Washington, DC (Sports Network) - The Washington Nationals announced Thursday
third baseman Ryan Zimmerman underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right
Zimmerman played in 145 games in 2012, batting .282 with 25 home runs and 95
RBI, and helped the Nationals clinch the NL East title with the majors' best
In the NLDS against St. Louis, Zimmerman hit .381 (8-for-21) with two homers.
Zimmerman wasn't the only Nationals player to wind up on the operating table.
Infielder Chad Tracy is recovering after having an arthroscopic procedure
performed on his left knee. He batted .269 in 73 games with Washington this
Both players are expected to be ready for spring training.
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