MLB

Washington Nationals
2014 Avg.
.288
 
Career Avg.
.275
Name  Jayson Werth
Born  5/20/1979
Height  6-5
Weight  220
Number  28
Position  RF
Bats  R
Throws  R
9/16/2014 11:10:00 AM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth faces a tough test tonight against the Braves.
Insight: With Atlanta throwing out righty Aaron Harang, Werth could be line for a lousy game. He is a career .120 hitter (3-for-25) against Harang, with 11 strikeouts. However, overall, Werth has excelled this season. He is slashing .284/.383/.447 with 16 homers and 80 RBI.
 
9/12/2014 6:09:00 PM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth is not in Friday's lineup due to the flu.
Insight: He will likely return in a day or two. Nate Schierholtz is in right field on Friday.
 
9/2/2014 10:28:00 AM
Description: Jayson Werth is that rare hitter who is successful against Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw.
Insight: Werth is 9-for-24 (.375) with three home runs versus Kershaw. He's batting .288 with 16 HR, 76 RBI and 73 runs.
 
8/25/2014 9:56:00 AM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth is 2-for-24 (.083) versus Phillies starter A.J. Burnett.
Insight: Werth had a big series against the Giants, with three consecutive two-hit games. He's batting .289 with 13 HR, 70 RBI and 70 runs, but he's not a great option for Monday.
 
8/23/2014 8:04:00 PM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth went 2-for-4 with two RBI against the Giants on Saturday night.
Insight: Werth also went 2-for-4 on Friday night. He has three RBI in the series and is 10-for-23 (.435) since returning to the Nationals lineup last Sunday.
 
8/22/2014 10:37:00 PM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth took Giants starter Tim Hudson deep Friday night.
Insight: He now has four homers against Hudson in his career. He went 2-for-4 on the night and has gone 8-for-19 with two doubles, a homer, four RBI, four walks and five runs in his last six games after sitting out five straight with a shoulder injury. His homer Friday was his first since July 13.
 
8/22/2014 9:34:00 AM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth is a career 15-for-41 (.366) hitter with four doubles, three home runs and 11 RBI against Giants starter Tim Hudson.
Insight: Werth has hits in his last four games and sees the ball very well off of Hudson, the Giants probable Friday starter. The outfielder is batting .302 with nine doubles and 12 RBI since the All-Star break but has been lacking in the long ball department as he hasn't gone deep since July 13.
 
8/18/2014 3:59:00 PM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth is in the starting lineup on Monday night versus the Diamondbacks according to James Wagner of the Washington Post.
Insight: Werth did not start on Sunday against the Pirates, but entered in the ninth as a pitch hitter and wound up scoring both the tying run in the ninth and the game-winning run in the 11th. The Nationals have held the outfielder out of the lineup for eight of the last nine games due to right shoulder inflammation. Werth and the Nationals are facing Diamondbacks left-handed pitcher Vidal Nuno Monday night.
 
8/18/2014 3:53:00 PM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth (shoulder inflammation) didn't start, but did get into the game as a pinch hitter and scored the game-winning run in the 11th inning. He'll return to the lineup Monday night.
Insight: Werth has struggled to match last season's totals and has dealt with injuries in August to further reduce his fantasy value. If healthy he can help over the final six weeks.
 
8/18/2014 9:32:00 AM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth (shoulder inflammation) didn't start, but did get into the game as a pinch hitter and scored the game-winning run in the 11th inning.
Insight: Werth has struggled to match last season's totals and has dealt with injuries in August to further reduce his fantasy value. If healthy he can help over the final six weeks.
 
8/17/2014 1:46:00 PM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth (shoulder inflammation) was hoping to return Sunday, but he's not in the starting lineup.
Insight: Werth hit off a tee Friday and went through a batting practice session Saturday. Apparently he'll need at least one more day.
 
8/16/2014 3:48:00 PM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth (shoulder inflammation) is not in the lineup Saturday.
Insight: Werth hit off a tee Friday and he's expected to go through a full workout Saturday, but the Nats will keep him out at least one more game.
 
8/15/2014 5:23:00 PM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth (shoulder) is out of the lineup Friday.
Insight: Werth hit off a tee Friday and he'll go through a full workout Saturday in hopes of getting cleared for Saturday's or Sunday's game. He had a cortisone shot earlier this week to help improve his shoulder inflammation.
 
8/13/2014 4:18:00 PM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth (shoulder) had a cortisone shot in his shoulder and will miss the next couple of games, according to Bill Ladson of mlb.com.
Insight: Werth has been dealing with right shoulder inflammation and he aggravated the injury Sunday. Prospect Michael Taylor, who homered in his MLB debut Tuesday, will continue to start until Werth returns.
 
8/12/2014 7:11:00 PM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth (shoulder) will undergo an MRI, but manager Matt Williams thinks he'll avoid the DL. SOURCE: Adam Kilgore, Washington Post
Insight: Werth has been dealing with shoulder inflammation and he aggravated the injury Sunday.
 
8/12/2014 3:22:00 PM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth is not in Tuesday's starting lineup. He's been dealing with a shoulder issue.
Insight: Werth hasn't done much in August after a solid July in which he batted .337 with a 1.132 OPS. He hasn't hit a home run since July 13.
 
8/11/2014 10:30:00 AM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth returned to the starting lineup Sunday, though he didn't swing the bat much, walking three times.
Insight: Werth hasn't done much in August after a solid July in which he batted .337 with a 1.132 OPS. The Nationals and fantasy owners need him to return to that level to help cover the loss of Ryan Zimmerman's bat.
 
8/9/2014 6:47:00 PM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth is not in Saturday's starting lineup.
Insight: Werth hasn't been hitting well of late, batting .250 with a sub par .609 OPS over the past two weeks (13 games). Kevin Frandsen will get a start in the outfield.
 
8/8/2014 4:25:00 PM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth is not in Friday's starting lineup.
Insight: Werth hasn't been hitting well of late, batting .250 with a sub par .609 OPS over the past two weeks (13 games). Recently called up Steven Souza Jr. will make the start in right field. The youngster is just 1-for-11 in the majors, but was batting .354 at Triple-A.
 
Cold8/2/2014 10:52:00 AM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth is just 2-for-23 (.087) versus Phillies right-hander A.J. Burnett.
Insight: Werth hasn't been hitting well of late (.158 this week), so combined with this poor matchup should have fantasy owners sitting him for the day.
 

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