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Doug Fister

32-Year-Old Pitcher – Houston Astros

2016 Stats

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12-8

ERA

3.59

WHIP

1.27

K

101

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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Fister suffered through an injury-marred campaign in 2015, throwing just 103 innings and posting the worst ERA and WHIP of his career. The lanky right-hander missed a month of action in the first half...

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2016 ADP:  395.45

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 8"   WT: 210   DOB: 2/4/1984   BORN: Merced, CA   COLLEGE: Fresno State   DRAFTED: 7th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Doug Fister Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $7 million contract with the Astros in January 2016.

August 22, 2016  –  Doug Fister News

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Fister (12-8) earned the win Monday by shutting out the Pirates for seven innings. He allowed just three hits with a walk and six strikeouts.

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Doug Fister Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2007 23 AA WES 24 24 0 131.0 156 67 14 85 32 7 8 0 4.60 1.44
2008 24 AA WES 31 23 0 134.3 155 81 12 104 45 6 14 0 5.43 1.49
2009 25 AA WES 2 0 0 5.7 2 0 0 5 1 1 0 0 0.00 0.53
2009 25 AAA TAC 22 17 0 106.3 132 45 10 79 11 6 4 0 3.81 1.34
2009 25 MAJ SEA 11 10 0 61.0 63 28 11 36 15 3 4 0 4.13 1.28
2010 26 AAA TAC 1 1 0 4.0 4 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.50 1.00
2010 26 MAJ SEA 28 28 0 171.0 187 78 13 93 32 6 14 0 0 0 4.11 1.28
2011 27 MAJ DET 11 10 0 70.3 54 14 4 57 5 8 1 0 0 0 1.79 0.84
2011 27 MAJ SEA 21 21 0 146.0 139 54 7 89 32 3 12 0 0 0 3.33 1.17
2011  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ DET/SEA 32 31 0 216.3 193 68 11 146 37 11 13 0 0 0 2.83 1.06
2012 28 AAA TOL 1 1 0 4.0 2 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.75
2012 28 MAJ DET 26 26 1 161.7 156 62 15 137 37 10 10 0 0 0 3.45 1.19
2013 29 MAJ DET 33 32 0 208.7 229 85 14 159 44 14 9 0 0 0 3.67 1.31
2014 30 A POT 1 1 0 4.0 6 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.50
2014 30 AA HAR 1 1 0 3.2 2 2 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 4.91 1.56
2014 30 MAJ WAS 25 25 1 164.0 153 44 18 98 24 16 6 0 0 0 2.41 1.08
2015 31 AA HAR 1 1 0 6.0 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.33
2015 31 AAA SYR 1 1 0 3.2 7 1 1 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 2.45 2.19
2015 31 MAJ WAS 25 15 0 103.0 120 48 14 63 24 5 7 1 0 0 4.19 1.40
2016 32 MAJ HOU 25 25 0 153.0 145 61 18 101 50 12 8 0 0 0 3.59 1.27
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3-Year Averages     27 24 0 158.6 167 59 15 106 30 11 7 0 0 0 3.35 1.24
Career  (View All)     205 192 2 1,238.7 1,246 474 114 833 263 77 71 1 3.44 1.22

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Doug Fister Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Aug. 22 @Pit 7.0 3 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.59 1.27
Aug. 17 StL 4.0 7 4 4 1 1 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.76 1.31
Aug. 11 @Min 7.0 8 5 5 1 2 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.61 1.29
Aug. 6 Tex 6.0 9 1 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.47 1.28
Aug. 1 Tor 6.0 4 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.56 1.26
Jul. 26 NYY 4.7 9 6 6 0 3 3 1 1 0 L 0 0 0 3.73 1.28
Jul. 20 @Oak 7.0 4 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.42 1.23
Jul. 15 @Sea 5.0 5 3 3 0 2 3 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 3.64 1.25
Jul. 7 Oak 8.0 3 2 2 0 3 2 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.55 1.24
Jul. 2 CWS 4.7 9 5 5 1 5 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.66 1.28
Jun. 26 @KC 6.7 8 4 4 3 0 6 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.36 1.20
Jun. 20 LAA 7.0 4 2 2 0 2 5 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 3.21 1.20
Last 14 Games (Team)
2 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.5 IP/G
11.0 10 4 4 1 2 9 0 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 3.27 1.09
Last 30 Games (Team)
6 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.8 IP/G
34.7 40 16 16 3 10 27 1 1 0 2-2 0 0 0 4.15 1.44
Last 60 Games (Team)
12 Games Pitched:  Avg. 6.1 IP/G
73.0 73 32 32 7 24 51 1 3 0 5-5 0 0 0 3.95 1.33

Doug Fister Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201634450289221314.295
2015233281356718.265
20143395413831427.263

