After 1,119 major league games at third base and one at shortstop, Ryan Zimmerman arrived at the ballpark Tuesday listed as an outfielder, playing left and batting fifth in the posted lineup for the Washington Nationals in their series opener against the Philadelphia Phillies.
How difficult is it to imagine Ryan Zimmerman playing any position besides third base? One radio caller suggested moving Bryce Harper to third; another, removing Denard Span from the lineup entirely.
Nationals GM Mike Rizzo added heavy fuel to the rumors that Ryan Zimmerman may spend some time in left field for the first time in his Major League career when he returns from his thumb injury.
Matt Williams was sure to make the clarification that Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman’s right shoulder is “degenerative,” not “arthritic,” in his weekly interview with the Junkies on 106.7 The Fan on Wednesday.
Nationals manager Matt Williams revealed a new detail about Ryan Zimmerman’s ongoing shoulder issues at 106.7 The Fan’s “Chalk Talk”: “Ryan’s got an arthritic shoulder.”
Unable to make a regular, comfortable throw to first, Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman was out of the lineup Sunday. An MRI revealed inflammation on his right shoulder.
Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman, who was originally scheduled to be in the lineup for a split squad game against the Astros, did not make the trip with the team to Kissimmee.
Ryan Zimmerman admitted to having lingering arm issues in 2013 — in an interview with the Junkies on Friday — begging the question: How long can the Nationals hold off moving him to first base, on a not-so-temporary basis?
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The new piece of equipment in Ryan Zimmerman’s locker is a first baseman’s mitt. He doesn’t mind using it a little, as long as it’s not a lot.