|2014 Regular Season|
Zimmerman was injured in the sixth inning Tuesday night while running out a grounder. Manager Matt Williams says Zimmerman had an MRI on Wednesday and remains "pretty sore." The 29-year-old Zimmerman missed 44 games with a fractured right thumb earlier this season. The Nationals are 33-19 this year when Zimmerman is in the lineup. He's hitting .282 with five homers and 36 RBIs.
The Nationals third baseman went 6 for 12 with a homer and five RBIs over the weekend as his club won two of three at home over Milwaukee. He's 11 for 26 with 10 RBIs during a seven-game hitting streak. Zimmerman is a career .348 hitter against Colorado for his highest mark against any team. His .368 average in 29 games at Coors Field is his best in any ballpark. The Nats play Colorado there starting Monday.
Zimmerman is 9 for 22 with eight RBIs in his last six games.
Zimmerman has homered all three times he has faced Chris Tillman, who he faces Monday. Zimmerman is 11 for 21 on this eight-game homestand.
Zimmerman had three RBIs and scored twice in his best game in a couple weeks.
Zimmerman raised his average 15 points to .248. Hopefully this is a sign of things to come.
Zimmerman hit a 2-0 pitch off Mike Fiers (0-1) over the wall in left field to score Adam LaRoche for the Nationals fourth consecutive win. He also finished with three hits after going 2 for 19 in his prior five games.
Zimmerman was in the lineup Tuesday to make his left field debut for the Washington Nationals against the Philadelphia Phillies.
The Washington third baseman is 4 for 11 (.364) in his three games since returning from an ailing right shoulder. He's boosted his season average to .355.
Zimmerman was placed on the 15-day disabled list April 13 after breaking his thumb while diving back into second base on a pickoff attempt the day before. He has missed 41 games.
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