Nats Injury News: J. Zimmermann to DL, Balester up

Filed Under (Nats Injury News, Nats Player News) by mrose on 22-07-2009

Tagged Under : Colin Balester, Jordan Zimmermann, Washington Nationals

The Nationals have placed RHP Jordan Zimmermann on the DL with a sore elbow and called up Colin Balester from the DL to replace him according to Ed Price on Twitter .

Zimmermann was 3-5 with a 4.63 ERA in his first major league season.

The 23 year old Balester was 7-9 with a 4.35 ERA at AAA Syracuse this year in 19 games started.

Nats Injury News: Olsen to have season ending shoulder surgery

Filed Under (Nats Injury News) by mrose on 21-07-2009

Tagged Under : Scott Olsen, Twitter, Washington Nationals, Will Caroll

Ouch

Ouch

According to Will Carroll’s twitter feed, Scott Olsen will have season ending surgery to repair the labrum in his shoulder.  The Nats have plenty of young pitching to try to replace him.