Tag: Ryan Zimmerman

Apr 08

A season of milestones for Ryan Zimmerman

Will today be the day Ryan Zimmerman the Washington Nationals third baseman drives in his 499th and 500th career RBI? If not today against the Chicago Cubs it will likely happened before Zimmerman and the Nats play their home opener against the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday, April 12th. For Zimmerman the 2012 season should be …

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Feb 26

Zim Agrees to 6-year $100M Extension

  “The face of the franchise,” Ryan Zimmerman, is now guaranteed to be a Washington National through at least the 2019 season. Zimmerman, the first draft pick after the team moved Washington in 2005 and its starting third-baseman for the past six seasons, agreed to a contract extension this morning worth $100 million over six …

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Jan 24

Tigers Outbid Nats for Fielder; Team Set for Gio Intro

The Nationals have lost out to the Detroit Tigers in their bid for free-agent first baseman Prince Fielder. The 5-11 275-pound slugger, who has 230 homers in six full seasons, including 50 in 2007, apparently couldn’t pass up $214 million over nine seasons. The length of the deal was what seemingly put the Tigers ahead …

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