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Jordan Zimmermann

29-Year-Old Pitcher – Detroit Tigers

2016 Stats

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5-0

ERA

0.55

WHIP

1.06

K

23

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Zimmermann didn't exactly have the kind of season he hoped for heading into free agency. Although his fastball was down a tick, he still averaged 93 mph, and there was no other obvious sign of decreas...

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2016 ADP:  130.04

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 223   DOB: 5/23/1986   BORN: Auburndale, WI   COLLEGE: Wisconsin-Stevens Point   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Jordan Zimmermann Contract Information:

Agreed to five-year, $110 million deal with the Tigers in November of 2015.

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Zimmermann was named the American League Pitcher of the Month for April after going 5-0 with a 0.55 ERA in five starts for the Tigers. He struck out 23 in 33 innings.

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Jordan Zimmermann Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2007 21 A VER 13 11 0 53.0 45 14 2 71 18 5 2 0 2.38 1.19
2008 22 A POT 5 4 0 27.1 15 5 1 31 8 3 1 1 1.65 0.85
2008 22 AA HAR 20 20 0 106.7 89 38 9 103 39 7 2 0 3.21 1.20
2009 23 A POT 1 1 0 3.3 2 1 1 6 1 0 0 0 2.90 0.90
2009 23 AAA SYR 1 1 0 5.3 4 3 2 4 1 0 0 0 5.06 0.94
2009 23 MAJ WAS 16 16 0 91.3 95 47 10 92 29 3 5 0 4.63 1.36
2010 24 A HAG 4 1 0 5.0 7 6 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 10.80 1.60
2010 24 A POT 4 4 0 13.0 11 0 0 13 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.00 0.85
2010 24 AA HAR 4 1 0 4.2 1 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.71
2010 24 AAA SYR 4 4 0 17.0 8 1 0 12 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.53 0.65
2010 24 MAJ WAS 7 7 0 31.0 31 17 8 27 10 1 2 0 0 0 4.94 1.32
2011 25 MAJ WAS 26 26 0 161.3 154 57 12 124 31 8 11 0 0 0 3.18 1.15
2012 26 MAJ WAS 32 32 0 195.7 186 64 18 153 43 12 8 0 0 0 2.94 1.17
2013 27 MAJ WAS 32 32 2 213.3 192 77 19 161 40 19 9 0 0 0 3.25 1.09
2014 28 MAJ WAS 32 32 2 199.7 185 59 13 182 29 14 5 0 0 0 2.66 1.07
2015 29 MAJ WAS 33 33 0 201.7 204 82 24 164 39 13 10 0 0 0 3.66 1.20
2016 30 MAJ DET 5 5 0 33.0 28 2 1 23 7 5 0 0 0 0 0.55 1.06
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3-Year Averages     32 32 1 204.9 193 72 18 169 36 15 8 0 0 0 3.16 1.12
Career  (View All)     183 183 4 1,127.0 1,075 405 105 926 228 75 50 0 3.23 1.16

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Jordan Zimmermann Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Apr. 30 @Min 7.0 6 1 1 1 0 7 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 0.55 1.06
Apr. 25 Oak 6.7 7 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 0.35 1.12
Apr. 20 @KC 6.3 7 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 0.00 1.09
Apr. 14 @Pit 6.0 6 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
Apr. 8 NYY 7.0 2 0 0 0 3 3 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 0.00 0.71
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 6.7 IP/G
20.0 20 4 2 1 2 16 0 0 0 3-0 0 0 0 0.90 1.10
Last 30 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 6.6 IP/G
33.0 28 4 2 1 7 23 0 1 0 5-0 0 0 0 0.55 1.06
Last 60 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 6.6 IP/G
33.0 28 4 2 1 7 23 0 1 0 5-0 0 0 0 0.55 1.06

Jordan Zimmermann Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20167410515100.217
2015432882811218213.284
20144047815981437.258

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20165813213201.232
20153997611927011.243
201439610414871646.231

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201613.72004400.660.95
2015120.38409524122.841.09
2014105.0720881752.571.10

