Jordan Zimmermann

Jordan Zimmermann #27

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 2"/225
  • Age: 30


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls

Jordan Zimmermann Stats

9-7 4.87 105.1 66 1.37

Jordan Zimmermann MLB Career Stats

79-57 3.45 1199.1 969 1.18

Jordan Zimmermann Bio

  • Full Name: Jordan M. Zimmermann
  • Born: 5/23/1986 in Auburndale, WI
  • Draft: 2007, Washington Nationals, 2nd rd. (67th overall)
  • College: Wisconsin - Stevens Point
  • Debut: 4/20/2009
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2016 Stats 9 7 4.87 19 18 0 105.1 66 1.37
MLB Career Stats 79 57 3.45 197 196 0 1199.1 969 1.18
  • Status: Active

Jordan Zimmermann Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2016 Tigers AL 884 Four-seam FB 92.25 91.84 2353.00 6.11 90.40
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 93.04 92.76 2241.00 6.19 90.13
Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2016 Tigers AL 884 Four-seam FB 92.25 91.84 2353.00 6.11 90.40
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 93.04 92.76 2241.00 6.19 90.13


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Jordan Zimmermann Stats

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Jordan Zimmermann Advanced Stats

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Jordan Zimmermann News

Jordan Zimmermann Fantasy News

January 20, 2017 at 5:22 PM ET

Zimmermann ready to put injuries behind him

Nobody was more frustrated by Jordan Zimmermann's injury-plagued first season in Detroit than him, especially the way he dominated hitters during the opening month.

October 6, 2016 at 5:36 AM ET

Zimmermann enjoys hot start in 2016

Tigers right-hander Jordan Zimmermann finished the 2016 regular season with a 9-7 record, a 4.87 ERA, a 1.37 WHIP and 66 strikeouts across 105 1/3 innings.


Jordan Zimmermann Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Washington NL
2014 Washington NL

AL Pitcher of the Month

Month Team League
04/2016 Detroit AL

NL Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/09/2014 Washington NL
09/29/2014 Washington NL

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Harrisburg EAS

CAR Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
05/05/2008 Potomac CAR

Jordan Zimmermann Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2012 2.94 7th in NL
2013 3.25 17th in NL
2014 2.66 7th in NL
2015 3.66 19th in NL


Season W Rank
2013 19 1st in NL
2014 14 12th in NL
2015 13 12th in NL

Winning Percentage

Season WPCT Rank
2012 .600 15th in NL
2013 .679 3rd in NL
2014 .737 2nd in NL
2015 .565 16th in NL


Season SO Rank
2013 161 23rd in NL
2014 182 13th in NL
2015 164 24th in NL


Season WHIP Rank
2015 1.20 25th in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2012 .251 24th in NL
2015 .264 12th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2012 32 13th in NL
2013 32 9th in NL
2014 32 12th in NL
2015 33 1st in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2011 1 20th in NL
2013 4 2nd in NL
2014 3 6th in NL


Season SHO Rank
2013 2 1st in NL
2014 2 3rd in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2012 195.2 22nd in NL
2013 213.1 6th in NL
2014 199.2 15th in NL
2015 201.2 11th in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2014 8.20 13th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2012 3.56 11th in NL
2013 4.03 7th in NL
2014 6.28 2nd in NL
2015 4.21 12th in NL


Season H Rank
2012 186 20th in NL
2013 192 17th in NL
2014 185 21st in NL
2015 204 3rd in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2013 19 19th in NL
2015 24 11th in NL

