Of all the injured Nationals hitters who have had an impact on the season, Ryan Zimmerman’s return from his left foot plantar fasciitis has been the most encouraging. While slow returns by Jayson Werth and Anthony Rendon dragged on the offense, Zimmerman found his rhythm quicker, capped by his best month yet in August.Read full article >>
Jayson Werth and Ryan Zimmerman homered, and starter Joe Ross allowed only a bunt single in six innings as the Washington Nationals beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Thursday night.
In the words of Ryan Zimmerman, the Nationals “caught a break” when Bryce Harper’s weak ground ball to first base that should have ended the sixth inning was instead ruled a foul ball on Tuesday.After the call, Harper and Yunel Escobar walked to load the bases and Zimmerman hit a grand slam to break open a close game in the Nationals’ 8-3 win over the Padres.Read full article >>
Stephen Strasburg allowed two hits over six innings, Ryan Zimmerman hit a grand slam and the Washington Nationals beat the San Diego Padres 8-3 for their third straight victory.
SAN FRANCISCO — After giving up a backbreaking home run in the fourth inning of Sunday’s 5-0 loss to the San Francisco Giants, Joe Ross looked down at the AT&T Park mound. Anthony Rendon and Ryan Zimmerman kicked the dirt around their feet. Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO — In third inning of Thursday’s 3-1 loss to the Giants, Anthony Rendon lined out, and then Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman each struck out. With a 1-2 count, Rendon fouled off a 91 mph fastball from Ryan Vogelsong over the middle. Show More Summary
The Nationals‘ lineup is healthier now than it has been for much of the season. But still, since Jayson Werth, Ryan Zimmerman and Anthony Rendon returned from their stints on the disabled list, the Nationals are 5-8 and averaging 3.8 runs per game in that span of 13 games. Show More Summary
Remember Ryan Zimmerman? The franchise stalwart the Washington Nationals gave an 11-year deal to remain so in near-perpetuity? The heart-of-the-order, center-of-the-clubhouse player who holds nearly every Nationals offensive record?Read full article >>
Ryan Zimmerman gets a day off Thursday and Ian Desmond returns to the lineup after his when the Nationals take on the Diamondbacks in Thursday afternoon’s series finale. Yunel Escobar leads off again. He led off Tuesday and Wednesday night’s games with extra-base hits. Show More Summary
The rest of the Washington Nationals’ season — and their chances of fulfilling much or all of their preseason promise — is as easy as 1-2-3. Or, rather, three different 1-2-3s. • First, Jayson Werth, Ryan Zimmerman and Anthony Rendon must hit. Show More Summary
After discussing the two home runs he hit last night with MASN’s Dan Kolko (and using the word “heater” repeatedly), Bryce Harper was asked about Anthony Rendon, Ryan Zimmerman and Jayson Werth returning to the Nats’ lineup. Maybe it’s...Show More Summary
NEW YORK — Drew Storen’s handling of his new eighth-inning role will likely be as decisive as any story line running through the rest of this Nationals season. So far, he has dominated, with two perfect innings. He struck out the first two batters he faced Thursday on six pitches.Read full article >>
Ryan Zimmerman hit a solo home run and Jonathan Papelbon got his first save for the Nationals in a 1-0 victory over Miami on Thursday.
Here they come, on July 28, 97 games in to an expectation-laden 162 game season: Jayson Werth and Ryan Zimmerman will play for the Nationals Tuesday night, when Werth, Zimmerman, and Anthony Rendon will play together for the first time all season.Read full article >>
Whether you agree with the moves or not, there is no mistaking: the Mets are a better team today than they were last week. They fended off competition from the Nationals to land Tyler Clippard from the Athletics, a move they expect will...Show More Summary
Jayson Werth played in his ninth rehab game on Sunday, going 1 for 3 with a double and two RBI for Class AAA Syracuse while starting in left field. Werth has logged 30 at-bats during this rehab assignment recovering from two left wrist fractures.Read full article >>
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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 >>
Take a deep breath, because here comes a stream of updates and news on injured and rehabbing Nationals.>>> Stephen Strasburg threw 51 pitches over three simulated innings in a live bullpen session Friday afternoon, sitting down and getting back up like a game. He faced Emmanuel Burriss and Jose Lobaton.Read full article >>
HARRISBURG, Pa. — In the top of the fourth inning of Class AA Harrisburg’s loss to the Bowie Baysox Thursday night, the Baysox had a man on first with no one out. Garabez Rosa, the Baysox right fielder, hit a grounder to first, where rehabbing Ryan Zimmerman slid right and charge, hoping for a quick snag he could spin into a double play.Read full article >>