Nationals activate OF Jayson Werth

Aug. 2, 2012 at 6:29 PM
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WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals activated outfielder Jayson Werth off the 60-day disabled list Thursday.

Werth had been sidelined since undergoing surgery on a broken wrist May 7.

Werth was hitting .276 with three home runs in 27 games prior to his injury.

Relief pitcher Henry Rodriguez was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a lower back strain. Rodriguez (1-3) has nine saves and a 5.38 ERA.

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