Jayson Werth RUMORS & NEWS

  • Werth, Zim to rejoin Nats tonight

    MLB.com "The Nationals are expected to add two significant bats to their lineup when they face the Marlins on Tuesday at 7:10 p.m. ET. Left fielder Jayson Werth and first baseman Ryan Zimmerman are expected to be activated from the disabled list, according to two baseball sources. The Nationals have not..." July 28

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    James Wagner @JamesWagnerWP

    Jayson Werth joins Class A Potomac today to begin a rehab assignment.

  • Jayson Werth is swinging again in recovery from wrist injury

    Washington Post "Sunday’s Nationals injury update starts with good news for Washington: Jayson Werth has a bat in his hands again. Werth, who is recovering from a wrist injury suffered in mid-May, swung a fungo bat Saturday. The bat is lighter than Werth’s normal model, but Nationals Manager Matt Williams said..." July 06

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    Jacob Emert @JacobEmert

    Jayson Werth is progressing nicely, per MW. He held a bat but didn't swing. "I don't anticipate any issues with (his rehab)."

  • CT scan shows 2 fractures in Werth's wrist

    MLB.com "A CT scan of Nationals left fielder Jayson Werth's left wrist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., on Thursday revealed two small fractures, according to a baseball source. The Nationals have not confirmed the news. Dr. Richard Berger, who operated on Werth's wrist in 2012, is convinced that..." May 28

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    MLBRosterMoves @MLBRosterMoves

    .@Nationals reinstate OF Jayson Werth from 15-day DL; option OF Matt den Dekker to Triple-A Syracuse.

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    James Wagner @JamesWagnerWP

    Jayson Werth's shoulder sore hitting, per Matt. He's graduated to swinging with regular bat but not full BP yet. "You do run out of time."

  • Washington Nationals’ Jayson Werth on jail time: ‘It’s not a destination you would choose’

    Washington Post "On the night of Jan. 30, two guards escorted Jayson Werth into the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. He changed out of his black sweatshirt and dark sunglasses into an olive-green jumpsuit, more comfortable than he expected. Werth shuffled into a guard’s office, a guard who happened to be a..." February 20

  • Nationals’ Jayson Werth completes five-day jail sentence

    Washington Times "Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth has completed a five-day jail sentence after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor reckless driving charge late last month. He was released from Fairfax County Adult Detention Center on Sunday. Werth began serving his sentence Jan. 30, one day after signing a..." February 10

  • Did Jayson Werth sign autograph for fellow inmate while doing time?

    Sportress of Blogitude "Jayson Werth ran afoul of the boys in blue when he was caught going 105 mph in a 55-mph zone in July. The Washington Nationals outfielder pleaded guilty to a reckless driving charge last week and was ordered to serve five days in jail, which apparently is a common punishment for such a..." February 04

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    justin jouvenal @jjouvenal

    BREAKING: Nats' Jayson Werth to serve 5 days in jail after pleading guilty to recklessly driving Porsche on 495. pic.twitter.com/2R2f2eV25X

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Nationals’ Jayson Werth to undergo arthroscopic surgery on right shoulder tomorrow. Rehab expected to be 2 to 3 months.

  • Nationals Jayson Werth convicted of reckless driving and sentenced to 10 days in jail

    Washington Post "Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth was found guilty Friday of reckless driving and sentenced to 10 days in prison. Werth, 35, was pulled over on July 6 while driving 105 mph in a 55-mph zone on Route 193 in Fairfax County, according to court records. Werth was driving a two-door..." December 06

  • Jayson Werth charged with reckless driving in Fairfax County

    Washington Post "Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth was pulled over in early July and charged with reckless driving for going 105 mph in a 55-mph zone, according to a case file on the Fairfax County General District Court Web site. Werth was charged with a misdemeanor for the incident, which occurred July 6,..." August 13

  • Werth gets cortisone shot for shoulder sprain

    MLB.com "Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth had an MRI taken Tuesday night on his right shoulder and the results revealed an AC joint sprain. On Wednesday, he received a cortisone shot in the shoulder and will not be able to play for the next couple of days. Werth hurt the shoulder making a catch..." August 13

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    Mark Zuckerman @ZuckermanCSN

    No Werth (groin) in #Nats lineup tonight.

