Nationals put 1B Ryan Zimmerman on DL, recall OF Matt den Dekker
Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman has been put on the 15-day disabled list with plantar fasciitis in his left foot.
The Nationals also recalled outfielder Matt den Dekker from Triple-A Syracuse.
The moves were announced before Washington's game at the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night.
Zimmerman missed games Sunday and Wednesday. He is batting .209 with five homers and 34 RBI this season, his first as Washington's regular first baseman.
This is den Dekker's third stint with the Nationals this season. He has appeared in four games.