Lobaton agreed with Fister. They are always on the same page, but it helps, according to Lobaton, that Fister throws strikes.
"Whatever I've seen, I talk to him between innings. I'll say, 'I don't like this, I don't like that.' He is with me. So he trusts me every time I call a pitch," Lobaton says. "That's good. It makes me feel comfortable, and he feels comfortable, too.
Bill Ladson is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog, All Nats All the Time. He also can be found on Twitter @WashingNats. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.