Washington Nationals news, rumors and injuries
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:02:38 -0700
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:06:30 -0700
Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) did not report any issues with his hamstring after throwing Thursday, Aug. 21, according to manager Matt Williams. Zimmerman should increase his throwing program next week.
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:53:44 -0700
The Washington Nationals have shut down SP Lucas Giolito for the rest of the season after he pitched 98 innings for Single-A Hagerstown, according to a source. The team is holding him out because he is coming off Tommy John surgery. Giolito went 10-2 with a 2.20 ERA and 110 strikeouts in 20 starts.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:33:39 -0700
Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) did some light throwing Thursday, Aug. 21, in order to test his injured hamstring. Zimmerman is still not close to returning and still needs to do some running and hitting before he is ready to return.
Fantasy Tip: There is no definite timetable for Zimmerman's return, but there is a chance he plays again this season. Owners should consider keeping him on their bench or disabled list in case he is able to play again in 2014.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:40:58 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Desmond is just receiving a day off and should be back in the lineup Friday, Aug. 22.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:13:19 -0700
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:28:25 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Owners in daily leagues should get Rendon out of their lineups. Rendon should be back in the starting lineup when the team plays again.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:24:15 -0700
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:23:08 -0700
Washington Nationals OF Nate Schierholtz could be called up from Triple-A Syracuse in the near future because of the injury to OF Nate McLouth (shoulder). Schierholtz reported to Syracuse Tuesday, Aug. 19.
Fantasy Tip: Schierholtz should only be considered in NL-only leagues since he likely will see most of his time as a pinch hitter and receive a few spot starts.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:42:30 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Remove Ramos from your daily lineups.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:37:59 -0700
Fantasy Tip: McLouth can be dropped in all formats.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:53:05 -0700
Fantasy Tip: LaRoche now has six homers and 12 RBIs this month, and when he is swinging a hot bat like he is right now, his power can be an asset in all fantasy formats. Consider snatching him up for the stretch run if he is available in your league.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:17:38 -0700
Washington Nationals OF Steven Souza (shoulder) said Monday, Aug. 18, that he might hold off on taking live batting practice until Tuesday, Aug. 19. He said he felt some discomfort in his injured shoulder after a front-toss session Monday.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:16:20 -0700
Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) has worked on an underwater treadmill during his rehab, but that is the only thing he has done in the past month since suffering a Grade 3 hamstring strain. There is still no timetable for his return.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:12:33 -0700
Washington Nationals Ps Aaron Barrett (back) and Blake Treinen (arm) were both placed on the 7-day disabled list at Triple-A Syracuse Monday, Aug. 18. Barrett is dealing with mild back spasms, while Treinen slept on his throwing arm awkwardly. Neither injury is considered serious.
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