Washington Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann will not pitch in the All-Star Game because of a neck injury. MIAMI Washington Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann will not pitch in the All-Star game due to a neck injury. The Nationals' Jordan Zimmermann in action during a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Thursday, July 11, 2013, in Philadelphia. Johnson plans on talking to Bochy about the possibility of having another Washington pitcher take Zimmermann's spot. "I'm going to recommend to Bochy that he miss the All-Star Game," Johnson said before Friday's game at the Miami Marlins. He's out for the final three games before the all-star break, and will be reevaluated after that. His quad tightened up during his third at-bat and he was pulled in the eighth inning for a pinch-hitter. "It's frustrating.