Nationals: Doug Fister Scratched From Start With Right Elbow Inflammation

David Manning-USA TODAY Sports

The Washington Nationals announced this morning that Doug Fister was scratched from today's start with elbow inflammation though an MRI on the elbow reportedly revealed no structural damage. There's some information out there right now. Here's what "they're" saying...

The Washington Nationals announced this morning that right-hander Doug Fister has been scratched from today's start with right elbow inflammation. Nats' manager Matt Williams was quoted sharing the news via the Nationals' official Twitter account:

Acquired in a 3-for-1 trade with the Detroit Tigers this winter, Fister, a 6'8'' starter who turned 30 in February, is coming off a +4.6 fWAR 2013 campaign with the Tigers in which he was (14-9) with a 3.67 ERA, 3.26 FIP, 44 walks (1.90 BB/9) and 159 Ks (6.86 K/9) in 33 games, 32 starts and 208 2/3 IP in his fifth major league season.

There is not much information available now, but here's what's being said on Twitter so far this morning since the announcement:

More information when it is available...

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