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  1. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 9, 2014, 6:18 AM EDT

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    Tyler Flowers hit two homers to crush the Athletics, Marcus Stroman hurled a Maddux and the Cardinals can’t be stopped.

  2. Doug Fister recently had skin cancer removed from his neck

    Aug 23, 2014, 11:05 AM EDT

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    Nationals right-hander Doug Fister revealed last night that he had skin cancer removed from the left side of his neck this week.

  3. Numbers game: Tigers fall victim to baseball’s speed obsession

    Aug 18, 2014, 9:09 PM EDT

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    Doug Fister was a perfectly useful pitcher for Detroit, but he didn’t show up on the radar gun. Now, Fister is leading the National not the playoffs while the Tigers are fighting to stay alive.

  4. Baseball is designed to break your heart: Example 10,246,893

    Aug 13, 2014, 9:17 AM EDT

    Robbie Ray

    Twelve days ago the Tigers had the best rotation in baseball. Today they’re starting a dude named “Buck Farmer.”

  5. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and hghlghts

    Aug 13, 2014, 7:16 AM EDT

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    In the future, every pitcher will toss seven shutout innings for fifteen minutes — Andy Warhol.

  6. It’s been a trying year for Bryce Harper

    Aug 8, 2014, 7:44 PM EDT

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    It’s been a trying year for Bryce Harper, but the Washington Nationals are in first place despite the struggling star.

  7. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 7, 2014, 6:53 AM EDT

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    Joe Kelly gave his old mates fits. Well, maybe he gave them fits before too. Maybe they weren’t his mates. Maybe there were long-simmering disputes between him and the Cardinals about politics and religion and things. We can’t know!

  8. Doug Fister dominates, Nationals move to four games up in National League East standings

    Aug 6, 2014, 10:21 PM EDT

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    Doug Fister allowed just one (unearned) run over 7 1/3 innings and Adam LaRoche launched a pair of home runs as the Nationals bested the visiting Mets 7-1 on Wednesday night in Washington, D.C.

  9. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 28, 2014, 6:32 AM EDT

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    The Dodgers sweep their rivals in San Francisco, the Rays complain about Big Papi and I complain about Southwest Airlines messing with my kids’ vacation.

  10. Strasburg? Gonzalez? Zimmermann? Fister? Nope, the Nationals’ leader in wins is … Tanner Roark

    Jul 21, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

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    Roark was drafted in the 25th round by the Rangers in 2008 and came to the Nationals in the mid-2010 trade for Cristian Guzman. He never cracked anyone’s top-100 prospect list and didn’t even debut in the majors until age 26 last season after posting an underwhelming 4.04 ERA in the minors.

  11. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 10, 2014, 7:09 AM EDT

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    A handful of injuries went down last night, but so too did strict adherence to the Restoring Pitching Act of 2013.

  12. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 16, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

    DJ LeMahieu

    Three days, three come-from-behind wins for the Rockies over the Giants.

  13. Matt Adams celebrates Father’s Day in style

    Jun 15, 2014, 8:40 PM EDT

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    Matt Adams’ father was in attendance for all three of his son’s home runs over the weekend as the Cardinals swept the Nationals.

  14. Doug Fister is 5-0 with a 1.83 ERA since his delayed, rough Nationals debut

    Jun 11, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

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    Doug Fister’s debut for the Nationals was delayed until mid-May by a season-opening stint on the disabled list, but now he’s healthy and showing why so many people thought Washington pulled off a great trade getting him from Detroit this offseason.

  15. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 11, 2014, 6:01 AM EDT

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    Collin Cowgill’s walkoff homer in the 14th was something. Yoenis Cespedes’ throw in the eighth was even more something.

  16. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 6, 2014, 6:08 AM EDT

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    The Giants and Jays keep rolling merrily along. And Travis Wood [all together now] helps his own cause.

  17. Picture of the Day: Doug Fister shows off his flexibility

    Jun 5, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT

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    Doug Fister went into a full split while covering first base this afternoon.

  18. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    May 21, 2014, 6:54 AM EDT

    Adam Wainwright

    On HBT Daily yesterday I said Johnny Cueto would give up more than two runs in a game before Masahiro Tanaka got his first loss. Both happened yesterday, but I’m pretty sure the Nats got their third run off Cueto before the Yankees-Cubs game ended, so I’m gonna claim victory.

  19. Rick Porcello’s next start pushed back to Saturday

    May 18, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT

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    The Tigers’ right-hander, off to a fantastic start in his first eight starts, will get some extra rest and start on Saturday instead of Thursday.

  20. Nationals wanted to sign Doug Fister to a contract extension

    May 6, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

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    Doug Fister still hasn’t pitched for the Nationals, but he did turn down a long-term contract extension.

  21. Tigers set to call up Robbie Ray for his MLB debut

    Apr 30, 2014, 12:32 PM EDT

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    Detroit needs a starter for Tuesday’s game and the Tigers have decided to call up 22-year-old prospect Robbie Ray for his big-league debut.

  22. Doug Fister on track to make Nationals debut May 7

    Apr 29, 2014, 9:27 PM EDT

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    Doug Fister delivered four scoreless innings in his minor league rehab debut Sunday afternoon with High-A Potomac and Nationals manager Matt Williams acknowledged to reporters Tuesday night that the right-hander is on track to join Washington’s starting rotation after just one more rehab outing.

  23. Nationals demote Taylor Jordan to Triple-A

    Apr 29, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

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    Taylor Jordan, who grabbed a spot in the Nationals’ season-opening rotation thanks in part to Doug Fister’s injury, has been demoted back to the minors after going 0-3 with a 5.61 ERA in five starts.

  24. Doug Fister to begin minor league rehab assignment Sunday

    Apr 24, 2014, 11:03 PM EDT

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    Out since spring training with a lat strain, Nationals right-hander Doug Fister is on track to join the Nationals in early May.

  25. Doug Fister plays catch for first time since lat strain

    Apr 6, 2014, 1:05 PM EDT

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    Finally a dose of positive news for the Nationals. According to Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post, right-hander Doug Fister played catch Sunday for the first time since suffering a lat strain on March 27.

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