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20162935122531004.198
20152163511641126.327
20143234411704211.228

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201671.0350402474.181.32
201559.3330331374.101.33
201478.3820561051.720.83

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201682.09306126113.071.23
201543.7241301174.331.49
201485.78404214133.051.31
Doug Fister Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2007 23 AA WES 24 24 131.0 5.84 2.20 2.66 0.96 69.5% 4.60 4.09 .333
2008 24 AA WES 31 23 134.3 6.97 3.01 2.31 0.80 63.3% 5.43 4.06 .342
2009 25 AA WES 2 0 5.7 7.94 1.59 5.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.96 .154
2009 25 AAA TAC 22 17 106.3 6.69 0.93 7.18 0.85 73.7% 3.81 3.39 .356
2009 25 MAJ SEA 11 10 61.0 5.31 2.21 2.40 1.62 1.17 74.6% 88.2 MPH 4.13 5.13 .277
2010 26 AAA TAC 1 1 4.0 6.75 0.00 0.00 0.00 50% 4.50 1.70 .326
2010 26 MAJ SEA 28 28 171.0 4.89 1.68 2.91 0.68 1.41 68.4% 88.4 MPH 4.11 3.77 .309
2011 27 MAJ DET 11 10 70.3 7.29 0.64 11.40 0.51 1.73 81.8% 90.0 MPH 1.79 2.66 .261
2011 27 MAJ SEA 21 21 146.0 5.49 1.97 2.78 0.43 1.42 71.3% 90.0 MPH 3.33 3.45 .290
2011  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ DET/SEA 32 31 216.3 6.07 1.54 3.95 0.46 1.51 74% 90.0 MPH 2.83 3.04 .282
2012 28 AAA TOL 1 1 4.0 11.25 2.25 5.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.45 .242
2012 28 MAJ DET 26 26 161.7 7.63 2.06 3.70 0.84 1.83 73.6% 88.9 MPH 3.45 3.53 .307
2013 29 MAJ DET 33 32 208.7 6.86 1.90 3.61 0.60 2.17 72.6% 88.8 MPH 3.67 3.41 .334
2014 30 A POT 1 1 4.0 6.75 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.70 .420
2014 30 AA HAR 1 1 3.2 14.06 8.44 1.67 0.00 60% 4.91 2.89 .332
2014 30 MAJ WAS 25 25 164.0 5.38 1.32 4.08 0.99 1.59 83.6% 87.9 MPH 2.41 4.00 .270
2015 31 AA HAR 1 1 6.0 6.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.37 .134
2015 31 AAA SYR 1 1 3.2 16.88 0.00 0.00 2.81 100% 2.45 4.45 .665
2015 31 MAJ WAS 25 15 103.0 5.50 2.10 2.63 1.22 1.49 73.8% 86.2 MPH 4.19 4.62 .318
2016 32 MAJ HOU 25 25 153.0 5.94 2.94 2.02 1.06 1.46 75.7% 86.9 MPH 3.59 4.47 .278
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 2 11.5 4.75 2.07 2.30 1.61 69.8% 4.63 5.16 .277
Rest Of Season     0 7 39.2 4.49 2.22 2.03 1.76 71.2% 4.64 5.48 .272
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3-Year Averages     27 24 158.6 6.02 1.70 3.53 0.85 75.8% 3.35 3.66 .308
Career     205 192 1,238.7 6.05 1.91 3.17 0.83 74.2% 3.44 3.71 .299

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2016 Stat Review for Doug Fister    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.02 K/BB
TERRIBLE
5.94 K/9
POOR
2.94 BB/9
WEAK
86.9 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
1.1 HR/9
WEAK
1.46 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.59 ERA
GOOD
1.27 WHIP
AVERAGE
4.47 FIP
POOR
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

Explain This

.278 BABIP
LOW
75.7% Strand Rate
ABOVE AVERAGE

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Doug Fister: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Fister (11-8) allowed four runs on seven hits, struck out three and walked one over four innings in a loss to the Cardinals on Wednesday.

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Fister (11-7) pitched seven innings, allowing five runs, eight hits and two walks while striking out five Twins in Thursday's win.

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Fister allowed one run on nine hits, struck out two and walked two over six innings in a no-decision against the Rangers on Saturday.

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Fister has been activated from the paternity list and will start Saturday's game against the Rangers, Angel Verdejo of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Fister was placed on the paternity list Wednesday, but is still expected to make his scheduled start Saturday against the Rangers.

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Fister threw six shutout innings, allowed just four hits and a walk, and struck out eight in a no-decision Monday against the Blue Jays.

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Fister will start Monday against the Blue Jays, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Manager A.J. Hinch indicated Wednesday night that Fister will likely be placed on the paternity list in the coming days, Brian McTaggert of MLB.com reports.

