Found March 04, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
Despite coming off shoulder surgery that has limited his ability to throw int he field, the Washington Nationals penciled Ryan Zimmerman into their lineup yesterday.  The slugging third baseman underwent arthroscopic surgery this offseason, but he is expected to be ready for Opening Day.  Joey Nowak of MLB.com says the club will simply use Zimmerman as a DH during the spring until he is ready to get back out on the field. Zimmerman played with a bum shoulder all last season.  He was in obvious pain at times, and his production suffered as a result.  However, he and the team are confident that the surgery worked out any issues he had with his shoulder, and he will be ready for the 2013 season. Zimmerman has spent his entire career with the Washington Nationals, and it paid off in the form of a postseason berth last year.  Unfortunately, the dinged up and short-handed Nats couldn't advance beyond the first round.  The team and Zimmerman want more.  And they'll be healthier and more stocked this season to work toward their ultimate goal of a World Series. Zimmerman hit .282/.346/.478 with 25 home runs last season.  He finished 24th in National League MVP voting despite battling shoulder problems all season long.  In his career, Zimmerman is a .287/.353/.479 hitter. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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