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Jordan ZimmermannTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Detroit Tigers MLB Years: 2009-2018
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsP-281Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJordan M. Zimmerman
Height6-2Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 23,1986 [31.338]PlaceAuburndale,Wisconsin
High SchoolAuburndale (Auburndale,WI)
CollegeUniversity of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (Stevens Point,WI)

DraftedSelected by the Washington Nationals [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (67th overall) of the 2007 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$495,000Signing ScoutsSteve ArnieriService Time8.154 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2008-WAS-#7 ... 2009-WAS-#1
MLB DebutApril 20,2009 [22.332]
OrganizationsWAS [9] DET [3] Awards4Awards Voting2-46
TBC Player ID141878Retrosheet IDzimmj003MLBAM ID519455
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (59.98%) -- Slider (22.43%) -- Curveball (12.71%) -- Changeup (3.11%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (1.78%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 91.18 - [2017] - 92.23 - [2016] - 91.81 - [2015] - 92.98 - [2014] - 93.69 - [2013] - 93.86 - [2012] - 93.82 - [2011] - 93.29 - [2010] - 92.21
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts32Walks84Hittable42SO/BB70vsPower42Hitting22Durability64Team.502Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2005Wisconsin-Stevens PointCollegeNCAAFrST19524.42981110053.0653226217432101.5511.040.342.897.302.53.714-
2006Wisconsin-Stevens PointCollegeNCAASo-ST20552.2811110810087.05229226201031000.835.380.622.0710.665.15.500-
2007Wisconsin-Stevens PointCollegeNCAAJrS/R211002.081394320278.0492018418904000.865.650.462.0810.385.001.000-
2007Vermont Lake MonstersNYPLA-was13S/R21522.3813112000053.0451414218712201.197.640.343.0612.063.94.714-
2008Potomac NationalsCaroA+was-S/R22311.65541001127.0156518310000.844.940.332.6310.213.88.750-
2008Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas27ST22723.21202000000106.28942389391032101.207.510.763.298.692.64.778-
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01032.89252410011133.1104484310471342101.136.990.673.169.002.85.769-
2009Potomac NationalsCaroA+was-ST23002.7011000003.02211160000.905.402.702.7016.206.00--
2009Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas27ST23005.0611000005.04332140000.946.753.381.696.754.00--
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0004.1522000008.265432100000.926.233.122.0810.385.00--
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27ST23354.6316160000091.09551471029920041.369.360.992.869.073.17.3753.59
2010Hagerstown SunsSALAwas-ST240110.8011000005.07762130001.6012.603.601.805.403.00.000-
2010Potomac NationalsCaroA+was-ST24010.00440000013.0111000130000.857.62----9.000.00.000-
2010Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas-ST24000.0011000004.21000231000.641.93--3.865.791.50--
2010Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas29ST24100.53440000017.081103120000.654.24--1.596.354.001.000-
2010Minor Totals (4 teams)Minor--ST0121.5910100000039.2279726311000.836.130.451.367.035.17.333-
2010Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27ST24124.94770000031.0312017810270021.329.002.322.907.842.70.3335.85
2011Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27ST258113.18262601000161.0154625712311243171.158.590.671.736.924.00.4213.16
2012Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27ST261282.94323200000195.2186696418431533081.178.560.831.987.043.56.6003.51
2013Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27ST271993.25323204200213.0192817719401613071.098.100.801.696.794.03.6793.36
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27ST281452.66323203200199.2185675913291824061.078.340.591.318.206.28.7372.68
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27ST2913103.66333300000201.2204898224391642181.209.101.071.747.324.21.5653.75
2016Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet0ST30011.33550000020.01910324111001.138.410.891.774.872.75.000-
2016Detroit TigersALMLBdet27ST30974.87191810010105.011863571426663021.3710.081.202.225.642.54.5634.42
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet27ST318136.08292900000160.020411110829441033071.5511.481.632.485.792.34.3815.18
2018Detroit TigersALMLBdetST32107.71440000016.022141434180001.5912.121.652.209.924.501.0000.92
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter88703.81230229184101373.213916275821502951090212511.239.100.981.937.133.69.5570.59
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1682.50555230011253.2201867119772576301.097.080.672.719.053.34.667-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter111.4810100000042.23114748271000.916.540.841.695.703.38.500-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter723.07212100000110.09042389411063101.187.280.733.318.572.59.778-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter321.241091001143.2289629500000.855.770.411.8510.315.56.600-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0110.8011000005.07762130001.6012.603.601.805.403.00.000-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter522.3813112000053.0451414218712201.197.640.343.0612.063.94.714-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2072.723328512402218.0166816612552367101.016.850.502.279.744.29.741-
Washington Nationals Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter70503.32178178084001091.01047439403104221903152421.168.610.861.827.434.09.583-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter18205.72525110010281.234418817946741876091.4810.991.472.365.982.53.474-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14113.81373701100220.02221009324471743081.239.100.981.937.133.69.5600.59
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1472.50474520011220.0173746116662215301.097.080.672.719.053.34.667-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Wisconsin-Stevens PointCollegeSo-p20301072738707227071222102.355.402.6171.0196614119.348.262.393.4305.8810.081.715.8815.2936.84
