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Jordan Zimmermann | Starting Pitcher | #27

Team: Detroit Tigers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 5/23/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 223
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 2 (0) / WAS
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Jordan Zimmermann was charged with seven runs and a loss in his 3 2/3 innings of work against the Indians on Friday.
He managed to strike out three batters without walking anyone. The Indians tripled four times against Zimmermann in his brief outing. His ERA rose from 3.24 all the way to 3.81 tonight. Zimmermann's strikeout rate has plummeted to a career-low 5.65 K/9. His record falls to 9-4 on the season as he prepares for his next start Thursday at Tampa Bay. Jun 24 - 11:02 PM

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Jordan Zimmermann hurled eight innings of one-run ball Sunday in the Tigers' loss to the Royals.

Kansas City eventually won the game in the bottom of the 13th, spoiling a terrific outing from Zimmermann. He gave up just four hits over his eight frames, walking none and whiffing five. The right-hander will carry a sharp 3.24 ERA and 1.15 WHIP into his next start at home against the Indians.
Jun 19 - 5:57 PM

Jordan Zimmermann allowed six runs -- four earned -- over seven innings in a win Tuesday against the White Sox.

Zimmermann wasn't at his best, but he didn't need to be with 11 runs of support from his Tigers teammates. The right-hander gave up eight hits and a walk while striking out three in the win. He improved to 9-3 with a 3.46 ERA and 1.22 WHIP through 12 starts. Although he got the victory, Zimmermann will surely be looking for a better showing Sunday at the Royals.
Jun 15 - 12:01 AM

Jordan Zimmermann was lit up for seven earned runs over 4 2/3 innings Wednesday in a loss to the Blue Jays.

It was the shortest outing of the season for Zimmermann, who gave up two runs in the first, three in the third, and two more in the top of the fifth. Toronto tagged him for eight hits, including two home runs. Zimmermann walked two and struck out only three while watching his season ERA jump from 2.58 to 3.30. He'll try to get back on track next week on the south side of Chicago.
Jun 8 - 4:08 PM

Jordan Zimmermann was victorious in his return to action on Friday, limiting the White Sox to two runs on five hits over 5 2/3 innings of work.

The veteran right-hander walked two and struck out three in the contest. While he was under no restrictions after missing one start with a mild groin strain, he was lifted after throwing just 93 pitches after running into trouble in the sixth inning. Through 10 starts with the Tigers, Zimmermann has compiled an 8-2 record, 2.58 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 43/13 K/BB ratio across 66 1/3 innings. He'll look for more of the same when he does battle against the Blue Jays at home on Wednesday.
Jun 3 - 11:30 PM

Jordan Zimmermann (groin) has officially been cleared to rejoin the Tigers' rotation on Friday against the White Sox.

Zimmermann missed a start with a mild groin strain, but he's gotten through bullpen sessions and pitchers' fielding practice with no issues. The right-hander will be under no restrictions against the White Sox.
Jun 3 - 9:43 AM

Jordan Zimmermann (groin) had no issues doing pitchers' fielding practice on Monday.

This came one day after Zimmermann threw a bullpen session. "Today was another test and everything was fine," said Zimmermann. "I didn’t feel one single thing." The veteran right-hander will throw another bullpen session on Tuesday and if all goes well, he'll make his return Friday against the White Sox.
Source: Detroit News
May 31 - 11:22 AM

Jordan Zimmermann (groin) threw a bullpen session Sunday.

Zimmermann said he felt great during the session. He'll throw another bullpen session on Tuesday and if that goes well should be cleared to rejoin the Tigers' rotation later this week.
May 29 - 2:17 PM

Jordan Zimmermann (groin) will try to throw long-toss on Friday.

And if it goes well, he could try throwing off a mound on Sunday. Zimmermann was diagnosed with a Grade 1 strain of his right groin muscle after making an early exit from his start Sunday against the Rays. A disabled list stint is still a real possibility.
May 24 - 4:40 PM

Jordan Zimmermann underwent an MRI which showed a Grade 1 strain of his right groin.

Zimmermann suffered the injury during Sunday's start against the Rays, but fortunately it's the least severe type of strain. The Tigers expect to skip his next scheduled start this weekend, but it's possible he'll be ready not too long after that. He won't be placed on the DL, at least for now.
May 23 - 4:23 PM

Jordan Zimmermann has been diagnosed with a strained right groin.

Zimmermann tweaked the groin while making a pitch in the sixth inning of Sunday's start against the Rays. It's too soon to tell whether this is a potential disabled list injury. The Tigers should have more on his status after the game.
May 22 - 3:08 PM

Jordan Zimmermann departed Sunday's start against the Rays with an undisclosed injury.

It looked like Zimmermann might have tweaked his groin while delivering a pitch in the sixth inning. The Tigers should have an update on his condition shortly. He allowed two runs over 5 2/3 frames before leaving.
May 22 - 2:57 PM

Jordan Zimmermann had the ultimate mixed bag outing Monday, whiffing nine with zero walks but allowing eight runs -- seven earned -- over seven frames in a 10-8 win over the Twins.

The Tigers spotted Zimmermann with an 8-0 lead after the bottom of the first inning, but he eventually coughed it up after a J.D. Martinez error in the top of the seventh. However, the Tigers retook the lead in the bottom of the frame, netting the righty his sixth victory. Zimmermann will carry a 2.45 ERA into this weekend's matchup versus the Rays.
May 16 - 10:22 PM

Jordan Zimmermann took the hard-luck loss after allowing just three runs in seven innings against the Nationals on Wednesday night.

Zimmermann did what he has done all season. He worked deep into the game, only struck out three, and tossed his seventh-consecutive quality start. Unfortunately, the right-hander squared off against the buzzsaw better known as Max Scherzer, who dominated the contest and struck out 20. Zimmermann ultimately took his second loss of the season and saw his ERA rise to 1.50. He’ll next get the Twins at home.
May 11 - 10:06 PM

Jordan Zimmermann suffered his first loss of the 2016 season on Friday, allowing three runs on seven hits over eight innings against the Rangers.

Zimmermann walked one and struck out two on the night. The Rangers scratched out a pair of runs against him in the second inning, then added on another in the fifth. He has been terrific in his transition to the American League through his first six starts, posting a 1.10 ERA, 1.05 WHIP and 25/8 K/BB ratio over 41 innings. He'll look to get back in the win column on Wednesday when he battles his former club in Washington.
May 6 - 10:55 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1James McCann
2Jarrod Saltalamacchia
1B1Miguel Cabrera
2B1Ian Kinsler
2Mike Aviles
SS1Jose Iglesias
2Andrew Romine
3B1Nick Castellanos
LF1Justin Upton
CF1Cameron Maybin
RF1J.D. Martinez
2Steven Moya
DH1Victor Martinez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Justin Verlander
2Jordan Zimmermann
3Michael Fulmer
4Mike Pelfrey
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Francisco Rodriguez
2Mark Lowe
3Justin Wilson
4Alex Wilson
5Shane Greene
6Drew VerHagen
7Warwick Saupold
8Anibal Sanchez
9Kyle Ryan
10Bruce Rondon
11Dustin Molleken