Zimmermann looks to keep rolling in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE - Jordan Zimmermann starts at Miller Park tonight with a chance to extend a run of tremendous starts.

The Nationals right-hander has allowed three runs in 32 innings for a miniscule 0.84 ERA over his last four starts. He has struck out 27 and walked three while holding opponents to a .153 average and .383 OPS. Despite that, he’s just 2-2 in those four starts.

Zimmermann, an Auburndale, Wisc., native, matches up with perhaps the Brewers’ hottest starter, Yovani Gallardo. The Milwaukee right-hander has pitched to a 0.86 ERA over his last three starts, surrendering just two runs in 21 innings, striking out 20 and walking three.

For the Nationals
CF Denard Span
3B Anthony Rendon
RF Jayson Werth
1B Adam LaRoche
LF Ryan Zimmerman
SS Ian Desmond
2B Danny Espinosa
C Jose Lobaton
RHP Jordan Zimmermann

For the Brewers
2B Scooter Gennett
RF Ryan Braun
C Jonathan Lucroy
CF Carlos Gomez
3B Aramis Ramirez
LF Khris Davis
1B Mark Reynolds
SS Jean Segura
RHP Yovani Gallardo

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