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Ryan Zimmerman | First Baseman | #11

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (31) / 9/28/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 226
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Virginia
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 1 (4) / WAS
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Ryan Zimmerman smacked a solo homer on a 3-for-4 night at the plate on Saturday versus the Braves.
The home run came in the second inning to produce the first of his team's 11 runs in the slugfest. He ended up with two RBI and two runs scored. He is in the midst of a disappointing season, batting .229 with 13 homers and 40 RBI in 340 plate appearances. Aug 20 - 11:29 PM

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Nationals activated 1B Ryan Zimmerman from the 15-day disabled list.

Zimmerman has been rehabbing his injured wrist at Triple-A Syracuse in recent days and feels he's ready to return. The 31-year-old is hitting just .222/.284/.394 with 12 homers and 38 RBI in 302 at-bats in what has been another injury-plagued season.
Aug 20 - 3:17 PM

Ryan Zimmerman (wrist) will be activated from the disabled list on Saturday.

He was originally slated to come off the DL Friday, but after a day of travel the Nats decided to push him back a day. Jose Lobaton (elbow) will also be activated on Saturday instead.
Aug 19 - 5:37 PM

Ryan Zimmerman (wrist) has a locker at the visiting clubhouse in Atlanta.

So does Jose Lobaton (elbow). Both have been rehabbing at Triple-A Syracuse in recent days. Neither is with the team right now but obviously the Nationals expect Zimmerman and Lobaton to return at some point this weekend. Zimmerman has missed the last two weeks with a bruised wrist. He's had a rough year for the Nats, hitting just .222 over 302 at-bats while battling a slew of injuries.
Aug 18 - 4:31 PM

Ryan Zimmerman (wrist) went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, a walk, and two RBI Monday in his first minor league rehab game with Triple-A Syracuse.

Zimmerman, who has been out since taking a pitch off his left wrist on July 31, served as the DH in his return to action. He should be ready to rejoin the Nationals in the next couple of days. The 31-year-old was batting just .222/.284/.394 with 12 homers over 80 games prior to landing on the DL.
Source: CSNMA.com
Aug 16 - 9:05 AM

Ryan Zimmerman (wrist) will begin a minor league rehab assignment Monday with Triple-A Syracuse.

Zimmerman has been out since taking a pitch off his left wrist on July 31, but he should be ready to rejoin the Nationals in the next few days. Daniel Murphy and Clint Robinson should continue to see time at first base for now.
Aug 15 - 4:39 PM

Nationals placed 1B Ryan Zimmerman on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 1, with a left wrist contusion.

The Nats had hoped that Zimmerman would be able to avoid a trip to the disabled list, but it seemed more prudent to use the roster spot elsewhere at this point. Zimmerman's X-rays came back negative and he should be ready to return in mid-August after a minimum stint on the shelf. Clint Robinson will continue to see most of the starts at first base in his absence.
Aug 6 - 3:00 PM

Ryan Zimmerman (wrist) remained out of the Nationals' lineup Friday.

He hasn't played since taking a pitch off his left wrist on Sunday. The good news is Zimmerman is feeling better and there's been no talk yet of putting him on the disabled list. Clint Robinson is at first base Friday.
Aug 5 - 3:37 PM

Ryan Zimmerman (wrist) remains out of the Nationals' starting lineup on Wednesday.

Zimmerman hasn't appeared in a game since taking a pitch off his left wrist Sunday. He's still dealing with some soreness and bruising. Daniel Murphy will start at first base and Wilmer Difo will start at second base Wednesday against the host Diamondbacks.
Aug 3 - 12:36 PM

Ryan Zimmerman (wrist) is out again Tuesday.

Zimmerman was struck in the left wrist by a pitch on Sunday and is still dealing with some swelling. Daniel Murphy is starting at first base and Trea Turner is starting at second base Tuesday versus the Diamondbacks.
Aug 2 - 6:07 PM

Ryan Zimmerman (wrist) could be available to pinch-hit on Monday.

Zimmerman was hit in the left wrist by a pitch on Sunday, but fortunately nothing is broken. He's considered day-to-day.
Aug 1 - 7:34 PM

Ryan Zimmerman (wrist) is not in Monday's lineup versus the Diamondbacks.

Zimmerman was hit in the left wrist by a pitch on Sunday. Consider him day-to-day for now. Clint Robinson will start at first base on Monday.
Aug 1 - 6:18 PM

Nationals activated 1B Ryan Zimmerman from the 15-day disabled list.

Zimmerman, out since early July with a left rib cage strain, went 5-for-12 (.417) with a homer over three games during his brief minor league rehab assignment. He'll return to a disappointing .221/.284/.402 batting line across 74 games.
Jul 26 - 2:55 PM

Ryan Zimmerman (rib cage) went 2-for-3 with a three-run homer Saturday with High-A Potomac.

That makes him 5-for-12 with five RBI on his three-game minor league rehab assignment. Out since July 7 because of a left rib cage strain, Zimmerman is expected to return to the Nationals' active roster on Tuesday.
Jul 23 - 9:04 PM

Ryan Zimmerman (rib cage) will begin a rehab assignment Thursday with High-A Potomac.

The plan calls for him to play three minor league rehab games before returning to the Nationals' active roster Tuesday in Cleveland. Zimmerman, 31, has been on the disabled list since July 7 because of a left rib cage strain. He was batting .221/.284/.402 with 12 home runs and 38 RBI through 74 games this season for Washington.
Jul 21 - 10:26 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Wilson Ramos
2Jose Lobaton
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Clint Robinson
2B1Daniel Murphy
2Trea Turner
3Wilmer Difo
SS1Danny Espinosa
2Stephen Drew
3B1Anthony Rendon
LF1Jayson Werth
CF1Ben Revere
RF1Bryce Harper
2Chris Heisey
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Stephen Strasburg
2Max Scherzer
3Gio Gonzalez
4Joe Ross
5Tanner Roark
6Reynaldo Lopez
7A.J. Cole
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Mark Melancon
2Jonathan Papelbon
3Shawn Kelley
4Blake Treinen
5Oliver Perez
6Sammy Solis
7Yusmeiro Petit
8Marc Rzepczynski
9Matt Belisle
10Aaron Barrett