RotoWire Partners

Jordan Zimmermann

28-Year-Old Pitcher – Washington Nationals

2014 Stats

W-L

6-5

ERA

3.20

WHIP

1.23

K

107

SV

0

2014 Preseason Projections

W-L

ERA

WHIP

K

SV

2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 str...

Read more about Jordan Zimmermann

LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 220   DOB: 5/23/1986   BORN: Auburndale, WI   COLLEGE: Wisconsin-Stevens Point   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

$

Jordan Zimmermann Contract Information:

Agreed to a two-year, $24 million deal with the Nationals in January of 2014, avoiding arbitration.

July 23, 2014  –  Jordan Zimmermann News

▼ More

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

+ Add To Watchlist

Zimmermann (biceps) gave up four runs over five innings, receiving a no-decision in Tuesday's win over the Rockies. He struck out six batters and surrendered no walks in the outing.

To instantly reveal our fantasy analysis of every player – including Jordan Zimmermann – simply subscribe now.

Jordan Zimmermann Stats
OPTIONS:   Show Partial SeasonsHide Partial Seasons      Show Minor League StatsHide Minor League Stats       Show 5x5 Stats OnlyShow All Statistics       Click stat headings to sort columns.
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 POT 4 4 0 13.0 11 0 0 13 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.00 0.85
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 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 20 20 1 118.0 125 42 9 107 20 6 5 0 0 0 3.20 1.23
Today's Projections     Subscribe now to see Today's projected stats for Jordan Zimmermann
Next 7 Days     Subscribe now to see our Next 7 Days projections for Jordan Zimmermann
Rest Of Season     Subscribe now to see our Rest Of Season projections for Jordan Zimmermann
Preseason     Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Jordan Zimmermann
3-Year Averages     30 30 0 190.1 177 66 16 146 38 13 9 0 0 0 3.12 1.13
Career  (View All)     133 133 3 810.7 783 304 76 664 173 49 40 0 3.38 1.18

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Batter Vs. Pitcher

No No No
Jordan Zimmermann Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jul. 22 @Col 5.0 8 4 4 2 0 6 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.20 1.23
Jul. 11 @Phi 3.3 6 4 4 1 0 5 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.03 1.21
Jul. 6 ChC 6.0 7 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.79 1.19
Jun. 30 Col 6.0 7 2 2 0 1 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.95 1.19
Jun. 24 @Mil 6.0 6 2 2 0 2 9 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.95 1.18
Jun. 19 Atl 7.0 7 2 2 0 1 6 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.95 1.17
Jun. 13 @StL 8.0 3 1 1 1 1 5 0 0 1 L 0 0 0 2.98 1.17
Jun. 8 @SD 9.0 2 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 1 W 0 0 0 3.17 1.24
Jun. 3 Phi 8.0 5 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.59 1.37
May. 28 Mia 5.0 8 4 3 0 1 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.07 1.46
May. 23 @Pit 6.0 7 4 4 1 2 4 1 1 0 L 0 0 0 3.95 1.43
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 4.2 IP/G
8.3 14 8 8 3 0 11 0 0 0 0-1 0 0 0 8.64 1.68
Last 30 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 5.3 IP/G
26.3 34 12 12 3 4 30 0 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 4.10 1.44
Last 60 Days
11 Games:  Avg. 6.3 IP/G
69.3 66 23 22 5 10 64 1 1 2 3-4 0 0 0 2.86 1.10

Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Jordan Zimmermann

<a href='/baseball/showArticle.htm?id=20862'>Monday Lineup Card: Fly Hawaiian</a>

Monday Lineup Card: Fly Hawaiian

Jedd Gyorko returns to the Padres on Monday for his first action since hitting the DL in early June.

More Jordan Zimmermann Articles   View Last 30

Pitching Value Meter: Darvish Still Dealing  

Pitching Value Meter: Smooth Saling  

Mound Musings: Looking into the Future  

The Saber's Edge: ERA Estimators  

Jordan Zimmermann Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014231411058815.267
2013452772111226111.262
20124198230892307.234

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20142346010591312.267
20134138419802318.212
201238671139719311.268

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201461.7320481322.921.35
2013120.71230892582.611.04
201296.75307122113.541.17

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201451.333053753.161.05
201392.77607215114.081.15
201299.0750822172.361.17
Jordan Zimmermann Advanced Stats
OPTIONS:   Show Partial SeasonsHide Partial Seasons      Show Minor League StatsHide Minor League Stats      Click stat headings to sort columns.
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 POT 4 4 13.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.43 .317
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 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 20 20 118.0 8.16 1.53 5.35 0.69 1.52 75.7% 93.8 MPH 3.20 2.96 .339
Today's Projections     0 1 6.8 7.73 1.69 4.57 0.72 74.1% 3.13 -0.11 .301
Next 7 Days     0 2 13.6 7.73 1.72 4.48 0.72 74.2% 3.13 3.09 .301
Rest Of Season     0 12 80.0 7.73 1.73 4.46 0.72 74.2% 3.13 3.10 .301
Preseason     Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Jordan Zimmermann
3-Year Averages     30 30 190.1 6.91 1.80 3.84 0.76 74.9% 3.12 3.36 .292
Career     133 133 810.7 7.37 1.92 3.84 0.84 74.1% 3.38 3.44 .304

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats

No No

2014 Stat Review for Jordan Zimmermann    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2013 (min 140 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

Explain This

5.35 K/BB
ELITE
8.16 K/9
GOOD
1.53 BB/9
ELITE
93.8 MPH Fastball
ELITE
0.7 HR/9
GOOD
1.52 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

Explain This

3.20 ERA
GOOD
1.23 WHIP
AVERAGE
2.96 FIP
ELITE
BABIP/Strand

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

Explain This

.339 BABIP
HIGH
75.7% Strand Rate
ABOVE AVERAGE

Washington Nationals Roster

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

Zimmermann (biceps) has been confirmed as Tuesday's starter against the Rockies.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Zimmermann (biceps) threw a strong bullpen session Saturday and will start Tuesday's game in Denver, MLB.com's William Ladson reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Zimmermann (biceps) said "everything felt fine" after a long-toss session Thursday, and he's tentatively set to rejoin the rotation Tuesday, the Washington Post reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Zimmermann (biceps) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Saturday, and if all goes well he'll start Tuesday's game for the Nationals.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Zimmerman (biceps) will not be placed on the disabled list, MLB.com's William Ladson reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
The Nationals won't make a final decision on whether Zimmermann (biceps strain) will be placed on the DL until after the All-Star break, the Washington Post reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
An MRI on Saturday showed a right biceps strain for Zimmermann, Mark Zuckerman of CSN Washington reports. The MRI revealed no structural damage, though, and he should be able to avoid the DL.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.

RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

Subscribe now to see our 2014 outlook.

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. Zimmermannís 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.