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CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 24: Starting pitcher Doug Fister #58 of the Detroit Tigers pitches during the second inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on July 24, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Tigers-Mariners Preview 4-16-13

Aaron Harang faces a difficult task against the top hitting team in baseball as he makes his debut for the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.

97.1 The Ticket–04/16/2013

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 11: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with teammate Miguel Cabrera #24 after scoring on the single by teammate Torii Hunter #48 during the second inning of the game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Comerica Park on April 11, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Rout Blue Jays 11-1 In The Cold

Miguel Cabrera tripled, scored twice and even stole a base, and the Detroit Tigers knocked Josh Johnson out of the game with a five-run second inning en route to an 11-1 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday.

97.1 The Ticket–04/11/2013

Doug Fister #58 of the Detroit Tigers.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Fister, Moore Sharp In Tie Between Rays and Tigers

Fister gave up two runs and seven hits over six innings for the Detroit Tigers in a 3-3 tie with the Tampa Bay Rays in the exhibition finale for both teams on Saturday.

97.1 The Ticket–03/30/2013

Doug Fister #58 of the Detroit Tigers.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Fister Works Into 5th Inning, Tigers Beat Mets 9-4

Doug Fister did all he could to keep the ball in the park on a blustery day at Tradition Field.

97.1 The Ticket–03/24/2013

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

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