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.
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.
Great start for Madison Bumgarner, who really struggled during the NL playoffs.
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.
Detroit Tigers pitcher and Southern California native Doug Fister gets the start in the World Series Thursday night — and he has a confession.
Despite the Tigers’ 8-3 loss to the Giants in Game 1 of the World Series Wednesday, it is far from over.
One thing is for sure, nobody ever gets sick of celebrating!
The Tigers have to be feeling good about giving the ball to Fister, who’s gone 8-4 over 15 starts since the All-Star break while compiling a 2.67 ERA – the seventh-lowest mark in the majors over that stretch.
Doug Fister set an AL record by striking out nine straight batters and the Detroit Tigers kept their lead in the Central, beating the Kansas City Royals 5-4 Thursday on Alex Avila’s grounder in the ninth inning.
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Doug Fister just broke the AL record for consecutive strikeouts with nine against the Kansas City Royals.