"It happened so fast, I don't even think my reaction was fast enough to do anything," he said. "It just happened to be that shoulder was in the right spot in the right time."
Zimmermann said his shoulder is sore but he doesn't think it will affect him going forward. It's unclear if he'll make his next scheduled start against the Marlins.
Strasburg struck out five batters in the
For their Sunday matchup at the Marlins, the
Storen entered with a one-run lead, and got himself in trouble before closing things out. With one out, Storen gave up two straight singles. With the tying run on second base, Storen managed a game-ending double play.
Zimmermann allowed two runs, one earned, on five hits over six innings. He struck out four and did not issue any walks during the outing. Zimmermann’s first run came in the first inning. With men on first and second, Zimmermann gave up a run-scoring single to Justin Bour. He would escape the inning without allowing any more damage. His second run would be unearned due to a couple of errors. Reed Johnson hit a double during the fourth inning, but managed to score due to throwing errors by both Denard Span and Zimmermann.
Zimmermann improved to 13-5 with the win. He’ll take on the Marlins in his next start.
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