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Washington Post Oct 15, 2014

Washington Nationals’ starting rotation is well-armed for future

Each day, we’ll be taking stock of every Nationals positional group. Part 1 of 5: The starting rotation. Season review The Nationals returned their stellar core of Stephen Strasburg, Jordan Zimmermann and Gio Gonzalez, and they found two stalwarts in sudden star Tanner Roark and trade acquisition Doug Fister. Read full article >>
Washington Post Oct 15, 2014

Nats Journal: Nationals positional review, part 1: Starting rotation

Each day this week, we’ll be taking stock of every Nationals positional group. In Part 1 of 5 today, we’ll analyze the starting rotation. Season review The Nationals returned their stellar core trio of Stephen Strasburg, Jordan Zimmermann and Gio Gonzalez. After two years of cycling through No. 4 and 5 starters — Chien-Ming Wang, Ross Detwiler, Edwin Jackson, Dan Haren, Taylor Jordan — they found two stalwarts in sudden star Tanner Roark and trade acquisition Doug Fister. Read full article >>

Nationals positional review, part 1: Starting rotation

Each day this week, we’ll be taking stock of every Nationals positional group. In Part 1 of 5 today, we’ll analyze the starting rotation. Season review The Nationals returned their stellar core trio of Stephen Strasburg, Jordan Zimmermann and Gio Gonzalez. After two years of cycling through No. 4 and 5 starters – Chien-Ming Wang, […]

Offseason storyline No. 2: Lock up Desmond, Zimmermann?

As the Nationals transition into offseason mode, so do we (a little sooner than any of us expected). Over a five-day stretch, we’ll run through the five biggest storylines of the winter for this club, continuing today with the No. 2 storyline: Attempting to sign Ian Desmond, Jordan Zimmermann and/or Doug Fister to long-term extensions…
CSN Washington Oct 10, 2014

Offseason storyline No. 2: Extensions in works?

Ian Desmond, Jordan Zimmermann and Doug Fister all become free agents after the 2015 season, which means now is the time for the Nationals to try to lock them up.
Washington Post Oct 7, 2014

Nats Journal: Nationals-Giants discussion thread: NLDS Game 4

The Nationals lived to play another day after beating the Giants. 4-1, in a must-win Game 3 on Monday. Now Gio Gonzalez gets his first start of these playoffs.  In his final seven starts of the season, Gonzalez punched up a 2.36 ERA and held batters to a .191 average. Ryan Vogelsong, who will start for the Giants, had a 5.53 ERA over his final five starts of the season. If the Nationals advance, it’s unclear who will start Game 5. Jordan Zimmermann and Stephen Strasburg are both available on normal rest. The lineups are here. As always, discuss the game below. Read full article >>
Washington Post Oct 6, 2014

DC Sports Bog: Jim Bowden, Manny Acta agree that Matt Williams shouldn’t have removed Jordan Zimmermann

With Game 3 of the Nats-Giants series looming, the single most-discussed moment remains Matt Williams’s decision to remove Jordan Zimmermann in favor of Drew Storen midway through Game 2. Of course, “midway” in that case meant “with two outs in the top of the ninth,” and two batters later, Zimmermann’s 1-0 masterpiece had dissolved into extra innings. That left an opening for lots of people — including Jim Bowden, Manny Acta, Mark Mulder, Thomas Boswell, Mike Wise, and my uncle — to criticize Williams, and they took advantage of that opening. Read full article >>

Williams: “I kicked myself all night” over 9th inning

SAN FRANCISCO — Matt Williams had plenty of time during an overnight, cross-country flight to replay the decision he made in the top of the ninth Saturday at Nationals Park. Most outside observers were criticizing the rookie manager for pulling Jordan Zimmermann one out away from a shutout win in Game 2 of the NLCS…
Washington Post Oct 5, 2014

Boswell: Could Jordan Zimmermann have made history in Game 2? We’ll never know

Now, we’ll never know. Neither will Jordan Zimmermann. Could Zimmermann have followed a 1-0 no-hitter win on Sunday with a 1-0 three-hit shutout win over the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night to drag his Washington Nationals back into a tie in the National League Division Series? Read full article >>
MASN Sports Oct 4, 2014

Rendon gives Nationals first lead of NLDS - Byron Kerr

Right-hander Jordan Zimmermann allowed a base hit in each of the first three innings of Game 2 of the National League Division Series. But in each inning, he has found away to get out of trouble. In the third, with...
CSN Washington Oct 4, 2014

Nationals need to bounce back today in Game 2

Down 0-1 in a 5-game series, the Nationals need Jordan Zimmermann and others to come up big today vs. the Giants. Get live updates on Nats Insider!

Zimmermann takes ball in Game 2

After a frustrating Game 1 loss that shifted the Giants’ way on minor defensive mistakes and missed opportunities at the plate, the Nationals turn the page on Saturday with Jordan Zimmermann on the mound. Zimmermann (14-5, 2.66) is coming off the best start of his career, and now he arguably enters his most important thus…
CSN Washington Oct 4, 2014

Zimmermann takes the ball in Game 2, as Giants turn to Hudson

Jordan Zimmermann is coming off the best start of his career as he enters perhaps his biggest as a MLB pitcher so far.
Washington Post Oct 3, 2014

Nats Journal: Remaining NLDS start times announced

Major League Baseball announced the start times for the remaining division series games. The Nationals-Giants times are below: — Game 2 (already announced) on Saturday, Oct. 4 in Washington: 5:37 p.m. EST. Matchup: Jordan Zimmermann vs. Tim Hudson. Read full article >>
Washington Post Oct 3, 2014

After no-hitter, nothing’s changed for Zimmermann before Game 2 NLDS start

Jordan Zimmermann came to Nationals Park as he would before any game. He had a typical batting practice and chatted with his fellow pitchers on the field. He was no more excited than usual, speaking softly and stoically with media on Friday. Read full article >>

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