Ryan Zimmerman received another cortisone shot in his ailing right shoulder today, and it's likely the Nationals third baseman will need offseason surgery to repair the injury.
Jordan Zimmermann takes the mound for the opener of today's doubleheader against the Dodgers. Join the conversation on Nats Insider at 4:05 p.m.!
By the end of today's doubleheader against the Dodgers, the Nationals could clinch a playoff berth and significantly increase their lead in the NL East.
An MRI of Danny Espinosa's left shoulder revealed only a bone bruise, and the Nationals second baseman hopes to play Wednesday after receiving a cortisone shot.