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Nationals starter Doug Fister scheduled to throw Wednesday

Washington Nationals starter Doug Fister is one step closer to returning to the hill for the Nats. According to the Washington Post, Fister will begin a throwing program on Wednesday as he continues to rehab a right flexor strain that sent him to the disabled list on May 15. Given that he'll need time to get his arm back into pitching shape, Fister is expected to miss at least one...
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Jayson Werth Joins Doug Fister on Washington Nationals 15-day Disabled List

Jayson Werth #28 of the Washington Nationals prepares to scoop up a line drive single hit by A.J. Pierzynski #15 of the Atlanta Braves in the second inning at Turner Field on April 28, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The Washington Nationals placed star outfielder Jayson Werth on the team’s 15-day disabled list Tuesday afternoon. The move is retroactive...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals’ Doug Fister Diagnosed with Flexor Strain

Yet another high-caliber pitcher has gone down to injury in the young season of 2015. This time it is the Washington Nationals, whom have been hit with an unfortunate injury to one of their many talented starting pitchers. Right-handed starting pitcher Doug Fister has been diagnosed with a flexor strain in his right forearm and will be placed on the 15-day DL as reported by William...
Via Baseball Essential
10 days ago  |  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’...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals place Doug Fister on 15-day Disabled List

The Washington Nationals placed Doug Fister on the 15-day disabled list on Friday, throwing into doubt the strength of what was supposed to be Major League Baseball most fearsome starting pitching corps. Fister reported feeling tightness in his right forearm to manager Matt Williams last night after getting rocked for eight hits, seven runs and two homers in just two innings in an...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Fister knocks cap off his head during windup (Video)

Washington Nationals starter Doug Fister knocked his cap off his head while starting his windup in a funny moment during the fourth inning of Monday night's game against Atlanta.Fister recovered quickly, putting the cap right back on and getting a ground ball out to end the inning. Now that's good focus.Unfortunately, Fister took the loss as the Braves beat the Nationals 8-4.[MLB...
Via Holdout Sports
29 days ago  |  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...
Via Awful Announcing
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: If the postseason started today

Currently, the Washington Nationals sit six games ahead of the Atlanta Braves in the National League East, and a trip to the postseason is certainly not guaranteed. However, for all intents and purposes, we will assume they get there. When the postseason begins, Washington faces some difficult questions, how will Matt Williams respond in his first year of managerial duty? The first...
August 17, 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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