Nationals' Zimmerman and Ross opting out of MLB season

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Wallace. The Nationals Ryan Zimmerman and Joe Ross have decided to sit this baseball season out mine. Zimmerman releasing a statement earlier today for a number of reasons, he said, including young Children, including a newborn, his mother, who was also a high risk. He decided not to play this season. But he says He's not retiring. He's just for going this season. Joe Ross going to sit this one out as well. He was expected to be a candidate for the Nationals Fifth starter spot in the rotation, the to join Mike Leake Diamondbacks right hander who announced earlier in the day, becoming the first known major league baseball player to opt out when he announced

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