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Williams updates on Fister's simulated game and Harper's quad - Byron Kerr

Manager Matt Williams had some positive news on the recovery of right-hander Doug Fister, who has been on the disabled list with a right lat strain since the beginning of the season Williams reported Fister tossed two innings and 28...

Nationals Journal | Washington Post

Doug Fister throws bullpen session

Doug Fister took the biggest step yet in his return by throwing a bullpen session on Friday afternoon in Atlanta. The prized offseason acquisition, who has dealt with injuries this spring, threw 35 pitches and said afterward that he “felt good.” Fister said he threw only fastballs and change-ups. He pitched from flat ground on Thursday […]

Washington Post

Nats Journal: Doug Fister throws bullpen session

Doug Fister took the biggest step yet in his return by throwing a bullpen session on Friday afternoon in Atlanta. The prized offseason acquisition, who has dealt with injuries this spring, threw 35 pitches and said afterward that he “felt good.” Fister said he threw only fastballs and change-ups. He pitched from flat ground on Thursday but had yet to pitch from a mound since hurting his side. Read full article >>

Washington Post

Nats Journal: Doug Fister plays catch for first time since lat strain

Doug Fister played catch Sunday morning for the first time since he suffered the right lat strain that sent him to the disabled list to begin the season. Fister tossed throws from 60 feet, a first step that came without a hitch. Read full article >>    

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Nationals adjust with Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman missing from lineup

The Nationals are awaiting MRI exam results on Ryan Zimmerman’s balky right shoulder. Scott Hairston joined Wilson Ramos and Doug Fister on the disabled list Sunday morning. Bryce Harper is on the bench with a 3-for-21, 10-strikeout slump. The Braves have beat them two games in a row. Jordan Zimmermann, Gio Gonzalez and Rafael Soriano […]    

Washington Post

Nats Journal: Nationals adjust with Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman missing from lineup

The Nationals are awaiting MRI exam results on Ryan Zimmerman’s balky right shoulder. Scott Hairston joined Wilson Ramos and Doug Fister on the disabled list Sunday morning. Bryce Harper is on the bench with a 3-for-21, 10-strikeout slump. The Braves have beat them two games in a row. Jordan Zimmermann, Gio Gonzalez and Rafael Soriano have been laid low by the flu. And Game 6 of 162 will come in two hours. Read full article >>    

Washington Post

Washington Nationals top Atlanta Braves, 2-1, to avoid three-game sweep

Attrition erodes every roster and tests every baseball team. It just usually takes longer than the season’s first Sunday. The Washington Nationals braced Sunday morning for the results on an MRI exam of Ryan Zimmerman’s balky right shoulder. Scott Hairston joined Wilson Ramos and Doug Fister on the disabled list. Bryce Harper sat the bench, lost in 3-for-21, 10-strikeout slump. A flu bug hopped around the clubhouse. The Atlanta Braves had asserted their dominance the past two days. Since when did Game 6 arrive in August? Read full article >>    

MASN Sports

Williams: Fister set to throw Sunday, Gonzalez under the weather - Byron Kerr

This afternoon, manager Matt Williams said right-hander Doug Fister is doing well in his rehabilitation from a right lat strain. Fister has been on the disabled list since March 23. Williams said Fister did "heavy exercise" today and felt no...

Washington Post

Nats still holding auditions for the No. 5 job in the rotation

Tanner Roark and Taylor Jordan spent spring training fighting for the fifth starting spot in the Nationals’ starting rotation and the competition isn’t over. With No. 4 starter Doug Fister on the disabled list with a right lat injury, Roark and Jordan made the opening day roster and are currently in the five-man rotation. Once Fister’s healthy, manager Matt Williams will have to settle on just one for the rotation. Read full article >>    

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David Huzzard: The myth of the 25-man roster

With Wilson Ramos having hit the disabled list and Sandy Leon called up to serve as the backup to Jose Lobaton, the Nationals have used 26 players. When Doug Fister returns at the end of April or beginning of May,...

