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Doug Fister (1-7) allowed five runs on six hits in a loss to the Astros on Friday, striking out two and walking two in five innings. Fister left the game in the sixth with an apparent knee injury.
After the game, Fister said the knee injury was not serious. For now, consider the issue as day to day with the veteran starter. Fantasy owners should keep an eye on updates.
Doug Fister (1-6) allowed three earned runs on four hits and no walks while striking out one across six innings to take the loss Sunday against the Angels.
Fister pitched well and earned a quality start despite picking up the loss on Sunday. On the season the veteran starter has a 4.13 ERA and 1.38 WHIP over 11 starts. Fister is not worth owning in shallower leagues but is a good pickup in AL-only formats.
Doug Fister (1-5) allowed two runs on a walk and six hits with two strikeouts through six innings but still took the loss Monday against the Mariners.
Fister was a tough-luck loser but was able to secure a quality start for fantasy owners in leagues with that category. Fister is a nice own in deep AL-only leagues but is not worth owning in most fantasy leagues. Fister will make his next start on Saturday against the Angels.
Doug Fister didn't factor into the decision in Wednesday's 12-10 win over the Yankees, giving up eight runs (six earned) on 11 hits, including three home runs, and a walk over 4 1/3 innings while striking out two.
After a strong performance in his last start against the White Sox, Fister struggled against a tough Yankee offense. Fister now has a 1-4 record with 4.22 ERA and 1.49 WHIP over nine starts.
Doug Fister allowed six hits while walking none and striking out four across seven innings Thursday against the White Sox. He did not factor into the decision.
After eight starts this season with the Rangers, Fister has a solid 3.47 ERA. The veteran starter does have a 1.37 WHIP which is high and has only struck out 33 batters in 44 2/3 innings this year. Fister is a good add in deeper leagues but can be avoided in shallow fantasy leagues.