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Fister, Hernandez lead Astros to 3-1 win over Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) Doug Fister pitched seven scoreless innings, Teoscar Hernandez hit a two-run homer and the Houston Astros beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1 on Monday night. Hernandez connected off fellow rookie Jameson Taillon (3-3) in the fifth inning after A.J. Reed's leadoff walk. It was the third home run for Hernandez, who was called up from Triple-A Fresno on Aug. 12 to make...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fister flusters Pirates as Astros roll in opener

Pirates rookie Jameson Taillon threw eight strong innings on Monday night, but it wasn't enough to stop his childhood-favorite team. The Astros stayed hot in their pursuit of an American League Wild Card spot, riding seven scoreless innings from Doug Fister to a 3-1 win in the series opener at PNC Park.
Via Astros.com
1 day ago

Hernandez, Fister lead Astros to 3-1 win over Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) Doug Fister pitched seven scoreless innings, Teoscar Hernandez hit a two-run homer and the Houston Astros beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1 on Monday night. Hernandez connected off fellow rookie Jameson Taillon (3-3) in the fifth inning after A.J. Reed's leadoff walk. It was the third home run for Hernandez, who was called up from Triple-A Fresno on Aug. 12 to make...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Astros look to regain winning ways behind Fister

Fresh off a franchise milestone, Jose Altuve will lead Doug Fister and the Astros into the finale of a quick two-game homestand against Carlos Martinez and the Cardinals on Wednesday. First pitch is scheduled for 1:10 p.m. CT.
Via Astros.com
7 days ago

WATCH: Coco Crisp ejected after throwing bat at umpire’s feet

Coco Crisp had one of the more weird ejections you will see on a Major League Baseball field. Crisp tossed his bat at the feet of home plate umpire D.J. Reyburn, along with his helmet, and then walked straight into the dugout. This came after Crisp was called out on strikes in the fifth inning against the Houston Astros and Doug Fister. Crisp didn’t look back at Reyburn once...
Via The Comeback
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Astros Take the Doug Fister Chance

Just gonna go ahead and borrow from a colleague: I wonder what kind of odds you could have gotten on “Doug Fister and Rich Hill will sign almost the same FA contract” 12 months ago. — David Cameron (@DCameronFG) January 28, 2016 Rich Hill signed for a year and a guaranteed $6 million. He’s nearly 36 years old, and he just started all of four games for the Red Sox, and...
Via Fangraphs
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Doug Fister’s value has tanked more than any other free agent

By Joe Lucia We’re about two and a half months away from the qualifying offer deadline this offseason, and we’ve been getting to thinking about players that have played themselves into and out of situations where the offer would apply. For instance, Wei-Yin Chen of the Orioles has pitched himself into a position where a qualifying offer seems to be a certainty (assuming there’s...
Via The Outside Corner
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Fister bought Starbucks for his Twitter followers

Washington Nationals pitcher Doug Fister did something pretty cool this Christmas – he bought Starbucks for a bunch of his Twitter followers. Merry Christmas Eve! Have a Starbucks on us! Have the barista scan the pic below. Don't be a grinch, please use for 1 pic.twitter.com/Npzh6QiyRa — Doug Fister (@dougfister58) December 24, 2014 There was no indication of how much money...
Via Awful Announcing
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals Pitcher Doug Fister Gives Twitter Followers Starbucks For Christmas

Christmas is all about the spirit of giving, and instead of giving expensive gifts to his teammates who probably don’t need gifts, Washington Nationals pitcher Doug Fister spread the love to his Twitter followers. Fister offered his followers a Starbucks gift card so they could get their beverage of choice on his dime. Merry Christmas Eve! Have a Starbucks on us! Have the barista...
Via NESN.com
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals Pitcher Doug Fister Gives Fans Christmas Gifts

Who said that professional athletes were closer to Grinch than Santa? Washington Nationals starting pitcher Doug Fister took to Twitter on Christmas Eve to give his followers and fans a nice little gift. Merry Christmas Eve! Have a Starbucks on us! Have the barista scan the pic below. Don't be a grinch, please use for 1 pic.twitter.com/Npzh6QiyRa — Doug Fister (@dougfister58)...
Via Sportsnaut
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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