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After weird first inning, Jordan Zimmermann and Nationals dominate Giants

Two batters into Saturday evening’s game, Jordan Zimmermann and the Nationals already were trailing the Giants 2-0, and a rain-soaked crowd of 34,137 was murmuring, perhaps worried all the good vibes of the 10-game winning streak that ended Friday night were about to disappear into thin air. On the mound, though, Zimmermann barely batted an eyelash. The right-hander already is...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals continue to baffle Lincecum, defeat Giants 6-2

  Jordan Zimmermann pitched eight strong innings, Asdrubal Cabrera homered and the Washington Nationals kept up their dominance of two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum, beating the San Francisco Giants 6-2 Saturday. Jayson Werth added a pair of RBI singles and Denard Span had a triple and single for the NL East-leading Nationals, who resumed their winning ways one night after...
Via AP on Fox
4 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
29 days ago  |  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 to throw bullpen, avoids DL

It looks like Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann will avoid a DL-stint, as the right-hander was able to practice Thursday with the team and will throw a bullpen Friday or Saturday, according to William Ladson of Zimmerman was pullled from his previous start on July 11 with a sore right biceps, forcing him to withdraw from the All-Star Game. He is 6-5 with a 3.03 ERA in...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 18, 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

Nationals Injury Update: Jordan Zimmermann exits game with bicep cramp

Washington Nationals right-hander Jordan Zimmermann, who was named to the2014 NL All-Star Team, signaled for trainers and left Friday night's game in the middle of an at-bat, according to Mark Zuckerman of Nats Insider (video here and below). Zimmermann had given up four runs and five hits, including a homer to the Phillies in 3.1 innings before he was relieved by Craig Stammen...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Here's the last pitch Jordan Zimmermann threw before exiting with an injury tonight

There it is above, nightmare fuel for Nationals fans: Jordan Zimmermann calling for trainers after throwing his 53rd and final pitch of the night after an apparent injury in the fourth inning. Watch the full sequence of the video on here. Zimmermann shook his hand a little before waving to the dugout for help, then winced and grabbed his side. We won't speculate on what...
Via Nationals Enquirer
July 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...
Via Nationals Enquirer
June 09, 2014  |  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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