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Ryan Zimmerman

29-Year-Old Third Baseman – Washington Nationals

2014 Stats

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.282

HR

5

RBI

36

R

24

SB

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

For a guy whose final numbers always seem fairly consistent, Zimmerman is an amazingly streaky player. This time around, he limped into September with just 15 home runs and concerns that his shoulder ...

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STATUS:  15-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Hamstring     EST. RETURN:  9/15/2014
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 220   DOB: 9/28/1984
BORN: Washington, NC   COLLEGE: Virginia  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Ryan Zimmerman Contract Information:

Signed a six-year, $100 million contract extension with the Nationals in February of 2012.

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The Nationals could reveal a specific timetable for Zimmerman's return from a pulled hamstring Monday or Tuesday, the Washington Post's Adam Kilgore reports.

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Ryan Zimmerman Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2005 20 AA HAR 63 252 233 40 76 29 20 0 9 32 1 5 15 34 1 1 2 .326 .371 .528 .899
2005 20 MAJ WAS 20 62 58 6 23 9 9 0 0 6 0 0 3 12 0 1 0 .397 .419 .552 .971
2006 21 MAJ WAS 157 682 614 84 176 70 47 3 20 110 11 8 61 120 1 4 2 .287 .351 .471 .822
2007 22 A HUD 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2007 22 MAJ WAS 162 722 653 99 174 72 43 5 24 91 4 1 61 125 0 5 3 .266 .330 .458 .788
2008 23 A POT 2 10 10 1 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .300 .300 .500 .800
2008 23 AAA COL 4 17 15 4 4 2 1 0 1 3 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 .267 .353 .533 .886
2008 23 MAJ WAS 106 466 428 51 121 39 24 1 14 51 1 1 31 71 0 4 3 .283 .333 .442 .774
2009 24 MAJ WAS 157 693 610 110 178 73 37 3 33 106 2 0 72 119 0 9 2 .292 .364 .525 .888
2010 25 MAJ WAS 142 603 525 85 161 57 32 0 25 85 4 1 69 98 0 5 4 .307 .388 .510 .899
2011 26 A HAG 1 3 2 2 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.500 3.500
2011 26 A POT 3 11 10 0 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .400 .455 .600 1.055
2011 26 AAA SYR 2 9 9 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .222 .222 .222 .444
2011 26 MAJ WAS 101 440 395 52 114 35 21 2 12 49 3 1 41 73 0 3 1 .289 .355 .443 .798
2012 27 MAJ WAS 145 641 578 93 163 62 36 1 25 95 5 2 57 116 0 4 2 .282 .346 .478 .824
2013 28 A POT 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2013 28 MAJ WAS 147 633 568 84 156 54 26 2 26 79 6 0 60 133 0 3 2 .275 .344 .465 .809
2014 29 A POT 4 15 14 0 5 1 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 .357 .333 .429 .762
2014 29 MAJ WAS 53 220 195 24 55 24 19 0 5 36 0 0 21 35 0 4 0 .282 .345 .456 .801
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3-Year Averages     131 569 513 76 144 49 27 1 21 74 4 1 52 107 0 3 1 .281 .346 .460 .806
Career  (View All)     1190 5,162 4,624 688 1,321 495 294 17 184 708 36 14 476 902 1 42 19 .286 .352 .476 .828

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Ryan Zimmerman Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 28 @Mia Did not play.
Jul. 27 @Cin Did not play.
Jul. 26 @Cin Did not play.
Jul. 25 @Cin Did not play.
Jul. 23 @Col Did not play.
Jul. 22 @Col 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .345 .456 .801
Jul. 21 @Col 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .350 .464 .814
Jul. 20 Mil 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .287 .349 .468 .817
Jul. 19 Mil 4 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .346 .451 .797
Jul. 18 Mil 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .343 .450 .793
Jul. 13 @Phi 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .273 .340 .443 .783
Jul. 12 @Phi 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .342 .428 .770
Jul. 11 @Phi 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .340 .432 .772
Jul. 10 @Bal 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .337 .428 .765
Jul. 9 @Bal 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .333 .420 .753
Jul. 8 Bal Did not play.
Jul. 7 Bal 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .335 .428 .763
Jul. 6 ChC 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .339 .429 .768
Jul. 5 ChC 5 2 4 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .335 .430 .765
Jul. 4 ChC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .321 .404 .725
Jul. 2 Col 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .323 .408 .731
Jul. 1 Col 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .257 .323 .414 .737
Jun. 30 Col 4 2 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .314 .409 .723
Jun. 28 @ChC 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .302 .383 .685
Jun. 28 @ChC 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .313 .398 .711
Jun. 27 @ChC 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .307 .405 .712
Jun. 26 @ChC 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .309 .402 .711
Jun. 25 @Mil 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .303 .395 .698
Jun. 24 @Mil 7 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .305 .405 .710
Jun. 23 @Mil 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .298 .376 .674
Last 7 Days 7 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .393
Last 14 Days 33 7 12 3 0 2 11 3 3 0 0 0 2 1 .364 .395 .636 1.031
Last 30 Days 89 13 29 10 0 3 20 12 13 0 0 0 2 1 .326 .398 .539 .937

