Zimmermann carving out an identity
Imperturbable Nationals starter is quietly, effectively making bland fashionable
Jordan Zimmermann, the shining light of the Washington Nationals' rotation in April and May, is functionally equipped to go the distance. He has the mechanics of a relentless strike thrower, a quick arm action that makes his mid-90s fastball play up a couple of mph, a set of pale blue eyes that bore a hole in the catcher's mitt before each delivery, and a heart rate that proceeds with the urgency of Beltway rush hour traffic.
Teammate Stephen Strasburg is inclined to vent his frustrations ...
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