Tanner Roark set to rejoin Nationals rotation

The Washington Nationals appear to be making yet another change to their pitching rotation. Righty Tanner Roark faced live batters today at Nationals Park and appears set to be making his first start of 2015 next Tuesday against the against the upstart Chicago Cubs, as reported by James Wagner of the Washington Post.Roark hasn’t made a pitching appearance in five days and hasn’t...
Via Baseball Essential
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
6 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
8 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’...
9 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

While You Were Ducking For Cover 2015 Game 36 (WAS vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub trying to stay out of the rain. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (19-17) scored more runs than the Washington Nationals (19-17), 8-3, after a nearly two-hour rain delay between the first batter of the game and the second batter. Tyson Ross (2-3, 3.94) gave...
Via Padres Public
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Fister's poor start dooms Nationals in 8-3 loss to Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) A rain delay of nearly two hours had nothing to do with how poorly Doug Fister pitched. Fister lasted only two innings in the Washington Nationals' 8-3 loss to the San Diego Padres, allowing seven runs and eight hits. ''I can't make any excuses for what I did tonight,'' he said. ''It's one of those nights I didn't do my job at all and put my team in a hole from the...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Pitcher Duels: May 9

​ I may be out of town for a graduation weekend, but the show must go on! There are a handful of games that I’ll still be keeping an eye on. Check ’em out: Julio Teheran (ATL) vs. Doug Fister (WAS) 4:05 p.m. ET It’s hard to imagine Teheran is barely 24, as he’s now moving through his fifth big league season. Teheran has quietly thrown over 400 innings over the...
Via The Sports Post
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores Sat Again Sunday, Mets Staying The Course With Him

Mets shortstop Wilmer Flores sat again on Sunday after sitting out Saturday’s game, even though he was 5-for-9 with a home run against Doug Fister. His replacement Ruben Tejada went 0-for-3, and muffed a double play. Flores has had a rough time defensively at shortstop in 2015 especially last week, committing an error in each of his last three starts and overall he has seven errors...
Via Mets Merized Online
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Fister pitches Nationals to 2nd straight 1-0 win over Mets

NEW YORK (AP) Doug Fister breezed through his latest dominant outing against the Mets, and the Washington Nationals held on for their second straight 1-0 win over New York at Citi Field on Sunday. It was the first time in franchise history, dating to the team's Montreal debut in 1969, the Nationals won consecutive 1-0 games, according to STATS. Ryan Zimmerman blooped an RBI single...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Chatter: Doug Fister vs. Dillon Gee (5/3/15)

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22 days ago  |  Discuss

NL East Shaping Up To Be A Three Horse Race

With a divisional opponent like the Nationals coming to town for a four-game showdown, the Mets have an opportunity to really silence those early season fluke theorists and all-around doubters. Starting with reigning rookie of the year Jacob deGrom going up against Stephen Strasburg, the Mets will look to take advantage of Citi Field’s extensive confines and keep bats like Bryce...
Via Mets Merized Online
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Using ERA-FIP To Identify Starting Pitchers to Trade or Acquire

View image | In this piece, I’ll be looking at one of my favorite strategies to identify starting pitchers to consider trading (or “selling high” or “buying low” as some continue to refer to it) or trading for on the trade market for fantasy baseball in 2015. Each and every baseball site you visit can probably provide you with a strategy to identify players...
Via The Fantasy Fix
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Stults Solid in Atlanta Braves Win Over Washington Nationals

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Eric Stults throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Monday, April 27, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) With two outs in the bottom of the sixth, Braves starting pitcher Eric Stults had the chance to deliver the final dagger to his Nationals counterpart, Doug Fister. Fister had labored his way into...
Via The Sports Journal
27 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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals-Braves Preview

Few would have predicted the Washington Nationals to be towards the bottom of the NL East standings as the season nears the end of its first month, but that's exactly where they are heading into a three-game set with the Atlanta Braves. Looking to snap a five-game losing streak Monday night, the Nationals will turn to Doug Fister, whose stretch of quality starts ended with a substandard...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

With stuff that 'just keeps getting better,' Cardinals' Lackey takes on Nats

Quality starting pitching has been the catalyst behind hot stretches for both the Washington Nationals and St. Louis Cardinals and produced a seemingly predictable low-scoring series opener. Doug Fister and John Lackey hope to continue the trend. Fresh off ending St. Louis' winning streak, the Nationals send Fister to the hill seeking their sixth victory in seven tries Wednesday...
Via AP on Fox
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

How the Tigers Won the Doug Fister Trade

Detroit Tigers’ general manager Dave Dombrowski is no stranger to big trades, and he usually comes out on the winning end. Since taking over the Tigers in 2002, Dombrowski has turned a perennial cellar team into an AL powerhouse. During his time, the Tigers have won four division titles and two pennants. Despite his success with the club, Dombrowski was under fire last off-season...
Via Baseball Essential
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Fister solid into 7th, Nationals defeat Phillies 5-2

WASHINGTON (AP) Doug Fister pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Yunel Escobar and Michael A. Taylor each hit a homer, and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Thursday night. Ryan Zimmerman added a two-run double for Washington which, after averaging 2.4 runs through its first seven games, has 22 runs and 28 hits over its last three. Fister (1...
Via AP on Fox
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Taylor and Zimmerman power the Nationals past the Phillies

Rookie Michael Taylor continues to impress, hitting his second home run of the season, to give the Nats a 3-2 lead in the fifth inning, a lead they would not relinquish.  Filling in for injured centerfielder Denard Span, Taylor went 1 for 2 and raised his season batting average to a solid .282. Ryan Zimmerman added a two run double in the sixth inning to pad the Nats lead to 5-2...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Pitcher Duels: April 16

​ Thursday brings a limited slate of action, as just 12 of the 30 big league teams are in action. Still, there are a few matchups that carry some intrigue: Cole Hamels (PHI) vs. Doug Fister (WAS) 7:05 PM ET It’s hard to know how many more starts Hamels will make for the Phillies, but in a tough National League East he should find himself in plenty of tough matchups like...
Via The Sports Post
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies-Nationals Preview

The Washington Nationals are starting to show some consistency at the plate and that should be a relief to Doug Fister. After a strong performance against the Philadelphia Phillies was wasted last weekend, Fister is looking for some help from his team's improving offense Thursday night in the opener of this four-game set. Washington (3-6) started slowly in the season's first week...
Via AP on Fox
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Fister's 2-run single helps Nationals beat Yankees 7-6

VIERA, Fla. (AP) Doug Fister hit a two-run single off Chasen Shreve, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the New York Yankees 7-6 Monday. Fister allowed four runs and seven hits in 4 1-3 innings, struck out four and walked none. Chris Young homered twice for the Yankees, off Fister and against Casey Janssen, and drove in three runs. Brian McCann hit a two-run home run off...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Spring Training Game 22: Young goes deep twice

New York Yankees 6 — Washington Nationals 7The New York Yankees went to visit the Washington Nationals in today’s spring training game. The Yankees got on the board first against Doug Fister in the third inning. Rob Refsnyder led off the inning with a double and with two ground outs; Refsnyder would come around to score. Chris Young would get on base the painful way, with a breaking...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Draft Day Arbitrage: Getting A Fister From A Stranger

So yes, this is an overrated post but since I'm not Grey and Grey ain't me, you don't see the word 'Schmohawk' in the title. If I had, it would've been seen as a weak and watered down version of a Schmohawk piece. Mayhap you would've gone so far as to say it was a 'Faux hawk' which is really the worst thing ever. A faux hawk says to me you want to look like an edgy bad boy but...
Via Razzball
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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