Found August 22, 2012 on MyTeamRivals.com:
This is good news, ok news, maybe bad news situation. Last Saturday we saw Doug Fister really struggle against the Baltimore Orioles. It was not his scheduled day, but he was on full rest as the Tigers decided to skip Anibal Sanchez’s turn, due to two off days over the last seven. Usually with a lead Fister is lights out, and when the Tigers scored five runs early it looked like he could cruise to the win. Things didn’t work out that way and it looks like he had a groin injury and insisted to the coaching staff that he was ok to go. Doug has had a rough year, and the training staff maybe should not have allowed it, but what can you do. The Toledo Mud Hens played a double header yesterday, with Drew Smyly scheduled to start the second game. He did, but pitched just one inning of reported lights out ball before he was mysteriously pulled from the game. Of course the likely reason for that is he will return to the big team should Fister not be able, or need to skip his next start. Righ...
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