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Jayson Stark breaks down why the Tigers decided to trade Doug Fister to the Nationals.
The Nationals didn’t necessarily need an upgrade in their starting rotation given their strong top three of Jordan Zimmermann, Stephen Strasburg, and Gio Gonzalez, the expected return of Ross Detwiler from a back injury, and the solid major-league debuts this past season of Taylor Jordan and Tanner Roark. But the deal they just swung with […]
In acquiring of Doug Fister from the Detroit Tigers, the Nationals lost reliable backup infielder Steve Lombardozzi, among others. Over the past two seasons, Lombardozzi filled an obvious need for the Nationals as a versatile player who could play shortstop, second and third base. Last season, he took over second base after Danny Espinosa struggled with injuries and his own swing, and then spelled Anthony Rendon when he slumped and needed rest during his decent rookie season. Read full article >>
10/16/13: Doug Fister pitches six innings of one-run ball, striking out seven against the Red Sox in Game 4 of the ALCS
It took a few innings, but the Detroit Tigers offense, sans Miguel Cabrera, finally broke through for a few runs. That ended up being enough for Doug Fister and the Tigers' bullpen, which combined to shut out the Boston Red Sox 3-0 today at Fenway Park on Labor Day.
By Brian MacPhersonBOSTON -- No one else mustered much of anything against Tigers starter Doug Fister, but Daniel Nava doubled twice, singled and drew a walk in his four at-bats. The productive afternoon boosted Nava's on-base percentage to .387, fifth-best in the American League behind only Miguel Cabrera, Mike Trout, Joe Mauer and David Ortiz. It's a big jump from the .352 on-base percentage Nava compiled in his first two seasons. It's less of a surprise in the context of the .415 on-base percentage he posted in almost 2,000 plate appearances in the minor leagues. Injuries in the second...
4/16/13: Doug Fister hurls seven dominant frames to improve to 3-0, limiting the Mariners to just two runs on four hits while fanning five
Daily Recap: Pittsburgh Pirates Starling Marte tries to bunt his way on, but Detroit Tigers Pitcher Doug Fister pounces off the mound and makes a great play to get the out at first base. Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball
4/21/13: Doug Fister allows just three runs on six hits while collecting five strikeouts over seven solid frames against the Mariners
Daily Recap: Miguel Cabrera clubbed his eighth homer of the season and Doug Fister fanned seven batters as the Tigers topped the Astros, 5-2 Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on J