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MLB | Three up, three down: Zimmerman's hot, Mets are not

MLB | Three up, three down: Zimmerman's hot, Mets are not

A look at what’s trending in Major League Baseball:

Three Up

Ryan Zimmerman: In the seventh inning of the final game of last year’s National League division series against the Dodgers, the Washington Nationals trailed by one run. They removed Zimmerman in a double switch, a decision that would be unthinkable today. Zimmerman, 32, the face of the Nationals before Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg showed up, hit 15 home runs last season with a .642 on-base-plus-slugging percentage, fourth-lowest of any NL player (minimum 450 plate appearances). He has 11 home runs already this season, and he leads the NL in all of the Triple Crown categories....

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