Ryan Zimmerman will play Wednesday night after Manager Davey Johnson scratched him before Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Phillies against Zimmerman's wishes.

Zimmerman had been feeling soreness in his sore right shoulder, an injury to which landed him on the disabled list for 13 games. Zimmerman took batting practice and performed his usual pregame routine, but after batting practice Johnson informed Zimmerman that Chad Tracy would play in his place.