1:01 PM EDT, Sun October 04, 2015
Washington Post Oct 1, 2015

Nats Journal: Doug Fister: ‘I still think I have a starting role somewhere’

Last week, Jordan Zimmermann made what was likely his final start at Nationals Park, one in which he did not get the chance to walk off the field like some hoped he would, an unceremonious end to a storied tenure. But the Nationals have another starting pitcher likely leaving for free agency, one whose end was even less storied, and far more stressful. Doug Fister’s Nationals tenure seems likely to end this weekend, too, when the most trying season of his career will end with it.Read full article >>
Washington Post Sep 15, 2015

Nats Journal: Pitching for first time in 13 days, Doug Fister earns his first career save

PHILADELPHIA — The unpredictability of Doug Fister’s season was summed up perfectly as he ran in from the bullpen before the bottom of the 11th inning Monday night. The Nationals had a one-run lead (again), and it was his job to hold it. The Nationals had double-switched him into the cleanup spot, so he wasn’t due up for a few innings, and could pitch for awhile if he let the lead slip.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Sep 15, 2015

Papelbon's blown save opens door for Fister

Jonathan Papelbon's blown save Monday night opened the door for Doug Fister, who wound up in a strange situation but got the job done for the Nationals.

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