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Doug Fister, you animal.
Everyone who watched Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday night probably had the same reaction when Fister was drilled in the head by a line drive in the second inning: "Oooooh!" That "Oooooh!" was probably then followed by, "How the hell is he still standing?" (And if you didn't have that reaction, well, then I'm just offended.)
Nevertheless, the line drive that Fister took to his noggin appeared brutal at first glance -- that's if you caught it at first glance. The ball ricocheted so far off Fister's head into center field that it seemed safe to assume he had gotten a piece of it with his glove. Replays showed that wasn't the case, though, as it instead him him directly on the side of the head.
Fortunately, Fister was OK. Not only was he still standing, but he was able to continue pitching -- and pitch effectively. The line drive was still being talked about after the game, though, wit...
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SAN FRANCISCO Tigers pitcher Doug Fister will forever be known as a tough guy.
In the second inning of Game 2 of the World Series, the Giants' Gregor Blanco hit a line drive right at Fister, who ducked but still got hit on the right side of his head.
Athletic trainer Kevin Rand and manager Jim Leyland ran out to the mound to check on Fister. FOX's audio feed had Rand giving...
SAN FRANCISCO -- It wasn't exactly Doug Fister's night. The Tigers right-hander took the tough-luck loss as the San Francisco Giants shut out Detroit 2-0 on Thursday night in Game 2 of the World Series. He also left AT&T Park with a small lump on his head that was caused by more than the Giants taking a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Fister was struck on the...
Detroit Tigers starter Doug Fister stayed in the game despite getting hit in the head by a hard line drive off the bat of San Francisco's Gregor Blanco.
Blanco's drive in the second inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday night hit Fister on the side of the head and ricocheted all the way into center field for a single. Manager Jim Leyland, pitching coach Jeff Jones...
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher for Game 2 of the World Series, Doug Fister, took a line drive to his noggin in the second inning off the bat of the San Francisco Giants Gregor Blanco. Fister remained in the game, and … Continue reading →
The big mystery in Thursday night’s Game 2 of the World Series is what the Giants might get from the struggling Madison Bumgarner. Bumgarner posted strong overall numbers this year, but he seemed to wear down. Now the Giants say they’ve worked on a mechanical tweak and he should be more effective. It’s certainly intriguing, although one recalls that the Tigers said they worked...
So…Probably no NHL then, right?
Doug Fister was drilled in the freaking head during game 2 yesterday… AND STAYED IN THE GAME.
Ugliest throwback NFL Uniforms. Something something Oregon.
And just to reiterate. No hockey.
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DETROIT -- Major League Baseball is looking at ways to protect pitchers from being injured by batted balls such as the one that struck Detroit starter Doug Fister in the head and says hat liners are a possibility in the minors next year.
The safety issue is on a "fast track," MLB senior vice president Dan Halem said Friday night.
"Hopefully, we can...
SAN FRANCISCO -- Detroit and San Francisco were scoreless after five innings of Game 2 of the World Series, as Tigers right-hander Doug Fister and Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner both were working on two-hit shutouts Thursday night at AT&T Park. After being removed from the Giants' rotation following a loss to the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 1 of the National League...
Detroit's Prince Fielder was thrown out at the plate trying to score on Delmon Young's double, pitcher Doug Fister remained in the game after getting hit on the head by a line drive and the Tigers and San Francisco Giants were tied 0-0 after three innings of World Series Game 2 on Thursday night.
Following San Francisco's 8-3 win in the opener, the Tigers sent Fister...
I tried to tell you guys this morning that great things besides baseball happen year after year at the World Series. This morning it was a chick putting Pablo Sandoval’s 3rd home run ball down her pants before being arrested.
Now comes this Fox guy, Paul Robins, taking a bird deuce to the side of the head and on his coat. It wasn’t exactly a Doug Fister shot to the head, but...
The Giants beat the Tigers 2-0 in the World Series last night, taking a 2-0 series lead. While that's not necessarily an insurmountable lead, some Tigers fans are panicking with Ryan Vogelsong starting game three and Matt Cain starting game four for the Giants.
-Giants 2, Tigers 0
Game three won't be until Saturday, so we've got a little bit of a lull in the schedule...
Andy & Artrell discuss whether the Steelers have the ugliest throwback uniforms, why Chris Cooley wants a beer contract, and Tigers Doug Fister getting hit in the head by a line drive in game 2