The Nationals starter pitched more like himself Monday, firing seven solid innings in his second start back from a bicep injury.
The right-hander said his right bicep feels better and expects to start on Tuesday.
The right-hander is resting his strained right bicep and could throw for the first time during Thursday's team workout.
Jordan Zimmermann will likely avoid the disabled list after an MRI revealed no structural damage to his right arm.
Jordan Zimmermann underwent an MRI exam Saturday morning, but the Nationals had not received results prior to their game.
Henderson Alvarez will replace Jordan Zimmermann in the All-Star Game, leaving the Nats with no active players.
Jordan Zimmermann left his start Friday night in the fourth inning with an apparent injury.
Jordan Zimmermann makes his second straight All-Star Game, but the Nationals are unhappy with Rafael Soriano's snub.
Jordan Zimmermann righted his season by putting up a 1.43 ERA in June.
After throwing 17 shutout innings, Jordan Zimmermann was named the National League's player of the week.