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Ryan Zimmerman shut down for remainder of season

With only a week left in the regular season and the Nationals officially out of playoff contention, first baseman Ryan Zimmerman won't be rushed to return to the field. Manager Matt Williams told reporters Tuesday the Zimmerman, who has been dealing with an oblique strain, is done for the season. "At this point, to push him is not smart," Williams said, per CSN Mid-Atlantic, of...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats not considering shutting down Zimmerman despite injuries

First baseman Ryan Zimmerman has struggled with injuries for the majority of the season, but the Washington Nationals have no intentions of shutting him down despite possessing a longshot to make the postseason. Zimmerman, who has most recently been dealing with soreness in his left oblique, remains unable to swing a bat as of Monday. "No, not yet," manager Matt Williams updated...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Oblique injury forces hot Ryan Zimmerman out of lineup

Ryan Zimmerman and his hot bat will have to rest over at least the next couple days after the Washington Nationals first baseman sustained an injury in Monday's game. Manager Matt Williams told reporters Tuesday that Zimmerman sustained tightness in his left oblique on a swing he took Monday. Williams listed him as day-to-day. "He took a swing yesterday and hurt himself on the left...
Via Fox Sports
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Home run binge helps Nationals' Zimmerman reach 200 for his career

The Washington Nationals have faded over the past five weeks, but no one can point to Ryan Zimmerman as one of the reasons for their struggles.Zimmerman has been on a torrid streak since missing nearly seven weeks due to plantar fasciitis. He single-handedly prevented the Nationals from a three-game sweep in St. Louis by homering twice - including No. 200 of his career - and driving...
Via Fox Sports
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Ryan Zimmerman Hits 200th Career Home Run

The night belonged to Ryan Zimmerman. The Washington Nationals stalwart highlighted a spectacular game by hitting his 200th home run of his career on a 3-for-4 night at the plate that included him driving in three runs. Zimmerman hammered his second of two solo blasts off St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Tyler Lyons in the sixth inning, giving the Nationals a 3-2 lead and putting him...
Via KCM Sports
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: Should Ryan Zimmerman play in October?

Ryan Zimmerman With October fast approaching, there has been one question on every Washington Nationals fan’s mind. Will Ryan Zimmerman be off the disabled list soon enough to play before the postseason? The answer as of two days ago is a “yes”, playing his first game Saturday. Since Zimmerman’s hamstring injury in July, it was reported two weeks ago he was doing some jogging...
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals acquire Asdrubal Cabrera

For weeks, it seemed that the best move for the Washington Nationals at the trade deadline would be no move at all. However, Ryan Zimmerman’s grade 3 hamstring strain caused the Nationals to need another infielder. After taking part in discussions with multiple clubs, including the New York Mets about a potential Daniel Murphy trade, Washington agreed to send Zach Walters to the...
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats place Ryan Zimmerman on DL

After missing 44 games this season to a fractured thumb, the Washington Nationals have again placed 3B Ryan Zimmerman on the MLB disabled list.   This time Zim goes to the DL with a strained hamstring.  Zimmerman injured his hamstring last night in the sixth inning when he drove in a run on a ground ball.  After passing and stepping on first base, Zimmerman instantly felt discomfort...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Ryan Zimmerman hits go-ahead HR in the 16th inning, makes spectacular catch

So Ryan Zimmerman picked a pretty good time to hit his first home run since returning from his DL stint, blasting a 2-run home run in the 16th inning to give the Nats a 4-2 lead in the longest game in Nationals team history. And then there was his amazing catch in the bottom of the inning; fittingly, Zim also caught the final out of the game, Nats win 4-2. Here's Zim's catch. He...
Via Nationals Enquirer
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Zimmerman, left fielder

Well, guess it won't really be official until the first time Ryan Zimmerman trots out to left field for the real, live, Washington Nationals, but Saturday marked the debut of Ryan Zimmerman, left fielder, albeit for the Potomac Nationals. On Sunday, Zim saw his first defensive chances, which may or may not have led him to try to pull the plug on the whole experiment with another...
Via Nationals Enquirer
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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