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Latest Doug Fister Items
Matt Williams expects Doug Fister to make another appearance in Florida before beginning a rehab assignment. He will likely return in 20 days.
Right-hander Doug Fister threw two innings at extended spring training in Florida and could join the Nationals in about three weeks "assuming all goes well," manager Matt Williams said.
Doug Fister threw 35 pitches off a bullpen mound Friday, a key step in the right-hander's return to the Nationals rotation.
The Nationals avoided the sweep on Sunday, but moving forward there are plenty of injury situations to watch. They also have the upstart Marlins coming to town.
Nationals pitcher Doug Fister threw on flat ground from 60 feet on Sunday as he works his way back from a right lat strain.
Doug Fister is set to resume his throwing program as the right-hander begins his return from a strained lat muscle.
The Nationals have placed Doug Fister on the 15-day disabled list with a right lat strain, Matt Williams announced on Saturday.
Doug Fister is unlikely to be ready to open the season on time, but there's no need for Nationals to try to get him back on the mound too soon.
Washington Nationals right-hander Doug Fister left a minor league start after one inning Thursday with a strain of the latissimus dorsi muscle on the right side of his back and may not be able to take his first turn in the rotation on April 6.