Ryan Zimmerman shines in return

Updated: June 3, 2014, 10:19 PM ET
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Ryan Zimmerman hit a pair of doubles and handled two chances with aplomb Tuesday night in his first game for the Washington Nationals since missing 44 games with a fractured right thumb.

Zimmerman went 2 for 4 with one RBI as Washington beat the slumping Philadelphia Phillies 7-0 after being reinstated before the game with a broken right thumb. Of greater interest was his first major league appearance in the outfield after more than 1,100 games as a third baseman, a move necessitated ...

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