Zimmerman is out of the lineup against the Braves on Saturday. Zimmerman will head to the bench after going 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored during Friday's loss. In his place, Mark Reynolds will start at first base and bat sixth.
Zimmerman is not in the lineup for Game 2 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Phillies, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports. Zimmerman will take a seat for the second half of Tuesday's twin bill after going 1-for-4 with an RBI in Game 1. In his place, Mark Reynolds will take over at first base and hit sixth.
Zimmerman is out of the lineup versus the Cubs in Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader, Chelsea Janes of The Washington Post reports. Zimmerman will remain on the bench for a second straight game after appearing to be shaken up on a slide during Wednesday's game against the Cardinals. In his absence, Mark Reynolds will start at first base. Expect Zimmerman to be available off the bench.
Zimmerman is available off the bench Thursday against the Cubs, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports. Manager Dave Martinez noted that it's simply a routine day off for Zimmerman despite concerns that the veteran first baseman tweaked something while sliding into home during Wednesday's loss to the Cardinals. Mark Reynolds is starting at first base in this one, while Zimmerman figures to rejoin the starting nine Friday.
Zimmerman is not in the lineup Thursday against the Cubs. Zimmerman will take a seat on the bench for Thursday's series opener after going 2-for-5 with a three-run double in Wednesday's loss to the Cardinals. The veteran first baseman looked a little shaken up after sliding into home plate Wednesday, per Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports, though he was able to finish out the game and didn't seem worried about the issue afterwards, so the Nationals could simply be playing it safe. Mark Reynolds is starting at first base in his stead.
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