3:25 AM EDT, Mon May 25, 2015
Washington Post

Nats Journal: Today’s Nationals-Phillies lineups

The Nationals go with their day game lineup. Jose Lobaton is starting behind the plate and Clint Robinson is in left field. Since Jayson Werth was hit by a pitch on the left wrist and landed on the disabled list, Michael A. Taylor has started in left three times, Tyler Moore twice and, now, Robinson twice. Taylor, a top prospect who is up in the majors instead of playing every day at Class AAA Syracuse, is hitting .190 (8 for 42) with a homer and 16 strikeouts since he came up back up in late April.Read full article >>

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Nats Journal: Jayson Werth still has swelling in his wrist, Anthony Rendon takes batting practice

These days, despite the brace on his swollen left wrist, Jayson Werth hustles out to the outfield during batting practice and pursues fly balls, hat in hand. For now, the wrist is still too swollen to use a glove — or do much of anything, really. Though it is not broken or damaged structurally, it is swollen, and Werth cannot rotate it or swing.Read full article >>

Nats Insider | CSN Washington

Werth relieved wrist isn’t broken

On the day he was placed on the 15-day disabled list, and moments after the Nationals homered their way into a first-place tie on Tuesday night, Jayson Werth spent a few minutes with reporters to give an update on his left wrist contusion. Werth will be out until at least May 31 as he first…

CSN Washington

Werth relieved wrist isn't broken, but sees tough road ahead

On the day he was placed on the 15-day disabled list, Jayson Werth spent a few minutes with reporters to give an update on his left wrist.

MASN Sports

Source: Jayson Werth to DL, Wilmer Difo to be called up - Byron Kerr

The Nationals return home to begin a five-game homestand, but may have to do without starting left fielder Jayson Werth. Werth will be placed on the 15-day disabled list today and shortstop Wilmer Difo will be called up from Double-A...

Washington Post

Nats Journal: What will the Nationals do with Wilmer Difo?

Jayson Werth’s wrist is neither broken nor torn, but it is bruised, badly enough that he will not swing a bat for at least a few more days. Since he has already missed three days, the Nationals placed Werth on the 15-day disabled list Monday. They chose top infielding prospect Wilmer Difo to replace him on the 25-man roster, picked an infielder to replace an outfielder, selected a player who has played 14 games above Class A to fill in for a 35-year-old veteran. But Difo fits their needs.Read full article >>

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Nats Journal: Jayson Werth gets good news after MRI exam on left wrist

Jayson Werth received good news from an MRI exam Monday on his left wrist, which was hit by a pitch Friday in San Diego. According to a person familiar with the situation, the MRI confirmed the initial hope: no broken bones and ligaments are intact. It is considered simply a bad bruise in a sensitive area.Read full article >>

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Nats Journal: Nationals calling up prospect Wilmer Difo, Jayson Werth to the DL (UPDATED)

UPDATE, 2:30 p.m.: The Nationals make the move official: Jayson Werth lands on the 15-day disabled list with a left wrist contusion and infielder Wilmer Difo is called up from Class AA Harrisburg.ORIGINAL POST, 10:46 a.m.: The Nationals are calling up infielder prospect Wilmer Difo from Class AA Harrisburg, according to two people familiar with the situation. Although left fielder Jayson Werth received good news news on his left wrist, he is a likely candidate to land on the 15-day disabled list to rest the swollen joint, another person familiar with the situation said.Read full article >>

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Nats Journal: Tonight’s Nationals-Yankees lineups

The Nationals charged through their West Coast road trip and had a day off Monday to regroup for two games against the Yankees. They’ve won 15 of 19 games, but got more unwanted injury news Monday, as Jayson Werth will go to the disabled list with a bruised wrist. Middle infielder Wilmer Difo was called up to fill his roster spot.Read full article >>

Washington Post

Nats Journal: Nationals calling up prospect Wilmer Difo, Jayson Werth could land on DL

The Nationals are calling up infielder prospect Wilmer Difo from Class AA Harrisburg, according to two people familiar with the situation. Although left fielder Jayson Werth received good news news on his left wrist, he is a likely candidate to land on the 15-day disabled list to rest the swollen joint, another person familiar with the situation said.Read full article >>

CSN Washington

Nats bringing Difo to D.C., roster move still TBA

The Nationals are bringing top infield prospect Wilmer Difo to D.C., possibly to take Jayson Werth's roster spot if the outfielder needs to go on the DL with a wrist injury.

Nats Insider | CSN Washington

Nats bringing prospect Difo to D.C., roster move still TBA

The Nationals are bringing Wilmer Difo to Washington, and the organization’s top infield prospect could officially be called up to make his major-league debut if Jayson Werth needs to go on the disabled list with an injured left wrist. Difo left Class AA Harrisburg and is in D.C. in case the Nationals decide to promote…

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Nats Journal: Jayson Werth out this weekend with bruised left wrist

SAN DIEGO — Jayson Werth is expected to miss the rest of the weekend series against the Padres, resting his left wrist, which is swollen after getting hit by a 92-mph fastball on Friday night. X-rays on the wrist after Friday’s game were negative but the swelling needs to subside before undergoing an MRI exam. Manager Matt Williams called the injury a contusion.Read full article >>

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Nats Journal: Jayson Werth dealing with a ‘cranky’ shoulder

Jayson Werth received what Manager Matt Williams called Tuesday a needed day off because he has played a lot since he returned from the disabled list to start his season on April 13. But on Wednesday, as Werth was out of the lineup again, Williams explained that Werth, who is hitting .176, is not playing again because, in fact, his surgically-repaired right shoulder is “cranky” and “sore.”Read full article >>

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Werth sidelined again with “cranky” shoulder

Jayson Werth was out of the Nationals’ lineup Wednesday for the second straight game, his surgically repaired right shoulder still “cranky,” according to Nationals manager Matt Williams. Werth, who had surgery January 9 to repair the AC joint of his shoulder, missed all of spring training and made his regular season debut one week late.…

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Nats Journal: Jayson Werth getting a day off; Anthony Rendon’s timetable ‘kinda up in the air’

Jayson Werth received another day off, sitting out of Tuesday’s lineup while Michael A. Taylor starts in left field instead. Since he returned from the disabled list on April 13, Werth has gotten three days off. He is physically fine, Manager Matt Williams said. “This time of year it’s especially important to be mindful of the long-term progress he’s making,” Williams added.Read full article >>

MLB

Venable robs Werth with sparkling grab

4/27/14: Will Venable lays out to make a fantastic diving catch in right field, robbing Jayson Werth of a hit and ending the inning

MLB

Werth smacks a grand slam as Nats take lead

4/9/14: Jayson Werth hammers a grand slam to left-center field as the Nationals take a 10-7 lead late in the game

MLB

Villanueva freezes Werth with 57-mph pitch

8/21/13: Carlos Villanueva freezes Jayson Werth with a 57-mph breaking ball