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Nationals demote Taylor Jordan to Triple-A

Taylor Jordan, who grabbed a spot in the Nationals’ season-opening rotation thanks in part to Doug Fister‘s injury, has been demoted back to the minors after going 0-3 with a 5.61 ERA in five starts. The move comes ahead of Fister’s expected return from the DL next week and in the meantime the Nationals decided they’d rather have an extra reliever in Ryan Mattheus.
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats' Jordan Zimmerman (flu) scratched; Tanner Roark to start today

Last year's All-Star, 19-game winner and Cy Young candidate, RHP Jordan Zimmermann of the Washington Nationals, was scratched from his first start of the 2014 season with "a nasty chest cold that swept through the clubhouse late in spring training and has carried over into the regular season," according to Mark Zuckerman of Nats Insider. RHP Tanner Roark, who surprised...
Via MLB Injury News
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Taylor Jordan Makes Strong Start In Nats' Loss To Astros

With just under two weeks left until the best day of the year, the Washington Nationals’ meeting with the Houston Astros had a stronger feeling of significance to it. The starting pitcher, Taylor Jordan, went a full five innings. A lineup that looked very much like the projected Opening Day card took three at-bats. Shadows crept across the field as the evening start of the game...
Via The Nats Blog
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats will go with Taylor Jordan in spring opener

Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams says Taylor Jordan will start the team's first spring training game. Williams made the announcement Tuesday. The Nationals play the New York Mets on Friday in Port St. Lucie. Williams did not say who will start the home opener Saturday against Atlanta, but he said Stephen Strasburg is on target to take the mound on opening day, March...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals' Taylor Jordan: ankle is healed, will compete for rotation spot

It is fairly common knowledge among Washington Nationals fans that pitcher Taylor Jordan had his 2013 season end early because of a low back strain. What some may not know is that during the offseason, Jordan broke his right ankle. That information did not become widespread throughout the baseball public.By Sarah Stierch, via Wikimedia's Bill Ladson reports that...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats' Taylor Jordan lands on DL with back strain

The Washington Nationals have placed right-hander Taylor Jordan on the 15-day disabled list with a right lower back strain. Saturday's move comes one day after the rookie did not allow an earned run in six innings in the Nationals' 3-2, 10-inning loss to the Braves. Jordan is 1-3 with a 3.65 ERA in nine starts with Washington. The Nationals recalled outfielder Tyler Moore...
Via Fox Sports
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo captures Nat hitting ball off nuts

In the second inning of the New York Mets-Washington Nationals tilt on Sunday, Nats pitcher Taylor Jordan fouled a ball off during his at-bat. The ball caromed off the dirt and bounced up, straight into his man parts. As The Big Lead reports, neither broadcast crew apparently commented upon how the ball had made an [...]The post Fan takes photo of precise moment Nationals pitcher...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

What To Do With Your Balls

Taylor Jordan of the Nationals kept three souvenir baseballs from his first ever start in the big leagues. His first pitch, first strikeout, and first hit. That's a lot of balls, as we know because Keith Hernandez was counting them in a way that told you that he longs for the old days when souvenirs weren't collected like they were baseball cards. (By the way, nice to...
Via Metstradamus
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

"Today was a downer"

"You can’t explain it. It was an uplifting game last night, and today was a downer." (Davey Johnson, via Washington Post, 6/29/2013) Mets 5, Nationals 1: Taylor Jordan gets the "2013 Washington Nationals Starter" treatement from his teammates in his Major League debut. Meaning: he did his job, but got no help from his teammates. At least he gets to bring...
Via Nationals Enquirer
June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Nationals promote RHP Jordan for big league debut

The Washington Nationals have promoted right-hander Taylor Jordan from Double-A Harrisburg and are having him make his big league debut right away. The 24-year-old Jordan was set to start Saturday in New York against the Mets. The Nationals selected Jordan's contract and also recalled right-hander Erik Davis from Triple-A Syracuse. First baseman Chris Marrero and outfielder...
Via AP on Fox
June 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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