Doug Fister


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I’m a little late in publishing this post – I was so busy all day getting details finished for my new business venture UpCountry Artworks – I’ll have more information on it later but since this is a baseball blog, let’s just stick to baseball, right?! Right. LOL, But today was another one of those stupid “off-days” that we all hate when it’s our team’s turn to take the day off and there is no game to watch. Although, today I did watch a bit of the Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals game! That definitely helped out a lot. Doug […]

Off-Day Baseball Fun Fact from BBST!


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Max Scherzer signs with Nationals. Should they keep their rotation or trade Stephen Strasburg or Jordan Zimmermann? It’s official, well it’s mostly official, but the word on the street in the baseball world is that top free agent pitcher Max Scherzer has signed somewhere around a seven-year, $180 million-plus deal with the Washington Nationals. “Hello Chief …. It’s Max” …. Scherzer in agreement on 7yr deal w/#Nats . $ amount to be determined.>$180m pic.twitter.com/2cqRK9fuJc — Dan Plesac (@Plesac19) January 19, 2015 This report from MLB Network analyst Dan Plesac is backed up by  multiple other reports out there, everyone from […]

Scherzer, Strasburg, Zimm, Fister, Hella Gio & Roark? Whoa!


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A piece written by ESPN’s David Schoenfield asked a question that inspired this post. Both the Chicago White Sox Jeff Samardzija and the Washington Nationals’ Doug Fister will be free agents after the 2015 season. He asked who was the better pitcher – or more like who would you rather have if your team was looking for a starting pitcher next year? Of course guys like Johnny Cueto of the Cincinnati Reds and Jordan Zimmermann of the Nationals will also be free agents next season but between Samardzija and Fister was the question posed. Gut reaction on my part? Fister easy. […]

Doug Fister: One of baseball’s most underrated pitchers



Each Mondy we’ve been bringing you the top hitting and pitching performances of the week, both individual and team accomplishments. We’ve now reached the final week of the season. A week where we had to say goodbye to undoubtedly one of, if not the, most universally beloved players in the history of the game, a week where games were crucial for teams still vying for a playoff bid and a week where a strange coincidence ended in a another no-hitter. Did I mention that there were also three complete games? It was a crazy last week of the regualar season […]

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