Nats Insider | CSN Washington

Fister to resume throwing, Davis has Tommy John surgery

NEW YORK — Doug Fister is set to resume a throwing program on Thursday, the right-hander’s first step back from a strained lat muscle that prevented him from opening the season on-time for the Nationals. Fister took five days off after first feeling the injury one week ago during a minor-league spring training game. Already…

CSN Washington

Fister set to throw again, Davis has elbow surgery

Doug Fister is set to resume his throwing program as the right-hander begins his return from a strained lat muscle.

Nationals Journal | Washington Post

Doug Fister headed to the disabled list, could be out three weeks

As expected, the Nationals will place right-handed starter Doug Fister on the 15-day disabled list with a strain in his right lat muscle, which means right-handers Tanner Roark and Taylor Jordan will both be in the team’s opening day rotation. Manager Matt Williams said Friday that Fister would be shut down for five days to […]    

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Williams confirms Fister placed on disabled list, sets schedule for Roark and Jordan - Byron Kerr

Manager Matt Williams confirmed right-hander Doug Fister will be placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right lat strain. "Doug is going to go on the DL, of course," Williams said. "He is going to be shut down from...

CSN Washington

Nationals place Doug Fister on DL, could be out a month

The Nationals have placed Doug Fister on the 15-day disabled list with a right lat strain, Matt Williams announced on Saturday.

Nationals Journal | Washington Post

Nationals formally announce opening day roster

In placing right-handed starter Doug Fister on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday afternoon, the Nationals formally announced the opening day 25-man roster, which had no surprises. Manager Matt Williams has refused to name a starting second baseman, although the team has operated as if Anthony Rendon will be him. Both Rendon and Danny Espinosa […]    

Nats Insider | CSN Washington

Roark, Jordan make Nats’ Opening Day roster with Fister out

After competing with each other for six weeks for the Nationals’ fifth starter job, it turns out both Tanner Roark and Taylor Jordan have made the team’s Opening Day roster. It happened because of an injury to starter Doug Fister, but both Roark and Jordan are excited for the opportunity no matter the circumstances. “It…

Washington Post

Nats Journal: Nationals formally announce opening day roster

In placing right-handed starter Doug Fister on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday afternoon, the Nationals formally announced the opening day 25-man roster, which had no surprises. Manager Matt Williams has refused to name a starting second baseman, although the team has operated as if Anthony Rendon will be him. Both Rendon and Danny Espinosa are listed as infielders, while Ian Desmond, Adam LaRoche and Ryan Zimmerman are listed with their specific positions. Read full article >>    

Nationals Journal | Washington Post

Doug Fister shut down for five days with ‘minor’ lat strain

Nationals right-hander Doug Fister will be shut down for five days after an MRI taken Friday afternoon in Washington revealed a “minor strain” in his right lat muscle, according to a person familiar with the results. The Nationals declined comment Friday on Fister’s status. They have yet to place him on the disabled list, a […]    

Nats Insider | CSN Washington

VIDEO: Mark Zuckerman on Doug Fister’s lat strain

Mark joined Brian Mitchell on last night’s SportsTalk Live to talk about the Doug Fister news. What does his injury mean for the Nationals? How does their rotation shape up without him in the mix? Mark does not believe there will be a huge drop-off in production out of the Nationals’ staff. How big of…

CSN Washington

Fister impressive in first start back from injury

Doug Fister tossed 3 2/3 scoreless innings in his return from an elbow injury and insists he'll be ready to start the season on-time.

MLB

Fister fans seven over six strong frames

10/16/13: Doug Fister pitches six innings of one-run ball, striking out seven against the Red Sox in Game 4 of the ALCS

MLB

Fister's impressive outing

4/16/13: Doug Fister hurls seven dominant frames to improve to 3-0, limiting the Mariners to just two runs on four hits while fanning five

MLB

Fister's solid outing

4/21/13: Doug Fister allows just three runs on six hits while collecting five strikeouts over seven solid frames against the Mariners