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2014 Avg.
.284
 
Career Avg.
.275
Name  Jayson Werth
Born  5/20/1979
Height  6-5
Weight  220
Number  28
Position  RF
Bats  R
Throws  R
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.
 
Hot7/31/2014 5:50:00 PM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth has hit .367 (11-for-30) with a double, a triple and two homers in his career against Phillies starter Cliff Lee.
Insight: Werth has hit .354 with 11 doubles, six home runs, 24 RBI and 17 runs in July. With Lee on the mound Thursday, Werth should be one of your outfield options.
 
Hot7/30/2014 12:20:00 PM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth (ankle) is in the lineup Wednesday.
Insight: Werth rolled his ankle Monday and sat out Tuesday. He's batted .355 with 11 doubles, six homers, 23 RBI, 17 runs and a 1.210 OPS in July.
 
7/29/2014 4:21:00 PM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth left Monday's game in the seventh inning with a twisted ankle and is not in Tuesday's starting lineup.
Insight: Manager Matt Williams expected Werth to be fine Tuesday, but apparently he can use a day off. The outfielder suffered the injury while trying to avoid a tag at second base. He's batting .284 with 12 HR, 58 RBI and 60 runs scored.
 
7/29/2014 11:26:00 AM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth left Monday's game in the seventh inning with a twisted ankle, but is expected to be back in the lineup Tuesday.
Insight: Manager Matt Williams expected Werth to be fine Tuesday. The outfielder suffered the injury while trying to avoid a tag at second base. He's batting .284 with 12 HR, 58 RBI and 60 runs scored.
 
7/28/2014 10:46:00 PM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth left Monday's game in the seventh inning with a twisted ankle, according to James Wagner of the Washington Post.
Insight: Manager Matt Williams expects Werth to be fine Tuesday. The outfielder suffered the injury while trying to avoid a tag at second base.
 
Hot7/18/2014 11:44:00 AM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth is a career .333 hitter with three home runs versus Milwaukee starter Kyle Lohse.
Insight: Werth was hot just before the All-Star break, batting .387 over the previous two weeks. Hopefully the days off didn't cool him down.
 
Hot7/13/2014 5:05:00 PM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth has batted .375 with six doubles, six homers and 19 RBI in 11 games this month.
Insight: Werth batted just .259 with 10 extra-base hits (2 HR) over 51 games from May 2 to June 30, but he's turned it on in July much like he did in 2013.