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Jordan Zimmermann
4.87 9-7 66
Team: DetroitHt / Wt: 6-2 / 223 NFBC ADP: 323.50
Position: SPBorn: 5/23/1986 Birthplace: Auburndale, Wisconsin
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 2nd Round by Nationals (2007)

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Sep. 14 8:15 PM PT9:15 PM MT10:15 PM CT11:15 PM ET23:15 ET3:15 GMT11:15 8:15 PM MST10:15 PM EST10:45 PM VEN7:15 UAE (+1)10:15 PM CT-Zimmermann threw an 80-pitch simulated game Wednesday afternoon in an attempt to fix his mechanics and get back into the rotation. Due to assorted injuries, Zimmermann has only started twice since June and didn't escape the second inning either time.
Analysis: Because Zimmermann is 0-3 with a 16.78 ERA in his last four starts, there's no guarantee he will make another start as the Tigers chase a playoff spot.
Sep. 11 5:44 PM PT6:44 PM MT7:44 PM CT8:44 PM ET20:44 ET0:44 GMT8:44 5:44 PM MST7:44 PM EST8:14 PM VEN4:44 UAE (+1)7:44 PM CT-Zimmermann, hit hard Saturday in his return from a neck injury, will not make his next start Thursday against Minnesota. Manager Brad Ausmus said he'll throw an 80-pitch simulated game Wednesday.
Analysis: Zimmermann is 0-3 with a 16.78 ERA in his last four starts, allowing 28 hits over 12 1/3 innings.
Sep. 10 8:37 PM PT9:37 PM MT10:37 PM CT11:37 PM ET23:37 ET3:37 GMT11:37 8:37 PM MST10:37 PM EST11:07 PM VEN7:37 UAE (+1)10:37 PM CT-Zimmermann allowed six runs and four hits - including three homers - and two walks while getting three outs in Saturday's 11-3 loss to Baltimore. He threw 42 pitches and faced 10 batters.
Analysis: Zimmermann, bothered by a neck injury, has been on the disabled list three times and was making his first big league start since Aug. 4 and his second since June 30. He is scheduled to make next his next start Thursday against the Twins, a team he hasn’t faced since being tagged for eight runs in seven innings on May 16.
Aug. 6 8:42 PM PT9:42 PM MT10:42 PM CT11:42 PM ET23:42 ET3:42 GMT11:42 8:42 PM MST10:42 PM EST11:12 PM VEN7:42 UAE (+1)10:42 PM CT-Zimmermann (neck) allowed seven runs - two earned - and six hits in 4 2/3 innings in a rehab start for Toledo on Monday. He was activated off the DL on Tuesday and is scheduled to face the Orioles on Saturday.
Analysis: Zimmermann has made just one start for the Tigers since June, having aggravated a previous lat injury when he returned to the mound on Aug. 4.
Aug. 5 9:16 AM PT10:16 AM MT11:16 AM CT12:16 PM ET12:16 ET16:16 GMT0:16 9:16 AM MST11:16 AM EST11:46 AM VEN20:16 UAE11:16 AM CT-Zimmermann received positive results from his MRI exam on Friday and may avoid going back on the disabled list. The MRI test on Zimmermann's right lat muscle came back clean, according to the Detroit Free Press. He is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Sunday.
Analysis: Zimmermann was rocked on Thursday against by the White Sox in his first start since coming off the 15-day disabled list. He allowed six runs on six hits in 1 2/3 innings, his shortest outing this season. Zimmermann had been on the DL with a right neck strain since July 4 and hadn't pitched in the majors since June 30. The Tigers' No. 2 starter has a 6.44 ERA since May 1 after posting a major-league-best 0.55 ERA in April.
July 16 8:04 PM PT9:04 PM MT10:04 PM CT11:04 PM ET23:04 ET3:04 GMT11:04 8:04 PM MST10:04 PM EST10:34 PM VEN7:04 UAE (+1)10:04 PM CT-Zimmermann (right neck strain) returned from the disabled list to start Thursday against the White Sox.
Analysis: Zimmermann will be looking to recapture his early season form. He went 8-2 with a 2.58 ERA in his first 10 starts before going 1-2 with a 7.06 mark in his five most recent outings before landing on the disabled list July 4.
