It’s been something of an odd, nomadic existence so far for Doug Fister. He was traded to the Nationals five months ago, but all of his time to date had been spent away from his new home.
Denard Span set the tone early for the Nationals as he and Doug Fister led Washington to a 9-2 victory over the Reds.
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: Talk about an imposing matchup: The Nationals, who have scored the fewest runs in the majors in May and have struggled all season against right-handers, had to
The Nationals' lineup — in its current, injury-plagued form — is not particularly effective against right-handed pitching.