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Washington Post Jul 2, 2015

Nats Journal: Daily Nationals injury update: Ryan Zimmerman, Aaron Barrett and Anthony Rendon

ATLANTA — Here it is, your daily injury update, less extensive than usual because things are largely status quo.Let’s start with Ryan Zimmerman. The Nationals’ first baseman, on the disabled list with plantar fasciitis, still has pain in his left foot. Though the condition is chronic, known to linger and cause long-term trouble, Nationals Manager Matt Williams said the team hopes the pain can dissipate completely before Zimmerman returns — otherwise, “what was the purpose” of the disabled list. He is fielding and hitting now and running lightly. As soon as the pain is gone,...
Washington Post Jun 30, 2015

Nats Journal: Ryan Zimmerman nearing rehab stint; Aaron Barrett to pitch for Potomac Wednesday

ATLANTA — Plantar fasciitis, the painful foot condition plaguing Ryan Zimmerman this season, lingers determinedly. He will probably feel its effects in his left foot for the rest of the season. But his stint on the disabled list seems to be nearing an end, and the rest it provided seems to have mollified the pain enough that he may be able to begin a rehab stint soon.Read full article >>
Washington Post Jun 26, 2015

Nats Journal: Wilson Ramos is finally staying healthy

Injuries have been a major theme of the 2015 Nationals season. The Nationals have missed a combined 496 games between their injured players. Ryan Zimmerman and Jayson Werth are on the disabled list now. Anthony Rendon and Denard Span already spent time on it and have dealt with small nicks and bruises, too. Yunel Escobar and Bryce Harper have avoided the disabled list but also have nursed ailments.Read full article >>
Washington Post Jun 24, 2015

Nats Journal: Nationals agree to terms with top pick; update on Ryan Zimmerman

The Nationals have agreed to terms with their first pick, second-rounder and No. 58 overall pick, Andrew Stevenson. According to a person familiar with the situation, the outfielder from LSU agreed to a bonus of $750,000 — under the slot value of $1,058,100 for that pick.Read full article >>
Washington Post Jun 23, 2015

Nats Journal: Ian Desmond gets another day off, and a Ryan Zimmerman update

For the second time in four games, Ian Desmond is out of the Nationals lineup for what Manager Matt Williams has referred to as days of rest. Desmond is mired in a slump; he is 10 for for his last 78 (.128). And as thing haven’t gone well, Desmond has worked just as hard to snap out it. Williams, however, has said he wants Desmond to rest and regroup.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Jun 18, 2015

Zimmerman explains why he went to DL

Ryan Zimmerman shares what led him to put himself on the DL.
Washington Post Jun 17, 2015

Nats Journal: Ryan Zimmerman still resting his left foot, Denard Span gets a day off for his back

Ever since he landed on the disabled list on June 11 with plantar fasciitis in his left foot, Ryan Zimmerman has only been allowed to rest, hoping the foot discomfort will subside.“Just kind of hang out and do nothing,” he said on Wednesday at Nationals Park, his first comments since landing on the disabled list. “It’s pretty brutal, actually. I just gotta rest it and let it heal. Hopefully it will be sooner rather than later.”Read full article >>
CSN Washington Jun 17, 2015

Zimmerman still resting left foot; Span gets day off

Ryan Zimmerman is doing his best to remain patient with little else to do besides wait while he recovers from plantar fasciitis.

Zimmerman still resting left foot; Span gets day off

Ryan Zimmerman is continuing to rest his left foot as he serves out a 15-day disabled list stint with plantar fasciitis. The Nationals first baseman is doing his best to remain patient with little else to do besides wait. “Just kind of hang out and do nothing. It’s pretty brutal, actually,” he said. “I just gotta…
MASN Sports Jun 15, 2015

Ryan Zimmerman hosting sixth annual A Night at the Park to raise awareness for Multiple Sclerosis - Nationals Buzz

The face of the Washington Nationals, Ryan Zimmerman serves as a veteran presence in the clubhouse, a potent bat in the middle of the order and an anchor at first base. However, he also brings so much more to the...

Game 62: Nats at Brewers

I wrote the other day about the need for the Nationals to get Danny Espinosa into their lineup, even if that meant putting him in left field. Well, he hasn’t been used in the outfield yet this weekend, but today he will make his first appearance at another position: first base. With Ryan Zimmerman on…

Game 60: Nats at Brewers

It’s been a busy day already for the Nationals, who this morning traded for reliever David Carpenter and this afternoon placed Ryan Zimmerman on the 15-day DL with plantar fasciitis, an unfortunate move that felt more and more likely as the week played out. Combine that with Ian Desmond getting his first day off this…
Washington Post Jun 11, 2015

Nats Journal: Ian Desmond off, Danny Espinosa starting at shorstop in Nationals lineups

Ian Desmond has started all 59 of the Nationals game entering Thursday. He is off in the first game of a four-game set against the Brewers and hot-hitting Danny Espinosa is starting at shortstop instead. In the first game with Ryan Zimmerman on the disabled list, Manager Matt Williams is starting Clint Robinson at first base and Michael A. Taylor in left field.Read full article >>

Zimmerman lands on DL, den Dekker recalled

The Nationals have placed first baseman Ryan Zimmerman on the 15-day disabled list with plantar fasciitis and recalled outfielder Matt den Dekker from Triple-A Syracuse, the team announced on Thursday afternoon. Zimmerman missed Sunday and Wednesday’s games, as he rested during an extended slump. He has been dealing with pain in his left foot since…
CSN Washington Jun 11, 2015

Zimmerman lands on disabled list, den Dekker recalled

The Nationals have placed first baseman Ryan Zimmerman on the 15-day disabled list with plantar fasciitis.

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