Doug Fister SP WAS 2 Months2 Comments

Tuesday's game between the Orioles and Nationals was postponed due to rain.

The game will be made up on August 4. Scheduled starters Bud Norris and Doug Fister will be pushed back to Wednesday.

Doug Fister SP WAS 2 Months

Doug Fister improved to 7-2, allowing three runs over seven innings as the Nationals defeated the Rockies 4-3 on Wednesday.

Fister's effort on Wednesday was his eighth quality start out of 11 on the season. The right-hander made one big mistake, allowing a three-run homer to Michael McKenry in the second inning. Aside from that, he was tough on the Rockies, allowing just seven hits, walking none, and striking out five. Fister will bring a 2.93 ERA, a 1.05 WHIP, and a 42/6 K/BB ratio into his next start against the Orioles at home.

Doug Fister SP WAS 2 Months

Doug Fister got a no-decision, allowing three runs over six innings as the Nationals were defeated 5-3 by the Cubs on Thursday.

All three runs came in the fourth inning on three singles, a wild pitch, and a double. The right-hander allowed six hits overall, striking out one without issuing a walk. Fister has been solid for the Nationals since making his season debut on May 9, now carrying a 2.83 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, and 37/6 K/BB ratio in 63 2/3 innings. He'll go up against the Rockies at home in his next start.

Doug Fister SP WAS 2 Months

Doug Fister tossed eight innings of shutout ball Saturday in the Nationals' 3-0 defeat of the Braves.

Fister was magnificent, allowing only five hits -- all of them singles -- over his eight scoreless frames. He issued just one walk and struck out three, moving to 6-2 on the year. The right-hander boasts a 2.65 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, and 36/6 K/BB ratio in 57 2/3 innings this year. Fister will take on the Cubs at Wrigley Field next week.

Doug Fister SP WAS 2 Months

Doug Fister allowed four runs over six innings of work in Sunday's loss to the Cardinals.

Fister gave up seven hits, including two home runs, on the afternoon. The right-hander hadn't allowed more than two runs in a start since his first start of the season on May 9, as the bad day raised his ERA to 3.08. Fister will look for a better result Saturday against the Braves.

Doug Fister SP WAS 2 Months

Doug Fister shut out the Giants over seven innings in Tuesday's 2-1 victory to earn his fifth straight victory.

Fister's season started a little over a month late, but he's made up for lost time. He struggled in his Nationals' debut against the A's on May 9, but hasn't allowed more than two runs in an outing since, and has walked only three batters in those six outings. He improves to 5-1 with a 2.68 ERA and 1.03 WHIP, numbers he'll take to St. Louis on Sunday.

Doug Fister SP WAS 3 Months

Doug Fister held the Phillies to two runs on four hits over seven innings in a 4-2 victory Thursday.

Fister struck out five and didn't walk anyone in another terrific effort. The right-hander allowed five runs in his first start back from the disabled list but hasn't given up more than two runs in his five outings since. Fister will try to keep the ball rolling next week against the Giants and Cardinals.

Doug Fister SP WAS 3 Months

Doug Fister pitched six innings of two-run ball to beat the Rangers on Saturday.

Since struggling in his Nationals debut against the A's on May 9, Fister is 3-0 with a 2.13 ERA in four starts. There's no reason he can't be a top-15 fantasy starter the rest of the way.

Doug Fister SP WAS 3 Months

Doug Fister allowed one run on six hits over 5 1/3 innings in a win over the Pirates on Sunday.

Fister was cruising until the sixth inning, when Josh Harrison led off with a home run and two more hitters reached base before Fister could record his second out. Even with the abbreviated outing, the win was Fister's second straight and his third consecutive strong start. The right-hander owns a 3.42 ERA and 1.14 WHIP through four starts this year. He'll match up with the Rangers in an interleague tilt with the Rangers on Saturday.

Doug Fister SP WAS 3 Months

Doug Fister picked up his first win as a member of the Nationals, allowing two runs over seven innings in Tuesday's 9-4 victory over the Reds.

Fister has back-to-back solid outings now. Against the Reds, the right-hander allowed six hits and a walk while striking out five. Fister now has a 13/1 K/BB ratio in 18 1/3 innings. He'll go for win number two in his next outing against the Pirates on the road.