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Nationals hoping to get Ryan Zimmerman back on Friday

Apr 28, 2013, 3:25 PM EDT

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Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman is scheduled to play in minor league rehab games at High-A Potomac on Tuesday and Wednesday and is expected to be activated from the 15-day disabled list for Friday’s series-opener against the Pirates.

This according to’s Bill Ladson.

Zimmerman has been sidelined since April 17 with a left hamstring strain. He was batting .226/.311/.358 with one home run, two doubles and 11 RBI in 61 plate appearances before suffering the injury.

The Nationals will likely send Anthony Rendon back to Double-A Harrisburg when Zimmerman is officially added to the active 25-man roster. Rendon is hitting .167/.211/.222 in his first five major league games.

  1. threeskis - Apr 28, 2013 at 6:04 PM

    DL stints don’t generally cure the yips

  2. lphboston - Apr 28, 2013 at 8:27 PM

    Zimmerman needs to go to first. LaRoche is a strikeout machine who is just cashing checks at this point. Let Rendon get some ABs and settle in at third. That’s the future anyway. ALR’s crash just accelerates the process.

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