Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:20:25 -0800
Washington Nationals SP Ross Detwiler (back) was throwing 94-96 mph during the instructional league during his rehab, and he feels great about his health heading into spring training next year. However, he'll have to compete for a rotation spot after the team added SP Doug Fister in a trade. SPs Taylor Jordan, Tanner Roark, Ross Ohlendorf, Nathan Karns and Sammy Solis are other options to compete with Detwiler. He could also serve as a lefty reliever out of the bullpen.
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 08:55:20 -0800
The Detroit Tigers traded SP Doug Fister to the Washington Nationals Monday, Dec. 2, in exchange for 2B Steve Lombardozzi, SP Ian Krol and P Robbie Ray. SP Drew Smyly will move into the rotation in Detroit to replace Fister. Ray is expected to start next year in the minor leagues. Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski said dealing Fister had nothing to do with the hopes that they can sign SP Max Scherzer to a long-term contract before he becomes a free agent. Lombardozzi will serve as a utility infielder for the Tigers.
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 16:54:57 -0800
The Washington Nationals acquired SP Doug Fister from the Detroit Tigers Monday, Dec. 2. It's unknown what the Tigers received in return.
Fantasy Tip: The departure of Fister allows Drew Smyly to slide into the starting rotation in Detroit. He'll be a decent late-round option to solidify your fantasy rotation.
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 14:48:03 -0800
The Detroit Tigers are gauging trade interest in SP Doug Fister as another way to clear a rotation spot for SP Drew Smyly next season.
Sat, 19 Oct 2013 12:51:28 -0700
Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland said it is unlikely that SP Doug Fister will get used in long relief in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series. If the ALCS is extended to a seventh game, this is a more likely scenario.
Fri, 11 Oct 2013 14:06:48 -0700
Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland said SP Anibal Sanchez will start Game 1 of the American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox Saturday, Oct. 12, followed by SPs Max Scherzer, Justin Verlander and Doug Fister.
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 19:49:54 -0700
Detroit Tigers SP Doug Fister started out Game 4 of the American League Division Series against the Oakland Athletics Tuesday, Oct. 8, with some struggles, but he ended up settling down and turning in a solid stat line. He allowed three runs on seven hits over six innings with one strikeout and no walks, throwing 61 of his 104 pitches for strikes.
Sun, 14 Jul 2013 17:57:26 -0700
Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland will use SP Anibal Sanchez Friday, July 19, against the Kansas City Royals to open the second half after the All-Star break. He will be followed by SP Justin Verlander (quadriceps) Saturday, July 20, and SP Doug Fister Sunday, July 21.
Fri, 18 Jan 2013 11:30:31 -0800
The Detroit Tigers avoided arbitration with OF Austin Jackson, SP Doug Fister and C Alex Avila Friday, Jan. 18, by agreeing to one-year deals with each. Fister will make $4 million, Jackson will earn $3.5 million and Avila will receive $2.95 million this year.
Sun, 28 Oct 2012 10:18:10 -0700
Updating previous reports, Detroit Tigers SP Doug Fister (head) is scheduled to start Game 6 of the World Series against the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, Oct. 31, if necessary. He was checked out Friday, Oct. 26, as well as Saturday, Oct. 27, and passed both tests without any problems. "He never had a headache, never had any dizziness," trainer Kevin Rand said. "Nothing. All he had was an abrasion on the scalp."