The Washington Times - August 10, 2009, 07:18PM

Rookie right-hander Jordan Zimmermann, one of the brightest spots on the Nationals this season, has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow and will need Tommy John surgery. Acting GM Mike Rizzo said Zimmermann will miss the remainder of this season and will miss most or all of 2010 while recovering from the procedure.

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