Jordan Zimmermann Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 6, 2016 Detroit Tigers activated RHP Jordan Zimmermann from the 15-day disabled list.
August 26, 2016 Detroit Tigers sent RHP Jordan Zimmermann on a rehab assignment to Toledo Mud Hens.
August 7, 2016 Detroit Tigers placed RHP Jordan Zimmermann on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 5, 2016. Right lat tightness.
August 4, 2016 Detroit Tigers activated RHP Jordan Zimmermann from the 15-day disabled list.
July 24, 2016 sent RHP Jordan Zimmermann on a rehab assignment to Toledo Mud Hens.
July 24, 2016 Detroit Tigers sent RHP Jordan Zimmermann on a rehab assignment to Toledo Mud Hens.
July 4, 2016 Detroit Tigers placed RHP Jordan Zimmermann on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 1, 2016. Right neck strain.
November 30, 2015 Detroit Tigers signed free agent RHP Jordan Zimmermann.
November 2, 2015 RHP Jordan Zimmermann elected free agency.
July 11, 2015 Washington Nationals activated RHP Jordan Zimmermann from the paternity list.
July 10, 2015 Washington Nationals placed RHP Jordan Zimmermann on the paternity list.
August 26, 2010 Washington Nationals recalled RHP Jordan Zimmermann from Syracuse Chiefs.
August 1, 2010 Washington Nationals optioned Jordan Zimmermann to Syracuse Chiefs.
July 31, 2010 sent RHP Jordan Zimmermann on a rehab assignment to Harrisburg Senators.
July 26, 2010 Potomac Nationals sent RHP Jordan Zimmermann on a rehab assignment to Hagerstown Suns.
July 3, 2010 sent RHP Jordan Zimmermann on a rehab assignment to Potomac Nationals.
February 19, 2010 Jordan Zimmermann roster status changed by Washington Nationals.
November 8, 2009 Washington Nationals activated RHP Jordan Zimmermann from the 60-day disabled list.
August 28, 2009 Washington Nationals transferred RHP Jordan Zimmermann from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
August 4, 2009 sent RHP Jordan Zimmermann on a rehab assignment to Potomac Nationals.
July 23, 2009 Washington Nationals placed RHP Jordan Zimmermann on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 19, 2009. Right elbow discomfort.
April 20, 2009 Washington Nationals purchased RHP Jordan Zimmermann from Syracuse Chiefs.

Jordan M. Zimmermann Bio Info

Resides in Auburndale, WI during the offseason with his wife, Mandy, their son, Riley, and daughter, Ava. Played his college baseball at Division III Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where he started his career as a walk on and went on to be named a Second Team All-American


Started 33 games in 2015 as he completed his sixth season with the Washington Nationals. Finished his six-year Nationals career as the club's all-time leader in wins (70), innings (1094.0), strikeouts (903) and games started (178). Tied for the National League lead with 33 starts, while he ranked sixth with 1.74 walks per nine innings and tied for eighth with 22 quality starts. Made five starts during the month of May and had a 2-0 record with a 1.91 ERA (33.0IP/7ER) and 23 strikeouts -- ranked 10th in the National League in ERA during May. Threw a season-best 8 shutout innings on June 2 vs. Toronto -- also threw 8.0 scoreless innings on June 24 vs. Atlanta. • Recorded nine consecutive quality starts from April 18-June 2 -- posted a 4-1 record with a 2.09 ERA (60.1IP/14ER) and 41 strikeouts during the stretch. During a 15-start stretch from June 24-September 8, went 7-3 with a 2.95 ERA (94.2IP/31ER)...struck out 82 and issued just 15 walks during that stretch. Won five straight decisions from August 18-September 19. Started 19 games at home and had an 8-4 record with a 2.84 ERA (120.1IP/38ER) and 95 strikeouts...went 5-6 with a 4.87 ERA (81.1IP/44ER) and 69 strikeouts in 14 starts on the road. 


