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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||205.00||13.00||10.00||0.00||3.60||1.18||130.00||34.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Atlanta|| 5.2||0||1|| 6.35||0||2||3|
|vs LHB|| 18.1||0||0|| 4.42||0||7||8|
|vs RHB|| 6.1||0||0|| 0.00||0||2||3|
|12/26/2014||Doug Fister, SP WAS||Francisco Rodriguez, RP MIL|
Matt Holliday, LF STL
|12/26/2014||Doug Fister, SP WAS|
Freddy Galvis, SS PHI
Drew Stubbs, CF COL
|Jay Bruce, RF CIN|
|12/26/2014||Nick Castellanos, 3B DET|
Zach Britton, RP BAL
Eric Hosmer, 1B KC
|Doug Fister, SP WAS|
Martin Prado, 3B MIA
|Last 10 Games|
Nationals P Doug Fister has another shaky outing in loss
|by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com|
|(4/27/15) Nationals pitcher Doug Fister gave up five runs — four earned — in Monday night's 8-4 loss to the NL East rival Braves.
This is the second consecutive start where Fister has allowed four earned runs. Against the Braves, he allowed 10 hits, the most Fister has given up in four starts. Fister struck out three batters and walked two in 5 2/3 innings.
Fister's ERA this season is now 3.28, aided by strong performances in his first two starts.
Fister's next projected start is Saturday against the Mets.
Nationals pitcher Doug Fister surrenders two home runs in ND
|by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com|
|(4/22/15) Nationals pitcher Doug Fister allowed five runs, four earned, on seven hits, including two home runs, in Washington's 7-5 loss to the Cardinals Wednesday.
Fister struggled early and often, allowing a solo shot to Matt Carpenter to lead off the first inning. Fister then allowed a two-run home run to Kolten Wong in the second, driving home Yadier Molina. It didn't get much better in the third, when Matt Adams cracked an RBI double to left field to bring home another run.
Fister, who remains 1-0 on the year, now boasts a 2.37 ERA in three starts this season. He will look for his second win Monday against the Braves.
Nationals' Doug Fister walks four, earns win Thursday
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
|(4/16/15) Nationals pitcher Doug Fister earned a win Thursday, allowing two runs (one earned) on four hits and four walks in 6 2/3 innings while striking out four in his team's 5-2 win over the Phillies.
Fister (1-0) issued just 24 walks over the entire 2014 season, and the last time he doled out as many as four free passes came back in Sept. 2013. He was still able to largely limit the damage and earn his first win of the season in the process. Fister takes a 0.69 ERA and 5:5 K:BB ratio in 13 innings into Wednesday's matchup with the Cardinals.
Nationals' Fister has 2.12 ERA in five career starts vs. Phillies
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
|(4/16/15) Nationals starting pitcher Doug Fister will be making his sixth career start and second this season against NL East foe Philadelphia on Thursday. Fister unfortunately took a no-decision in his season debut Saturday against Philadelphia, despite throwing 6 1/3 scoreless innings.
Fister has had pretty good success against Philadelphia in his career. He is 2-2 with a 2.12 ERA and 1.00 WHIP in five career starts against the Phillies. He has allowed more than two earned runs just once and has gone less than six innings just once.
Nationals pitcher Doug Fister goes six scoreless innings Saturday
|by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com|
|(4/11/15) Nationals pitcher Doug Fister went 6 1/3 scoreless innings Saturday, allowing six hits in Washington's 3-2 loss to the Phillies in 10 innings.
Fister, who added one strikeout and a walk to his totals, worked out of a few jams in the game. After Chase Utley reached on a fielder's choice in the second, first baseman Ryan Howard doubled to deep right and Utley was thrown out at home trying to reach from first.
"I think it's a mental situation where you don't want [the layoff] affecting you," Fister said to MLB.com. "For me, that's the attempt I took. I wanted to make sure I got enough work in between starts. I think I felt OK. Obviously, there is a little bit of rust."
Fister will look to earn his first win of the season Thursday when he faces the Phillies again.
|2014 Summary: Moving from Detroit to Washington, where he'd have a better infield defense behind him and wouldn't have to face a DH every time through the order, was supposed to make Doug Fister better. That's exactly what happened. His ERA dropped by more than a full run to a career-low 2.41, and he won 16 of his 25 starts to make him a top 15 pitcher on a per-start basis in Head-to-Head points leagues. |
Playing time status: The start of Fister's season was delayed because of elbow inflammation and a strained lat, but he clearly wasn't feeling the effects of either injury when he finally made his Nationals debut. He missed a handful of starts in 2012 as well, giving him something of an injury history, but that's not really the concern for him in Fantasy.
2015 Outlook: The concern for Fister is that at a time when everyone who's anyone has the capacity for 150 strikeouts, his rate falls below what most people would consider the acceptable. While it shrank in 2014, his home run rate rose, giving him a 3.93 FIP that suggests he may have actually regressed despite the career-low ERA. As long as he continues to throw strikes and eat innings for an expected contender, though, Fister is a pretty safe bet to be a top-40 starting pitcher.
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|4/28/15||@ ATL||7:10 pm||Julio Teheran|
|4/29/15||@ ATL||7:10 pm||Alex Wood|
|4/30/15||@ NYM||7:10 pm||Jacob deGrom|
|5/1/15||@ NYM||7:10 pm||Matt Harvey|
|5/2/15||@ NYM||7:10 pm||Jonathon Niese|
|5/3/15||@ NYM||1:10 pm||Dillon Gee|
|5/4/15||MIA||7:05 pm||David Phelps|
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