Jordan Zimmermann and Ian Desmond made Nationals history this winter

Jordan Zimmermann and Ian Desmond made history this offseason, simply by being the first homegrown Nationals to reach free agency with Washington. (Although Desmond, drafted in 2004 by Montreal, arguably needs a small asterisk). From 2005-09, the Nationals drafted 254 players. Zimmermann, taken in 2007, was the first — and so far only — player to reach […]
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers’ Zimmermann upsets fans with pro-Packers tweet

Jordan Zimmermann has been with the Detroit Tigers for only a few short days after signing a five-year, $110 million contract. Unfortunately, he’s already found himself on the local fans’ bad side due to some social media activity in which he celebrated the Green Bay Packers’ stunning 27-23 win over the Detroit Lions. Zimmermann took to Twitter shortly to commemorate Aaron...
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December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Where Jordan Zimmermann Is Trending Up

With Jordan Zimmermann, it’s so easy to focus on the downside. You’ve got a pitcher, coming up on 30, who’s already had Tommy John surgery once. He just posted a second-half ERA north of 4 despite playing in a woeful division, and he just lost a bunch of strikeouts, and he also just lost some fastball velocity. Every pitcher has red flags, and Zimmermann might have one or two...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers sign fine Jordan Zimmermann to fine deal

For four consecutive years, the Detroit Tigers sat comfortably atop the throne of the American League Central Division. Last year, they relinquished that reign and did so in dramatic fashion, fielding the franchise’s worst rotation since the 119-loss Tigers of 2003 while plummeting to last place in the division. Clearly, the Tigers were going to add a pitcher or three in the...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers reportedly agree to five-year, $110 million contract with Jordan Zimmermann

Well, that post from earlier this morning didn’t sit around for too long before becoming irrelevant – the Detroit Tigers have reportedly agreed to a five-year, $110 million contract with free agent starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann. zimmermann and tigers have reached a deal — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) November 29, 2015 Sources: Jordan Zimmermann's deal with #Tigers expected...
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November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jordan Zimmerman signs with Tigers

The first big splash of the offseason reportedly comes from the Motor City. The Detroit Tigers have agreed to a contract with free-agent starter Jordan Zimmermann, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman. Terms of the contract aren’t yet known, but Heyman notes that Zimmermann had been expected to receive something in the neighborhood of $100 million. The right-hander was considered...
November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Tigers, Jordan Zimmermann talking contract

The Detroit Tigers finished dead last in the AL Central with a 74-87 record in 2015. Ex-GM Dave Dombrowski helped a rebuilding effort along at the trade deadline by dealing impending free agents Yoenis Cespedes and David Price to the Mets and Blue Jays, respectively. If you’re new Tigers GM Al Avila, the most logical thing to do would be to not spend a ton of money on free agents...
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November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Zimmermann issues farewell to Nationals fans

The Nationals put together among the more talented starting rotations in Major League Baseball this season. However, it appears the unit will not look the same when the 2016 season gets underway. Jordan Zimmermann is eligible to be a free agent at season’s end and is expected to test the open market. That likely means...Read More
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Giants to have offseason interest in Jordan Zimmerman

By TOC Locker In Ken Rosenthal’s Monday column for FOX Sports, he had an interesting note about the San Francisco Giants. Specifically, Rosenthal noted that the Giants would likely be interested in impending free agent Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann this offseason. *Add Nationals right-hander Jordan Zimmermann to the list of free-agent starters that the Giants are likely...
Via The Outside Corner
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cubs interested in trading for Jordan Zimmerman

The Chicago Cubs apparently aren’t going to wait around for Jon Lester to make a decision, or for the Phillies to lower their price on Cole Hamels – they’re going in on an elite pitcher right now. The team is reportedly discussing a deal that would result in them acquiring NL All-Star Jordan Zimmermann from the Washington Nationals. Via the Chicago Sun-Times… Multiple...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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