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 >>
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