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Ryan Zimmerman: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 4 23 26 26 2
2013 141 4
2012 145
2011 97 1
2010 137 1
2009 154 1

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Ryan Zimmerman Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014517060.294.431.793
2013147267211.259.476.850
2012153225263.307.477.861

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014144175300.278.465.805
20134215819585.280.461.794
20124257120692.273.478.810

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201485111190.353.529.912
2013284387323.310.437.802
20122764916504.304.533.908

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014110134170.227.400.717
20132844619473.239.493.817
2012302449451.262.427.746
Ryan Zimmerman Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2005 20 AA HAR 252 233 6% 13.5% 0.44 85% .353 .202
2005 20 MAJ WAS 62 58 4.8% 19.4% 0.25 79% .500 .155
2006 21 MAJ WAS 682 614 8.9% 17.6% 0.51 80% .329 .184
2007 22 A HUD 0% 0% 0.00 0% .000 .000
2007 22 MAJ WAS 722 653 8.4% 17.3% 0.49 81% .298 .192
2008 23 A POT 10 10 0% 10% 0.00 90% .333 .200
2008 23 AAA COL 17 15 11.8% 17.6% 0.67 80% .273 .266
2008 23 MAJ WAS 466 428 6.7% 15.2% 0.44 83% .312 .159
2009 24 MAJ WAS 693 610 10.4% 17.2% 0.61 80% .317 .233
2010 25 MAJ WAS 603 525 11.4% 16.3% 0.70 81% .338 .203
2011 26 A HAG 3 2 33.3% 0% 0.00 100% 1.000 1.500
2011 26 A POT 11 10 9.1% 9.1% 1.00 90% .444 .200
2011 26 AAA SYR 9 9 0% 22.2% 0.00 78% .286 .000
2011 26 MAJ WAS 440 395 9.3% 16.6% 0.56 82% .329 .154
2012 27 MAJ WAS 641 578 8.9% 18.1% 0.49 80% .316 .196
2013 28 A POT 3 3 0% 0% 0.00 100% .000 .000
2013 28 MAJ WAS 633 568 9.5% 21% 0.45 77% .318 .190
2014 29 A POT 15 14 0% 6.7% 0.00 93% .385 .072
2014 29 MAJ WAS 220 195 9.5% 15.9% 0.60 82% .323 .174
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3-Year Averages     569 513 9.1% 18.8% 0.49 79% .319 .179
Career     5,162 4,624 9.2% 17.5% 0.53 80% .321 .190

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2014 Stat Review for Ryan Zimmerman    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.282 AVG
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82% Contact Rate
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.323 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.456 SLG
GOOD
.174 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.60 BB/K
GOOD
9.5% BB Rate
GOOD
15.9% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.801 OPS
GOOD
.345 OBP
GOOD

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Ryan Zimmerman: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Zimmerman (hamstring) could be out 6-to-8 weeks, FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports.

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Zimmerman (hamstring) has a "pretty substantial" hamstring strain, according to manager Matt Williams, and he will likely miss more than a couple weeks.

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Zimmerman (hamstring) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post reports.

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Zimmerman left Tuesday's game with a right hamstring strain, the Washington Post's Adam Kilgore reports. "It's concerning," manager Matt Williams said after the game of Zimmerman's injury.

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Zimmerman went 4-for-5 with two doubles, three RBI and two runs in Saturday's 13-0 win over the Cubs.

