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Ryan Zimmerman | First Baseman | #11

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (32) / 9/28/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Virginia
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 1 (4) / WAS
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Ryan Zimmerman socked a solo homer Monday against the Reds to become the Nationals/Expos all-time franchise leader in home runs.
It was his 235th career homer, which put him past former Expos outfielder Vladimir Guerrero. He’s now up to 20 homers on the year, but this was his first since June 13. Zimmerman went 3-for-5 on the day, which was nice to see. He came into Monday’s action with a .202/.263/.236 batting line dating back to June 13. Jul 17 - 3:47 PM

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Ryan Zimmerman is not in the Nationals' lineup Sunday.

He's just getting a day off. Matt Wieters is also receiving a breather, as the Nats have Adam Lind at first base and Jose Lobaton at catcher.
Jul 16 - 11:17 AM

Ryan Zimmerman is not in the Nationals' starting lineup Tuesday against the Mets.

Yet another regular getting the day off for Washington. Adam Lind will start at first base and bat fifth against righty Seth Lugo.
Jul 4 - 9:04 AM

Ryan Zimmerman is not in the Nationals' lineup for Sunday night's showdown against Carlos Martinez and the Cardinals.

It's nothing more than a routine day of rest for the hard-hitting first baseman. Adam Lind is starting in his place at first base and batting sixth for the Nationals on Sunday.
Jul 2 - 4:22 PM

Ryan Zimmerman went 0-for-5 with two strikeouts Monday in the loss to the Cubs.

Zimmerman is finally slowing down some, and Dusty Baker seems to have noticed; he was rested Wednesday and Sunday. The first baseman is 9-for-43 with two doubles and no homers in his last 10 starts, though he has still driven in seven runs during that span.
Jun 26 - 11:33 PM

Ryan Zimmerman is not in the Nationals' lineup Sunday.

He's just getting a breather. Adam Lind will cover first base.
Jun 25 - 10:30 AM

Ryan Zimmerman is out of the Nationals' starting lineup on Wednesday afternoon.

It looks to be a routine day of rest for the veteran first baseman, who went 2-for-5 with three RBI in Tuesday night's rout of the Marlins. Adam Lind is at first base and batting fifth in Wednesday's matinee at Marlins Park. Daniel Murphy will also take a day of rest Wednesday, with Stephen Drew filling in at second base.
Jun 21 - 10:01 AM

Ryan Zimmerman victimized R.A. Dickey for a pair of home runs as the Nationals doubled up the Braves 10-5 on Tuesday night in Washington.

Score another for the BvP truthers out there, as Zimmerman entered play on Tuesday 12-for-36 with four extra-base hits and just three strikeouts in his career against the veteran knuckleballer. He crushed a solo homer in the first inning then added on a two-run shot in the sixth. He finished the night 3-for-4 and scored three runs. The 32-year-old is enjoying an MVP-caliber season, slashing .372/.415/.726 with 19 homers and 52 RBI.
Jun 13 - 10:52 PM

Ryan Zimmerman (back) is back in the Nationals' lineup Tuesday.

Zimmerman missed three games with a stiff back, but he's feeling well enough to give it a go Tuesday. He's at third base and hitting cleanup against R.A. Dickey and the Braves.

RotoGrinders.com Daily Slant: Zimmerman's GPP ownership isn't likely to be all that high considering he's fresh off an injury, but he's actually hit R.A. Dickey very well over his career and BvP data tends to be a bit more reliable with knuckleballers. Zimmerman is 12-36 with four XBHs and just three strikeouts against Dickey, and on top of that he's sitting on a .447 wOBA, .301 ISO and 178 wRC+ against RHP on the season. He's one of the premier GPP plays at the 1B spot.
Jun 13 - 3:20 PM

Ryan Zimmerman (back) is out of the Nationals' lineup again on Monday against the Braves.

It'll be the third straight absence for Zimmerman, who's been bothered by a stiff back. Adam Lind is starting at first base and batting fifth Monday night against Atlanta right-hander Mike Foltynewicz. Nationals manager Dusty Baker said he expects Zimmerman to be ready on Tuesday.
Jun 12 - 3:38 PM

Ryan Zimmerman (back) remained out of the Nationals' lineup Sunday.

Zimmerman has now started just one out of the last four games due to a stiff back. He remains day-to-day. Adam Lind is filling in again at first base. The Nats are also giving Trea Turner a breather, as Stephen Drew is getting a start at shortstop and Brian Goodwin is leading off.

Ryan Zimmerman is out of the Nationals' starting lineup on Saturday against the Rangers.

Adam Lind is starting at first base and batting fifth versus Rangers left-hander Martin Perez. This appears to be a routine day of rest for Zimmerman, who went 2-for-4 with a double on Friday night and is slashing .365/.409/.697 in 57 games this season.
Jun 10 - 11:06 AM

Ryan Zimmerman is getting the night off Thursday against the Orioles.

Zimmerman slugged his 17th home run of the season Wednesday afternoon at Dodger Stadium. Anthony Rendon and Daniel Murphy are also sitting out Thursday's makeup game back at Nationals Park. Adam Lind will start for Zimmerman at first base.

RotoGrinders.com Daily Slant: The Nationals aren't quite as appealing in terms of total team outlook with a few regulars sitting, but it does give us an opportunity to roster some value bats in the middle of the order. Alec Asher hasn't really been blown up yet, but he's been a little lucky with a .257 BABIP considering his batted ball data. It's also worth noting that he's shown some reverse split tendencies so far this year. Despite that, Adam Lind is still squarely in play out of the clean-up spot, with Matt Wieters, Stephen Drew, Wilmer Difo and Michael Taylor all becoming viable value plays.
Jun 8 - 3:40 PM

Ryan Zimmerman went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Wednesday's 2-1 loss to the Dodgers.

Zimmerman cranked a solo home run off Clayton Kershaw in the second inning for his lone hit of the game. The dinger was his 17th of the season and bumped his RBI total to an impressive 49. In addition, the veteran first baseman is working to a smashing .362/.407/.696 triple-slash over the course of 56 games played.
Jun 7 - 6:12 PM

Ryan Zimmerman was hitless in four at-bats in Tuesday's game at the Dodgers.

Zimmerman's hitless game was his first since May 25, snapping a nine-game hitting streak. He has had a tremendous season for the Nats and his fantasy owners, and his .365 average is actually tied for his lowest mark since April 18. He continues to pile up hits in bunches, and he has always been a productive player when healthy.
Jun 7 - 4:07 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Matt Wieters
2Jose Lobaton
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Adam Lind
2B1Daniel Murphy
2Manny Delcarmen
SS1Trea Turner
2Stephen Drew
3Adrian Sanchez
3B1Anthony Rendon
LF1Jayson Werth
2Brian Goodwin
3Ryan Raburn
CF1Michael Taylor
2Adam Eaton
RF1Bryce Harper
2Chris Heisey
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Max Scherzer
2Stephen Strasburg
3Tanner Roark
4Gio Gonzalez
5Edwin Jackson
6Joe Ross
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Ryan Madson
2Sean Doolittle
3Koda Glover
4Shawn Kelley
5Matt Albers
6Oliver Perez
7Enny Romero
8Matt Grace
9Joe Blanton