Each week this season, we’ll take the temperature of the Nationals roster to see whose stock is rising or falling.
Doug Fister warmed up Thursday evening at Petco Park, was ready to take the mound for the bottom of the first inning against the Padres.
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: In a nutshell? It stunk. There's no other way to describe it from the Nationals' perspective.
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: If the season's first two games are a sign of things to come, the Nationals are going to be playing a bunch of low-scoring, tight affairs this month.