Ryan Zimmerman hit on the field with teammates for the first time since he tore his hamstring.
Ryan Zimmerman wants to return in the regular season in order to prepare for the playoffs.
The veteran National is running at 90 percent body weight on the anti-gravity treadmill.
Matt Williams envisions Ryan Zimmerman playing three positions and sometimes coming off the bench once he's healthy.
Ryan Zimmerman takes a good step forward in his comeback from a torn hamstring after an MRI.
It was a small step in Zimmerman's long road to returning to the field but a sign his leg muscle was well enough to be tested.
Williams admits Zimmerman is "still going to be awhile" longer but is hopeful for a return next month.
Zimmerman is expected to be out six weeks, according to General Manager Mike Rizzo.
The right fielder said his ankle was more sore and swollen than he expected in the morning but hopes to miss only one game.
The Nationals have yet to share a timetable for Ryan Zimmerman's return and say he continues to rest his strained hamstring.