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How the Doug Fister trade closed the window on the Detroit Tigers

How the Doug Fister trade closed the window on the Detroit Tigers

The “butterfly effects” of that cold December trade are still being felt today In the summer of 2011, former Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski knew he needed one more starting pitcher to complete a rotation that already included a historically dominant Justin Verlander, an emerging Max Scherzer and a very green Rick Porcello. The fourth spot in the rotation was being held down by Brad Penfrey. No. Mike Pelney. The fifth rotation spot initially belonged to Phil Coke, then rotated among “prospects” who were never going to be as good as we hoped, like Andy Oliver and Jacob...
Doug Fister Opts out of Minor League Deal with Los Angeles Angels

Doug Fister Opts out of Minor League Deal with Los Angeles Angels

Considering the number of pitching injuries around the game, it was a bit of a surprise that Doug Fister remained unsigned until nearly the end of May. He has another chance at free agency, as he opted out of his minor league contract with the Los Angeles Angels.Seemingly every day, another two or...
KFFL Jun 21, 2017

Angels | Doug Fister let go

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim RHP Doug Fister was released Wednesday, June 21.

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