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Daily SP Rankings: Weekend, Apr 18-20

And the weekend is here, which means Week Two is almost done. Everyone else dominating in their fantasy leagues? Good! Let’s check out the weekend’s starters for those all-important Saturday and Sunday SP streams: On Saturday we have a bunch of aces on the hill, none of which I’m intrigued by more than Jordan Zimmermann. In his last start Zim was roughed up by the Red Sox...
Via Baseball Professor
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nationals GM Acknowledges Jordan Zimmermann Trade Talks With Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Red Sox didn’t land an ace over the winter. It wasn’t for lack of trying. Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo acknowledged Monday to the Boston Herald that he had many conversations over the offseason with Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington regarding potential trades. Jordan Zimmermann...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats’ Jay Z Gets Beyounce’d

For the first time, there's Reasonable Doubt for you, the Jay Z owner. Asking yourself, on Growing Pains, am I, Boner? You're supposed to put up goose eggs, and be all zen. Now the Black Album is scrambled, got funky albumen. Grey told me don't draft a top starter, but I got Jordan Zimmermann not Shawn Carter. Jigga with all the runs? His starts make me want to curse...
Via Razzball
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Contract extension for Desmond and Zimmermann not likely

After Jordan Zimmermann’s spring training start today, he gave a dismal assessment on the status of contract extension talks. Jordan Zimmermann says “it’s not looking good” to get a contract done before the season. He won’t talk about it after opening day. Zimmermann and the Nationals have been looking at contract extension scenarios, but it does not appear like a deal...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Player Profile #71: Jordan Zimmermann | SP | WAS

Reserve your FREE copy of Baseball Professor’s 2015 Draft Guide, complete with our list of the Top 100 Dynasty League Prospects. 10,000 words of prospect coverage available on February 17! For the past two years the Washington Nationals have been World Series favorites on the strength of their starting pitching, and Jordan Zimmermann has arguably been their best. But unlike...
Via Baseball Professor
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Why would the Nationals want to trade Jordan Zimmermann?

When the reports first surfaced that the Washington Nationals had put Jordan Zimmermann on the trade block, it just didn’t seem to make any sense. Why would the defending NL East champions move their ace just over a month after he completed his best season in the Majors? Well, according to SB Nation’s Chris Cotillo, there is talk around the league that the primary motivation...
Via Sportsnaut
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Why the Nats should trade Jordan Zimmermann

The Washington Nationals are in an enviable position. The team won 96 games for the second time in three years before bowing out in the division series. They are a talented group, well-built with one of the best rotations in baseball plus a high-octane offense to match. They are certainly a World Series favorite for […]
Via Fangraphs
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cubs interested in trading for Jordan Zimmerman

The Chicago Cubs apparently aren’t going to wait around for Jon Lester to make a decision, or for the Phillies to lower their price on Cole Hamels – they’re going in on an elite pitcher right now. The team is reportedly discussing a deal that would result in them acquiring NL All-Star Jordan Zimmermann from the Washington Nationals. Via the Chicago Sun-Times… Multiple...
Via The Outside Corner
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Zimmermann's teammates videobomb his postgame interview after gem

So Jordan Zimmermann was pretty good on Sunday against the Padres. The parade of Zimmermann's teammates who videobombed his postgame interview with MASN's Dan Kolko was pretty good too. Watch video above (via MASN's YouTube page; also here on Highlights of the first 30 seconds include: Ross Detwiler touching Kolko's neck: Tyler Clippard, lurking: Jerry...
Via Nationals Enquirer
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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