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Nationals’ Fister has skin Cancer Prevention/Treatment

Photo Credit: Recently, the Washington Times posted an Associated Press regarding Doug Fister’s recent surgery for skin cancer. In post-game interviews after Friday night’s home loss to the Giants, reporters noticed a small vertical scar on Fister’s neck. The pitcher remarked that he’d had the surgery earlier last week, and it had no effect on Friday...
Via DC Sports-Kings
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Daily DraftKings Picks: Monday, Aug 25

Last Friday I rolled with Doug Fister against the Giants, and Fister finally let us down. I also went with a couple Brewers against Jeff Locke, a hot Jon Jay and Jason Heyward, and a discount Khris Negron, none of whom came through for us either. The result was a 6335th finish in the $15,000 moonshot and a whiff of a day in double-ups. My three hidden players were Matt Carpenter...
Via Baseball Professor
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Tiger Doug Fister has skin cancer removed before start on Friday

Former Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Doug Fister had some skin cancer removed from his neck recently. Fister appeared to have a pretty good sized scar on his neck when he trotted out to the mound on Friday to pitch against the San Francisco Giants. He said he had a small procedure done a few days ago and that it had no effect on how he pitched in Friday’s loss. According to doctors...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Fister recently had skin cancer removed from his neck

According to Mark Zuckerman of CSNWashington, Nationals right-hander Doug Fister revealed last night that he had skin cancer removed from his neck this week. Fister could be seen with a row of stitches on the left side of his neck during his start last night against the Giants.
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Panik, Giants Snap Nats’ Streak

A tough night for Doug Fister, who gave up four runs in six innings, coupled with a bad night for a pair of bullpen lefties, led to the end of the Washington Nationals’ (73-54) ten-game win streak, as they fell 10-3 to the San Francisco Giants (68-59). Fister (L, 13-4) gave up two home runs in a start for only the third time this year, one of which was his famously bad Nationals...
Via The Nats Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals Injury Update: Doug Fister had a skin cancer removed

Washington Nationals right hander Doug Fister told reporters after Friday night's 10-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants that stitches on the right side of his neck came from removing skin cancer,according to Adam Kilgore of The Washington Post. Fister, who said he was "good," threw 107 pitches in six innings, allowing four runs.Fister, now 12-4 with a 2.38 ERA, ...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Fister stuffs Jayson Werth garden gnome in jersey during rally (video)

The Washington Nationals not only are on a hot streak — winners of seven straight — the team has gone on its recent run by winning some ballgames in spectacular fashion. The Nats have won three consecutive games in walk-off fashion, the most recent being a 5-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks in 11 innings. […] The post Doug Fister stuffs Jayson Werth garden gnome in jersey...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  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...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Fister barely breaks a sweat in 7-1 win over Mets

On the heels of a tough loss, who do the Nationals give the ball to? Doug Fister. The formula has worked all season, and it worked again tonight. Fister was dominant yet again, shutting out the Mets into the eighth inning without so much as breaking a sweat before getting charged with an unearned run. In the process, he improved to 7-2 this season when pitching after a Nationals...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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...
Via Nationals Enquirer
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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