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Aug 27, 2014
Rotoworld
Doug Fister was hit hard in a loss to the Phillies on Wednesday, surrendering five runs (four earned) on 10 hits and a walk.
CSN Washington 1 hour ago

Fister faces Kershaw in marquee matchup

Doug Fister goes toe-to-toe with Clayton Kershaw tonight in one of the biggest matchups of the season. Join the conversation on Nats Insider!
Washington Post Aug 28, 2014

Nats Journal: Doug Fister is among the best in baseball at holding runners

Even with Wednesday’s uneven start, Doug Fister has been the Nationals’ best starter all season. He throws strikes and has good command. His stuff, especially his darting sinker, is undersold. He works quickly and fields his position well. But one of the overlooked reasons for his excellence is his ability to keep base runners in place. Read full article >>

Doug Fister is among the best in baseball at holding runners

Even with Wednesday’s uneven start, Doug Fister has been the Nationals’ best starter all season. He throws strikes and has good command. His stuff, especially his darting sinker, is undersold. He works quickly and fields his position well. But one of the overlooked reasons for his excellence is his ability to keep base runners in place. […]
CSN Washington Aug 28, 2014

Back-to-back struggles by Fister surprise Nats

After a dominant summer, Doug Fister has lost two starts in a row. Is there any reason for the Nationals to be concerned about the right-hander?

Fister’s surprisingly ineffective week

PHILADELPHIA — When it happened over the weekend against the Giants, it felt like one blip on an otherwise stellar summer of pitching dominance. When it happened again Wednesday night against the Phillies, you started to wonder whether this has quickly become more than a mere blip. Doug Fister has been the Nationals’ workhorse this…
Rotoworld Aug 27, 2014

Fister allows 10 hits, 2 HR in loss to Phils - Doug Fister (S) Washington Nationals

Doug Fister was hit hard in a loss to the Phillies on Wednesday, surrendering five runs (four earned) on 10 hits and a walk.
Washington Post Aug 27, 2014

Fister falters as Phillies complete three-game sweep of Nationals, 8-4

PHILADELPHIA — Doug Fister had rescued the Washington Nationals so often, which made the moment seem so foreign. In the sixth inning Wednesday night, Fister stood stoic on the mound. He had just allowed a go-ahead home run on a hanging curveball and plunked a batter with a stray sinker. Wildness had replaced robotic dominance. Manager Matt Williams walked from the dugout and asked for the ball, perhaps the first time this season someone needed to rescue Fister. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Aug 27, 2014

LIVE THREAD: Nationals, Fister face Phillies on the road

Can Doug Fister get the Nationals back on track Wednesday night against Philadelphia? Join the social media conversation here via the Nats Insider Live Thread.

Nationals-Phillies discussion thread: Game 132

The Nationals need a victory to avoid getting swept and their first three-game losing skid since June 27. The Nationals’ rotation has essentially made them immune from losing streaks. Tonight Doug Fister will try to bounce-back from a rare so-so start, a loss in which he allowed four runs in six innings. He’ll face Kyle […]
Washington Post Aug 27, 2014

Nats Journal: Nationals-Phillies discussion thread: Game 132

The Nationals need a victory to avoid getting swept and their first three-game losing skid since June 27. The Nationals’ rotation has essentially made them immune from losing streaks. Tonight Doug Fister will try to bounce-back from a rare so-so start, a loss in which he allowed four runs in six innings. He’ll face Kyle Kendrick, who is 6-11 with a 4.93 ERA this year. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Aug 27, 2014

Can Doug Fister prevent Phillies from sweeping Nationals?

The last thing the Nationals want is to open this 9-game road trip by getting swept by the Phillies. But they’ll need a win in tonight’s series finale to prevent that from happening.
Detroit Free Press Aug 23, 2014

Ex-Tigers pitcher Doug Fister has skin cancer removed, says he's OK

A day after Washington National pitcher Doug Fister said he recently had surgery to remove skin cancer from his neck, Nationals manager Matt Williams says players and coaches are very aware they're at risk for the disease.

Matt Williams comments on Doug Fister’s skin cancer

When the media covering the Washington Nationals asked Doug Fister about the mysterious stitches on his neck Friday night, the answer they got was a stunning one: he’d had skin cancer removed from his neck a few days earlier. “He’s known about this for some time, and doctors took care of it,” manager Matt Williams […]
Washington Post Aug 23, 2014

Nats Journal: Doug Fister pitches after cancer removal

After the Nationals’ 10-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Friday night, starting pitcher Doug Fister revealed he had recently underwent a procedure to remove cancerous skin from the left side of his neck. Read full article >>

Doug Fister pitches after cancer removal

After the Nationals’ 10-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Friday night, starting pitcher Doug Fister revealed he had recently underwent a procedure to remove cancerous skin from the left side of his neck. “I had some skin cancer removed a couple days ago,” Fister said. “It had no effect tonight.” Fister did not […]

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