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Roundup: Cardinals’ Sloppiness Hands Win to Nationals

Roundup: Cardinals’ Sloppiness Hands Win to Nationals

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A throwing error and a wild pitch propelled Washington a day after it had similar issues of its own.
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  • Nats' Fister has 'no issues' during session

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    ESPN.com Apr 17 (yesterday)
    Right-hander Doug Fister threw two innings at extended spring training in Florida and could join the Nationals in about three weeks "assuming all goes well," manager Matt Williams said.
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    ESPN.com Apr 17 (yesterday)
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    washingtonpost.com Apr 17 (yesterday)
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