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  1. Tanner Roark to fill in for Doug Fister in Nationals’ rotation

    May 23, 2015, 1:20 PM EDT

    PHOENIX, AZ - MAY 13:  Relief pitcher Tanner Roark #57 of the Washington Nationals pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the MLB game at Chase Field on May 13, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

    Tanner Roark posted a 2.85 ERA across 31 starts last season, but the Nationals moved him to the bullpen after signing Max Scherzer to a huge contract over the winter. That depth is coming in handy now that Doug Fister is sidelined.

  2. Doug Fister diagnosed with a flexor strain in his right elbow

    May 16, 2015, 9:35 PM EDT

    Doug Fister

    Doug Fister, who went on the 15-day disabled list on Friday, has a flexor strain in his right elbow.

  3. Nationals place Doug Fister on the disabled list with right forearm tightness

    May 15, 2015, 6:43 PM EDT

    Doug Fister

    Doug Fister is suffering from right forearm tightness, so he’ll be out at least a couple of weeks. A.J. Cole rejoins the major league club.

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

    May 6, 2015, 7:04 AM EDT

    Carlos Perez

    This is easily the most photo and video-heavy ATH of all time. Mostly because pitchers did things with bats and teams wore throwbacks last night.

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

    May 4, 2015, 7:24 AM EDT

    Evan Gattis

    Some late-inning heroics. Extra-innings heroics, actually. Like baseball is some kind of gosh darned after hours club or something.

  6. Someone with the Yankees wonders if Cole Hamels is still an ace

    May 1, 2015, 8:25 PM EDT

    Cole Hamels

    Is Cole Hamels an ace? The numbers seem to indicate he is.

  7. Max Scherzer is “good to go” and could start Friday

    Apr 29, 2015, 12:16 PM EDT

    Max Scherzer

    His sprained thumb has proven to be a minor injury.

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

    Apr 17, 2015, 6:00 AM EDT

    John Lackey

    Dollar for dollar, this starter gives his team more value than just about anyone.

  9. Phillies follow Jonathan Papelbon’s team meeting with another loss

    Apr 16, 2015, 11:50 AM EDT

    Jonathan Papelbon

    The players’ only meeting lasted just a few minutes. When it was over, Papelbon was vague about his reason for getting his teammates together.

  10. Report: Johnny Cueto seeking $200 million “or thereabouts”

    Apr 10, 2015, 6:05 PM EDT

    Johnny Cueto

    The Reds and Johnny Cueto didn’t match up on a contract extension, as the right-hander has some big numbers in mind.

  11. Jordan Zimmermann on extension with Nationals: “It’s not looking good.”

    Mar 27, 2015, 6:05 PM EDT

    Jordan Zimmermann

    It doesn’t seem like the Nationals and Jordan Zimmermann will reach an agreement on a contract extension before the regular season begins.

  12. 2015 Preview: Washington Nationals

    Mar 16, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    Max Scherzer

    What’s in store for the Washington Nationals in 2015?

  13. Bryce Harper: “Where’s my ring?”

    Feb 25, 2015, 10:34 PM EDT

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    Most people are high on the Nationals this season, but outfielder Bryce Harper might be the highest of all. Mark Zuckerman of CSNWashington.com spoke with Harper on Wednesday …

  14. Jordan Zimmermann won’t discuss extension once the season starts

    Feb 21, 2015, 10:55 PM EDT

    Jordan Zimmermann

    Jordan Zimmermann can become a free agent after the 2015 season, and he won’t discuss a contract extension once the regular season starts.

  15. Cubs offered James Shields a three-year, $60 million deal

    Feb 10, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Shields ultimately decided to play at home in San Diego, choosing the Padres’ four-year, $75 million offer.

  16. Pirates acquire Steve Lombardozzi from the Orioles

    Feb 3, 2015, 6:09 PM EDT

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    As first reported by MASN’s Roch Kubatko, the Pirates have acquired utilityman Steve Lombardozzi from the Orioles in exchange for cash considerations.

  17. Now with Max Scherzer, Nationals’ rotation could be historically elite

    Jan 19, 2015, 12:44 AM EDT

    Max Scherzer

    With Max Scherzer in the mix, the Nationals’ starting rotation has the chance to be one of the best in the last 46 years.

  18. Red Sox acquire starter Wade Miley from Diamondbacks

    Dec 10, 2014, 9:56 PM EDT

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    FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports that the Red Sox and Diamondbacks have agreed to a trade that will send left-handed starter Wade Miley to Boston for pitchers Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster.

  19. What to watch for at the 2014 Winter Meetings

    Dec 8, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

    Grand Hyatt

    HardballTalk is on the scene in San Diego for baseball’s annual free agent and trade bacchanalia.

  20. Nationals telling teams Jordan Zimmermann is “available”

    Nov 20, 2014, 12:14 PM EDT

    Jordan Zimmermann

    Zimmermann has just one season remaining until he’s eligible for free agency and the 28-year-old right-hander is in line for a massive payday.

  21. Dave Dombrowski may not be telling the truth about something

    Oct 14, 2014, 3:31 PM EDT

    Doug Fister AP

    Or: Great Moments in GMs not Admitting Their Mistakes

  22. Nationals still in great position for 2015

    Oct 8, 2014, 1:28 AM EDT

    Anthony Rendon

    Few changes are needed for the club with the NL’s best record in 2014.

  23. Nationals defeat Giants in Game 3 of NLDS to keep their season alive

    Oct 6, 2014, 7:59 PM EDT

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    Facing elimination, the Nationals got a big start out of Doug Fister.

  24. NLDS, Game 3: Nationals vs. Giants lineups

    Oct 6, 2014, 1:47 PM EDT

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    Doug Fister vs. Madison Bumgarner.

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