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Zimmerman rehab update

May 31, 2011, 11:48 PM EDT

Ryan Zimmerman will play several innings in an extended spring training game tomorrow in Viera, his first game action since tearing an abdominal muscle while sliding into second base April 9 in New York.

Zimmerman has been in Viera for the last week, ramping up his baseball activities. He’s expected to remain there for another week or so, then begin a minor-league rehab assignment with one of the Nationals’ affiliates.

The club still expects the third baseman to come off the disabled list in mid-June.

If you’d like to hear directly from Zim, he’s resumed blogging for CSNwashington.com and just put up a new post today.

  1. joemktg - Jun 1, 2011 at 12:48 AM

    Guessing/hoping his rehab takes place during the PNats extended homestand which begins 6/6.

  2. Anonymous - Jun 1, 2011 at 2:42 AM

    Good win tonight Nats! For all the people bashing Werth about his salary…..how much is Cliff Lee making…..to go out and get his lunch handed to him by our Nats? Screw you Philly fans, have a long ride back to that cesspool of a city you live in. The day is coming when we are going to own you and you will kneel at our presence!!!! That second Espi bomb is still going……in fact, its rolling on 95 north, heading to Philly. Suck on it and like it Philly fans!!!!Haaaaaaaaa!

  3. SonnyG10 - Jun 1, 2011 at 2:54 AM

    Right on, Anon 10:42 :D

  4. Manassas Nats Fan - Jun 1, 2011 at 11:55 AM

    Hope he is fully recovered when comes to play.

  5. Rabbit - Jun 1, 2011 at 12:51 PM

    Reading the comment from Annon10:42 about the Philly fans makes me think the same small percentage of our fans are no different than the same small percentage of Philly fans.

  6. Anonymous - Jun 1, 2011 at 1:02 PM

    Agreed.

  7. Buy Viagra - Nov 1, 2011 at 4:52 PM

    Jordan Zimmerman continues his rehab and recover from late season Tommy John surgery last year. Zimmerman is a highly touted prospect who sailed through the Nationals minor league systemZimmerman made his second rehab start at Potomac Nationals (A) today. He pitched 3 shutout innings, allowing 1 hit and striking out 5. His total stats are now 2 games, 5 innings, 3 hits, 5 strikeouts, and 0 runs.

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