Ryan Zimmerman

Ryan Zimmerman of the Washington Nationals warms up in left field before the start of the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park on June 3, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman Makes Outfield Debut

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.


Ryan Zimmerman playing third base, which he's during the entirety of his career, save for one game at shortstop his rookie season, and a handful of DH appearances during interleague play. (Credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Radio Caller: Move Harper to Third to Make Room for Zimmerman in Left

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.


Ryan Zimmerman taking some cuts in the cage Wednesday afternoon, for the first time since injuring his thumb. (Photo courtesy @cheistsports)

Mike Rizzo Fuels Ryan Zimmerman in Left Field Discussion

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.


Ryan Zimmerman (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Williams: Zimmerman’s Shoulder ‘Degenerative’ Not ‘Arthritic’

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.


Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals throws out Daniel Descalso #33 of the St. Louis Cardinals during the fourth inning at Busch Stadium on September 25, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals won 4-1 to sweep the Nationals. (Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

Matt Williams: Ryan Zimmerman’s ‘Got an Arthritic Shoulder’

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.”


Ryan ZImmerman is dabbling at first base. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

MRI: No ‘Structural Issues’ For Nats’ Zimmerman

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.


Ryan Zimmerman speaks with the Junkies in Viera, Fla. on Friday, March 7, 2014, on 106.7 The Fan. (Credit: @Ewadd1067)

Zimmerman Scratched from Lineup with ‘Soreness’

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 speaks with the Junkies in Viera, Fla. on Friday, March 7, 2014, on 106.7 The Fan. (Credit: @Ewadd1067)

Ryan Zimmerman Admits to Shoulder Problems During 2013 Season

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?


OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers stands on deck in the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California.

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Ryan ZImmerman is dabbling at first base. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Ryan Zimmeran Is Who’s On First

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.