Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:46:36 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Jordan Zimmermann became the first Nationals pitcher to go seven innings this season, allowing just two runs with seven strikeouts in a win Monday, April 14, against the Miami Marlins. With the win, he ties SP Livan Hernandez (44) with the most wins in franchise history.
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:29:37 -0700
Washington Nationals SPs Stephen Strasburg and Jordan Zimmermann are being moved up in the rotation to face the Miami Marlins the next two days, which will allow them to start SP Tanner Roark against the Atlanta Braves Friday, April 11. "You certainly want your No. 1 going as many times during the course of a season as you can," manager Matt Williams said. "There's no set plan in that regard, because there are further off-days coming and we just don't know. His workload may get to the point where we've got to get him an extra day. But as of right now, it's on normal rest and we're going to keep it that way as much as possible."
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 07:04:43 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Jordan Zimmermann (flu) has been scratched from his start Thursday, April 3.
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 18:58:29 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Jordan Zimmermann will work third in the rotation, following SPs Stephen Strasburg and Gio Gonzalez. Zimmermann will make his first scheduled regular season start Thursday, April 3, against the New York Mets.
Sat, 01 Mar 2014 19:51:00 -0800
Washington Nationals SP Jordan Zimmermann has been working to develop a fourth pitch, a changeup. He mixed it in during his first Grapefruit League spring start against the Atlanta Braves Saturday, March 1. "Just keep throwing it and throwing it and throwing it is all you can do, because it's such a feel pitch that throwing it is the only way you're going to get better at throwing the pitch," Zimmermann said.
Fri, 17 Jan 2014 08:46:25 -0800
The Washington Nationals avoided arbitration with SP Jordan Zimmermann Friday, Jan. 17, by agreeing to a two-year, $24 million deal. He'll make $7.5 million in 2014 and $16.5 million in 2015.
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 17:28:08 -0800
Washington Nationals SP Jordan Zimmermann is considered a candidate for an offseason contract extension, as he is just two years away from free agency. He is ninth in the majors in ERA and 13th in ERA-plus over the past three seasons. Looking at deals of comparable guys in comparable situations, Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander signed for five years and $80 million and Seattle Mariners SP Felix Hernandez for five years and $78 million when each had two years of arbitration left entering the 2010 season.
Sat, 21 Sep 2013 11:35:20 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Jordan Zimmermann (19-8) tossed a two-hit shutout against the Miami Marlins Friday, Sept. 20, with one walk and eight strikeouts. He carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning, when 2B Donovan Solano lined a two-out single into center field to end the bid. Zimmerman's 19 wins are the most by any National League pitcher.
Wed, 14 Aug 2013 20:29:01 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Jordan Zimmermann allowed one earned run, six hits, two walks with two strikeouts over seven innings to notch his National League-leading 14th victory Wednesday, Aug. 14, against the San Francisco Giants. Over his past 42 regular season starts, Zimmermann is 23-8 with a 3.01 ERA, and his team is 31-11 in this outings.
Sun, 14 Jul 2013 12:39:12 -0700
Confirming a previous report, San Francisco Giants CL Sergio Romo has been added to the National League All-Star team as an injury replacement for Washington Nationals SP Jordan Zimmermann (neck).