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Jordan Zimmermann Having Career Year in Loaded Nats Rotation

The Washington Nationals starting pitchers have had a remarkable year. Their 14.5 fWAR leads the National League. Stephen Strasburg is among the league leaders in strikeout rate, Tanner Roark has a sub 3.00 ERA, Doug Fister has accumulated 3.5 RA-9 WAR despite missing a large chunk of the season, and Gio Gonzalez has a strikeout rate just shy of 25 percent. However, the best performance...
Via Baseball News Source
4 days ago  |  Discuss

And then there were four...

Wilson Ramos admires his 2-run homer in the seventh, which broke a 0-0 deadlock. Nationals 3, Mets 0: Magic Number to clinch NL East drops to 4 with another win over Mets, another loss by the Barves. Jordan Zimmermann wiggles out of lots of early trouble, earns 12th win of the season. It'll be nice to have Wilson Ramos around in the playoffs. And here's video the...
Via Nationals Enquirer
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Zimmermann, Ramos Power Nats To Win In Series Finale

The Washington Nationals (85-63) are steamrolling their way to the NL East crown, and after Sunday’s 3-0 win over the New York Mets (72-78), their magic number to win that title was lowered to five. Jordan Zimmermann’s (W, 12-5) effort resulted in a Nationals win for the ninth consecutive start, Wilson Ramos homered and Drew Storen earned his fifth save of the season to secure...
Via The Nats Blog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ramos, Zimmermann lead Nats to 3-0 win over Mets

NEW YORK (AP) The Washington Nationals won with Jordan Zimmermann on the mound for a ninth straight start, getting a two-run homer from Wilson Ramos in the seventh inning of a 3-0 victory over the New York Mets on Sunday. Zimmermann allowed six hits and a walk in outpitching Jonathon Niese for 6 2-3 innings, helping Washington reduce its magic number for winning a second division...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jordan Zimmermann snares a line drive to end the inning

Not many pitchers are known for their fielding abilities, but Jordan Zimmermann isn’t one of those pitchers. Last night Zimmermann also faced a pitchers worst nightmare, a line drive hit right back up the middle. In the sixth inning, Zimmermann threw a pitch to Christian Yelich that ended up getting hit right back at him. Somehow, Zimmermann caught the line drive to end the inning...
Via DC Sports-Kings
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

All-Star game not a bright moment for the Washington Nationals

After the 2014 All-Star game, there was a since of bitterness around Washington D.C., and rightfully so. The Washington Nationals entered the break in a tie for first in the NL East with the Atlanta Braves. Unfortunately, the Nationals only had one player selected to represent them in this game, a game that determines home field advantage for the World Series. During the original...
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals Injury Update: Jordan Zimmermann MRI shows no structural damage

After a hard-fought 5-3 victory in ten innings over the Philadelphia Phillies that kept the Washington Nationals tied for first place in the NL East, the team announced more good news re: right-hander Jordan Zimmermann, Zimmermann MRI showed biceps strain. No structural damage. Nats don't believe he'll need DL.— Mark Zuckerman (@ZuckermanCSN) July 13, 2014As reported...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 12, 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...
Via Nationals Enquirer
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Zimmermann earns sixth win, does postgame interview in ugliest t-shirt ever

Nationals 3, Tigers 1: Ho Hum, Jordan Zimmermann was spectacular again (7.0 IP, 7 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 7 H, 101 pitches, 72 strikes). Raise your hand if you're kicking yourself for not taking those 25/1 preseason odds for J-Zimm winning NL Cy Young. Meanwhile, good on the Nationals for reversing their rainout ticket policy earlier today, but now we demand an explanation for the t...
Via Nationals Enquirer
May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

New Nats reporter gets another Gatorade bath

So, a pretty nice effort by Jordan Zimmermann tonight against the Reds (9 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 4 K, 91 pitches, 59 strikes), eh? Unlike Gio after his 1-hit gem last night, J-Zimm was able to dodge a Gatorade bath from Drew Storen and Ryan Mattheus during his postgame interview. The same couldn't be said for Julie Alexandria (now 2-for-2). (Screencaps via MASN/TV): ...
Via Nationals Enquirer
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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