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Jordan Zimmermann says he's on track to start Tuesday.
Zimmermann was dealing with a biceps strain prior to the break, but an MRI showed no structural damage. He threw a pair of side sessions over the break and reported no issues, so the Nationals will continue to move forward with him and start him next week. Be cautious as a fantasy owner though. While he's a fantastic starter to own, should injuries wear him down here, he might not be as reliable down the stretch as you'd like. With a strong showing next week, you may want to think about trading him for something more secure.ANALYST: Howard Bender
Wilson Ramos went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in the Nationals 2-1 win over the Cubs on Monday.
Ramos hit his third home run of the season on Monday to go with a .285 average, 13 runs and 21 RBI. Health has been Ramos’s biggest hindrance so far in his career as he has appeared in more than 100 games just once since he entered the league in 2010 but that has not stopped the production as he has hit 10+ home runs three times since 2011 and boasts a per 162 average of 22 home runs and 87 RBI which would make him one of the top offensive catchers in baseball. Ramos owners should keep their fingers crossed that this is the year he plays a full season as they will likely end up with one of the top catchers in fantasy. Analysis: Jonathan Impemba