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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 crushed a key three-run homer against the Marlins on Wednesday.
His fourth inning blast off Tom Koehler was the major blow of the game. Zimmerman helping his team win is a rare event these days. He is having a brutal season at the dish as evidenced by his .216 batting average with 15 home runs and 45 RBI. His days as an early-round fantasy draft pick are long gone. After missing large chunks of time to injury the last few years he finally stayed on the field for the bulk of this season but simply wasn't able to produce good stats for his owners. Sep 21 - 11:17 PM

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Ryan Zimmerman is absent from the Nationals starting lineup on Saturday against the Phillies.

The Nationals continue to give the veteran slugger plenty of days off in an effort to keep him fresh. Clint Robinson will start in his place at first base and will bat sixth for the Nats.
Sep 10 - 2:44 PM

Ryan Zimmerman is not in the Nationals' lineup Friday.

He's just getting a day off. Clint Robinson is covering first base.
Sep 2 - 3:28 PM

Ryan Zimmerman is getting the day off Monday.

It's just a routine day of maintenance for the veteran first baseman. Clint Robinson will start at first base and bat seventh versus Phillies righty Jake Thompson.
Aug 29 - 3:40 PM

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

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

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Wilson Ramos
2Jose Lobaton
3Pedro Severino
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Clint Robinson
2B1Daniel Murphy
2Wilmer Difo
SS1Danny Espinosa
2Stephen Drew
3B1Anthony Rendon
LF1Jayson Werth
CF1Trea Turner
2Ben Revere
3Michael Taylor
4Brian Goodwin
RF1Bryce Harper
2Chris Heisey
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Stephen Strasburg
2Max Scherzer
3Gio Gonzalez
4Joe Ross
5Tanner Roark
6A.J. Cole
7Reynaldo Lopez
8Lucas Giolito
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Mark Melancon
2Shawn Kelley
3Blake Treinen
4Oliver Perez
5Sammy Solis
6Marc Rzepczynski
7Yusmeiro Petit
8Matt Belisle
9Koda Glover
10Sean Burnett
11Trevor Gott
12Rafael Martin
13Matt Grace
14Mat Latos