2007Wisconsin-Stevens PointCollegeJrp2130104244010072322102622100.385.444.6831.1277117119.458.298.394.4768.4021.852.605.8814.8642.50
2008Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas27222016021002000803000.125.125.188.3133119.250.063.063.1350.0042.110.000.000.0050.00
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27p2315271400020011106000.148.179.148.3274034.250.000.037.1532.9432.3511.000.000.000.00
2010Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas29p2425011000000300000.200.200.400.600215.500.200.200.2540.0060.000.000.000.00100.00
2010Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27p24710020000000200001.200.200.200.4002010.250.000.000.1790.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2011Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27p25264319100300212011000.209.244.233.47710156.290.024.070.2173.5721.436.000.000.0011.11
2012Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27p26325751120140041305001.193.246.281.52716366.233.088.158.2366.0619.703.251.5257.0027.27
2013Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27p2732654810020012006100.123.134.138.2729173.174.015.031.1221.3727.4020.000.000.0012.50
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27p28325531010010022109100.182.207.200.40711167.286.018.055.1842.9931.3410.500.000.0010.00
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27p29336341010030001806000.159.159.175.33411169.222.016.016.1460.0026.090.000.000.0010.00
2016Detroit TigersALMLBdet27p3034010000000200100.250.200.250.450105.333.000.000.1760.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet27p3136010000000100000.167.167.167.334106.200.000.000.1460.0016.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter1833301856601150010100043302.170.192.197.389657386.237.027.058.0002.5925.9110.000.26330.0012.50
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter22210320020001103000.143.143.238.3815224.300.095.095.0000.0045.830.000.000.0066.67
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter25011000000300000.200.200.400.600215.500.200.200.0000.0060.000.000.000.00100.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2016021002000803000.125.125.188.3133119.250.063.063.0000.0042.110.000.000.0050.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter612115178170144592173844202.370.423.6491.07213731238.398.279.393.0007.1415.972.245.8815.0739.74
Washington Nationals Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter177320185460115001097043202.169.193.197.390637375.237.028.059.0002.6725.879.700.27320.0012.96
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter610020000000300100.200.182.200.3822011.250.000.000.0000.0027.270.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16229216505011300989038302.170.192.197.389586342.237.027.058.0002.5925.9110.000.26330.0012.50
Average Minor - Per 162 games16215502215001500081022000.143.143.238.3813715177.300.095.095.0000.0045.830.000.000.0066.67

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2007Vermont Lake Monsters NYPLA-was21P13--112111413.9291.00------13100.017.3
2008Potomac Nationals CaroA+was22P5--15--661.0001.20------5100.03.6
2008Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas22P20--914122423.9581.15------20100.014.0
2009Potomac Nationals CaroA+was23P1----1-1---------1100.00.7
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas23P1--12--331.0003.00------1100.00.7
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas23P161691716112423.9581.440.25-----16100.09.9
2010Hagerstown Suns SALAwas24P1---2--221.0002.00------1100.00.7
2010Potomac Nationals CaroA+was24P4--23--551.0001.25------4100.02.9
2010Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas24P1---------------1100.00.7
2010Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas24P4--25-1771.0001.75------4100.02.8
2010Washington NationalsNLMLBwas24P7731122-53.6000.430.10-----7100.04.3
2011Washington NationalsNLMLBwas25P26261611819-137371.0001.420.23-----26100.016.1
2012Washington NationalsNLMLBwas26P32321951228224240.9521.250.2110283.3-32100.019.8
2013Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27P32322131228214240.9521.250.1914573.7-32100.019.8
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBwas28P323219913191-3332.9701.000.163442.9-32100.019.8
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas29P33332011629214745.9571.360.227750.0-33100.020.4
2016Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet30P5--16-1771.0001.40------5100.03.5
2016Detroit TigersALMLBdet30P19181052172-2119.9051.000.186366.7-19100.011.8
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet31P2929160761-1413.9290.450.0810376.9-29100.017.9
MLB Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P226225135688164136265252.9511.120.19502467.6-2260.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P10--413-217171.0001.70------100.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P21--914122423.9581.10------210.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P10--381-1211.9171.10------100.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---2--221.0002.00------10.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--112111413.9291.00------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2007Vermont Lake Monsters NYPLA-was2113----------
2008Potomac Nationals CaroA+was225----------
2008Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas2220----------
2009Potomac Nationals CaroA+was231----------
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas231----------
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2316----------
2010Hagerstown Suns SALAwas241----------
2010Potomac Nationals CaroA+was244----------
2010Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas241----------
2010Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas244----------
2010Washington NationalsNLMLBwas247----------
2011Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2526----------
2012Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2632----------
2013Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2732----------
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2832----------
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2933----------
