Found March 16, 2012 on Kramerica Sports:
Author: Andrew SwansonDrafted in the second round of the 2007 amateur draft out of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Jordan Zimmermann was thought to have first round talent and would have been drafted earlier had he gone to a larger school. The young righty boasts a mid-90’s fastball mixed with a knee buckling slider that afforded him a 9.1 strikeout per-nine innings in his first major league season with the Nationals.As is the case with many hard throwing pitchers with excellent breaking balls, like fellow National Stephen Strasburg, Zimmermann suffered an elbow injury in 2009 that forced him to undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery.Zimmermann returned in the latter stages of 2010 and posted a pedestrian 4.94 ERA and his strikeout average fell from 9.1 to 7.8. Drafting a player like Zimmermann can be somewhat risky, similar to playing the roulette table in a Las Vegas or Internet Casino, however the potential for large returns with a minimum investment is huge.Former ...
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