Jordan Zimmermann Celebrity LifeJordan M. Zimmermann is a professional pitcher of baseball from America. He plays for the team of Detroit Tigers of MLB. Before joining the Tigers, he played for the team of Washington Nationals. Jordan won MLB All-Star two times and also co-led NL in wins in the year 2013.
Jordan was born on 23rd of May 1986 in Auburndale city of Wisconsin. He played for 4 years in his high school team at Auburndale High School. When he started playing, he began as a catcher and then played around in various positions because of his great versatility. He even played as a starting pitcher and also as closer in the tight games.
He completed his education from the University of Wisconsin Point. He got drafted by the team of Washington Nationals right in the 2nd round of MLB draft in the year 2007. In the year 2008, Jordan scored a combined record of 10-3 along with an ERA of 2.89.
He was named for the All-Star team of Eastern League in the month of July. He finished off that season by leading his team with wins, ERA, strikeouts and was also a pitcher of the year of MILB.com Nationals.
Jordan was selected as the National’s best prospect in the MLB season of 2009 by Baseball America. The contract of Jordan was purchased on the 20th of April 2009 and also made his league debut on that very day with Atlanta Braves as the opponent. Jordan pitched a total inning of 6 and allowed 2 runs in 6 hits.
He also scored 3 strikeouts and thus earned a victory. Right in his 2nd game with New York Mets, Jordan became the first pitcher of Nationals who won his first 2 starts of career right after Randy Johnson who did the same in the year 1988.
He started having pain in his elbow and was put on the disabled list in the month of July. Jordan finished off his season of a rookie in the year 2009 with 3-5 and 4.63 of ERA in a total of 16 stars.
On 30th November 2010, Jordan was signed by the team of Detroit Tigers for a five-year contract amounting to $110 million. He was named as the AL Pitcher of the Month for April. On 23rd of May 2017, Jordan recorded the 1000th strikeout of his career against the team of Houston Astros.
On 17th July, Jordan threw a total of 79 strikes right out of a total of 97 pitches against Kansas City Royals. On 11th April 2018, Jordan got stuck right on his face by a line drive which was made by Kipnis. He got diagnosed with a bruised jaw. Jordan is right now the second-highest-paid player of the Tigers. He is also the fourteenth best-paid pitcher of the MLB in the year 2019.
Style of Pitching
Jordan is a three-pitch style pitcher. He can throw 4-seam fastball at a speed of 92mph, a slider which he calls as the baby cutter at a speed of 87mph and also curveball at a speed of 80mph.
Jordan got married to Mandy Zimmermann in the year 2012. He met his wife in the year 2005 at a party via a mutual friend. Jordan is the father of a single son named Riley who was born in the year 2013.
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