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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 18: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with third base coach Gene Lamont #22 as Jackson scored on his solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning against the New York Yankees during game four of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Tigers Agree On 2013 Contracts With Six Players

The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to 2013 contracts with righthanded pitchers Doug Fister and Rick Porcello, lefthanded pitcher Phil Coke, catcher Alex Avila and outfielders Brennan Boesch and Austin Jackson.

97.1 The Ticket–01/18/2013

Coaches check on pitcher Doug Fister after being hit by a ball in Game 2 of World Series against the San Francisco Giants. (Getty Images/Doug Pensinger)

MLB Takes Next Step Toward Pitcher Headgear

In what’s likely the most significant step yet toward protective headgear for pitchers, 12 or more major-league hurlers will soon begin testing padded caps.

97.1 The Ticket–12/18/2012

Coaches check on pitcher Doug Fister after being hit by a ball in Game 2 of World Series against the San Francisco Giants. (Getty Images/Doug Pensinger)

MLB Pitchers Might Try Safety Hat Liners Next Year

Big league pitchers could experiment with protective hat liners next season, hoping they can absorb the shock of batted balls such as the ones that struck Brandon McCarthy and Doug Fister in the head.

97.1 The Ticket–12/04/2012

Coaches check on pitcher Doug Fister after being hit by a ball in Game 2 of World Series against the San Francisco Giants. (Getty Images/Doug Pensinger)

Fister Rebounding Nicely After Line Drive To Head

Detroit right-hander Doug Fister pitched remarkably in Game 2 of the World Series, taking a shutout bid into the seventh inning after being hit in the head by a line drive in the second.

97.1 The Ticket–10/27/2012

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 25: (L-R) Miguel Cabrera #24, Prince Fielder #28, Jhonny Peralta #27 and Omar Infante #4 of the Detroit Tigers look on during a pitching change in the seventh inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Two of the Major League Baseball World Series at AT&T Park on October 25, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants Top Tigers 2-0; Take 2-0 World Series Lead

San Francisco’s Madison Bumgarner and Detroit’s Doug Fister matched each other through six innings, and the Tigers and Giants were tied 0-0 in World Series Game 2 on Thursday night.

97.1 The Ticket–10/25/2012

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 25: Doug Fister (R)#58 of the Detroit Tigers is checked out by Tigers team trainer Kevin Rand after Fister was hit by a ball off the bat of Gregor Blanco #7 of the San Francisco Giants in the second inning during Game Two of the Major League Baseball World Series at AT&T Park on October 25, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Fister Takes Hard Liner Off Head In World Series Loss

Detroit Tigers starter Doug Fister stayed in the game despite getting hit in the head by a hard line drive off the bat of San Francisco’s Gregor Blanco.

97.1 The Ticket–10/25/2012

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 25: Catcher Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants tags out Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers at home plate in the second inning during Game Two of the Major League Baseball World Series at AT&T Park on October 25, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Tigers Look To Rebound Against Giants In Game 2

Great start for Madison Bumgarner, who really struggled during the NL playoffs.

97.1 The Ticket–10/25/2012

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 13: (L-R) Miguel Cabrera #24 and Doug Fister #58 of the Detroit Tigers talk on the mound in th eseventh inning against the New York Yankees during Game One of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium on October 13, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City, New York. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

World Series Game 2 Preview 10-25-12

While Pablo Sandoval didn’t play a big part in the San Francisco Giants’ World Series run two years ago, he’s already left his mark on this one.

97.1 The Ticket–10/25/2012

Doug Fister #58 of the Detroit Tigers.  (Elsa/Getty Images) File.

Tigers’ Doug Fister Has A Confession

Detroit Tigers pitcher and Southern California native Doug Fister gets the start in the World Series Thursday night — and he has a confession.

CBS Detroit–10/25/2012

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 18:  Doug Fister #58 (L) and Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers celebrate on the field with the American League Championship trophy after they won 8-1 against the New York Yankees during game four of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Pat Caputo: Three Keys If The Tigers Are Going To Win Game 2 Of The World Series

Despite the Tigers’ 8-3 loss to the Giants in Game 1 of the World Series Wednesday, it is far from over.

97.1 The Ticket–10/25/2012

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