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Wed. July 30, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Werth, who was kept out of the starting lineup Tuesday, was able to make a pinch-hit appearance late in the game against the Marlins, flying out to right in the ninth inning. Impact: After a suffering an ankle injury Monday, Werth was at least able to swing the bat Tuesday. Werth still has to be considered day-to-day.(RotoWire, )
Wed. July 30, 2014
News: Werth (ankle) is back in the lineup Wednesday vs. the Marlins, Mark Zuckerman of CSNWashington.com reports. Impact: It was apparent Werth's injury wasn't too severe after he was able to pinch-hit in Tuesday's game, and indeed, he'll only miss one start as a result of the ankle issue. Werth carries a .283/.375/.444 batting line into Wednesday's game, while contributing 12 homers, 58 RBI and 60 runs scored over 101 games on the campaign.(RotoWire, )
Tue. July 29, 2014
News: Werth (ankle) will sit against the Marlins on Tuesday. Impact: Werth left Monday night's game with a sprained ankle, but said after the game he wanted to play Tuesday. Until he gets back in the lineup, he should be considered day-to-day. Prior to his injury Monday, Werth had struck out four times in his past three games and had scored only one run in his past eight. Nate McLouth will start in right field and hit eighth against the Marlins.(RotoWire, )
Mon. July 28, 2014
News: Werth is being held out of the starting lineup in Tuesday's game against the Miami Marlins after spraining his right ankle on Monday. Impact: Werth left Monday's 7-6 loss to the Marlins in the seventh inning after sliding into second base awkwardly trying to stretch a single into a double(STATS, 11:23pm)
Mon. July 28, 2014
News: Werth suffered a sprained ankle during Monday's game, but he hopes to be available for Tuesday's contest against the Marlins, Dan Kolko of MASN Sports reports. Impact: Werth was pulled in the seventh inning after he awkwardly tried to avoid a tag at second base. He expects to know more about the injury Tuesday, and will presumably have to see if there's any swelling overnight. With the Nationals scheduled to face right-handed Henderson Alvarez on Tuesday, left-handed Nate McLouth would be the most likely replacement in the outfield.(RotoWire, )
Mon. July 28, 2014
News: Werth left Monday's game in the seventh inning with an apparent leg injury, the Nationals' official site reports. Impact: Not only was Werth thrown out trying to stretch a single into a double, but he also slipped and hurt himself in the process. He was able to walk off the field under his own power, and finished the night 2-for-3 with a run and an RBI. Should Werth miss time beyond Monday, the Nationals could turn to Nate McLouth, Scott Hairston or Kevin Frandsen. With the Marlins scheduled to toss right-handed Henderson Alvarez on Tuesday, McLouth would be the most likely replacement.(RotoWire, )
Sun. July 27, 2014
News: Werth was 1 for 2 in a 1-0 loss to the Reds on Saturday. Impact: Werth continues to see the ball well, going 25 for 68 (.368) over his last 19 games with 21 RBIs. He also drew 12 walks in that span.(STATS, 3:20pm)
Fri. July 25, 2014
News: Werth (knee) is back in the lineup Friday against the Reds. Impact: With the team off Thursday, manager Matt Williams opted to hold Werth out of Wednesday's lineup to give the 35-year-old two fulls days to rest his sore right knee. Werth will return to right field and the three-hole in the order to face Alfredo Simon, as he looks to extend his hitting streak to nine games.(RotoWire, )
Wed. July 23, 2014
News: Werth was held out of Wednesday's lineup due to a sore right knee, Dan Kolko of MASN Sports reports. Impact: Werth's knee has been bothering for the last few days, so by granting him a day off Wednesday in addition to Thursday's team off day, manager Matt Williams is hoping the Nationals will have the outfielder available for the weekend series with the Reds. Scott Hairston will fill in for Werth on Wednesday.(RotoWire, )
Wed. July 23, 2014
News: Werth is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Rockies. Impact: Dating back to before the All-Star break, Werth had started 10 consecutive games in the field for the Nationals, so he'll just be getting a day off Wednesday. Scott Hairston, who is 6-for-18 with two homers in his career against opposing starter Jorge De La Rosa, will fill Werth's spot in the lineup.(RotoWire, )
July 20, 2014
News: Werth was the hero Sunday, delivering a walk-off RBI double in the bottom of the ninth inning to vault the Nationals over the struggling Brewers. He went 2-for-5 with two strikeouts. Impact: Werth had a productive series against the Brewers, going 5-for-12 and extending his hitting streak to five games. His power numbers may not be what they were in his days with the Phillies, but Werth still sports a respectable .283 batting average with 22 doubles.(RotoWire, )
Sun. July 20, 2014
News: Werth was 2 for 3 with two runs Saturday. Impact: Werth is sizzling at .383 in his last 13 games.(STATS, 2:20pm)
July 20, 2014
News: Werth went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two runs scored in Saturday's win over the Brewers. Impact: Looks like his power stroke is still intact after Werth homered in four of his last five games before the All-Star break. With the rest of the Washington lineup now healthy around him, look for Werth's counting stats (54 RBI and 59 runs in 92 games) to get a boost in the second half.(RotoWire, )
Mon. July 14, 2014
News: Werth went 2 for 3 with a homer and four RBIs in Sunday's 10-3 win at Philadelphia. Impact: Werth is batting .375 with six homers and 19 RBIs in 11 games this month.(STATS, 7:02pm)
Sun. July 13, 2014
News: Werth homered and had three RBIs to lead the Washington Nationals to a 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night. Impact: Werth is hitting .351 (13 for 37) with five home runs, six doubles, 12 runs and 15 RBIs in his 10 games this month.(STATS, 1:05pm)
Jayson Werth
2014 Season
Ht: 6' 5"  Wt: 242  Age: 35
Bats: R  Throws: R
Born: 5/20/1979, Springfield, Illinois
College: None
Debut: 2002
Salary: $20,571,428
Injury Status
Day to day. (Left game - Left leg injury)