  • Jayson Werth says “there’s nothing harder in the galaxy” than hitting

    Hardball Talk "Jayson Werth is an interesting guy. Not wired quite like most ballplayers. You get the sense that there’s a lot going on above and behind that beard of his. Wheels are always turning. Because sometimes you get quotes from him which don’t come out of the cliche factory. Take his views on hitting..." March 20

  • Jayson Werth would like a word regarding his baseball card

    Yahoo! Sports "Jayson Werth said good morning and then asked me over to his locker. "Take a look at this," Werth said, taking a baseball card from a stack on a shelf. It appeared to be Werth's Topps card for 2014. Except... "Whose card do you think that is?" he asked. It's a picture that includes..." March 01

  • Jayson Werth says Cal Ripken Jr. would be his top choice as Nationals manager

    Washington Post "Jayson Werth understands his role with the Washington Nationals. He has opinions and no matter how much weight they carry inside the clubhouse they may not matter to the front office. That did not prevent him from expressing one Saturday evening about the most pressing topic of the Nationals’..." September 29

  • Werth, Nationals continue surge with 6-3 win over Mets

    Washington Post "The apprehension that once surrounded Jayson Werth has been swallowed whole by possibility. Back in the spring the Washington Nationals may have worried about the condition of his left wrist the natural aging process and the possibility his contract would become unbearable. As summer cedes to fall..." September 11

  • Jayson Werth, Scott Hairston power Nationals past Cubs, 11-6

    Washington Post "Washington Nationals Manager Davey Johnson has begun looking beyond this season. For days he has dropped hints about squeezing more playing time for younger players over some slumping starters. Although General Manager Mike Rizzo said earlier this week he hadn’t given up on the Nationals’..." August 22

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    Amanda Comak @acomak

    It was a tweaked groin for Jayson Werth. Similar to what he had back in June & it didn't keep him out. Davey said he may sit him tmrw tho

  • Hamels quiets Werth and Phillies beat Nationals 4-2

    Philly.com "Dan Baker paused for drama. The public address announcer did not speak until the cheers for a Cole Hamels strikeout subsided. Finally, he bellowed those three words. Rightfielder Jayson Werth! A thinned crowd at Citizens Bank Park hung on every pitch Tuesday in the critical moment of a 4-2..." July 10

  • Werth pulls left groin, hopes to avoid missing time

    MLB.com "Right fielder Jayson Werth left Sunday's game against the Rockies in the fourth inning after pulling his left groin. He doesn't expect to go on the disabled list and hopes to return to the lineup on Tuesday. Werth was a late scratch from the lineup Saturday with flu-like symptoms, and he said..." June 24

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    Amanda Comak @acomak

    Jayson Werth has been scratched from the #Nats lineup, but the team has not yet given a reason for his absence: http://t.co/fPJJJzn2p5

  • Rendon up, Espinosa to DL as Nationals make series of moves

    Washington Times "The Washington Nationals called up top prospect Anthony Rendon and put the struggling Danny Espinosa on the disabled list amid a flurry of roster moves on Tuesday as they prepared to open a six-game home stand as a sub-.500 team. The Nationals also designated relievers Henry Rodriguez and Zach..." June 04

  • Jayson Werth Returns from the Disabled List Tuesday

    Nats Insider "For the better part of a month now, the Nationals have been forced to talk about the impact they'd experience from the losses of several key players due to injury: Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg, Ross Detwiler, Wilson Ramos, Ryan Mattheus. Well, for the first time in a month, they finally get..." June 03

  • Jayson Werth continues rehab, on track to join Nationals on Tuesday

    Washington Post "Jayson Werth played his fourth straight game in Class A Potomac on Saturday, further testing his improving hamstring and remained on track to rejoin the Nationals on Tuesday. Werth played only five innings, a shortened performance so that he could play close to nine innings on Sunday, which he..." June 02

  • Jayson Werth not expected to join team in Atlanta

    Washington Post "Jayson Werth played three innings at Class A Potomac on Wednesday and still felt some tightness in his strained right hamstring, Nationals Manager Davey Johnson said. He is starting in right field again on Thursday and is expected to play five innings. (UPDATE, 9:20 p.m.: Werth went 2 for 3, both..." May 31

  • Werth could go out on rehab stint this week

    MLB.com "Nationals right-fielder Jayson Werth, who is on the disabled list because of a right hamstring strain, took 30 minutes of soft-toss batting practice before running the bases on Tuesday. Both sessions took place before the team took regular batting practice. "He looked outstanding, very strong,"..." May 29

  • Jayson Werth’s return from the disabled list delayed until Friday

    Washington Post "Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth, who has already missed 16 days on the disabled list, visited a specialist in Chicago to further diagnose his strained right hamstring, Manager Davey Johnson said. The Nationals long expected Werth to return today, but after a stalled minor league rehab assignment..." May 19

