Jordan Zimmermann RUMORS & NEWS

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    William Ladson @washingnats

    #Nats RHP Jordan Zimmermann is not going on the disabled list. He will throw a bullpen today or tomorrow. #Nationals #MLB

  • Jordan Zimmermann flirts with perfection as Nationals handle Padres, 6-0

    Washington Post "On Sunday afternoon, preparing for his start out in the visiting bullpen at Petco Park, Jordan Zimmermann felt terrible. His curveballs were flat. His fastball strayed from the target. Washington Nationals pitching coach Steve McCatty thought he lacked focus. Zimmermann realized first pitch was..." June 09

  • Bryce Harper, Jordan Zimmermann lead Nationals to 9-2 rout of Marlins

    Washington Post "Two players central to the Washington Nationals’ plans began the season puzzlingly slow. Bryce Harper, the Nationals’ star outfielder, declared himself “lost” at the plate after only five games, and his equipment paid the price for his frustration. Jordan Zimmermann, the Nationals’ most consistent..." April 15

  • Zimmermann scratched with flu-like symptoms

    CSN Washington "The Nationals were forced to scratch Jordan Zimmermann from today’s scheduled start against the Mets when the right-hander came down with flu-like symptoms and now will send Tanner Roark to the mound instead for their 1:10 p.m. series finale at Citi Field. Zimmermann appears to be the latest..." April 03

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    Joel Sherman @Joelsherman1

    #Nationals and Jordan Zimmermann reach 2-yr, $24M deal. Buys out last 2 yrs of arb. Gets $7.5 in '14,$16.5 in '15.

  • Nationals discussing extensions with Jordan Zimmermann, Ian Desmond

    SB Nation "The Washington Nationals are talking to shortstop Ian Desmond and starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann about contract extensions to keep them in the nation's capitol long-term, reports Pete Kerzel of MASN Sports. General manager Mike Rizzo said last month that the team would like to lock in both..." December 26

  • Jordan Zimmermann and Ian Desmond being eyed for extensions by Nationals

    SB Nation "Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says the the team would like to sign both starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann and shortstop Ian Desmond to long-term deals and has had discussions with both. "We certainly have an interest in getting it done, but I don't know if we'll get it done..." November 23

  • Inactive Zimmermann enjoys experience

    Nats Insider "Jordan Zimmermann would rather be pitching tonight in the All-Star Game than watching from the NL dugout, relegated to spectator due to a lingering neck injury. But make no mistake, the Nationals right-hander is happy to be here and is soaking in every moment of the experience. "Just being in..." July 16

  • Should Jordan Zimmermann skip All-Star Game?

    Nats Insider "The suggestion appeared to come out of the blue. Jordan Zimmermann, after another quality start last night in the Nationals' 3-1 loss to the Phillies, told reporters there's a chance he will skip Tuesday's All-Star Game to let his lingering stiff neck have more time to heal before the second half..." July 12

  • MLB Shop spells Jordan Zimmermann’s All-Star jersey wrong

    Washington Post "Jordan Zimmermann is a National League All-Star. That means that if you go to the MLB Shop, you can now buy a Jordan Zimmerman All-Star jersey. I mean, you know those Zimmermans. They’re all basically the same. Bryce Harper’s jersey appears to be all systems go." July 08

  • Zimmermann gets MLB-best 12th win

    CSN Washington "In 2012 Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann held a 2.94 ERA, tenth best in the majors, through 195 2/3 innings pitched. He took the victory in just 12 of his 32 starts. In 2013 Zimmermann has a 2.46 ERA, good for ninth in the majors, and has 12 wins already in just 17 outings. He’s matched his..." July 02

  • Rendon, Zimmermann power Nationals past Diamondbacks, 3-2

    Washington Post "Anthony Rendon played second base in a handful of games between Little League and early June, when the Washington Nationals wedged him into the open spot in their infield. He found the difference trivial. “It’s the same stuff,” Rendon said. “It’s still baseball. The bases just got bigger.” Rendon..." June 27

  • Jordan Zimmermann gets no support in 2-1 loss to Padres

    Washington Post "The Washington Nationals’ lineup confronted a journeyman starting pitcher Saturday evening, and it still demanded near perfection out of Jordan Zimmermann. His offense allowed him no margin for mistakes, and in a crucial moment he made a decisive error on a simple play. Zimmermann remained..." May 19

  • Zimermann lifts Nats over Braves 2-0

    Washington Post "The Washington Nationals’ season has begun with a rocky start of inconsistent play, a losing record in the first month and the team bending from the weight of lofty expectations. On Wednesday, they sent their best pitcher to the mound against their toughest division opponent, and Jordan Zimmermann..." May 02