Exceptional season led to second NL All-Star citation...Went 14-5 with a 2.66 ERA in 32 starts...Was fifth in the NL Cy Young Award voting...Despite throwing fewer than 200 innings, struck out a career-high 182 batters and walked just 29, fewest in a complete season...Reached the 32 start plateau for the third straight year...24 quality starts matched Stephen Strasburg for the team lead and matched a Nationals (2005-pres.) singleseason high...That mark matches Esteban Loaiza (2005)...Ranked among NL pitchers in walks per nine innings (1st, 1.307), ERA (7th, 2.66), winning percentage (2nd, .737), strikeout-to-walk ratio (2nd, 6.28), shutouts (3rd, 2), home runs per nine innings (4th, 0.586), WHIP (4th, 1.072), and complete games (6th, 3)...When starting, Washington won final 11 starts to set a Nationals club mark (previous record: T.Redding, 9 straight in 2008)...Was 6-5 with a 3.03 ERA upon selection at the All-Star break, but did not play/attend due to right biceps strain (was not placed on DL)... Earned two National League Player of the Week awards (June 8 and Sept. 28)...Struck out a career-high 12 and was nearly perfect in 6-0 win, June 8 at SDP (9.0 IP, 2 H, 12 K)...Followed that up with a complete-game (loss), in the 1-0 defeat at the hands of St. Louis, June 13 (8.0 IP, 3 H, R, ER, BB, 5 K, HR)...On Sept. 28, the final day of the 2014 regular season, threw the Nationals first no-hitter (BB, 10 K, 104 pitches), first in D.C. since 1931, in season-ending 1-0 win vs. Miami (for a detailed look at the no-hitter, please History and Records Section)...In Game 2 of the NLDS, fired 8.2 innings of three-hit, one run ball, striking out six and walking one.


In finest season, 19 wins tied for the NL lead with STL's Adam Wainwright...when starting, Washington went 22-10 (.688)...with career-best 213.1 innings, became the 4th National to surpass the 200-inning plateau (Hernandez, Loaiza, Lannan)...was an NL All-Star (didn't pitch)...posted 30+ starts for 2nd straight campaign...paced the NL with 12 home wins...ranked among NL leaders in wins (tied first, 19), complete games (2nd, 4), pitches per inning (2nd, 14.5), winning percentage (tied 3rd, .679), innings (6th, 213.1), K/BB ratio (7th, 4.03/1), BB/9.0 (7th, 1.69), opponents' OBP (7th, .279), WHIP (8th, 1.08), baserunners per 9.0 innings (9th, 10.08) and BABIP (10th, .275).

