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Doug Fister Latest Washington National With Pitching Woes

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Doug Fister delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, Thursday, July 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) In the Nationals’ loss Thursday night to the Pittsburgh Pirates, Doug Fister gave up four runs in five innings to raise his ERA to 4.50, over two runs higher than it was last year...
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Extending Justin Verlander is proving a giant blunder for the Detroit Tigers

There was a collective roar of disapproval from the fan base when Dave Dombrowski traded Doug Fister to the Washington Nationals. The trade was lambasted because the Detroit Tigers traded the tall right-hander for an underwhelming group of prospects. Before the Tigers traded for Fister, he was virtually an unknown outside of Seattle. In Detroit, he made a name for himself and won...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ignorance is bliss: Nationals' Fister doesn't know score, inning when locked in

When Washington Nationals starter Doug Fister is in the zone, he's completely locked in. So locked in, in fact, that he's oblivious to the things you'd imagine every baseball player is cognizant of while on the diamond. After throwing seven scoreless innings in the Nationals' 7-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday, Fister gave a glimpse into his mindset while he's locked in...
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Fister continues dominant string of pitching for Washington Nationals

The Washington Nationals continued their hot streak on Thursday, earning a 7-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves for their 6th straight victory. Key in the victory, as throughout the last 6 games, was dominant pitching, particularly by the starting pitcher. Doug Fister pitched brilliantly over 7 innings for the Nationals, striking out 4 Braves and giving up just 4 hits. This is nothing...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Fister loses wedding ring on pitch, finds it in the dirt on mound (video)

Washington Nationals pitcher Doug Fister experienced a potentially troubling mishap at the conclusion of the top of 1st inning in his start against the Tampa Bay Rays when his wedding ring fell off his finger during the delivery of a pitch. After striking out Evan Longoria to end the inning, Fister immediately began picking around...Read More The post Doug Fister loses wedding ring...
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June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals pitcher Doug Fister's wedding ring slips off on changeup (Video)

Washington Nationals pitcher Doug Fister had his wedding ring slip off his finger while throwing a changeup to strike out Tampa Bay Rays batter Evan Longoria to finish the first inning of Thursday's game in D.C.Fister must have known immediately when it slipped off the finger in his glove. Fortunately, it didn't take him long to track down the ring laying on the mound. Otherwise...
Via Holdout Sports
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: Replacing Doug Fister in the rotation

Tanner Roark has played a big role in the bullpen, but he may be better suited replacing Fister in the rotation. Doug Fister of the Washington Nationals has been placed on the disabled list after complaints of forearm tightness. The Nationals quickly called up prospect A.J. Cole from Syracuse on Friday, likely to replace Fister in the rotation. Fister, the leading man of the Nationals’...
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Fister bought Starbucks for his Twitter followers

Washington Nationals pitcher did something pretty cool this Christmas – he bought Starbucks for everyone on Twitter. Merry Christmas Eve! Have a Starbucks on us! Have the barista scan the pic below. Don't be a grinch, please use for 1 — Doug Fister (@dougfister58) December 24, 2014   There was no word about how much money was on the giftcard...
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December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Doug Fister do the splits on a stretch at first

Doug Splitster? Oh sure, Doug Fister (7 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 5 K, 93 pitches-63 strikes) was impressive again in winning his fourth straight start yesterday (Nationals 4, Phillies 2). But even more impressive? How about Fister doing full splits on a stretch while covering first base to *almost* complete a double play on a Ryan Howard grounder in the first inning? Watch the MLB...
Via Nationals Enquirer
June 06, 2014  |  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
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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