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2014 Avg.
.280
 
Career Avg.
.286
Name  Ryan Zimmerman
Born  9/28/1984
Height  6-3
Weight  230
Number  11
Position  3B
Bats  R
Throws  R
10/6/2014 11:17:00 AM
Description: Nationals 3B/LF Ryan Zimmerman is just 3-for-17 (.176) against Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner.
Insight: Zimmerman dealt with injuries for much of the season and hasn't gotten much work in the playoffs with just two at-bats. The Nationals have been going with Anthony Rendon at 3B, Asdrubal Cabrera at 2B and an outfield of Bryce Harper, Denard Span and Jayson Werth.
 
9/25/2014 10:27:00 AM
Description: Nationals 3B/LF Ryan Zimmerman is starting in left field in the first half of Thursday's doubleheader.
Insight: Zimmerman said he felt some discomfort in his hamstring after playing in his first game in nearly two months on Sunday. That is not a major concern though, and Washington wants to see what Zimmerman can provide them before the playoffs begin. He is batting third on Thursday afternoon versus the Mets.
 
9/23/2014 4:50:00 PM
Description: Nationals 3B/LF Ryan Zimmerman is not in Tuesday's starting lineup.
Insight: Washington is going to be very careful with their injury-prone 3B/OF. Zimmerman owns a .288 average with five homers and 37 RBI in 54 games.
 
9/20/2014 10:18:00 PM
Description: Nationals 3B/LF Ryan Zimmerman returned to action Saturday night, and came up big.
Insight: He started in left field and opened up the scoring in the seventh, with an RBI triple that Reed Johnson missed played. Nevertheless, it is a beautiful sight for Nats fans to have him back. Zimmerman owns a .288 average with five homers and 37 RBI in 2014.
 
9/20/2014 3:43:00 PM
Description: Nationals 3B/LF Ryan Zimmerman has been activated from the disabled list Saturday.
Insight: Zimmerman missed 55 games due to a hamstring injury. He will likely not play everyday, but Nationals manager Matt Williams will welcome the extra bat with open arms. He's in left field and batting sixth tonight.
 
9/19/2014 7:18:00 PM
Description: Nationals 3B/LF Ryan Zimmerman is expected to be activated from the disabled list on Saturday.
Insight: Zimmerman went 3-for-8 with a home run while hitting at the Nationals' spring training complex. He apparently did not have any issues with his right hamstring. He will likely not play everyday, but Nationals manager Matt Williams will welcome the extra bat with open arms.
 
9/16/2014 6:03:00 PM
Description: Nationals 3B/LF played three innings at first base in a simulated game on Tuesday.
Insight: Zimmerman hit two doubles in five at-bats and ran the bases without issues. He is expected to play five innings at first base on Wednesday and hopes to return in the final week of the regular season.
 
8/29/2014 8:29:00 PM
Description: An MRI exam this week showed Ryan Zimmerman's hamstring is continuing to progress well according to Dan Kolko of MASN.
Insight: Zimmerman still has yet to swing a bat or begin running, so it is still unclear whether he will be back before the end of the regular season. Zimmerman is hitting .282 with five home runs and 36 RBI in 195 at-bats this year.
 
8/21/2014 3:26:00 PM
Description: Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman did some light throwing on Thursday afternoon according to James Wagner of the Washington Post.
Insight: Zimmerman is recovering from a Grade 3 hamstring strain and has been on the disabled list since July 23. Although throwing is a nice step, he is still three to four weeks away from returning to the streaking Nationals.
 
8/11/2014 10:32:00 AM
Description: Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman has just begun underwater treadmill work as he attempts to return from a Grade 3 hamstring injury..
Insight: Washington picked up Asdrubal Cabrera from Cleveland to bolster the infield and it's an indication that Zimmerman may not make it back before the end of the regular season.
 
7/31/2014 9:31:00 PM
Description: Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) will be shut down for two weeks before the team reevaluated his condition, according to mlb.com.
Insight: Zimmerman reportedly has a Grade 3 strain that will keep him out 6-8 weeks, but the Nats have yet to offer an official diagnosis of the severity. If Washington sees improvement in two weeks, Zimmerman could begin strengthening exercises. If not, he'll likely be shut down for the rest of the season. Washington picked up Asdrubal Cabrera from Cleveland Thursday to bolster the infield.
 
7/26/2014 3:28:00 PM
Description: Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman is execpted to miss 6-8 weeks with a "pretty substantial" hamstring strain.
Insight: Zimmerman strained his right hamstring Tuesday at Colorado. The third baseman had gone 24-for-62 (.387) with six doubles, two homers and 16 RBI since June 30, so the injury is bad timing. it's his second trip to the disabled list this season.
 
Hot7/23/2014 7:28:00 PM
Description: Nationals manager Matt Williams said third baseman Ryan Zimmerman's MRI revealed a "pretty substantial" hamstring strain.
Insight: Zimmerman strained his right hamstring Tuesday at Colorado. The third baseman has gone 24-for-62 (.387) with six doubles, two homers and 16 RBI since June 30, so the injury is bad timing. He already missed six weeks this season with a fractured thumb.
 
Hot7/23/2014 12:40:00 PM
Description: Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) is expected to go on the disabled list, according to William Ladson of mlb.com.
Insight: Zimmerman strained his right hamstring Tuesday at Colorado. The third baseman has gone 24-for-62 (.387) with six doubles, two homers and 16 RBI since June 30, so the injury is bad timing. He already missed six weeks this season with a fractured thumb.
 
Hot7/20/2014 5:44:00 PM
Description: Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman has raised his average from .233 to .287 since June 30 by batting .418 over his last 15 games.
Insight: Zimmerman went 2-for-4 with a homer, his second in the past four games, and two RBI Sunday against Milwaukee. He's driven in 14 runs in his last 11 games.
 
Hot7/13/2014 5:08:00 PM
Description: Nationals 3B/LF Ryan Zimmerman hit his first home run since June 24 Sunday at Philadelphia.
Insight: Zimmerman (.273, .783 OPS) has gone 14-for-39 (.359) with 10 RBI in July. He has just four homers this season, but he does have 18 doubles in 176 at-bats.
 
Hot7/9/2014 12:45:00 PM
Description: Nationals 3B/LF Ryan Zimmerman is 4-for-11 with two home runs against Baltimore right-hander Bud Norris.
Insight: Zimmerman's arm cost the Nationals a key double play Monday night, but he's still hitting the ball through his fielding problems. He's batting .326 over his last 12 games.
 
Hot7/7/2014 10:56:00 AM
Description: I don't usually recommend a hitter based on just three at-bats, but Nationals 3B/LF Ryan Zimmerman is 3-for-3 with three home runs against Baltimore right-hander Chris Tillman.
Insight: Zimmerman hasn't been adversely affected by moving from outfield to third base, in fact, he's batting .471 over his last five games. Add in the favorable matchup and the wind blowing out to dead center Monday and you have all the ingredients for a big day.
 
Cold6/30/2014 3:39:00 PM
Description: Nationals 3B/LF Ryan Zimmerman will return to third base for Monday's game against Colorado.
Insight: Zimmerman has to move to make room for just-activated Bryce Harper. Zimmerman has done little since returning from the disabled list, batting .190 with one home run over the past 26 games.
 
Cold6/28/2014 10:49:00 AM
Description: Nationals 3B/LF Ryan Zimmerman is just 1-for-16 (.063) versus Cuns right-hander Jeff Samardzija.
Insight: Zimmerman has done little since returning from the disabled list, batting .204 with one home run over the past 24 games.
 

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