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201619.330019310.471.14
201581.35606915124.871.38
201494.7730941282.761.04
Jordan Zimmermann Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2007 21 A VER 13 11 53.0 12.06 3.06 3.94 0.34 80.3% 2.38 2.03 .354
2008 22 A POT 5 4 27.1 10.30 2.66 3.88 0.33 81.8% 1.65 2.28 .236
2008 22 AA HAR 20 20 106.7 8.69 3.29 2.64 0.76 75.6% 3.21 3.55 .288
2009 23 A POT 1 1 3.3 16.20 2.70 6.00 2.70 100% 2.90 4.40 .227
2009 23 AAA SYR 1 1 5.3 6.75 1.69 4.00 3.38 66.7% 5.06 7.14 .153
2009 23 MAJ WAS 16 16 91.3 9.07 2.86 3.17 0.99 1.26 67.5% 93.2 MPH 4.63 3.59 .339
2010 24 A HAG 4 1 5.0 5.40 1.80 3.00 3.60 33.3% 10.80 7.80 .311
2010 24 A POT 4 4 13.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.43 .317
2010 24 AA HAR 4 1 4.2 6.43 4.29 1.50 0.00 100% 0.00 3.91 .102
2010 24 AAA SYR 4 4 17.0 6.35 1.59 4.00 0.00 90.9% 0.53 2.32 .182
2010 24 MAJ WAS 7 7 31.0 7.84 2.90 2.70 2.32 1.31 72.7% 92.3 MPH 4.94 5.97 .276
2011 25 MAJ WAS 26 26 161.3 6.92 1.73 4.00 0.67 1.03 74% 93.4 MPH 3.18 3.34 .300
2012 26 MAJ WAS 32 32 195.7 7.04 1.98 3.56 0.83 1.30 78.2% 93.9 MPH 2.94 3.61 .296
2013 27 MAJ WAS 32 32 213.3 6.79 1.69 4.03 0.80 1.56 72.8% 93.9 MPH 3.25 3.51 .282
2014 28 MAJ WAS 32 32 199.7 8.20 1.31 6.28 0.59 1.27 77.1% 93.8 MPH 2.66 2.75 .311
2015 29 MAJ WAS 33 33 201.7 7.32 1.74 4.21 1.07 1.35 73.5% 93.0 MPH 3.66 3.82 .308
2016 30 MAJ DET 5 5 33.0 6.27 1.91 3.29 0.27 1.33 97.1% 91.7 MPH 0.55 2.84 .278
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 2 11.7 6.13 2.38 2.57 1.35 71.2% 4.39 4.59 .298
Rest Of Season     0 24 155.2 6.14 2.17 2.83 1.31 71.1% 4.32 4.46 .299
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3-Year Averages     32 32 204.9 7.42 1.58 4.69 0.79 74.4% 3.16 3.22 .300
Career     183 183 1,127.0 7.39 1.82 4.06 0.84 75% 3.23 3.40 .301

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2016 Stat Review for Jordan Zimmermann    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.29 K/BB
GOOD
6.27 K/9
POOR
1.91 BB/9
GREAT
91.7 MPH Fastball
AVERAGE
0.3 HR/9
ELITE
1.33 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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0.55 ERA
ELITE
1.06 WHIP
GREAT
2.84 FIP
ELITE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.278 BABIP
LOW
97.1% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Jordan Zimmermann: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Zimmermann was masterful Saturday, allowing just six hits and one earned run while firing seven strikeouts in a win over Minnesota. He is now 5-0 to start the season.

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Zimmermann (4-0) continued his splendid start to the season, allowing three runs — one earned — in 6.2 innings Monday against the Athletics. He allowed seven hits, walked one and struck out one.

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Zimmermann (3-0) turned in his third consecutive scoreless outing to open the season Wednesday, striking out eight Royals while working around seven hits and a walk over 6.1 innings in a 3-2 win.

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Zimmerman (2-0) allowed six hits over six scoreless innings while walking two and striking out four in Thursday's win over the Pirates.

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Zimmermann tossed seven scoreless innings in a 4-0 win over the Yankees on Friday afternoon. He allowed two hits and three walks while striking out three.

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Zimmermann pitched in a minor league game Monday and is slated to be on the mound Saturday for the final Grapefruit League game of the season.

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Zimmerman is adjusting well to his new team and will start Saturday's spring training game against his old team, the Washington Nationals.

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Zimmermann has agreed to terms on a deal with the Tigers that's expected to net him around $110 million over five years, Jon Morosi of FOX Sports reports.

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Zimmermann has declined the qualifying offer extended to him by the Nationals, Mark Zuckerman of CSN Washington reports.

