Doug Fister

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  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 8"/210
  • Age: 31


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Doug Fister Stats

5-7 4.19 103.0 63 1.40

Doug Fister MLB Career Stats

65-63 3.42 1085.2 732 1.21

Doug Fister Bio

  • Full Name: Douglas Wildes Fister
  • Born: 2/4/1984 in Merced, CA
  • Draft: 2006, Seattle Mariners, 7th rd. (201st overall)
  • College: Fresno State
  • Debut: August 8, 2009
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2015 Stats 5 7 4.19 25 15 1 103.0 63 1.40
MLB Career Stats 65 63 3.42 180 167 1 1085.2 732 1.21
  • Status: Active

Doug Fister Two-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Nationals NL 880 Two-seam FB 86.14 86.85 1925.00 6.76 88.64
MLB Avg - - - Two-seam FB 92.28 91.77 2128.00 6.05 89.67


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October 9, 2015 at 1:16 PM ET

Fister removed from rotation in 2015

Nationals right-hander Doug Fister finished the 2015 regular season with a 5-7 record, a 4.19 ERA, a 1.40 WHIP and 63 strikeouts across 103 innings.

August 7, 2015 at 8:10 PM ET

Fister unhappy with move but ready to roll

Nationals right-hander Doug Fister acknowledged Friday that he wasn't pleased to learn that he had been taken out of the rotation in favor of right-hander Joe Ross.


Doug Fister Awards

AL Pitcher of the Month

Month Team League
09/2011 Detroit AL

SOU Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
04/21/2008 West Tenn SOU

Doug Fister Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2011 2.83 4th in AL
2013 3.67 19th in AL
2014 2.41 4th in NL


Season W Rank
2013 14 8th in AL
2014 16 7th in NL


Season SO Rank
2011 146 23rd in AL
2013 159 22nd in AL


Season WHIP Rank
2010 1.28 24th in AL
2011 1.06 6th in AL
2013 1.31 23rd in AL
2014 1.08 5th in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2011 .237 15th in AL
2014 .246 20th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2011 31 22nd in AL
2013 32 12th in AL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2011 3 11th in AL
2012 2 10th in AL
2013 1 18th in AL
2014 1 12th in NL


Season SHO Rank
2012 1 7th in AL
2014 1 10th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2011 216.1 12th in AL
2013 208.2 14th in AL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2010 4.89 5th in AL
2011 6.07 14th in AL
2013 6.86 11th in AL
2014 5.38 2nd in NL


Season H Rank
2010 187 24th in AL
2011 193 19th in AL
2013 229 3rd in AL

Doug Fister Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 18, 2015 Washington Nationals activated RHP Doug Fister from the 15-day disabled list.
June 12, 2015 Washington Nationals sent RHP Doug Fister on a rehab assignment to Harrisburg Senators.
June 7, 2015 Washington Nationals sent RHP Doug Fister on a rehab assignment to Syracuse Chiefs.
May 15, 2015 Washington Nationals placed RHP Doug Fister on the 15-day disabled list. Right forearm tightness.
May 9, 2014 Washington Nationals activated RHP Doug Fister from the 15-day disabled list.
May 2, 2014 Washington Nationals sent RHP Doug Fister on a rehab assignment to Harrisburg Senators.
April 27, 2014 Washington Nationals sent RHP Doug Fister on a rehab assignment to Potomac Nationals.
March 29, 2014 Washington Nationals placed RHP Doug Fister on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 23, 2014. right lat strain
December 2, 2013 Detroit Tigers traded RHP Doug Fister to Washington Nationals for LHP Ian Krol, 2B Steve Lombardozzi and LHP Robbie Ray.
June 16, 2012 Doug Fister roster status changed by Detroit Tigers.
May 30, 2012 Detroit Tigers placed RHP Doug Fister on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 29, 2012. Left side strain.
May 7, 2012 Detroit Tigers activated RHP Doug Fister from the 15-day disabled list.
May 2, 2012 sent RHP Doug Fister on a rehab assignment to Toledo Mud Hens.
April 8, 2012 Detroit Tigers placed RHP Doug Fister on the 15-day disabled list.
August 3, 2011 Detroit Tigers activated RHP Doug Fister.
July 30, 2011 Seattle Mariners Traded RHP David Pauley and RHP Doug Fister to Detroit Tigers; Detroit Tigers Traded Player To Be Named Later, RF Casper Wells and LHP Charlie Furbush to Seattle Mariners and Erie SeaWolves Traded 3B Francisco Martinez to Jackson Generals.
June 25, 2010 Seattle Mariners activated RHP Doug Fister from the 15-day disabled list.
June 20, 2010 sent RHP Doug Fister on a rehab assignment to Tacoma Rainiers.
June 6, 2010 Seattle Mariners placed RHP Doug Fister on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 1, 2010. Right shoulder fatigue.
August 7, 2009 Seattle Mariners selected the contract of RHP Doug Fister from Tacoma Rainiers.
June 30, 2009 Doug Fister assigned to Tacoma Rainiers from High Desert Mavericks.
June 29, 2009 RHP Doug Fister assigned to High Desert Mavericks from Tacoma Rainiers.
May 24, 2009 Doug Fister assigned to Tacoma Rainiers from Everett AquaSox.
May 18, 2009 Doug Fister assigned to Everett AquaSox from Tacoma Rainiers.
April 17, 2009 Doug Fister assigned to Tacoma Rainiers from West Tenn Diamond Jaxx.

