MLB.com Columnist

Bill Ladson

Worth noting

• Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo confirmed Thursday to Mid Atlantic Sports Network's Bob Carpenter and F.P. Santangelo that third baseman Ryan Zimmerman has a Grade 3 hamstring strain, but did not say how much action he would miss. MLB.com reported Wednesday morning that Zimmerman had suffered the hamstring strain.

Bill Ladson is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog, All Nats All the Time. He also can be found on Twitter @WashingNats. Andrew Simon is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @AndrewSimonMLB. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.