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2016

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2015

Zimmermann has become the workhorse of the Nationals' staff, averaging 203 innings and 15 wins over the last three seasons while producing consistently very-good-to-excellent ratios. His K/9 rate even spiked up to a career-best 8.2, giving him more juice than expected in five-category leagues, and while Stephen Strasburg has the shinier pedigree and gaudier strikeout numbers, it's Zimmermann that opposing hitters seem to dread facing the most, an opinion backed up by his September no-hitter. Although he continues to toy around with a changeup, he relied even more heavily than usual on his mid-90s fastball and vicious slider last year, and with free agency looming, he'll have plenty of motivation to gun for his first 20-win campaign. Given his contract status, there's a chance he could get dealt before spring training, but there aren't many teams that can provide him with the offensive and defensive support that the Nats can, so a trade wouldn't likely improve his value. In all likelihood, Zimmermann will be leading the club back into the postseason hunt in 2015.

2014

With Stephen Strasburg unable to buy a win and Gio Gonzalez taking a step back in 2013, it was Zimmermann who took his turn as the Nationals' staff ace and set career highs in innings, wins, total strikeouts and walk rate. Somewhat amazingly, all four of his pitches (fastball, slider, curveball and changeup) showed a positive run expectancy last year, which was the main engine of his success more than any one dominant pitch. He won't challenge the 200-strikeout mark, which keeps him from being an elite fantasy starter, but Zimmermann is solidifying his spot near the top of the next tier of pitchers.

2013

The Nationals took the shackles off Zimmermann in 2012 and his numbers showed no regression, as his walk and strikeout rates were almost identical to the season before. He pounds the strike zone with plus stuff, and while that has not translated into elite numbers, he does not need to reach that level in a rotation that already features two aces in Stephen Strasburg and Gio Gonzalez. If Davey Johnson starts letting him go a little deeper into games his win total might pick up a bit, but otherwise expect more of the same from Zimmermann.

2012

Zimmermann was the Nationals' most consistent starting pitcher during the 2011 season. He got stronger as the season progressed, something that is typical for pitchers on the mend from Tommy John surgery. He was shut down in September because he reached his innings limit. Zimmermann’s control was impeccable (1.73 BB/9IP) locating his fastball (93.3 mph), slider, curveball and occasional change-up. However, he was somewhat lucky concerning his HR/FB ratio (5.9 percent). His flyball tendencies should lead to more home runs next season, and a slightly higher ERA will likely follow.

2011

Zimmermann's return from Tommy John surgery was a resounding success, as other than a spike in his HR/9IP rate his numbers were remarkably similar in seven 2010 starts to what he put up before getting hurt. In short, the surgery just put his career on pause for 12 months and didn't appear to set back his development, which is excellent news for a team trying to build around its young rotation. With Stephen Strasburg taking his own turn under the knife, Zimmermann will likely be the Nationals' No. 1 starter in 2011, which means you should expect solid numbers everywhere but in the wins category.

2010

Zimmermann posted exceptional numbers for a rookie, even if his ERA didn't reflect it. Any kid who can strike out better than a batter an inning with a better than 3.0 K/BB ratio, and who isn't particularly flyball prone to boot, has a chance to be someone very special. Unfortunately, he won't get a chance to show how special until at least late 2010 thanks to Tommy John surgery, but assuming he eventually regains his form he'll pair up with Stephen Strasburg down the road to give the Nats a truly scary young pitching duo at the head of their rotation.

2009

Zimmermann had no problem adjusting to full season ball in 2008, making it all the way up to Double-A and maintaining a strikeout-an-inning pace, while keeping the ball down in the strike zone and not walking too many batters. Given their recent history with their top pitching prospects you can expect Zimmermann to make his big league debut in 2009 but unlike previous hurlers like Ross Detwiler, Zimmermann might actually be ready to hold his own in the majors. He's got three quality pitches including a plus slider, and it's entirely possible that he'll head into spring training camp in 2010 as the Nationals de facto ace.

2008

The second-round pick had a great 2007 debut in Rookie ball, displaying better-than-expected control to go along with a very good slider and two other quality pitches. He's a few years away from regular major league duty, but as the Nationals showed last year with Ross Detwiler, the organization isn't afraid to give its top prospects a late-season cup of coffee to let them know what's ahead of them. Assuming Zimmerman doesn't suffer a setback in his first exposure to full season ball, he could make his big league debut this September even if he's not ready for a regular spot until 2010.