Doug Fister 58 | Pitcher

Washington Nationals

Fantasy News
Wed. Aug 27, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Fister gave up five runs -- four earned -- on 10 hits over 5.2 innings in a losing effort Wednesday night. Impact: He scuffled in his start Friday too, and was spotted with stitches on the back of his neck following the removal of skin cancer. Fister told reporters that the issue wasn't a factor regarding his performance after that start, and he didn't require any additional time off around the minor procedure. He'll look to get back on track against the Dodgers in his next start Tuesday.(RotoWire, )
Sat. Aug 23, 2014
News: A day after Washington pitcher Doug Fister said he recently had surgery to remove skin cancer from his neck, Nationals manager Matt Williams says players and coaches are very aware they're at risk for the disease. Impact: Williams says it's a big issue in baseball because there's constant exposure to the sun. Fister pitched six innings Friday night in a 10-3 loss to San Francisco, ending Washington's 10-game winning streak 10-3. Fister was asked after the game about what appeared to be a cut on his neck. He said he had some skin cancer removed a couple of days earlier, and that he was OK. Williams said there was no thought given to Fister skipping his turn in the rotation.(STATS, 7:19pm)
Fri. Aug 22, 2014
News: Fister allowed four runs on seven hits, walking one and striking out three over six innings of a 10-3 loss to the Giants on Friday night. Impact: Fister (12-4, 2.38 ERA) has done little wrong this season but he had a bit of an off night in this one, including giving up a pair of long balls. He'll try to get back in the win column on the road against Philadelphia next time out.(RotoWire, )
Fri. Aug 22, 2014
News: Fister recently had skin cancer removed from his neck, but he indicated Friday night that he's OK, William Ladson of reports. Impact: After being spotted with stitches on his neck, Fister shared the information with reporters on hand Friday night. By all indications, everything is under control health-wise for Fister, and he'll be ready to roll for his next scheduled start.(RotoWire, )
Aug 17, 2014
News: Fister tossed seven strong innings versus the Pirates on Sunday, allowing two unearned runs on five hits and a walk while recording five strikeouts. Impact: Fister continues his outstanding 2014 campaign in the nation's capital, as he now sports a 2.20 ERA across 18 starts during his first trip through the Senior Circuit. The 30-year-old righty has been especially strong during his last five outings, surrendering just two earned runs over 35.1 innings while posting a 0.88 WHIP and 25:4 K:BB ratio. Fister will look to maintain his superb rhythm on the mound Friday versus the Giants.(RotoWire, )
Doug Fister
2014 Season
Ht: 6' 8"  Wt: 210  Age: 30
Bats: L  Throws: R
Born: 2/4/1984, Merced, California
College: Fresno State
Debut: 2009
Salary: $7,200,000
Injury Status
No Current Injury