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Nationals | Doug Fister throws two innings

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:12:37 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Doug Fister (lat) threw two innings in extended spring training Thursday, April 17, and he could return to the rotation in around 20 days, according to manager Matt Williams.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - Adam Kilgore

Nationals | Doug Fister leaves for extended ST

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:17:07 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Doug Fister (lat) left for extended spring training Wednesday, April 16, and he'll start by throwing two innings Thursday, April 17. He'll eventually go on a rehab assignment.

Fantasy Tip: Fister has looked good as he resumes his throwing program, but he won't be back in the rotation until next month if he doesn't encounter any setbacks. Be patient here.

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Nationals | Doug Fister using all his pitches

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:31:56 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Doug Fister (lat) threw a 50-pitch bullpen session Monday, April 14, and used all of his pitches. The next step for him is likely to pitch in a simulated game.

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Nationals | Impressed with Doug Fister

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:28:37 -0700

Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams was impressed with SP Doug Fister's (lat) 35-pitch bullpen session Friday, April 11, and Fister didn't report any problems with his side or his right elbow. He threw mostly fastballs and changeups, but also mixed in a few breaking pitches. He'll throw off a mound again in a few days and build up to 50 pitches before facing live hitters and then going on a rehab assignment.

Fantasy Tip: Fister could be back in a few weeks barring a setback, and the Nationals will put him back in their rotation immediately. Tanner Roark is the man likely to lose his rotation gig once Fister is ready, so consider him a short-term option in NL-only leagues.

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Nationals | Doug Fister throws bullpen

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:21:01 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Doug Fister (lat) threw a 35-pitch bullpen session Friday, April 11, that included fastballs and changeups.

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Nationals | Doug Fister throws on flat ground again

Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:48:55 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Doug Fister (lat) had another encouraging throwing session on flat ground Thursday, April 10.

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Nationals | Doug Fister throwing on flat ground

Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:35:38 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Doug Fister (lat) threw off flat ground from 120 feet Tuesday, April 8, and didn't have any setbacks with his lat muscle. He'll likely throw off flat ground to a catcher soon and then move to a bullpen session. Fister is expected to need anywhere from three to five rehab starts before he's deemed ready.

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Nationals | Doug Fister plays catch

Sun, 06 Apr 2014 12:10:06 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Doug Fister (lat) played catch Sunday, April 6, making tosses from a distance of 60 feet. "He threw the ball fine," pitching coach Steve McCatty said. "No pain. Didn't feel anything in the back or the elbow. So it was good."

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Nationals | Doug Fister feeling better

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:12:27 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Doug Fister (lat) was feeling better after testing his injury Friday, April 4, and he should begin his throwing program "any day now," according to general manager Mike Rizzo.

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Nationals | Doug Fister still not throwing

Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:20:08 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Doug Fister (lat) did not resume a throwing program Thursday, April 3, but said he's still "moving forward."

Fantasy Tip: Fister wasn't able to go over 50 pitches in spring training because of injuries, so he has a ways to go to ramp back up to be game-ready. Don't expect him to be back until next month. Fister will likely need to make at least a few minor league rehab outings, too.

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