Jayson Werth RF WAS 5 Hrs

Jayson Werth is back in the Nationals' lineup Wednesday.

Werth didn't start Tuesday after exiting Monday's contest with a sprained ankle, but he was able to pinch-hit and is now ready to re-enter the lineup. The outfielder sports a .283/.375/.444 batting line with 12 homers and 58 RBI over 101 games this season.

Jayson Werth RF WAS 7 Hrs

Jayson Werth flied out as a pinch-hitter in Tuesday's loss to the Marlins.

Werth didn't start the game after tweaking his ankle Monday, but the fact that he was able to pinch-hit was a good sign. He has a good chance to return to the lineup Wednesday.

Jayson Werth RF WAS 10 Hrs

Jayson Werth returned to action on Tuesday July 29.

Jayson Werth RF WAS 24 Hrs

Jayson Werth (ankle) is out of Tuesday's lineup against the Marlins.

Werth left Monday's game after twisting his right ankle, but the expectation was that he would be good to go Tuesday. However, he apparently needs some more time. Nate McLouth will start in right field.

Jayson Werth RF WAS 2 Days

Jayson Werth (ankle) is expected back in the lineup on Tuesday.

Werth exited Monday's game after twisting his ankle, but it appears that he'll be fine. The Nationals outfielder is sporting a .284/.376/.445 batting line with 12 homers and 58 RBI this season.

Jayson Werth RF WAS 2 Days

Jayson Werth left Monday's game against the Marlins with an apparent leg injury.

Werth tweaked something while trying to stretch a single into a double in the top of the seventh inning. He was replaced in right field by Nate McLouth in the bottom of the frame. The Nationals should provide an update on the outfielder shortly.

Jayson Werth RF WAS 4 Days

Jayson Werth returned to action on Friday July 25.

Jayson Werth RF WAS 7 Days

Jayson Werth is not in Wednesday's lineup due to soreness in his right knee.

It's an ailment Werth has been dealing with lately. The Nationals are hoping that the outfielder will be ready to play on Friday following Thursday's off day. Bryce Harper is in right field Wednesday, while Scott Hairston is covering left.

Jayson Werth RF WAS 10 Days

Jayson Werth helped the Nationals end a short three-game homestand with a walk-off RBI double in the bottom of the ninth to defeat the Brewers on Sunday.

Werth picked up teammate Rafael Soriano, who blew the save opportunity in the top half of the inning. The outfielder finished 2-for-5 on the afternoon, continuing his torrid month of July, as he's batting .385 (20-for-52). Overall, he's slashing .283/.369/.445 with 12 home runs and 55 RBI.

Jayson Werth RF WAS 17 Days

Jasyon Werth went 2-for-3 with a homer and four RBI in the Nationals' 10-3 stomping of the Phillies on Sunday.

Werth kicked off the game's scoring with a three-run homer against Phillies starter Kyle Kendrick in the top of the first inning. He then added an RBI single in the top of the ninth. The veteran outifelder has been hitting the ball with authority in July -- especially with runners in scoring position -- and will try to keep the fun rolling after the All-Star break.