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Doug Fister has been an added boost in the rotation.
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Joining his team in the heat of a pennant race is a tall order for any pitcher you can easily feel like you're in over your head. Good thing Doug Fister is six foot eight. The long and lean righty has been just the shot in the arm the Tigers were hoping for. When they acquired him at the trade deadline from Seattle. He's an all around natural athlete you you know most guys -- -- only key dates. You know tend to be a little off but it. He's pretty impressive. He's been tremendous throws strikes and keeps defense on their toes and -- a lot of variables. For a guy is smallest mr. you'd think He can simply overpowering hitters but that couldn't be further from the truth. Sisters fastball tops out in the low nineties Randy Johnson he's not. A couple years ago. I'm working in Dublin in -- You know kind of coming to terms with the fact that I'm not gonna throw hard it's just a matter of my daddy's deception and and changes will be trying to keep hitters off balance. That's just in the name my game ever since Fister makes up for his lack of heat with pinpoint control. Since joining the Tigers He surrendered just two blocks in more than 36 innings of work. Being able to. Just located is the big thing I was in college on 82 miles an -- so. You know I still had to locate them guys that don't. Role that aren't overpowering but -- ball -- people they have. That's exactly what He does it's great command of all of his pitches keeps the ball down. Because everything that you wanna see but. He also does something you probably haven't seen or even heard about. Sisters seem that different tune with the way He pitches in apparently. Likes to -- tunes wild pitch and informative and stuff he's always saying in -- so he's always been -- on his -- Now it's different but I mean it's just what makes him when it doesn't matter what's -- doesn't matter. What you know John -- you know make me in the country but you know I'm always up listening to -- seeing yourself. During Starks yeah I'm saying myself in -- bullpen on the mound. Donate it -- just kind of gets me in a rhythm getting gets -- team it's a routine it's been working well for Doug Fister. Moved to keep standing tall for the Tigers as they try to state head and shoulders above the rest of the -- central.