Zimmerman was originally in the lineup on Tuesday but was scratched after manager Davey Johnson forced him to sit according to Amanda Comak of the Washington Times.
Ryan Zimmerman dealing w some soreness in the same area of his shoulder, AC joint. Davey forced him to sit. Will play tom. Team offday Thurs— Amanda Comak (@acomak) May 23, 2012
This soreness gives the Nats and their fans a bit of a reason to be concerned.
It does not look like another trip to the DL will be in order, but a season of soreness might be. Zimmerman is going to have to find a way to work through the pain and try to have a productive season.
Since his return from the DL, Zimmerman is hitting .273 with one home run in 55 at-bats. His average is actually better since his return, as he is hitting only .248 over the entire season. ...
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