Ryan Zimmerman Will Return To The Washington Nationals Tonight
Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman has been activated from the disabled list, according to Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post.
The Nats officially remove Ryan Zimmerman from the DL, move Werth to the 15-day DL.
— Adam Kilgore (@AdamKilgoreWP) May 8, 2012
The club has moved Jayson Werth to the disabled list to make room for Zimmerman. Werth broke his wrist Sunday night while attempting to make a sliding play in right field.
Zimmermann has missed 15 games for the Nationals with a sore right shoulder. The injury reportedly did not bother the All-Star third baseman when he threw, but only when he swung the bat. The 27-year-old was hitting .224/.324/.345 with one home run in 15 games prior to his injury. Over the course of his eight-year-career he has averaged .287/.354/.477 with 24 home runs and 94 RBI per season.