2012 Turned in finest campaign to date...reached 30-start plateau for the first time...went 5-0 with a 3.64 ERA in final 11 starts at Nationals Park... last lost a game in DC on May 17 vs. PIT...led all qualified MLB pitchers in batting average against (.163) with runners in scoring position...ranked among NL leaders in quality starts (tied 4th, 24), ERA (7th, 2.94) and walks per 9.0 (8th, 2.0)...induced 18 GIDPs after tallying only 13 in first 3 MLB campaigns...24 quality starts matched Esteban Loaiza (2005) for the most posted by a Nationals starter since team relocated to DC...went 8-3 with a 2.14 ERA in 18 starts when pitching on regular rest, as opposed to 4-5 with a 4.06 ERA in 14 starts on extra rest. 2011 Went 8-11 with a stellar 3.18 ERA in 26 starts for the Nationals in healthy and encouraging return from Tommy John surgery in Aug. 2009...did not pitch in Sept. as the Nationals sought to limit inning tally for 2011...ranked among NL leaders in fewest walks per 9.0 innings (3rd, 1.7) and ERA (10th, 3.18)...threw an economical 15.3 pitches per inning (entered '11 averaging 17.4 for career)...was stingy with the long ball, allowing just 12 home runs in 161.1 innings (tied 5th in NL among those to make at least 25 starts) support average of 3.01 runs per 9.0 innings (runs only count while in the game) was the 2nd-lowest in the NL (Tim Lincecum, 2.94) 7 no-decisions (Washington went 5-2), posted a 2.53 ERA, thrice left in line for a win (July 31 vs. NYM, June 24 at CWS, May 12 at ATL), allowed zero runs thrice (July 31 vs. NYM, June 24 at CWS, June 23 at SDP) and fanned 10.1 per 9.0 innings...notched 11 straight quality starts, May 1-June 26, to set a new Nationals club record (Livan Hernandez posted 10 straight in '05)...16 quality starts doubled career total (8 in 23 starting assignments) entering 2.66, posted the best pre All-Star break ERA in the 7-year history of the Nationals (previous mark: John Patterson, 2.91 in '05) 2nd inning on May 6 at FLA, struck out the side (Mike Stanton, Greg Dobbs, John Buck) on 9 doing so, became the first Nationals pitcher to turn the feat...went the distance for the first time, requiring just 93 pitches, but suffered tough-luck 1-0 loss on June 29 at LAA, as the Halos scrapped across an unearned run. 2010 Returned to the Nationals and to health after having ligament-replacement surgery in August of 2009...upon return, was just 12-plus months post surgery and was met with a pitch-count and game-by-game innings limit...allowed one earned run or less in 4 of 7 starting assignments...posted 7.8 strikeouts per 9.0 innings pitched and a 2.7/1 strikeout-to-walk ratio...pitched well on the road thanks to a 3.60 ERA, 9.0 K's per 9.0 innings and a .232 batting average against... spun 6.0 innings of one-hit scoreless ball, walking none and fanning a career-best 9 in an Aug. 31 no-decision at FLA...notched lone win of the season on Sept. 24 vs. ATL, allowing one run in 5.0 innings in Washington's 8-3 victory...on road back to DC, went 1-2 with a 1.59 ERA in 10 minor-league those 10 starts or 39.2 innings, posted a 5.2/1 strikeout-to-walk ratio, struck out 7.0 per 9.0 innings and posted a .193 batting average against. 2009 Flashed immense promise going 3-5 with a 4.63 ERA in 16 starts with the Nationals, but had season cut short by elbow injuries...had season-ending surgery to repair the right-elbow UCL on August 19...the procedure was performed by Dr. Lewis Yocum in Los Angeles, CA on August 19...was the first true rookie to enter a season in Washington's rotation since Matt Chico in 2007...earned the win in first 2 starts, April 20 vs. ATL and April 26 at NYM...thus, became the first franchise (exclusive) starting pitcher to garner the win in initial 2 big league starts since Randy Johnson did the same for the Expos in 1988 (in 2006, Beltran Perez did the same, but sandwiched around 5 relief appearances) time of final start, ranked among NL rookie leaders in strikeouts (first, 92), ERA (4th, 4.63), wins (tied 6th, 3), starts (2nd, 16), innings (4th, 91.1) and batting average against (5th, .271)...was touched for 2 runs or less in 6 of final 8 91.1 innings, walked just 29 and struck out 92, good for a 3.2/1 strikeout-to-walk ratio which would have ranks 14th in the NL with enough innings to qualify...would've also ranked 9th in the NL with 9.07 K's per 9.0 with enough innings to qualify...went 1-0 with a 1.82 ERA in 4 interleague starts.
Game-By-Game Highlights: Dominated AL's best offensive club in a 9-3 victory, June 25 vs. BOS...allowed one run on 5 Red Sox hits in 7.0 innings, walking one and striking out 6 to secure 3rd win.
In Minor Leagues: Pitching for Triple-A Syracuse, on April 9, allowed 3 runs on 4 hits in 5.1 innings...start was necessitated by series of off days for Washington in the opening weeks of the season.
2008 Went a combined 10-3 with a 2.89 ERA in 25 games (24 starts) with Harrisburg and Potomac in '08...led the Washington chain in ERA and strikeouts (134), and tied for lead in wins...the 22-year-old earned mid-season Eastern League All-Star honors, his 2nd All-Star selection in as many seasons...went 7-2 with a 3.21 ERA (38 ER/106.0 IP) in 20 starts with Harrisburg...prior to his May 4 promotion to Harrisburg, Zimmermann dominated the Carolina League, going 3-1 with one save and a 1.65 ERA (5 ER/27.1 IP) in 5 appearances (4 starts) with Potomac. 2007 Entered season rated as the No. 7 prospect and 5th-best among pitchers in Washington system...finished 5th in Single-A New York-Penn League with a 2.38 ERA...struck out 71 in 53.0 innings (12.0 K's per 9.0 innings)...was Vermont's Pitcher of the Month for August/September, going 3-1 with 36 strikeouts and a 2.73 ERA in 6 starts.