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Washington Post Apr 19, 2015

Nats Journal: Ryan Zimmerman hits the ball twice on one hit, Danny Espinosa stands out at third

For a guy leading his team in runs batted in, Ryan Zimmerman is not hitting the ball particularly well. He’s squared the ball up well at a few key moments over the past week, but is hitting .184 this season with 10 strikeouts, second most on the Nationals.Read full article >>
Washington Post Apr 11, 2015

Nats Journal: The Nationals offense is off to a slow start

The Nationals know their situation: They are missing their top three hitters from last season. Jayson Werth is nearing his return, but Denard Span and Anthony Rendon still have a way to go before they rejoin the team. The Nationals knew their offense wouldn’t be the same, but they probably didn’t expect this: seven runs in four games. They still have Ryan Zimmerman, Ian Desmond, Bryce Harper, Wilson Ramos and emerging force Michael A. Taylor — a better group than the Phillies featured in the Nationals’ 4-1 loss on Friday night.Read full article >>
MetsBlog Apr 9, 2015

Video highlights from Thursday’s win over Nationals

Matt Harvey strikes out the Nationals’ Bryce Harper in the first inning of his first start since 2013. Watch here >> Michael Cuddyer’s RBI single off Stephen Strasburg in the third inning give the Mets a 2-0 lead over the …

Ryan Zimmerman's tremendous diving catch (Video)

Raise your hand if you were concerned about Ryan Zimmerman adjusting to life on the other side of the diamond (we're looking at you, Matt Williams). Up above, video of one of two great plays by Zim at first in...
CSN Washington Apr 8, 2015

Zimmerman leads Nats to win with bat & glove

Ryan Zimmerman hit a two-run homer and made two highlight reel catches in the Nats' win over the Mets on Wednedsay.

Zimmerman leads Nats to win with bat & glove

Remember when people wondered how Ryan Zimmerman would transition to first base from third, whether playing groundballs from the opposite side of the infield would somehow throw him off? Well, that whole offseason discussion – fun as it was – may have been a massive waste of time. It’s only two games, but so far…
Washington Post Apr 8, 2015

Nationals clip Mets, 2-1, behind Ryan Zimmerman and Jordan Zimmermann

With two diving plays from Ryan Zimmerman and one powerful swing of his bat, these Washington Nationals showed just different they are from last year’s version. Those Nationals led the National League in wins and claimed a division title despite missing Zimmerman for more than 100 games because of injuries.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Apr 8, 2015

Defense and bullpen shine in Nationals' first win

Ryan Zimmerman supplied the offense, launching a 2-run homer off Jacob deGrom in the bottom of the first. Jordan Zimmermann did his part on the mound, tossing six strong innings of 1-run ball.
MetsBlog Apr 8, 2015

Zimmermann, Zimmerman too much for Mets, deGrom

Ryan Zimmerman’s two-run homer off Jacob deGrom in the first inning was the difference as the Nationals topped the Mets 2-1 Wednesday in Washington. Nats starter Jordan Zimmermann allowed one run and five hits in six inning. DeGrom settled down …
Washington Post Apr 8, 2015

DC Sports Bog: Watch Ryan Zimmerman make an incredible, charging catch

The Nats’ season is young — we’re only in Game 2 of 2015 — but Ryan Zimmerman has already turned in a highlight reel-worthy play. Turns out, that first base idea wasn’t too crazy after all.What a play by Ryan Zimmerman. Charging in a bunt attempt by 8th place hitter deGrom. Makes diving catch.Read full article >>
Washington Post Mar 30, 2015

Nats Journal: Nationals-Cardinals lineups and discussion thread

JUPITER, Fla. — The Nationals make their second-to-last trip here this spring. They’ll face the Cardinals and Taylor Jordan, up from minor league camp, will take the mound. Jordan is pitching so that the Nationals rotation can get on turn for the regular season. Max Scherzer is expected to make a minor league start instead so he can hit his 95-pitch limit, his final start before opening day. Ryan Zimmerman (left shoulder/upper back) returns to the lineup. The rest of the lineup is below and, as always, discuss the game below.Read full article >>
Washington Post Mar 28, 2015

Nats Journal: Ryan Zimmerman to rest left shoulder a few days, Jayson Werth won’t rule out opening day yet

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Ryan Zimmerman expects to rest his left shoulder and upper back for a few days after banging it on the ground making a diving play in the first inning on Friday. A day later, Zimmerman said he already noted improvement. He said he felt the discomfort in his only plate appearance Friday, a walk against the Cardinals, so he alerted the Nationals and Manager Matt Williams took him out of the game after two innings.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Mar 28, 2015

Zimmerman expects to return in 2-3 days

Ryan Zimmerman expects to miss only 2-3 days after getting hurt diving for a grounder Friday and insists he'll be in the lineup on Opening Day.

Zimmerman expects to be back in 2-3 days

VIERA, Fla. — Ryan Zimmerman said he felt “way better” Saturday morning than he did the previous afternoon when he injured himself diving for a ball to his left, and the veteran first baseman expects to be back in the Nationals’ lineup within the next 2-3 days and thus ready for Opening Day. “I feel…

Nationals 1B Zimmerman leaves early after dive vs. Cardinals

Washington first baseman Ryan Zimmerman left the game early after diving for a ball in the Nationals' 1-1 tie with the split-squad St. Louis Cardinals on Friday.

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    Stephen Strasburg

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    Jayson Werth

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