NEW YORK — He had already come back from two abdominal surgeries in three months, then a sore knee that kept him out of a couple of games last week.
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: As was the case Tuesday night, the Nationals and Yankees found themselves in a tight pitchers' duel for six innings.
NEW YORK — Doug Fister will make another rehab start later this week, and if all goes well the right-hander likely would be ready to return to the Nationals rotation after that.
There was the 7-13 start to the season, which left more than a few observers concerned.
Danny Espinosa knew there was a pretty good chance he'd come off the bench in the late innings of Sunday afternoon's game against the Chicago Cubs. He just didn't know it'd be like this.