  • Harper’s home run backs Zimmermann’s start as Washington earns 5-2 win

    Washington Post "The baseball makes a different sound when it has the misfortune of colliding with the barrel of Bryce Harper’s bat. Other hitters’ contact creates a thud or a crack. Not Harper’s. It is a thunderclap, a sonic wave that does not travel through the air but, for a moment, fills it. The sound stood..." April 11

  • Nationals hope to avoid arbitration with Jordan Zimmermann

    Washington Post "Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo says he hopes to avoid an arbitration hearing with Jordan Zimmermann, the only remaining arbitration-eligible National yet to agree to a deal for his 2013 salary, and could be open to multi-year-deal talks with Ian Desmond and Zimmermann. The Nationals reached..." April 01

  • Zimmermann may be ready for a change for the better

    Washington Post "Jordan Zimmermann has a change-up. That sounds innocent enough. But in baseball, that’s like saying a gorilla just learned how to use a machine gun. Every pitcher who lacks a change-up is dying to get one. It makes every other pitch look better by contrast. But there may not be a hard-throwing..." March 20

  • No 'dead arm' issue for Zimmermann this time

    CSN Washington "It's a difficult thing to explain, the "dead arm" sensation that so many pitchers experience during spring training, and Jordan Zimmermann struggled today to put into words what he felt five days previous when he was rocked by the Cardinals for eight runs in only three innings. "The other day,..." March 14

  • Jordan Zimmermann dealing with normal “dead-arm”

    Washington Post "Jordan Zimmermann stood on the mound on Friday afternoon in Viera for his third start of a long spring training and fired fastballs at the St. Louis Cardinals hitters. The pitches were within his normal range of velocity, especially for this time of the year. But the pitches were often too high in..." March 09

  • Jordan Zimmermann dealing with normal “dead-arm”

    Washington Post "Jordan Zimmermann stood on the mound on Friday afternoon in Viera for his third start of a long spring training and fired fastballs at the St. Louis Cardinals hitters. The pitches were within his normal range of velocity, especially for this time of the year. But the pitches were often too high in..." March 08

  • Zimmermann strong in spring training debut

    CSN Washington "Just as pitchers don't want to put too much stock in a bad outing to start spring training, neither do they want to give too much credence to a good appearance in late-February. Jordan Zimmermann, though, couldn't find much of anything to be disappointed with after his Grapefruit League debut..." February 25

  • Zimmermann Happy With Change; First Outing Of The Spring vs Miami

    Federal Baseball "When Jordan Zimmermann talked to reporters earlier this week, the Washington Nationals' starter said he was going to focus on using his change as more of a weapon this season so that opposing hitters had something else to think about when facing him. The 26-year-old, '07 2nd Round pick has used a..." February 24

  • Jordan Zimmermann is working on his change-up — again

    Washington Post "Yesterday, Jordan Zimmermann was asked what he wanted to work on this spring. “Change-up,” he replied. He said the same thing last year. The Jordan Zimmermann Change-up Watch has become a rite of Nationals spring training. He hopes and expects this season will be different. Last year, Zimmermann..." February 22

  • Jordan Zimmermann Trying To Get Comfortable With Change

    Federal Baseball ""[Jordan Zimmermann] was throwing some pretty good changeups, [and] his late-breaking slider. He looked good," Davey Johnson told reporters this afternoon after watching his 26-year-old right-hander toss a live BP session at the Nats' Spring home. The Washington Nationals' skipper and Nationals'..." February 21

  • Building A Better Jordan Zimmermann

    Federal Baseball "Jordan Zimmermann took advantage of the time he had to work on his game after he was shut down in late August of 2011 in his first year back following Tommy John surgery, to try to add a changeup he had confidence in to his repertoire. The then-25-year-old right-hander said he'd found a grip he..." February 17

  • Jordan Zimmermann, Nationals avoid arbitration

    Washington Post "The Nationals reached a one-year contract with right-handed starter Jordan Zimmermann, allowing them to avoid arbitration with all seven of their eligible players. When the two sides exchanged figures last month, Zimmermann asked for $5.8 million and the Nationals offered $4.8 million. An..." February 16

  • Nationals and RHP Jordan Zimmermann agree to one-year deal

    Washington Post "The Washington Nationals and right-hander Jordan Zimmermann have agreed to a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration. Terms of the deal announced Friday by the Nationals were not immediately known. The 26-year-old Zimmermann had asked for $5.8 million, while the Nationals submitted $4.6..." February 15

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