Douglas Wildes Fister Bio Info

Douglas Wildes Fister...Played collegiately at Fresno State University (major: construction management) and Merced (CA) College (pitched in the 2003 Junior College All-Star Game)...Won 15 games and posted a 4.20 ERA in two seasons at Fresno State, where teammates included Matt Garza and Tanner Scheppers...Started 26 games for FSU at first base in 2005...Is a 2002 graduate of Golden Valley (CA) High...Was drafted twice -- by the Yankees and Giants -- before signing with the Mariners in 2006...Father, Larry, played college football at Fresno State (1976-77).


Did not pitch until May 9 (team game #35) due to a right lat strain, yet led the Nationals with a career-high 16 wins...Ranked among NL starters in ERA (4th, 2.41), walk rate (3rd, 4.1%), WHIP (5th, 1.08), walks per nine innings pitched (2nd, 1.32), wins (7th, 16), winning percentage (3rd, .727), strikeout-to-walk ratio (7th, 4.08) and wins above replacement (9th, 4.5)...Posted more starts (25) than walks issued (24)...Was one of five big league starters to accomplish the feat, along with fellow National, Jordan Zimmermann...Zimmermann and Fister were the first set of rotationmates to achieve this feat since Brad Radke (31 starts, 23 walks) and Carlos Silva (27 starts, 9 walks) turned the trick for the 2005 Twins...In last 51 years (1964-2014), three NL pitchers with 16 wins in 25 or fewer starts: Fister (16W, 25GS/'14), K.Hill (16W, 23GS/'94), G.Maddux (16W, 25GS in 1994)...Allowed zero earned runs in starts of at least seven innings eight times, second-most in MLB behind STL's Adam Wainwright (12)... Tossed his second career shutout (7th complete game) on Sept. 26 vs. MIA (9.0 IP, 3 H, 9 SO)...Earned the win in Game 3 of the NLDS vs. SF, the only victory Washington would claim in the best-of-five series.


Posted career highs with 14 wins and 159 strikeouts en route to ranking among AL leaders in GDPs induced (tied first, 26), home runs allowed per 9.0 innings (2nd, 0.60), ground ball-to-fly ball ratio (3rd, 2.17/1), walks per 9.0 innings (4th, 1.90), fielding independent pitching (6th, 3.32), wins (tied 8th), strikeout-to-walk ratio (9th, 3.61/1) and quality starts (tied 9th, 22) in his last of 3 seasons with DET...issued one walk or fewer in 21 of 32 starts (66%), but 16 hit batsmen ranked 2nd in MLB behind only CLE's Justin Masterson (17)...secured the win in 100th career start, April 28 vs. ATL (W8-3)...finished 3-1 with a 2.23 ERA in 6 games/5 starts of interleague play (lone loss came to Nationals, May 9 in DC).

