The National League Division Series feature some of the wealthiest teams in the league. Will the results justify the expense?
Jordan Zimmermann pitched a two-hitter and picked up his NL-leading 19th win Friday night, leading the barely-still-alive Washington Nationals to an 8-0 victory over the Miami Marlins.
It is Jordan Zimmermann’s blessing and his curse to always be the other guy. Zimmermann is not Zimmerman, as in former All Star third baseman Ryan Zimmerman. Nor is he Stephen Strasburg.
Right-hander Jordan Zimmermann worked around eight hits over six innings, Ryan Zimmerman’s three hits included a two-run double, and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 Thursday for a season-opening three-game sweep.
The Washington Nationals, one of the most decimated-by-injuries teams in the league with over 580 man-games missed, have still managed to maintain the 2nd largest division lead out of all 30 teams in Major League Baseball.
Jordan Zimmermann allowed two hits in six shutout innings, facing one batter over the minimum Wednesday in the Washington Nationals’ 3-2 win over the New York Mets.
Washington Nationals were red-hot in September, a sign that this team might be ready to compete next year.
The Nationals drop their sixth straight after losing on a walk-off homer by the Reds Joey Votto in the 14 inning.
Despite a big night from Michael Morse, the Nationals didn’t have enough offense to out-slug the Astros, falling 7-6.
Nationals score early in Arizona, and Jordan Zimmerman throws another quality outing for Washington as they start an 11-game road trip with a 6-1 win against the Diamondbacks.