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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: Pitcher Doug Fister #58 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch against the New York Mets on August 23, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Fister Injures Back Muscle In Minor League Game

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.

97.1 The Ticket–03/28/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 23:  Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of the game on September 23, 2013 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Verlander Strong In 5 Innings Against Nationals

Justin Verlander was dominant over five innings and Washington’s Jordan Zimmermann gave up his first run of the spring as the Tigers defeated a Nationals split squad 2-1 on Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–03/17/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Anthony Rendon #6 of the Washington Nationals follows through on a seventh inning run scoring sacrifice fly against the New York Mets at Citi Field on September 12, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Nationals defeated the Mets 7-2.

Can The Nationals’ Anthony Rendon Overcome Growing Pains?

Anthony Rendon has settled in at second base for the Nationals. But his job isn’t safe yet.

03/07/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 25: Doug Fister #58 of the Detroit Tigers is greeted by pitching coach Jeff Jones in the dugout after Fister was taken out of the game in the seventh inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Two of the Major League Baseball World Series at AT&T Park on October 25, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Fister Pleased With Debut, Nationals Beat Marlins

Doug Fister struck out the first two batters he faced in his spring debut with Washington, and the Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 10-3 Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–03/03/2014

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Exclusive Excerpt From John Feinstein’s ‘Where Nobody Knows Your Name’

An exclusive excerpt from John Feinstein’s book, “Where Nobody Knows Your Name,” which chronicles the lives of those trying to reach Major League Baseball.

02/25/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: Pitcher Doug Fister #58 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch against the New York Mets on August 23, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Nationals, RHP Fister Avoid Arbitration With Deal

Right-handed starter Doug Fister and the Washington Nationals have agreed to terms on a contract, avoiding arbitration.

97.1 The Ticket–02/03/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 3:  Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Chicago White Sox in the first inning at Comerica Park on August 3, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

GM Rizzo: Nats Talked To Tigers About Scherzer

The talks leading to the deal that sent Doug Fister to the Washington Nationals began last month, when the names of a couple of other Detroit Tigers pitchers — AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer and Rick Porcello — also were mentioned.

97.1 The Ticket–12/03/2013

Doug Fister. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Tigers Send Doug Fister To Washington Nationals

The Nationals sent infielder Steve Lombardozzi, left-hander Ian Krol and minor league lefty Robbie Ray to Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2013

DETROIT, MI - JULY 31: Victor Martinez #41 and Jhonny Peralta #27 of the Detroit Tigers celebrate with teammate Alex Avila #13 after scoring on the double by Ramon Santiago #39 of the Tigers during the second inning of the game against the Washington Nationals at Comerica Park on July 31, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Complete Sweep Of Nationals With 11-1 Win

Alex Avila and Torii Hunter hit homers in a five-run second inning and the Detroit Tigers scored five more runs in the fourth inning of an 11-1 rout of the Washington Nationals on Wednesday.

97.1 The Ticket–07/31/2013

Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers hits an RBI-single to drive teammate Victor Martinez #41 against the Texas Rangers in the first inning at Comerica Park on July 12, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Tigers 5, Nationals 1

Alex Avila hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the sixth inning off Stephen Strasburg and the Detroit Tigers beat the Washington Nationals 5-1 Tuesday night.

97.1 The Ticket–07/30/2013

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