Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman took batting practice for the first time since injuring his thumb earlier this season. Watch it here.
Nationals minor league pitcher Matt Purke will have Tommy John surgery to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow, the team announced.
Ryan Zimmerman took live batting practice for the first time in over six weeks before the Nationals' game against the Marlins on Wednesday.
After last night's game was rained out, the Nationals and Marlins will give it another try tonight, with Jordan Zimmermann on the mound. Get live updates on Nats Insider!