2016Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet305----------
2016Detroit TigersALMLBdet3019----------
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet3129----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1999Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor13214.7114014000121.01812110914101.297.710.003.866.001.565.14.667
2009Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB23000.00000000015.01100000000.736.600.000.000.0000.00.000
2011Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25223.91660000023.02810100815201.5710.960.003.135.871.883.91.500
2012Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26123.37624000026.23111102413001.3410.460.671.354.393.253.71.333
2012Washington NationalsDiv SeriesMLB260111.2521100004.07551050001.7515.752.250.0011.25011.25.000
2013Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27125.28770000029.03421172919001.4810.550.622.795.902.116.52.333
2014Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28200.50550000018.011110115000.675.500.000.507.5015.000.501.000
2014Washington NationalsDiv SeriesMLB28001.0411000008.23110160000.493.120.001.046.236.001.04.000
2015Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29213.80660000023.22712102419001.3410.270.761.527.234.754.56.667
2016Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB30104.8233000009.1855218000.997.711.930.967.718.004.821.000
2017Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB31029.42660000014.1201515249001.7012.561.262.515.652.259.42.000
2018Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB32115.00550000018.02110103318011.3310.501.501.509.006.005.00.500
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs214.7114014000121.01812110914101.297.710.003.866.001.565.14.667
MLB Spring Training Totals - 9 yrs10103.97444040000177.019185781334116211.279.710.661.735.903.414.32.500
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs014.26321000012.710661111000.877.110.710.717.8211.004.26.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2331000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2011Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2522000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2012Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2663000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2012Washington NationalsDiv SeriesMLB26210100010000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2013Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2722000000000102000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2014Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2823010001000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2014Washington NationalsDiv SeriesMLB2813000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2015Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2934000000000010000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs1815010001000213000.067.125.067.1921019.077.000.0000.0010.530.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs34010001000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2012NL Pitcher of the Month (July)1
2014National League Player of the Week (September 22-September 28) ... National League Player of the Week (June 2-June 8)2
2016AL Pitcher of the Month (April)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2016-09-06SPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL30.106Team Roster on 2016-09-06
2016-08-06SPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right lat30.075Team Roster on 2016-08-06
2016-08-04SPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL30.073Team Roster on 2016-08-04
2016-07-05SPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right neck strain30.043Team Roster on 2016-07-05
2015-12-02SPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 5-year contract for 2016-2020 ($110m) 18--18--24--25--25 [Free Agent]29.193Team Roster on 2015-12-02
2015-11-03SPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency29.164  
2015-07-12SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from Paternity Leave29.050Team Roster on 2015-07-12
2015-07-11SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YPaternityOff-RosterPlaced on paternity leave29.049Team Roster on 2015-07-11
2014-01-17SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($24m) Avoiding arbitration27.239Team Roster on 2014-01-17
2013-02-16SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($5.35m) Avoiding arbitration26.269Team Roster on 2013-02-16
2012-05-08SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActive--25.350Team Roster on 2012-05-08
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-11-08InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-08-28InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2009-07-23InjuredDisabled -- Right elbow discomfort 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2007Washington Nationals-21495,000-------495,000Signing Bonus out of 2007 Draft (2nd round - 67th overall)
2009Washington NationalsTeam Payroll23400,000-72455-2,746,792400,000895,000
2010Washington NationalsTeam Payroll24401,000-74123172,812,412400,0001,296,000
2011Washington NationalsTeam Payroll25415,000-77530142,722,607414,0001,711,000
2012Washington NationalsTeam Payroll262,300,000-31212662,954,887480,0004,011,000
2013Washington NationalsTeam Payroll275,350,000-192879++3,023,990490,0009,361,0002013-02-16 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($5.35m) Avoiding arbitration
2014Washington NationalsTeam Payroll287,500,000-153783++3,256,497500,00016,861,0002014-01-17 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($24m) Avoiding arbitration
2015Washington NationalsTeam Payroll2916,500,0006.15441396++3,571,283507,50033,361,000
2016Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3018,000,0007.15437596++3,498,245507,50051,361,0002015-12-02 - Signed to 5-year contract for 2016-2020 ($110m) 18--18--24--25--25 [Free Agent]
2017Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3118,000,0008.15439596++3,651,709535,00069,361,000
2018Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3224,000,000-14299++4,360,045545,00093,361,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red