walks while striking out seven. He's had another great season, sitting on a 2.93 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, and a 163/27 K/BB ratio. His next start will come on Sunday afternoon in New York against the Mets.
Sep 9 - 11:09 PM

Jordan Zimmermann struck out eight while allowing two runs over six innings in a no-decision against the Dodgers on Wednesday.

Zimmermann exited long before the game was decided, but it was still a nice turn for the 28-year-old. Zimmermann surrendered just four hits and two walks, with Justin Turner's two-run homer serving as the only runs against. It was the eighth straight quality start for the right-hander, who now owns a 2.93 ERA and 1.13 WHIP on the year. Zimmermann will look to keep that streak going Tuesday against the Braves.
Sep 3 - 8:47 PM

Jordan Zimmerman earned his 10th win of the season after holding the Mariners to two runs over six innings as the Nationals won 8-3 on Friday.

Rarely can one say they out-pitched Felix Hernandez, but Zimmermann got to say it on Friday. The right-hander scattered seven hits and a walk while punching out eight batters on the evening. Zimmermann has won his last four decisions and hasn't lost since July 11, posting a 2.73 ERA over his last eight starts. Overall this season, he has a 2.93 ERA, a 1.14 WHIP, and a 148/25 K/BB ratio. He'll toe the slab next against the Dodgers in Wednesday's road start.
Aug 30 - 1:30 AM

Jordan Zimmermann limited the Giants to two runs in eight innings Saturday to earn his ninth win.

Zimmermann gave up a two-run homer to Hunter Pence in the top of the first inning but settled in after that and did not allow a run the rest of the way. He struck out eight and walked none. The right-hander will carry a 9-5 record, 2.93 ERA, and 1.13 WHIP into his next scheduled start on the road against the Mariners.
Aug 23 - 8:03 PM

Jordan Zimmermann took a no-decision after allowing three runs in seven innings as the Nationals won in 11 innings against the D'Backs on Monday.

This marked Zimmermann's fifth consecutive quality start. He yielded only four hits and three walks while striking out two. Zimmermann started the eighth, but allowed a lead-off walk followed by a Didi Gregorius two-run home run. Quietly, Zimmermann has had another solid season, as he now has a 2.97 ERA, a 1.15 ERA, and a 132/24 K/BB ratio. The Giants await him in a home start on Saturday.
Aug 18 - 10:43 PM

Jordan Zimmermann was strong into the seventh inning, allowing only one unearned run in 6 1/3 innings as the Nationals escaped with a win against the Mets on Wednesday.

The only run the right-hander allowed came in the fourth inning due to a fielding error by left fielder Kevin Frandsen. Zimmermann got into some trouble in the seventh, but Drew Storen bailed him out. Overall, Zimmermann allowed five hits, walked none, and struck out four. Now with a 2.92 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, and 130/21 K/BB ratio, he'll look ahead to the Diamondbacks in a home start next Monday.
Aug 13 - 10:21 PM

Jordan Zimmerman did not allow a run in seven innings against the Phillies on Saturday.

Zimmerman scattered just five singles and struck out eight. He did not walk a batter. The win moves Zimmerman to 7-5 on the year. He boasts an ERA of 3.00 and a WHIP of 1.17, to go with 121 strikeouts in 132 innings.
Aug 2 - 10:50 PM

Jordan Zimmermann allowed four runs on eight hits over five innings of work in a no-decision against the Rockies on Tuesday.

Zimmermann was vulnerable to the big hit on Tuesday, as the Rockies scored all four of their runs against him on two homers and an RBI triple. He did strike out six while not walking a batter, raising his season K/BB ratio to 107/20 in 118 innings. Zimmermann will carry a 6-5 record and 3.20 ERA into his start at the Marlins early next week.
Jul 23 - 12:39 AM

Jordan Zimmermann (biceps) is scheduled to start for the Nationals on Tuesday in Colorado.

Zimmermann had to leave his last outing prior to the All-Star break with a strained biceps, but he played catch Thursday and will throw a bullpen session Saturday. The right-hander has put up a 3.03 ERA and 1.21 WHIP for the Nationals this season.
Jul 18 - 3:51 PM

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2B1Asdrubal Cabrera
2Danny Espinosa
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SS1Ian Desmond
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3B1Anthony Rendon
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RF1Jayson Werth
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Starting Pitcher
S1Stephen Strasburg
2Gio Gonzalez
3Jordan Zimmermann
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6Taylor Hill
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Relief Pitcher
R1Drew Storen
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3Rafael Soriano
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5Jerry Blevins
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