Ryan Zimmerman News Archive
Zimmerman (hamstring) played five innings in an instructional league game Wednesday, Mark Zuckerman of CSNWashington.com reports.
Zimmerman (hamstring) will play five innings in a simulated game Wednesday, serve as the DH Thursday and play seven innings Friday, after which the Nationals will determine whether he's ready to return Dan Kolko of MASN reports.
Zimmerman (hamstring) went through a full workout with the Nationals' instructional league team Monday and will play three innings of offense and defense (first base) in a simulated game Tuesday.
Zimmerman (hamstring) will face live pitching with the Nationals' instructional league team in Florida on Monday, the Washington Post reports.
Zimmerman (hamstring) is tentatively scheduled to play in an instructional league game next week, William Ladson of MLB.com reports.
Zimmerman (hamstring) took on-field batting practice Tuesday for the first time since suffering his injury, James Wagner of the Washington Post reports.
Zimmerman (hamstring) has yet to resume baseball activities and remains without a timetable for a return, MLB.com's Bill Ladson reports.
Zimmerman (hamstring) ran at 90 percent on an anti-gravity treadmill Friday, but is still not able to swing a bat, the Washington Post's James Wagner reports.
Manager Matt Williams suggested Wednesday that Zimmerman (hamstring) would likely be used as a utility player rather than a regular option for the Nationals when he returns from the DL, Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post reports. "He's certainly got the ability to play three positions for us," Williams said. "He can play third. He can play left. He can play first, depending on where the need is. That being said, I want to make sure we're not throwing him in there every day, to make sure that he's good to go."
Zimmerman (hamstring) had an MRI earlier this week that showed progress with his injury. As a result, he's been able to resume jogging, Dan Kolko of MASN reports.