DOUG FISTER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Nationals Notes: Ryan Zimmerman, Doug Fister, Jeff Kobernus

Ryan Zimmerman. It looks like no DL stint and no immediate change of position for the Washington Nationals third baseman. Instead, Zimmerman will alter his throwing motion, lowering his arm-slot to alleviate the pain in his shoulder. Manager Matt Williams, himself a four-time Gold Glover at third base, said it was "realistic" for Zimmerman to remain at the hot corner...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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,...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
13 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...
Via Nationals Enquirer
15 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 […]
Via Full Scale Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Update: Nats' Doug Fister (lat strain) placed on 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 Sports Injury Alert
19 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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 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
20 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...
Via MLB Injury News
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Fister got hit in the head with a line drive

During game two of the World Series on Thursday, Doug Fister of the Tigers got hit in the head with a line drive by Gregor Blanco in the second inning. Fister didn't exit the game after getting hit, and would then walk Brandon Crawford before forcing Madison Bumgarner to pop out to end the second inning. Tigers doctors didn't look over Fister for very long, which is a bit...
Via The Outside Corner
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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