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Jayson Werth

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Nationals | Jayson Werth has wrist fractures

Thu, 28 May 2015 13:31:45 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth (wrist) was diagnosed with two small fractures in his left wrist after he underwent a CT scan, according to a source. Werth is hoping he can return sometime in August.

Fantasy Tip: Werth ($3,200, 6.4% of cap), given his reputation as a slow healer, might not even make it back in August, by the sound of it. It'll be a lost season for him, as he was hitting just .208 (21-for-101) with two home runs and 12 RB1. If he returns for the final two months, there's no guarantee he'll regain his pop in order to help out fantasy owners. Drop him in shallow mixed leagues. Michael Taylor ($3,300, 6.6% of cap), Tyler Moore ($1,800, 3.6% of cap) and Clint Robinson ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) can fill the gap in left field. Taylor has the most upside of the three and will be the most useful at FantasyScore in the right matchups.

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Nationals | Jayson Werth unable to swing

Tue, 26 May 2015 20:27:12 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth (wrist) has rejoined the team but is still unable to swing a bat. Manager Matt Williams said he is not sure when Werth will be activated from the 15-day disabled list.

Fantasy Tip: Werth ($3,200, 6.4% of cap) likely is several days away from being activated since he is not swinging a bat yet. Michael Taylor ($3,300, 6.6% of cap) and Tyler Moore ($1,800, 3.8% of cap) likely will continue to fill in for Werth but neither is a must-start option on FantasyScore.

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Nationals | Jayson Werth returning Tuesday

Mon, 25 May 2015 20:03:03 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth (wrist) will rejoin the team Tuesday, May 26, but he isn't expected to play, manager Matt Williams said Monday, May 25.

Fantasy Tip: When Werth ($3,200, 6.4% of cap) does return to the lineup, give him a few games to prove his wrist is healthy before trusting him at FantasyScore.

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Nationals | Jayson Werth lands on DL

Tue, 19 May 2015 10:40:25 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth (wrist) was placed on the disabled list with a left wrist contusion Tuesday, May 19. INF Wilmer Difo was called up from Class AA Harrisburg (Pa.) in a corresponding move.

Fantasy Tip: With Werth out, Michael Taylor ($2,700, 5.4% of cap) should see regular playing time in left field. Taylor can be useful as a sleeper at FantasyScore, mainly for his speed, and he'll be more attractive if he hits at the top of the batting order. Difo figures to be a bat off the bench, and he's only attractive to owners in deep NL-only leagues.

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Nationals | Jayson Werth a DL candidate

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:15:00 -0700

Updating a previous report, Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth (wrist) is a candidate to be placed on the disabled list, according to sources.

Fantasy Tip: Stash Werth in NL-only leagues and deep mixed formats if you have a DL spot.

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Nationals | Jayson Werth undergoes MRI

Mon, 18 May 2015 22:34:51 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth (wrist) underwent an MRI on his injured wrist Monday, May 18, but it did not show any fractures or ligament damage in his wrist, according to a source. It is not known if Werth will need to be placed on the 15-day disabled list.

Fantasy Tip: Werth ($3,200, 6.4% of cap) likely will sit out a few more game since he is dealing with swelling in the wrist. Owners should avoid using Werth until more is known about his status. Tyler Moore ($1,800, 3.6% of cap) and Michael Taylor ($2,700, 5.4% of cap) could receive playing time while Werth is sidelined but may not be great options on FantasyScore.

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Nationals | Jayson Werth out Sunday

Sun, 17 May 2015 05:55:17 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth (wrist) will sit out Sunday, May 17, against the San Diego Padres. Werth was hit by a pitch Friday. X-rays were negative but the swelling needs to go down before an MRI can be done.

Fantasy Tip: Werth ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) had reached base safely in 11 consecutive games. Werth went 1-for-2 Saturday, against the Padres, before being removed from the game. Tyler Moore ($1,800, 3.6% of cap) is the next in line to start in left field, according to the Nationals official depth chart.

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Nationals | Jayson Werth likely out Sunday

Sat, 16 May 2015 16:28:34 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth (wrist) will likely sit out Sunday, May 17, as the team waits for the swelling to go down in order to perform an MRI.

Fantasy Tip: Werth sounds like he's questionable for the first part of next week. Michael Taylor ($2,700, 5.4% of cap) is filling in Saturday, but there are better options on FantasyScore.

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Nationals | Jayson Werth out Saturday

Sat, 16 May 2015 14:52:56 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth (wrist) is out of the lineup Saturday, May 16, in favor of OF Michael Taylor.

Fantasy Tip: Taylor ($2,700, 5.4% of cap) doesn't do enough in a category to tip the FantasyScore scales.

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Nationals | Jayson Werth's X-rays are negative

Sat, 16 May 2015 05:12:18 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth's (wrist) X-rays on his left wrist were negative, and he will be re-evaluated Saturday, May 16, according to manager Matt Williams. Werth left the game Friday, May 15, after he was hit by a pinch on his left wrist in the second inning.

Fantasy Tip: Werth ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) has had multiple surgeries on the wrist, so the X-ray results are a positive spin. However, the potential of another nagging injury is the last thing fantasy owners want to deal with. Werth has just two extra-base hits this season and is sporting a .208 batting average. Continue to check back for updates on his status and whether he'll miss any time.

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