Ryan Zimmerman Injury UpdateUp to the minute news and rumors on Ryan Zimmerman's injury
9/22/13: Ryan Zimmerman flashes the leather at third, making a terrific play to retire Giancarlo Stanton in the sixth
9/24/13: Ryan Zimmerman hits a chopper past Michael Wacha and beats out the throw, ending Wacha's no-hit bid with two outs in the ninth
NEW YORK — For years, Ryan Zimmerman never needed to overcome a baseball season. He drew comparisons to Brooks Robinson, clobbered around 25 homers a year and earned a $100 million contract. He had nothing to endure. He existed easily in a hard game, until this season. His throwing mechanics broke down, his bat lost power and his confidence eroded. He wondered at one point if he may need to switch to first base. “A lot of bad things creep in there,” Zimmerman said. Read full article >>
FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal talks with Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman.
4/15/13: Ryan Zimmerman lashes his first home run of 2013, a two-run shot to left field that extends the Nationals' lead
5/29/13: Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman continues his hot hitting with a two-run blast to right for his third homer of the game vs. the Baltimore Orioles. Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissione
Photo by USA TodayRyan Zimmerman’s throwing issues over the last two seasons have been well documented, a quick look at the league leaders in errors will tell you that. Zimmerman was tied for third in baseball last season with 19 and already has 17 this year, also good for third. Whether it’s purely a mental issue or a physical one - Zimmerman had shoulder surgery this offseason – is not entirely clear. Manager Davey Johnson has been back and forth at times on the issue and still can’t figure it out.“I dont know if its physical or mental. Because I see him throw pretty good and in...
The issue of Ryan Zimmerman's surgically repaired throwing arm may not be finished, but it can safely be downgraded from crisis. Zimmerman's erratic throws hovered over the Nationals for the first portion of this season, each ball hit to their franchise player causing hearts to leap into throats. But over the past month, any worry has been residual. Zimmerman has made 49 throws since July June 9, and only one of them has resulted in an error. His throws have been stronger and more accurate. If he was broken before, now, it seems, he's fixed. Read full article >>
Another starting pitcher had been shelled, another position player had limped to the dugout with an injury and the Washington Nationals were a husk of themselves. In the fifth inning Sunday afternoon at Nationals Park, fill-ins and replacements swarmed the field. Ryan Zimmerman and Ian Desmond manned third base and shortstop. The other seven players were reserves or minor leaguers on opening day. The one-time World Series favorite had been reduced to a cast of contingencies. Read full article >>