Washington Nationals
Career W-L
44-35
 
Career ERA
3.44
Name  Jordan Zimmermann
Born  5/23/1986
Height  6-2
Weight  220
Number  27
Position  SP
Bats  R
Throws  R
4/14/2014 10:14:00 PM
Description: Nationals RHP Jordan Zimmermann had his best start of the season Monday at Miami to get his first win of the year.
Insight: The Marlins got to Zimmermann for seven hits and five runs in just 1 2/3 innings in his last start. He tossed seven innings and allowed two runs on six hits with seven Ks and a walk Monday.
 
4/4/2014 9:50:00 AM
Description: Washington ace Jordan Zimmermann will start as scheduled in Friday's game against Atlanta. SOURCE: Adam Kilgore, Washington Post
Insight: He was a late scratch Thursday because of the flu. Zimmermann tied for the league-lead in wins with 19 last season. He also threw a career-high 213 1/3 innings in 2013.
 
4/3/2014 8:49:00 PM
Description: Washington ace Jordan Zimmermann is scheduled to start Friday against Atlanta. SOURCE: Adam Kilgore, Washington Post
Insight: He was a late scratch Thursday because of the flu. Zimmermann tied for the league-lead in wins with 19 last season. He also threw a career-high 213 1/3 innings in 2013.
 
4/3/2014 10:09:00 AM
Description: Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann has been scratched from Thursday's start because of flu-like symptoms. SOURCE: Mark Carig, Newsday
Insight: Zimmermann posted big numbers last season (19-9, 3.25 ERA, 1.09 WHIP) and much is expected of him. Fortunately, the flu should only cost him the one start.
 
Hot9/20/2013 10:01:00 PM
Description: With a gem Friday against the Marlins, Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann won his 19th game of the season.
Insight: Zimmermann tossed a two-hit shutout, striking out nine and walking one, to improve to 19-8 with a 3.18 ERA. The right-hander went 2-3 with a 6.75 ERA in his first six starts of the second half but is 5-1 with a 2.49 ERA in his last six.
 
9/4/2013 10:32:00 PM
Description: Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann fired his third straight start with at least seven innings and three runs or less Wednesday at Philadelphia.
Insight: Zimmermann improved to 16-8 with seven innings of two-run ball. He's still 4-4 with a 5.09 ERA in the second half but at least he has settled down lately.
 
8/25/2013 10:26:00 AM
Description: Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann threw 7 2/3 innings and allowed two runs Saturday at Kansas City to win his 15th game of the year, but he's still 3-3 with a 5.87 ERA in seven starts since the All-Star break.
Insight: In his career, Zimmermann has a 2.98 ERA and a 1.11 WHIP in starts before the All-Star break and a 4.41 ERA and a 1.34 WHIP after. He's 15-7 with a 3.32 ERA and a 1.11 WHIP, so he still has significant trade value.
 
8/14/2013 10:19:00 PM
Description: Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann entered Wednesday's start against the Giants with a 6.75 ERA in four starts since the All-Star break, but he threw seven strong innings and came away with his 14th win.
Insight: Zimmermann allowed one run on six hits, walked two and struck out two to improve to 14-6. The right-hander has a 3.02 ERA, a 1.09 WHIP and a 3.39 FIP through 158 innings this year.
 
7/21/2013 6:18:00 PM
Description: Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann's ERA rose 0.43 after he was crushed by the Dodgers Sunday.
Insight: Zimmermann gave up eight hits, two homers and seven earned runs in just two innings of work and is now 12-5 with a 3.01 ERA. He'll try to rebound Friday against the Mets.
 
6/26/2013 10:02:00 PM
Description: Washington ace Jordan Zimmermann became the NL's first 11-game winner by defeating the Diamondbacks Wednesday at Nationals Park.
Insight: He hasn't lost a start since May 29th against the Orioles. Zimmermann (11-3, 2.28 ERA) didn't make the All-Star team last season but he won't get snubbed again this time around. The 27-year-old has a legitimate chance to start next month's Mid-Summer Classic at Citi Field.
 
