Jun 5, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
Bryce Harper has not yet been cleared to catch fly balls or take swings six weeks after surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb, but Mark Zuckerman of CSNWashington.com reports that the Nationals are hoping to have him back in the lineup by July 1.
Jun 4, 2014, 6:40 AM EDT
Henderson Alvarez has three shutouts. Three shutouts was enough to be the full-season leader in that category in five of the past 11 seasons.
Jun 3, 2014, 4:03 PM EDT
Gee, thanks for the vote of confidence, Denard.
Jun 3, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT
And he’s probably going to be playing some left field.
May 31, 2014, 3:10 PM EDT
Anthony Rendon had a heck of a day.
May 31, 2014, 11:01 AM EDT
Ryan Zimmerman has never played the outfield in pro ball. That changes today.
May 30, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT
Ryan Zimmerman could be back in the Nationals’ starting lineup as soon as Tuesday.
May 30, 2014, 2:22 PM EDT
It remains to be seen what position(s) he’ll play once he returns from a fractured right thumb, but the Nationals have cleared Ryan Zimmerman to begin a minor-league rehab assignment tonight at Single-A.
May 28, 2014, 5:26 PM EDT
We’ve gotten a lot of mixed signals on this, but it now sounds that, yes, Ryan Zimmerman will play some left field for Washington.
May 28, 2014, 3:46 PM EDT
It seems like most people don’t realize just how good Carlos Gomez has become.
May 27, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT
All season the theory has been that once the Nats get their guys back, the offense will start clicking. But when, exactly, will that happen?
May 27, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
While on the disabled list with a fractured right thumb Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman has been taking fly balls in left field for a while now because he wasn’t cleared to throw or hit yet, but yesterday he finally got the go-ahead to swing a bat.
May 19, 2014, 4:13 PM EDT
Well, that was fun for about 24 hours anyway.
May 18, 2014, 11:14 AM EDT
But whaddaya do with Bryce Harper?
May 17, 2014, 10:17 AM EDT
Expected to miss 4-6 weeks when he fractured his right thumb five weeks ago, Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman remains on the disabled list and said yesterday that there’s no timetable yet for his return.
May 9, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT
Unknown to many, baseball’s hard bases have been the culprit of many injuries to star players in recent years. Is it time for Major League Baseball to take additional safety measures and go to a softer base?
Apr 12, 2014, 11:02 PM EDT
The injury-ravaged Nationals will be without their third baseman for at least a month.
Apr 12, 2014, 9:19 PM EDT
Ryan Zimmerman, already dealing with a bum shoulder, suffered a hand injury during Saturday night’s game against the Braves.
Apr 12, 2014, 12:10 AM EDT
Ryan Zimmerman cheated death and still got two outs.
Apr 10, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
In an attempt to lessen his chronic shoulder problems Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman is altering his throwing motion to avoid over-the-top throws. Zimmerman has done this occasionally in the past, on certain plays, but now he’s giving the three-quarters arm slot a full-time try.
Apr 8, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Over the weekend an MRI exam revealed no structural damage in Ryan Zimmerman’s shoulder, but the Nationals third baseman has had shoulder problems for two years now and during a radio interview last night manager Matt Williams revealed for the first that he’s “got an arthritic shoulder.”
Apr 6, 2014, 10:55 PM EDT
Ryan Zimmerman gets a bit of good news after a rough Saturday.
Apr 6, 2014, 11:17 AM EDT
The Nationals made a roster change before Sunday’s series-finale against the Braves, placing Scott Hairston on the disabled list and recalling Tyler Moore from Triple-A Syracuse.
Apr 5, 2014, 11:30 PM EDT
Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post explores Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman’s issues with throwing.
Apr 4, 2014, 7:35 PM EDT
The Nationals’ payroll is at its limit, sitting close to $140 million, according to Nationals principal owner Mark Lerner.
- And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights 0
- It certainly looks like Barry Bonds’ criminal conviction is going to be overturned 21
- VIDEO: Derek Jeter hits first home run at Yankee Stadium this season 6
- Ron Washington claims he resigned because he cheated on his wife 86
- No, baseball does not need to “announce a domestic violence policy ASAP” 52
- And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights 48
- Video: Rusney Castillo notches his first major league hit 7
- Michael Wacha cleared to return Saturday vs. Reds 2
- Chris Davis suspended 25 games for amphetamine use (92)
- Giancarlo Stanton diagnosed with multiple facial fractures and dental damage (91)
- Bud Selig can’t remember the last domestic violence incident in Major League Baseball (90)
- Ron Washington claims he resigned because he cheated on his wife (87)
- A couple of initial thoughts on the Chris Davis suspension (83)