.@Nationals reinstate OF Jayson Werth from 15-day DL; option OF Matt den Dekker to Triple-A Syracuse.
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 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
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
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
BREAKING: Nats' Jayson Werth to serve 5 days in jail after pleading guilty to recklessly driving Porsche on 495. pic.twitter.com/2R2f2eV25X
Sources: #Nationals’ Jayson Werth to undergo arthroscopic surgery on right shoulder tomorrow. Rehab expected to be 2 to 3 months.
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
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
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
No Werth (groin) in #Nats lineup tonight.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Jayson Werth rehabbing at Class A Potomac tonight. Expected to come off DL on Saturday. #Nats
CBSSports.com "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
Davey says Jayson Werth is probably going to have to go on DL. Still having hamstring spasms. Move can be backdated.
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
Davey says one more day of rest for Jayson Werth before he can return to playing.
Also, initial result of MRI on Werth's hamstring was clean.
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
Werth not playing tonight, as expected.
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
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.
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.
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
Werth (hamstring, ankle) out of #Nats lineup. Harper moves to RF, Moore in LF vs Tim Hudson.
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
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.
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
Washington Times "Late in the Washington Nationals‘ victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday, as Jayson Werth stepped into the batter’s box, Davey Johnson looked up at the scoreboard and noticed something. The Nationals’ right fielder, known for his patient approach at the plate, had the same on-base..." April 11
Washington Post "Denard Span dug into the batter’s box last night for the first plate appearance of the night, the start of a game plan, the first link in the chain. Span’s arrival, particularly in tandem with Jayson Werth hitting behind him, has given the Nationals a new kind of offensive identity. They aim to..." April 10
Washington Post "Around the Washington Nationals, there is a commonly accepted notion about Jayson Werth: He will meet people with skepticism before he trusts them, and he will open up over time, on his terms only. Werth insists this is backward. It takes others time to come to know him, he says, and then they..." March 24
Washington Post "Jayson Werth clubbed the most dramatic home run in Washington’s baseball history last October, a moment nothing about his recent performance foretold. Between his return from a broken left wrist in August and the end of the regular season, Werth reached base almost 40 percent of the time but hit..." March 06
Federal Baseball "As the oft-repeated anecdote has it, and as Baltimore Sun writer David Schmuck recounted in a 1995 article, Davey Johnson used to, "... borrow time on the computer system at [Baltimore] Orioles owner Jerry Hoffberger's brewery," so that he could, in Johnson's own words, "... work on this program I..." January 29