Jayson Werth clubs HR in first game off DL

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 05: Washington Nationals left fielder Jayson Werth (28) looks on from the plate during the Major League Baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies on May 5, 2017 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia PA. (Photo by Gavin Baker/Icon Sportswire)
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The Washington Nationals, who have been waiting to return to full health as they approach the postseason, were happy to see outfielder Jayson Werth return on Monday night.

His wrath was unleashed on Miami Marlins starter Jose Urena in the fourth inning — a two-run home run that carried the Nationals to an 11-2 victory.

The Nationals’ Twitter account aside, Washington has been waiting for the return of Werth, who has been sidelined since June.

Center fielder Adam Eaton is likely done for 2017, while the team also waits on right fielder Bryce Harper. But for now, they have Werth and the right-handed pop his bat brings.

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