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Harper homers twice into upper deck, Nationals beat Marlins

  Bryce Harper blasted two home runs into the upper deck and drove in four for the Washington Nationals in a 7-2 win over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. Michael Taylor also homered and drove in two for Washington. Doug Fister (4-6) picked up the win. allowing two runs and four hits in six innings. Harper's first homer, a three-run shot, came off of Tom Koehler (8-7) in the...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Harper homers twice into upper deck, Nats beat Marlins 7-2

MIAMI (AP) Bryce Harper blasted two home runs into the upper deck and drove in four for the Washington Nationals in a 7-2 win over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. Michael Taylor also homered and drove in two for Washington. Doug Fister (4-6) picked up the win. allowing two runs and four hits in six innings. Harper's first homer, a three-run shot, came off of Tom Koehler (8...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Harper homers twice into upper deck, Nats beat Marlins 7-2

MIAMI (AP) -- Bryce Harper blasted two home runs into the upper deck and drove in four for the Washington Nationals in a 7-2 win over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. Michael Taylor also homered and drove in two for Washington. Doug Fister (4-6) picked up the win. allowing two runs and four hits in six innings. Harper's first homer, a three-run shot, came off of Tom Koehler...
Via Fox Sports Florida
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marlins' Suzuki only 100 hits away from 3K

MIAMI -- Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki moved 100 hits away from 3,000 on Wednesday night. Suzuki's RBI double down the left-field line in the second inning off Washington Nationals right-hander Doug Fister put him closer to the milestone. It also gave the Marlins a 1-0 lead. The 41-year-old future Hall of Famer connected on an 86 mph fastball. It helped him become the 38th...
Via Fox Sports Florida
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. While the offense for the Washington Nationals is finally healthy, their bullpen just became much stronger - but perhaps unhappier. Armed with new closer Jonathan Papelbon for the stretch run, the NL East leaders continue their series with the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. Holding a tenuous one-game lead atop the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nationals promote top prospect Lucas Giolito to Double-A

According to Mick Reinhard of Pennlive.com, the Washington Nationals have promoted the mostly consensus top pitching prospect in Major League Baseball, Lucas Giolito to Double-A Harrisburg. Based on his current schedule, Giolito will make his debut for the Senators on Tuesday night against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, Double-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays. By Reinhard’s...
Via Baseball Essential
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: first half of season recap

Well, as the first half of the season has come to and end, the Washington Nationals sit a top of the National League East division with an above average record of 48-39. Just 9 games over .500 this season, the Nationals take a 2 game lead over the New York Mets into the All-Star break. Max Scherzer ended the first half of the season on a high note as they defeated their American...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Injuries Keeping Washington Nationals From True Potential

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg (37) throws during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants at Nationals Park, Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) For multiple seasons now, the Washington Nationals have had a roster that made them the easiest best to pencil in as the National League’s representative...
Via The Sports Journal
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Byrd tries continue hot streak against Nationals

Behind star slugger Bryce Harper and an overpowering rotation, the surging Washington Nationals are closing in on their longest run at home in 10 years. Doug Fister hopes to add to that success as the Nationals seek their 10th straight home victory Monday night in the opener of a three-game series against the struggling Cincinnati Reds. Washington starters have posted an 0.44 ERA...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
23 days ago  |  Discuss

NL East-Leading Nationals Continue To Be Popular Draw In Ticket Sales

View image | gettyimages.com The Washington Nationals storm into July looking every bit as good as they were expected to be leading up to the 2015 MLB season. Already atop the NL East, Bryce Harper and co. look to distance themselves even further from the pesky New York Mets as they aim to secure the division and return to the playoffs. After a slow start because of injuries...
Via KCM Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals starting rotation sets franchise record for consecutive shutout innings

The Washington Nationals starting pitchers have been on quite a roll lately, and that continued during Thursday’s 7-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves. Doug Fister allowed just four hits over seven scoreless innings, pushing his record to 3-3 on the year and giving the Nationals their sixth straight win. The Nats starting rotation has now thrown 41 1/3 consecutive scoreless innings...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 26, 2015  |  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...
Via Fox Sports
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Fister pitches 4-hit ball as Nationals shut out Braves

  Doug Fister said he really hadn't heard about the scoreless innings streak being crafted by his fellow Washington Nationals starters. Fister allowed four hits over seven innings in another superb outing by a Washington starter, and the Nationals defeated the Atlanta Braves 7-0 on Thursday for their sixth straight win. Washington's rotation has thrown a franchise-record 41 1/3...
Via AP on Fox
June 25, 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

Fister pitches 4-hit ball as Nationals beat Braves 7-0

WASHINGTON (AP) Doug Fister allowed four hits over seven innings in another superb outing by a Washington starter, and the Nationals defeated the Atlanta Braves 7-0 on Thursday for their sixth straight win. Washington's rotation has thrown a franchise-record 41 1-3 consecutive scoreless innings over its last six games, the longest streak in the major leagues since Cleveland starters...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: National’s Pitcher Doug Fister Loses Wedding Ring On The Mound

Thursday night, Doug Fister lost his wedding ring on the mound after striking out a batter.
Via Gamedayr
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

Oh crap, Nats pitcher Doug Fister dropped his wedding ring on the mound last night

Washington Nationals pitcher Doug Fister's wedding ring fell off his pitching hand as he struck out Evan Longoria in the 1st inning last night.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals' Doug Fister drops wedding ring on pitcher's mound

Doug Fister is hoping to win a championship ring with the Washington Nationals, but before he adds that priceless ring to his jewelry chest, he'll need to make sure he holds onto an even more important one. In the first inning of Fister's start against the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday, his first since coming off the disabled list, the 31-year-old righty was seen bending down to pick...
Via Fox Sports
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

RHP Fister returns to Nationals, RHP Hill sent to Triple-A

WASHINGTON (AP) The Washington Nationals have activated Doug Fister from the disabled list to start Thursday night against Tampa Bay. The right-handed Fister spent 35 days on the disabled list with forearm tightness. He is 2-2 with a 4.31 ERA in seven starts. Right-handed reliever Taylor Hill was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse. The 26-year-old Hill had a 3.75 ERA in six relief appearances...
Via AP on Fox
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Pitcher Duels: June 18

​ It’s not as strong of a day on the pitching side as it was on Wednesday, but there’s still plenty of interesting action as interleague play rages on. Check ’em out: Chris Archer (TBR) vs. Doug Fister (WAS) 7:05 p.m. ET Archer’s 2.00 ERA ranks sixth across MLB, with three of the five pitchers ahead of him likely within reach with another solid start this evening...
Via The Sports Post
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Nats' Fister to start Thursday; Span out with back issue

WASHINGTON (AP) Washington Nationals right-hander Doug Fister will return from the disabled list to start Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. The Nationals will also hope to get back center fielder Denard Span, who is out of Wednesday's lineup with back tightness. Fister went on the disabled list on May 15 with right forearm tightness after pitching to a 4.31 ERA in seven...
Via AP on Fox
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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