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Zimmerman went 3-for-4 with two doubles, two runs scored and an RBI in his return to playing third base on Monday.

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Zimmerman will start at third base Monday night against the Rockies.

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Zimmerman went 3-for-7 with a two-run home run in the Nationals' 16-inning win over the Brewers on Tuesday.

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Zimmerman was spotted taking ground balls at third base prior to Monday's game against the Brewers, James Wagner of the Washington Post reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Zimmerman's season can be divided into two epochs, BC (Before Cortisone) and AD (After Doctor). Playing through a sprained joint in his shoulder, Zimmerman managed a feeble five home runs, 31 RBI and a .234 batting average through the first few months. A late-June round of cortisone shots proved to be just what his fantasy owners ordered though, and he exploded for a .319/20/64 line from July on. He underwent offseason surgery to hopefully fix his shoulder once and for all, and while his injury history is extensive enough to make you nervous, it is hard not to mentally multiply those second-half numbers by two and salivate over the thought of what a healthy Zimmerman might do in 2013.

2012

Zimmerman only amassed 440 plate appearances because of an abdominal strain suffered in April. Obviously his home-run total was down because of time missed, but his overall power numbers suffered in 2011. His .154 ISO and 10.9 percent HR/FB ratio were the lowest of his career, and his numbers suffered from a 50.5 percent groundball rate, also a career high. Still an above average third baseman (with some throwing problems), expect his numbers in 2012 to more closely resemble his 2010 campaign now that he's healthy again.

2011

Nagging injuries cost him a few games, but Zimmerman kept building on his skill set, as he inched his walk rate up a notch and set a career high in OBP. He's the cornerstone position player of the franchise, an asset both with his bat and with his glove, and swapping Adam Dunn out for Jayson Werth shouldn't hurt his counting stats. Zimmerman is a keeper, in every sense of the word.

2010

Zimmerman took a major step forward in 2009, breaking the 30-homer mark for the first time while posting new career highs in OBP and SLG thanks to a massive .350/.442/.670 August. He won't turn 26 until the end of the season so there's still some room to grow in those offensive numbers, especially if the Nationals keep upgrading the roster around him and providing him with more RBI opportunities. One more season like 2009 and Zimmerman will actually deserve the franchise player tag the organization has been trying to hang around his neck since they drafted him.

2009

Zimmerman faced adversity for the time in his major league career, suffering through a slight labrum tear in his shoulder that rendered him ineffective at the plate. He bounced back after taking a month off for rehab, however, hitting .320/.367/.420 in August and .290/.347/.516 in September. An offseason of rest should have him fully back at 100 percent, and he should return to his usual level of production, or even higher if his power improves due to the exercise regimen he needs to strengthen his shoulder.

2008

Aside from a few misplaced singles, Zimmerman's numbers were nearly identical to his rookie campaign, but he's still only 23 and his development can hardly be said to have leveled off yet. Moving out of RFK Stadium should help his numbers too, as Zimmerman's power tends to be in the gaps more so than down the line. His defense remains exemplary, and his offseason wrist injury shouldn't be a problem once spring training begins. The Nationals have some problems, but third base isn't going to be one of them for a long time.

2007

Zimmerman's rookie campaign was a thing of beauty, as he played Gold Glove-caliber defense while moving smoothly into the clean-up spot in the batting order and breaking the 100 RBI mark. Only 22, he's already emerged as the face of the Nationals franchise, and if it weren't for David Wright and Miguel Cabrera it would be very easy to envision a string of All Star game starts stretching long into Zimmerman's future. As it is, the in-division rivalry between the three has the chance to become legendary, making third base in the N.L. East in the 2000s what center field was in New York in the 1950s. If that makes Zimmerman "only" the Duke Snider in that competition, it's doubtful anyone in Washington will complain.

2006

Zimmerman couldn't have had a better pro debut if he'd had Barry Levinson directing it. The Nationals' first ever draft pick, he proceeded to tear through the minors en route to a .397/.419/.569 September in Washington. Now firmly entrenched as the team's third baseman of the present and future, he may not hit quite well enough to join the likes of David Wright, Miguel Cabrera and Scott Rolen among the elite NL fantasy third basemen, but Nats fans should be more than happy with their 21st century version of Brooks Robinson.