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Zimmermann nearing rehab assignment

Zimmermann nearing rehab assignment

WASHINGTON -- Right-hander Jordan Zimmermann returned to extended spring camp in Viera, Fla., on Wednesday, and the plan is for Zimmermann to start a rehab assignment with Class A Potomac in a couple of weeks.

Zimmermann is currently on the disabled list because of elbow reconstruction.

"Jordan Zimmermann is, according to his rehab calendar, probably a couple weeks away from going on a rehab start.," general manager Mike Rizzo said.