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Nats Journal: Jayson Werth, Ryan Zimmerman nearing returns to the Nationals

The Nationals already welcomed the return of Anthony Rendon on Saturday, and Yunel Escobar following a wrist injury that kept him out a few days, and two more may be coming. Jayson Werth and Ryan Zimmerman are both scheduled to play another rehab game on Saturday.Read full article >>

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Nats Journal: Today’s Nationals-Mets lineups

The Nationals host the Mets in the rubber match Wednesday of a three-game series against the Mets. The Nationals’ offense has been up and down. Since Anthony Rendon went on the disabled list on June 25, joining Jayson Werth and Ryan Zimmerman, the Nationals are averaging 3.6 runs a game. Since Denard Span joined them all on July 7, the Nationals are averaging 3.1 runs a game.Read full article >>

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Nats Journal: Anthony Rendon progressing in rehab; Ryan Zimmerman begins rehab assignment

For the third time this season, Anthony Rendon began a minor league rehab assignment. He played three innings at third base at Class A Potomac on Saturday, and went 2 for 2 with a double. Rendon has played in only 19 games because of knee, oblique and quad injuries. It has not been an easy season for him.Read full article >>

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Zimmerman close to rehab games

Ryan Zimmerman went through an extensive workout at Nationals Park on Saturday afternoon to test the plantar fasciitis in his left foot with head trainer Lee Kuntz and manager Matt Williams looking on. He took batting practice, he fielded grounders at first base and practiced throws to second, he also did baserunning drills. Zimmerman broke…

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Injury updates on Span, Rendon, Werth, Strasburg and Zim

With four days off for the All-Star break and a large group of notable players on the disabled list, Friday afforded Nationals manager Matt Williams an opportunity to run down a long list of injury updates. Denard Span, Anthony Rendon, Ryan Zimmerman, Jayson Werth and Stephen Strasburg remain sidelined as the team begins the second…

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Nats Journal: With all the injuries, how can the Nationals improve?

At some point later Friday, the root of Denard Span’s back spasms should be known, along with a plan for getting healthy, which could likely need a stint on the disabled list. If he does indeed land on the disabled list, Span would join fellow everyday position players Jayson Werth, Ryan Zimmerman and Anthony Rendon, meaning four of the Nationals’ top five hitters are out with injuries.Read full article >>

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Nats Journal: Nationals still figuring out weekend rotation, make-up date with Reds

The heavy rains that hit Washington on Wednesday afternoon left the Nationals Park field too wet for the finale of the three-game series against Cincinnati. For a team as banged up as the Nationals, the postponement could be seen as a godsend. The Nationals already have three everyday starters on the disabled list (Anthony Rendon, Ryan Zimmerman and Jayson Werth) and two more (Yunel Escobar and Denard Span) are dealing with injuries. Coupled with Thursday’s off-day, the rest comes at an ideal time.Read full article >>

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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,...

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Nats Journal: Aaron Barrett pitches scoreless inning in Potomac; Ryan Zimmerman still sore

ATLANTA — Right-hander Aaron Barrett pitched in 30 of the Nationals’ first 60 games this season, which qualifies as a heavy workload. Barrett threw 21 1/3 innings in those games and struck out 28 batters. He landed on the disabled list with a strained right bicep muscle, which was likely taxed by the load.Read full article >>

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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 >>

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Williams on Turner, Barrett and Zimmerman - Byron Kerr

Williams on Trea Turner, updates Aaron Barrett and Ryan Zimmerman injuries