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Fister (10-7) allowed six runs on nine hits and three walks while striking out three over 4.2 innings to take the loss Tuesday against the Yankees.

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Fister (10-6) struck out five and allowed four hits and two walks over seven innings to earn the win Wednesday against Oakland.

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2015

Stolen from the Tigers by Mike Rizzo in an offseason heist of a trade, Fister would likely have taken a run at his first 20-win season if not for a spring training lat strain that delayed his Nationals debut until early May. As it were, the sinkerballer still won a career-high 16 games while recording a career-low 2.41 ERA, and he proved to be an effective counterpart to the younger flamethrowers in the club's rotation. Surprisingly, for a pitcher moving from the AL to the NL, his strikeout rate dropped, but working in front of an infield defense Fister could actually trust allowed him to pitch to contact with confidence, and his BABIP dropped an incredible 70 points from 2013, while his 1.3 BB/9 was also a career-best mark. Some of those gains are unsustainable, but if he remains in Washington (his pending free agent status after 2015 combined with the Nats' minor league pitching depth could make him expendable), he should be able to produce another solid campaign.

2014

The 30-year-old control maestro solidified his status as a mid-rotation option with a strong showing in 2013. No longer having to deal with a lack of run support, Fister was able to go 14-9, which marked a career high in wins and the first time he finished with a record above .500. His ERA (3.67) and WHIP (1.31) both clocked in higher than his career norms, but both of those increases can be at least partially attributed to his BABIP jumping from .307 in 2012 to .334 last season. For the most part, Fister remained a very similar pitcher compared to what we’ve seen from him over the past few seasons. His strikeout rate (6.9 K/9) dipped closer to his career norm, but Fister remained an extreme groundball pitcher (2.17 GB/FB), who limits free passes (1.9 BB/9) with his pinpoint control. With a fastball that settles in the high-80s, Fister is not overpowering, but he could see an uptick in his strikeout rate with the move to the National League after being acquired by the Nationals in December.

2013

Pitching in his first full season with Detroit, Fister did his best to prove his second-half surge in 2011, while exaggerated, was not a complete fluke. The tall (6-foot-8, 210-pound) righty went just 10-10 for the season, but he was able to post a solid 3.45 ERA and career-best 7.6 K/9. His fastball remained in the 89 mph range, but Fister was able to efficiently keep hitters off-balance with a much-improved curveball and steady changeup. He also remained a control artist (2.8 BB/9) while limiting the long ball (0.8 HR/9). Fister dealt with a costochondral strain early in the year and a concussion scare in the World Series, but all signs point to him being healthy when pitchers and catchers report to spring training. His lack of overpowering stuff might cap his overall upside, but Fister has proven over the past season and a half to be a decent addition to most fantasy rotations.

2012

Fister started the 2011 season with mild success in Seattle, posting 3.33 ERA, 1.171 WHIP and 89:32 K:BB ratio in 146 innings, but he flipped a switched into overdrive after midseason trade from the Mariners to the Tigers. In 10 starts with Detroit, Fister went 8-1 with a 1.79 ERA, 0.839 WHIP and 57:5 K:BB ratio in 70.1 innings. He'll never be mistaken for overpowering, but Fister is able to keep hitters off balance by mixing four quality pitches (low-90s fastball, slider, curve and changeup) with pinpoint control. His .261 BABIP against after joining the Tigers hints at some luck, but a 2.75 xFIP shows Fister's success with Detroit was somewhat sustainable. Fister might not be able to continue striking out hitters at the increased rate we saw with the Tigers last season, but his low walk rate (1.54 B/9IP) and ability to induce groundballs will help him post good peripherals and pick up wins while pitching for a team that actually gives him offensive support.

2011

Fister is a control artist (1.68 BB/9IP last season) who pitches to contact and therefore always needs some good defense and a bit of luck. He posted a 2.45 ERA in the season's first two months last year, but after a June DL stint, posted a 5.24 ERA the rest of the way. He was the same pitcher in both circumstances, though. The difference was his .236 BABIP in the first two months ballooned to .345 in the second half. In a perfect world, he's a No. 5 starter. In the Mariners' world, he could be the No. 2 starter depending on how the offseason works out.

2010

Fister filled in admirably when the Seattle rotation needed assistance late in 2009, but he's not a top prospect and nothing more than a fifth starter. As a non-strikeout pitcher, Fister lives on stellar control (0.96 BB/9IP in the minors). Throw out his four-walk aberration in his first start and he clocked in with a 1.76 BB/9IP for the Mariners. He also needs some luck as an extreme strike-throwing, put-the-ball-in-play pitcher, which his .277 BABIP certainly provided last season. He could compete for the fifth spot in the rotation this year but will probably start the year back at Triple-A absent landing a bullpen spot in spring training.