July 4 2:50 PM PT3:50 PM MT4:50 PM CT5:50 PM ET17:50 ET21:50 GMT5:50 2:50 PM MST4:50 PM EST5:20 PM VEN1:50 UAE (+1)4:50 PM CT-Zimmermann (right neck strain) underwent tests Wednesday to determine why pain is radiating toward his shoulder. He was placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday.
Analysis: Zimmermann, who was scheduled to start Tuesday against Cleveland, won his first five starts behind a 0.55 ERA but is 4-4 with a 5.74 ERA in 10 since.
June 24 7:59 PM PT8:59 PM MT9:59 PM CT10:59 PM ET22:59 ET2:59 GMT10:59 7:59 PM MST9:59 PM EST10:29 PM VEN6:59 UAE (+1)9:59 PM CT-Zimmermann (9-5) allowed seven runs on nine hits in a season-worst 3 2/3 innings Friday against the Indians.
Analysis: This was the third time this season that Zimmermann has yielded seven earned runs in a game.
June 8 2:02 PM PT3:02 PM MT4:02 PM CT5:02 PM ET17:02 ET21:02 GMT5:02 2:02 PM MST4:02 PM EST4:32 PM VEN1:02 UAE (+1)4:02 PM CT-Zimmermann gave up seven runs and eight hits in 4 2-3 innings - including two triples and two homers - in a 7-2 loss to the Blue Jays on Wednesday.
Analysis: Zimmermann has allowed seven or more runs twice in his last four outings, and his ERA has risen to 3.30 from 1.10 on May 6.
May 22 12:20 PM PT1:20 PM MT2:20 PM CT3:20 PM ET15:20 ET19:20 GMT3:20 12:20 PM MST2:20 PM EST2:50 PM VEN23:20 UAE2:20 PM CT-Zimmermann had a successful return to the mound in Friday's win over the White Sox, allowing two runs over 5 2/3 innings to improve to 8-2.
Analysis: Zimmermann missed one start after sustaining a Grade 1 strain of his right groin against Tampa Bay on May 22. He's now allowed two runs or less in seven of his 10 outings and sports a solid 2.58 ERA.
May 12 3:19 PM PT4:19 PM MT5:19 PM CT6:19 PM ET18:19 ET22:19 GMT6:19 3:19 PM MST5:19 PM EST5:49 PM VEN2:19 UAE (+1)5:19 PM CT-Zimmermann was outdueled by former teammate Max Scherzer in Wednesday's 3-2 loss at Washington.
Analysis: Facing the Nationals for the first time since his offseason departure in free agency, Zimmermann lost his second straight start after allowing three runs in seven innings. He still owns a splendid 1.50 ERA and a 5-2 record with his new team.
May 7 8:41 AM PT9:41 AM MT10:41 AM CT11:41 AM ET11:41 ET15:41 GMT23:41 8:41 AM MST10:41 AM EST11:11 AM VEN19:41 UAE10:41 AM CT-Zimmermann was dealt his first loss of the season Friday against Texas.
Analysis: Zimmermann was reached for three runs in eight innings while being outdueled by Cole Hamels in the 5-1 defeat. The free-agent addition had allowed just two earned runs in winning his first five starts as a Tiger.
Apr. 26 4:09 PM PT5:09 PM MT6:09 PM CT7:09 PM ET19:09 ET23:09 GMT7:09 4:09 PM MST6:09 PM EST6:39 PM VEN3:09 UAE (+1)6:09 PM CT-Zimmermann finally gave up a run but won his fourth consecutive start.
Analysis: He actually gave up three, though just one was earned, in 6 2/3 innings of Monday's victory over Oakland. Zimmermann had thrown 19 1/3 scoreless innings through his first three starts as a Tiger.
Apr. 15 3:03 PM PT4:03 PM MT5:03 PM CT6:03 PM ET18:03 ET22:03 GMT6:03 3:03 PM MST5:03 PM EST5:33 PM VEN2:03 UAE (+1)5:03 PM CT-Zimmermann improved to 2-0 in Thursday's 7-4 win in Pittsburgh after keeping the Pirates scoreless over six innings.
Analysis: Zimmermann has held hitters to a .174 average thus far.
Apr. 9 3:25 PM PT4:25 PM MT5:25 PM CT6:25 PM ET18:25 ET22:25 GMT6:25 3:25 PM MST5:25 PM EST5:55 PM VEN2:25 UAE (+1)5:25 PM CT-Zimmermann threw seven two-hit innings in his debut with Detroit on Friday.
Analysis: He walked three and struck out three to earn his first win as a Tiger.

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