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 Fister a quick concussion test.
Fister immediately answered, "San Francisco. Game 2."
Rand then asked if Fister knew how many outs there were.
"Two," Fister replied.
"Get the third," Rand said.
Fister eventually did. After walking Brandon Crawford to load the bases, he induced pitcher Madison Bumgarner to pop out.
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Valverde, who famously blew Game 4 in the ALDS against the Oakland A's and Game 1 in the ALCS against the New York Yankees, finally pitched again Wednesday night.
Leyland brought Valverde in to start t...