- The Washington Times - Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman was named National League Player of the Month for April.

Zimmerman leads the league in batting average (.419) and the National League in home runs (11). Zimmerman also set a franchise record with 29 RBIs in the month. 

This is the first time Zimmerman has earned a Player of the Month award. 

Zimmerman is enjoying a career resurgence after batting just .218 last year. 

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