Nats bring Zimmerman, Lobaton off DL; option Cole, Severino

ATLANTA (AP) The Washington Nationals have reinstated first baseman Ryan Zimmerman and catcher Jose Lobaton from the 15-day disabled list.

Zimmerman is starting in Saturday night's game against the Atlanta Braves.

Right-hander A.J. Cole and catcher Pedro Severino were optioned to Triple-A Syracuse.

Zimmerman has been out since Aug. 1 with a bruised left wrist. Lobaton has been out since July 20 with left elbow tendinitis.

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