Nationals beat Mets by 6

Nationals beat Mets by 6

Doug Fister has been one of the most consistent pitchers for Washington this season and he continued his steady form in leading the Nationals to a 7-1 win over the New York Mets on Wednesday.
Nationals complete sweep of the Rockies

Nationals complete sweep of the Rockies

Ian Desmond's solo homer in the seventh inning gave the Washington Nationals a 4-3 win and a three-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday.
Nats finish sweep of Phillies

Nats finish sweep of Phillies

Adam LaRoche hit a two-run homer, Doug Fister tossed seven solid innings and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 4-2, to complete a three-game sweep.

Washington Nationals defeat Reds 9-4

Denard Span helped guide the Washington Nationals to a 9-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in the middle test of a three-game set at Nationals Park.
Washington at Arizona

Washington at Arizona

Ian Desmond sparked a four-run ninth inning with a go-ahead two-run single and the Washington Nationals defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1.

Nationals get pitcher Doug Fister in trade with Tigers

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals Monday obtained pitcher Doug Fister from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for infielder Steve Lombardozzi and two young hurlers.
MLB: Detroit 7, Boston 3

MLB: Detroit 7, Boston 3

DETROIT, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Torii Hunter's two-run double highlighted a five-run second Wednesday that sent Detroit to a 7-3 win over Boston and deadlocked the ALCS at two games apiece.

MLB: Detroit 4, Minnesota 2

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Austin Jackson smashed the third of three Detroit homers in the fourth inning Tuesday and the Tigers clinched a post-season slot with a 4-2 win over Minnesota.
MLB: Detroit 5, Seattle 4

MLB: Detroit 5, Seattle 4

DETROIT, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Prince Fielder singled in one run and scored another in Detroit's two-run seventh Thursday that gave the Tigers a 5-4 win over the Seattle Mariners.

MLB: Kansas City 1, Detroit 0

DETROIT, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Ervin Santana threw 6 2/3 shutout innings and Prince Fielder was thrown out at home on the final play Saturday in the Kansas City Royals' 1-0 win over Detroit.

MLB: Kansas City 5, Detroit 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Eric Hosmer clubbed a three-run homer Sunday and the Kansas City Royals kept their long shot playoff push alive with a 5-2 victory over Detroit.

MLB: Detroit 3, Boston 0

BOSTON, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Doug Fister fired seven innings of shutout ball Monday and the Detroit Tigers handcuffed Boston 3-0 in a meeting of American League pennant contenders.

MLB: Oakland 14, Detroit 4

DETROIT, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Brandon Moss had two home runs and six RBI to fuel a 21-hit Oakland attack Wednesday, sending the A's to a 14-4 rout of the Detroit Tigers.

MLB: Detroit 6, New York Mets 1

NEW YORK, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Miguel Cabrera hit a three-run homer in a four-run second inning Friday, sparking Detroit to a 6-1 victory over the New York Mets.

MLB: Chicago White Sox 6, Detroit 2

CHICAGO, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Chris Sale went the distance for a complete-game victory Monday and the Chicago White Sox rode his performance to a 6-2 win over Detroit.
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Doug Fister
Seattle Mariners Doug Fister throws against the Oakland A's in the first inning at the Coliseum in Oakland, California on April 8, 2010. Fister got the loss as the A's defeated the Mariners 6-2. UPI/Terry Schmitt

Douglas Wildes Fister (born February 4, 1984) is a Major League Baseball starting pitcher for the Detroit Tigers. Fister bats left-handed, and throws right-handed. He was born in Merced, California and attended Golden Valley High School. For college, Fister attended Merced College, and later Fresno State University. Fister spent four seasons (2006–2009) in the Seattle Mariners minor league organization before being called-up by the Mariners in 2009.

Fister was born on February 4, 1984 to Larry and Jan Fister. Larry Fister is a fire captain who played football at Fresno State University from 1976 to 1977. Jan Fister is a homemaker. Fister has three siblings; his brother Jake, and his two sisters, Casey, and Wendy. Fister grew up in Merced, California where he recalls starting to play baseball at the age of "six or seven." He was a fan of the Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants as a child. His favorite player was Cal Ripken, Jr. Fister also played soccer, football and basketball as a child. His middle name (Wildes) is "a family tradition" which he shares with his father and grandfather.

Fister attended Golden Valley High School. On the baseball team, Fister pitched, and was the team's utility player. He was a two-year letterman and a first-team All-Central California Conference selection his senior season. In his senior season, Fister batted .456 with one home run, and 12 RBIs. He also played basketball at Golden Valley High School, and lettered in that as well. In basketball, Fister was a first-team all-conference selection. Fister graduated in the same class at Golden Valley High School as professional catcher Dusty Ryan.

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