Found May 02, 2012 on Fox Sports Detroit:
TOLEDO, Ohio -- It's the news that Tigers fans have been longing to hear: Doug Fister should be ready to go Monday in Seattle. Tigers manager Jim Leyland, pitching coach Jeff Jones, hitting coach Lloyd McClendon and bullpen coach Mike Rojas were all on hand to watch Fister make a rehabilitation start for the Toledo Mud Hens on Wednesday night in front of 4,626 fans at Fifth Third Field. Fister threw 68 pitches, 44 for strikes. He did not allow the Pawtucket Red Sox a run in his four innings of work, giving up just two hits while walking one and striking out five. "I feel good," said Fister, with his shoulder and torso wrapped in ice in the Mud Hens clubhouse. "I can't really ask for anything more right now. I let it fly tonight. We're still going to take it day by day but we're expecting the best as of right now." Fister left his first start of the season, April 7 against the Boston Red Sox, after just 3 23 scoreless innings with a strained mu...
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