Fister, Nationals Handed Rare Loss from Wisler, Braves, 4-1


ATLANTA — One bad inning was enough to spoil Doug Fister’s night and end the Nationals’ long streak of dominance over the Braves.

Fister gave up two homers in Atlanta’s four-run fourth and Washington couldn’t recover against rookie Matt Wisler in a 4-1 loss to Atlanta on Wednesday night.

A.J. Pierzynski and Juan Uribe hit back-to-back homers off Fister (3-4). Pierzynski’s was a two-run shot to right field.

“I’m pretty sure I left it over the plate,” Fister said. “He was pretty much sitting on it I think and he got it.”

Uribe then hit a 3-0 pitch over the wall in center.

“It was kind of a challenge and he was up to the challenge,” Fister said.

The loss ended a streak of nine straight wins for Washington in the season series with the Braves.

Other than the fourth inning, Fister was sharp as he allowed four runs and…

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