  • Werth misses rehab game with tight hamstring

    MLB.com "Right fielder Jayson Werth was scheduled to play for Class A Potomac on Thursday, but he went to see his doctor in New York because he felt tightness in his right hamstring. However, Werth is expected to get a rehab start for Potomac on Friday and stay with the team a few more days, which means..." May 17

  • Jayson Werth's return from the disabled list likely delayed a few days

    Washington Times "Feeling some slight tightness in his strained right hamstring, Washington Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth traveled to New York on Thursday to visit with the team’s specialist and get the issue examined. His expected return from the disabled list on Saturday will likely be delayed a few days,..." May 16

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    Mark Zuckerman @ZuckermanCSN

    Jayson Werth rehabbing at Class A Potomac tonight. Expected to come off DL on Saturday. #Nats

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    William Ladson @washingnats

    #Nats RF Jayson Werth most likely will have a rehab assignment with Class A Potomac this week.#MLB

  • Nationals officially place Jayson Werth on DL

    CBS Sports "The Nationals will be without Jayson Werth for a while, as they've placed the veteran outfielder on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring. To replace Werth on the active roster, they've recalled outfielder Eury Perez. Werth hasn't played since May 2, so the move will likely..." May 11

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    Mark Zuckerman @ZuckermanCSN

    Davey says Jayson Werth is probably going to have to go on DL. Still having hamstring spasms. Move can be backdated.

  • Werth likely to DL, Harper out tonight

    Nats Insider "The Nationals are planning to place outfielder Jayson Werth on the 15-day disabled list following tonight's game against the Cubs with what general manager Mike Rizzo termed a "very slight strain" of his right hamstring. Werth hasn't played since May 2 in Atlanta, when he felt the hamstring..." May 10

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    James Wagner @JamesWagnerWP

    Davey says one more day of rest for Jayson Werth before he can return to playing.

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    Mark Zuckerman @ZuckermanCSN

    Also, initial result of MRI on Werth's hamstring was clean.

  • Jayson Werth to receive MRI on hamstring Thursday

    Washington Post "Jayson Werth is scheduled to have an MRI on his balky right hamstring on Thursday, Nationals Manager Davey Johnson said following Wednesday’s 3-1 win over the Detroit Tigers. Werth, who hasn’t played in six days because of the hamstring tightness and a sore left ankle, will also be examined by an..." May 09

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    Mark Zuckerman @ZuckermanCSN

    Werth not playing tonight, as expected.

  • Jayson Werth’s hamstring tightens again

    Washington Post "Jayson Werth left Thursday’s game against the Braves in the fifth inning after his right hamstring tightened up again and, according to Manager Davey Johnson, he is expected to miss time as he rests the injury. Werth, who had never suffered a hamstring injury in his career, felt the initial..." May 03

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    Mark Zuckerman @ZuckermanCSN

    Bernadina pinch-hitting for Werth in the 5th. Something acting up, ankle or hamstring. Fact it's now raining here could be factor as well.

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    Amanda Comak @acomak

    By the way -- Davey said the X-ray done on Jayson Werth's ankle came back clean. As long as hamstring's OK he could return to lineup soon.

  • Werth getting X-ray on sore ankle

    CSN Washington "Out of the Nationals' lineup for the second straight game, right fielder Jayson Werth was due to undergo an X-ray of his left ankle, still swollen badly after he fouled a pitch off it during Monday night's game. Werth didn't have reason to believe he broke any bones, "but after two days, you..." May 01

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    Mark Zuckerman @ZuckermanCSN

    Werth (hamstring, ankle) out of #Nats lineup. Harper moves to RF, Moore in LF vs Tim Hudson.

  • Jayson Werth fouls ball off ankle, dealing with hamstring cramping

    Washington Post "When he came up to bat in the eighth inning of a 3-2 game against the Atlanta Braves, Jayson Werth told Nationals Manager Davey Johnson that he would need a pinch runner if he reached base. Werth said he his hamstring was tight all day and he couldn’t get it fully loose before the game. Towards..." April 30

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    Dan Kolko @masnKolko

    Jayson Werth is now out of the game after fouling a ball off his left foot/ankle in the 8th. Roger Bernadina takes over in right.

  • Jayson Werth on Boston Marathon: Sporting event being targeted ‘a scary thought’

    Washington Post "On Monday afternoon, a large-scale sporting event was at the heart of a tragic and heartbreaking event, two bombs exploding near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The bombings killed at least three people and injured more than 170 in an act described by President Obama as..." April 16

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