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Ryan Zimmerman sat because of shoulder soreness

May 23, 2012, 10:30 AM EDT

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It was a “manager’s decision” at the time the lineups were set yesterday, but the reason Ryan Zimmerman sat for the Phillies-Nats game was shoulder soreness.

This is somewhat scary given that Zimmerman has spent a lot of time on the DL due to shoulder problems. It’s said to be minor — Zimmerman wanted to play last night and will likely play tonight — but it’s worth watching.

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