2012 Completed his first full season with the Tigers in 2012, winning 10 games. ... Sidelined April 8-May 7 with a left costochondral strain. ... Assigned to Triple A Toledo for an injury rehabilitation assignment on May 2 -- started that evening versus Pawtucket, fanning five batters as he tossed four shutout innings. ... Compiled a 3.52 ERA (30.2IP/12ER) in five starts during May. ... Sidelined May 29-June 16 with a left side strain. ... Registered a quality start in seven straight outings July 13-August 14 -- finished 5-1 with a 1.52 ERA (53.1IP/9ER) and 48 strikeouts during the stretch. ... Fanned a season-high 10 batters on July 18 versus the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim -- equaled the high with 10 strikeouts on September 27 versus Kansas City. ... Selected the Tigers Pitcher of the Month for July -- posted a 4-2 record, 3.60 ERA (40.0IP/16ER) and 37 strikeouts in six starts during the month...tied for third in the American League with four wins during July, while he tied for sixth with 37 strikeouts. ... Went the distance to earn the win on August 4 versus Cleveland -- marked the fourth complete game of his major league career. ... Did not make his scheduled start on August 25 versus the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim due to right groin soreness. ... Posted a 2-1 record, 3.38 ERA (32.0IP/12ER) and 25 strikeouts in five starts during August. ... Tossed the first shutout of his major league career on September 22 versus Minnesota, fanning seven batters as he allowed seven hits -- marked the fifth complete game of his major league career. ... Established a single-game American League record by striking out nine straight batters on September 27 versus Kansas City -- the previous single-game American League record was eight straight strikeouts by California's Nolan Ryan (July 9, 1972 and August 7, 1973), New York's Ron Davis (May 4, 1981), Boston's Roger Clemens (April 29, 1986) and Kansas City's Blake Stein (June 17, 2001)...Fister eclipsed the previous single-game Tigers record of seven straight strikeouts held by Denny McLain (June 15, 1965 versus Boston) and John Hiller (October 1, 1970 versus Cleveland). ... Compiled a 3-1 record, 2.34 ERA (34.2IP/9ER) and 31 strikeouts in five starts during September -- tied for fifth in the American League with three wins during the month, while he finished 10th with a 2.34 ERA. ... Posted an 8-4 record and 2.67 ERA (101.0IP/30ER) in 15 starts following the all-star break...finished 2-6 with a 4.75 ERA (60.2IP/32ER) in 11 starts prior to the all-star break. ... Limited righthanded hitters to a .220 batting average (56x255)...lefties batted .270 (100x371) with Fister on the mound. 2011 Began the 2011 season with the Seattle Mariners before he was acquired by the Tigers in a six-player deal on July 30 -- compiled an 11-13 record and 2.83 ERA (216.1IP/68ER) in 32 outings (31 starts) between the two clubs...Fourth in the American League with a 2.83 ERA...finished fourth in the league with 1.5 walks per nine innings...Established career highs with 11 wins, 216.1 innings pitched and 146 strikeouts...Tossed the first complete game of his career on April 14 at Kansas City -- threw two more complete games during the season, going the distance on June 9 at Detroit and July 2 versus San Diego...Suffered the loss in seven straight decisions June 4-July 26, equaling a career-long losing streak...Earned the win in his Tigers debut on August 3 versus Texas -- did not allow a walk or strike out a batter in seven innings of work...became the first Tigers pitcher to work seven-or-more innings while not allowing a walk or striking out a batter since Justin Verlander did so in eight innings of work on May 17, 2006 versus Minnesota...Compiled a career-best seven-game winning streak August 20-September 26 -- posted a 0.65 ERA (55.2IP/4ER) and 52 strikeouts during the eight-outing (seven-start) stretch...Posted a 17.0-inning scoreless streak over a three-start stretch August 20-30...Finished 3-1 with a 2.97 ERA (36.1IP/12ER) in six starts during August...Established a career high with 13 strikeouts on September 5 at Cleveland...Tabbed both the American League and Tigers Pitcher of the Month for September after posting a 5-0 record, 0.53 ERA (34.0IP/2ER) and 34 strikeouts in five outings (four starts) -- led the American League with a 0.53 ERA during the month, while he tied for the lead with five wins