No need for Nationals to rush Fister back

No need for Nationals to rush Fister back
March 28, 2014, 6:00 am
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The news that came out of Viera yesterday about Doug Fister could under no circumstances be considered positive. Just when it looked like the right-hander was on track to start the season on time, he was pulled from a minor-league game after only one inning with a strained lat muscle.

Fister will be examined today in Washington by team orthopedist Wiemi Douoguih, after which the Nationals will make a decision how to proceed.

Here's a nickel's worth of advice: Don't take any chances here. Take the overly cautious route. There's no sense trying to rush Fister back.

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