Nationals' Doug Fister on track to return on May 7

The Washington Nationals fell to 11-10 on the season following a 7-2 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday. The Nationals are 4-8 in their last twelve games after a 7-2 start. The biggest reason for the slump is a pitching staff which has allowed 57 runs in their last eight losses. Although tenth in the league in ERA, the Nationals will get further help soon, as Doug ...
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Nationals Injury Updates: Denard Span, Doug Fister

Two of the Washington Nationals' injured players, centerfielder Denard Span and right-handed starter Doug Fister, made good progress today toward returning to action. Span (concussion) completed the first of two planned rehab games, and could be in the lineup for Saturday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Down in Florida, right-handed pitcher Doug Fister (strained...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Fister to make Nats debut on May 7

getty images The Washington Nationals figure to have right handed pitcher Doug Fister pitch in early May. Fister will make his debut for the Nationals on May 7 according to manager Matt Williams. Currently Fister is dealing with a lat strain which he suffered in his final start of spring training. “No issues,” Williams said about a two inning stint on Thursday afternoon, via...
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Nationals' Doug Fister (lat strain) making progress

Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams described RHP Doug Fister's progress in a briefing before last night's game against the Miami Marlins. Mark Williams of Nat Insider reported:Fister threw off flat ground from 120 feet Tuesday and reported no problems with his strained lat muscle. Williams said the right-hander will likely throw to a catcher off flat ground soon,...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats' Doug Fister (lat) still not throwing, says he is "moving forward"

From Mark Zuckerman, Nationals beat writer for CSN Washington, comes this tweet regarding RHP Doug Fister's progress.Doug Fister did not begin throwing program today but said he's still "moving forward."— Mark Zuckerman (@ZuckermanCSN) April 3, 2014 As reported earlier by Sports Injury Alert, Fister planned to start throwing from a distance of 60 feet on flat...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals trade Doug Fister to Orioles for Steve Lombardozzi

According to sources, the Washington Nationals have traded Doug Fister to Baltimore for Steve Lombardozzi. Fister, who was traded by the Tigers to the Nationals in December for Lombardozzi, Ian Krol, and Robbie Ray and in a deal largely thought to be a steal by the Nationals, landed on the DL with a right lat strain on Saturday. Speaking to the media this morning, Nationals GM...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Fister to start season on DL

Nationals Manager Matt Williams said Doug Fister (back) could miss the first three weeks of the season, Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post reports. Doug Fister will start the season on the 15-day disabled list, and the three weeks is a rough estimate as he will need time to build up his arm strength. Washington […]
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Fister leaves with lat strain, doubtful for first Nationals start

Nationals right-hander Doug Fister, the prized offseason addition who gave them perhaps the best starting rotation in baseball, exited a minor league start after one inning Thursday with a right lat strain. Already trying to build arm strength in time for the regular season in the wake of early-spring elbow inflammation, Fister can almost certainly be ruled out to make the first...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats' Doug Fister (lat, elbow) headed for DL

Today's chapter of the Doug Fister spring training saga has the right-handed pitcher starting a minor-league game and leaving after one inning with a strain in his right lat, according to Mark Zuckerman of Nats Insider. The astute reader will recall that he was originally shut down on March 7 with elbow inflammation. After the inflammation settled down, he worked his way back...
Via MLB Injury News
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals' Doug Fister takes another step towards season

The Washington Nationals sent Doug Fister to the mound on Saturday for his first action since March 2nd.  He skipped his next start after that due to elbow inflammation and started a routine recovery in hopes of being ready for the season.  Dan Kolko of MASN tweeted: Fister said he doesn't have any abnormal discomfort now. Felt a little rusty but pleased w/ outing. Confident...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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