Found July 19, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
On a team with All-Stars Stephen Strasburg and Gio Gonzalez combining for 22 wins, Washington Nationals right-hander Jordan Zimmermann can get overlooked. Maybe not as flashy as his rotation counterparts, Zimmermann has been more consistent. Manager Davey Johnson believes Zimmermann is a No. 1 starter, but Johnson doesn't need to go around telling anyone else how good the Wisconsin native can be. "I don't mind if it's a well-kept secret," Johnson said of Zimmermann, who is 7-6 with a 2.35 ERA. "He is a heck of a pitcher." Zimmermann quietly fired six shutout innings Wednesday, allowing only four hits and striking out four while earning his fourth consecutive victory. The Nationals took a second consecutive win against the New York Mets, prevailing 4-3. "It felt great all night," Zimmermann said. "I had a good curveball and a good slider. When I have those two, like I have had in my previous starts, it is a lot of fun to go out t...
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