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Jordan Zimmermann on Unstoppable Path to Becoming a $110M Disaster

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Jordan Zimmermann on Unstoppable Path to Becoming a $110M Disaster

Jordan Zimmermann still has time to live up to the five-year, $110 million contract he signed with the Detroit Tigers in November 2015. He’s served one year and not even two months.

But that’s about the extent of the bright side.

Although the Tigers could be doing worse than 21-21, they’re nonetheless saddled with a laundry list of problems that could doom them to a third straight October-less season. And if Zimmermann isn’t atop the list, he’s certainly near the top.

The right-hander’s first start of 2017 went well, as he allowed just one run in six innings against the Boston Red Sox back on April 8. But it’s been one calamity after another in seven outings since then, and the string has jacked up his ERA to an ugly 6.25.

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