|2015 Regular Season|
The 35-year-old Werth will have the option of appealing his conviction to Fairfax County Circuit Court. Werth batted .292 last season with 16 home runs and 82 RBIs in 147 games.
Werth is batting .354 with three homers, 13 RBIs and 10 runs scored in 14 games against the Marlins this year.
Washington manager Matt Williams says Werth has a sprained AC joint, but an MRI showed no structural damage. Williams says Werth "should be good to go" after giving the shot a few days to take effect.
Werth was listed in manager Matt Williams' original lineup in right field for Saturday night's game against the Braves but instead was held out for the second straight game.
Werth left Monday's 7-6 loss to the Marlins in the seventh inning after sliding into second base awkwardly trying to stretch a single into a double
Werth continues to see the ball well, going 25 for 68 (.368) over his last 19 games with 21 RBIs. He also drew 12 walks in that span.
Werth is sizzling at .383 in his last 13 games.
Werth is batting .375 with six homers and 19 RBIs in 11 games this month.
Werth is hitting .351 (13 for 37) with five home runs, six doubles, 12 runs and 15 RBIs in his 10 games this month.
Werth had three hits and two RBIs. He's sizzling with nine hits and eight RBIs in four games this month.