Nationals To Re-Signal Ryan Zimmerman
The Nationals are bringing again longtime cornerstone Ryan Zimmerman on a one-year deal value $1MM, studies USA Immediately’s Bob Nightengale (Twitter hyperlink). Zimmerman opted out of the 2020 season however stated final month that he hoped to play once more in 2021. The Washington Publish’s Barry Svrluga provides that Zimmerman’s deal continues to be pending a bodily and carries incentives to spice up his that reasonably priced base wage.
At current, there’s no path to on a regular basis at-bats for “Mr. Nationwide,” given the staff’s December acquisition of Josh Bell and the present lack of a common designated hitter. Zimmerman, although, may definitely type a platoon with the switch-hitting Bell, who has traditionally been a lot better from the left aspect of the dish. Bell is a profession .271/.360/.485 hitter as a lefty however only a .232/.315/.410 batter from the precise aspect of the dish. Zimmerman, in the meantime, has clobbered lefties all through his 15-year MLB profession: .311/.390/.527.
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