New York, NY (Sports Network) - Washington Nationals starter Jordan
Zimmermann was voted the National League Pitcher of the Month for July.
The 26-year-old right-hander led baseball with an earned run average of 0.97,
giving up four earned runs over 37 innings in six starts. His four wins also
tied for the lead in the National League.
Zimmermann worked at least six innings in each of his outings, striking out 31
batters and walking only four, and gave up just one home run during the month.
For the season, the Wisconsin native is 8-6 with a 2.28 ERA.
Other pitchers receiving votes were Reds closer Aroldis Chapman and starter
Paul Maholm, who pitched for the Cubs and Braves.
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