6/20/2013 10:09:00 PM
Description: Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann became the third pitcher in baseball to reach 10 wins this season with eight strong innings Thursday against Colorado.
Insight: Zimmermann gave up six hits, posted a 9/1 K/BB and allowed one unearned run in the victory. The right-hander is 10-3 with a 2.26 ERA and a 0.93 WHIP; he won 20 games over the previous two seasons combined despite posting a 3.05 ERA in that span.
 
6/9/2013 6:42:00 PM
Description: Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann improved to 9-3 with seven scoreless innings Sunday against Minnesota.
Insight: Zimmermann allowed just two hits and struck out eight. The right-hander has bounced back from his worst start of the season on May 29 to allow just six hits and two runs (zero earned) over his last 15 innings. He has a 2.00 ERA and a 0.89 WHIP this season. He's one of the frontrunners to start the All-Star game for the National League, along with Adam Wainwright, Clayton Kershaw, Patrick Corbin, Matt Harvey and Shelby Miller.
 
6/4/2013 10:01:00 PM
Description: Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann bounced back from his worst start of the season and allowed two unearned runs on four hits in eight innings Tuesday against the Mets.
Insight: Zimmermann allowed seven earned runs and 10 hits in six innings in his last start and still had a 2.37 ERA and a 0.94 WHIP coming into Tuesday. He's 8-3 with a 2.16 ERA and a 0.91 WHIP.
 
Hot5/24/2013 9:56:00 PM
Description: Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann has allowed two runs or less in nine of 10 starts this season and thrown six innings or more in all 10.
Insight: Zimmermann ran his record to 8-2 with seven innings of two-run ball against the Phillies Friday. He has a 1.71 ERA and a 0.87 WHIP and has walked just nine batters in 73 2/3 innings.
 
Hot5/9/2013 10:03:00 AM
Description: Nats righthy Jordan Zimmermann made his Cy Young case a little bit stronger Wednesday with a win over Detroit (7 IP, ER, 2 BB, 7 K's).
Insight: He hasn't given up more than three runs in any start this season and is now 3-0 with a 0.38 ERA in his last three apperances. Only Matt Harvey (0.69) and Hisashi Iwakuma (0.76) have posted lower WHIPs than Zimmermann (0.82) in 2013.
 
Hot5/1/2013 10:19:00 PM
Description: Washington righthander Jordan Zimmermann dominated the Braves for his fifth victory of the season Wednesday at Turner Field (8 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 8 K's).
Insight: Zimmermann (5-1, 1.64 ERA) is quietly posting Cy Young numbers for the second place Nationals. He'll make his next start Tuesday against Detroit.
 
Hot4/26/2013 9:47:00 PM
Description: Nats righthander Jordan Zimmermann hurled a one-hitter Friday against Cincinnati.
Insight: Friday was the third time in 86 starts that Zimmermann has tossed a complete game and the first time he's delivered a complete game shutout. His 2.00 ERA through five starts is second-best among Washington starting pitchers.
 
Hot4/15/2013 10:34:00 PM
Description: Jordan Zimmermann went all nine innings Monday in a win over the Marlins.
Insight: The Washington ace allowed three runs on six hits in the 103-pitch outing. He fanned six while walking just one. Zimmermann (2.45 ERA) is tied for the league-lead with three victories in his first three starts.
 
3/8/2013 8:37:00 PM
Description: The Washington Post reports that Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann is dealing with a "dead arm."
Insight: Zimmermann has gotten off to a slow start this spring, posting an ERA of 11.00 in his first three appearances. This kind of fatigue isn't unusual for pitchers this time of year. Zimmermann should be fine by the time the regular season starts.
 
2/15/2013 7:06:00 PM
Description: The Nationals agreed to a one-year, $5.2 million contract with right-hander Jordan Zimmermann to avoid arbitration.
Insight: Zimmermann has posted a 3.05 ERA and 1.16 WHIP over the last two seasons and went 12-8 in 2012. However, he faded down the stretch with a 4.40 ERA over the final two months and gave up five earned in three innings in his only playoff start. Look for Washington to finally turn him loose in 2013 after keeping his innings under 200 the last two seasons.