WASHINGTON (AP) -Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman had a follow-up operation Tuesday to remove some blood that built up near where he had a broken piece of bone removed from his left wrist last week.
Zimmerman had the original surgery Nov. 7, when the team said he was expected to fully recover in four to six weeks. The Nationals said Tuesday that recovery time shouldn't change.
The injury was discovered when Zimmerman felt his hand hurting after swinging a bat this month. He said the hand had bothered him off and on while playing.
Zimmerman hit .266 with 24 homers and 91 RBIs in 2007, his second full season in the majors. He finished second in voting for NL Rookie of the Year in 2006.

Recent MLB Discussions

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Giants vs. Reds MLB Pick After coming from behind to beat the Reds last night, will the Giants take Game 2 of the series tonight at 7:10PM ET?
Thumbnail Dodgers vs. Rays MLB Pick Interleague play heads to Tropicana Field tonight when the Rays host the Dodgers at 7:10PM ET. Is Tampa Bay a safe bet to win?
Thumbnail Yankees vs. Orioles MLB Pick Favored on the money line, will the Orioles take Game 1 of a new three-game series against the Yankees tonight at 7:05PM ET?
Thumbnail Cubs, Arrieta to ambush Pirates again? Jake Arrieta was none too pleased about seeing his MLB-record streak of 24 straight quality starts come to an end last week. What better way to begin a new run of...
Thumbnail Tigers vs. Indians Free Pick The Detroit Tigers ride a five-game win streak into Cleveland today when they face the Cleveland Indians at...
More inMLB Articles  

MLB Team Pages