and tied for seventh with 34 strikeouts...Limited righthanded hitters to a .235 batting average (84x357)...lefties hit .239 (109x456) against him...Compiled an 8-3 record and 2.47 ERA (91.0IP/25ER) in 14 appearances (13 starts) following the all-star break... finished 3-10 with a 3.09 ERA (125.1IP/43ER) in 18 starts prior to the all-star break...Fanned six batters in relief in Game One of the American League Division Series on September 30 at New York's Yankee Stadium -- marked the most strikeouts by a Tigers pitcher in relief during a single post-season game...Surrendered two runs in 7.1 innings of work to earn the earn the win in Game Three of the American League Championship Series on October 11 versus Texas -- marked the fifth time a Tigers pitcher has worked seven-or-more innings and allowed two-or-fewer runs during an American League Championship Series game...marked the 16th time a Tigers pitcher has accomplished the feat during a post-season game. 2010 Set career-highs in games, starts, innings, strikeouts and wins. ... Had nearly a 3:1 strikeouts-to-walks ratio (32 BB, 93 SO)...ranked 3rd in AL with 1.68 BB/9.0 IP. ... Opened season with 9 straight starts allowing 3 earned runs or less... streak was 3rd-longest in club history to begin a season (Erik Bedard-14 in '09, Erik Hanson-11 in '93). ... Tossed at least 7.0 innings in 8 of his first 10 starts, including four starts of at least 8.0 innings. ... Had 5 starts of 7.0+ innings while allowing 2 earned runs or less; including 4 straight April 13-May 2...during the streak, was 2-0, 0.87 ERA (3 ER, 31.0 IP). ... Had a 3.06 ERA (17 ER, 50.0 IP) in 8 no-decisions, leaving the game with the lead or tied in 7 of the 10 starts. ... Tossed 6.0 innings of no-hit ball in 3rd start of season April 19 vs. Baltimore; Nick Markakis led off 7th with single. ... Recorded career-high 14.0 scoreless innings streak April 13-19...had 10.0 hitless innings over that stretch, including streak of holding opponents hitless in 31 consecutive atbats ... only 2 pitchers in club history have enjoyed longer streaks: Randy Johnson in 35 consecutive at-bats in May 1993 and John Montague in 40 straight at-bats in July 1977. ... Threw career-high 8.0 shutout innings in 2nd start April 13 vs. Oakland ... matched 8.0 ShO IP performance May 2 vs. Texas. ... Retired the first 16 batters he faced May 2 vs. Texas before one-out 1B to Max Ramirez broke up perfect game ... finished with 8.0 shutout innings in a no-decision. ... After first 10 starts of season was 3-3, 2.45 ERA (19 ER, 69.2 IP); ranked 2nd in AL ERA. ... Placed on 15-day disabled list (right shoulder fatigue) June 6; sent on rehab assignment to Tacoma (AAA) June 20; recalled and activated from rehab June 25. ... Made rehab start with Tacoma June 20 at Portland; allowed 2 ER in 4.0 innings. ... Was 3-11, 5.24 (101.1 IP, 59 ER, 8 HR) in 18 starts after return from DL. 2009 Split the first half of the season between West Tenn (AA) and Tacoma (AAA)...finished season with Seattle after being recalled on Aug. 8...Made his Major League debut Aug. 8 vs. Tampa Bay...retired the first 2 batters he faced then allowed a hit and a walk before getting his first big league strikeout (Gregg Zaun)...Made first career start on Aug. 11 vs. CWS, allowing only 1 hit in 6.0 shutout innings (6.0,1,0,0,4,4); became the first Mariner to throw at least 6.0+ shutout innings in his first career start (Aug. 11 vs. CWS) since Clint Nageotte June 7, 2004 and is the only player in club history to go 6.0+ innings, allow 1 or fewer hits and not allow a run...prior to his start, Brandon Morrow was the only other pitcher to go 6.0+ innings and allow 1 hit or less and 1 run or less...Recorded first career win in Mariners 10-3 victory over NYY on Aug. 16 (7.0,8,3,3,0,4)... allowed 2 runs in 3rd inning, ending his scoreless streak to begin his career at 9.0 innings...Tossed career-high 7.1 innings on Sept. 1 vs. LAA (7.1,5,1,1,2,2)...Retired first 13 batters faced Sept. 25 at Toronto; ended up recording his 4th loss of the season (6.2,7,4,4,0,5,HR) • Tossed at least 6.0 innings in 7 of his 10 starts...only the 4th Mariner rookie to toss at least 6.0 innings in his first 5 starts (Bob Stoddard, 12, 1981-82; Bobby Madritsch, 9, 2004; Erik Hanson, 5, 1988)...The 22nd Mariners pitcher to record at least 10 starts as a rookie and first since Felix Hernandez made 12 starts in 2005...Started the season with West Tennessee, tossing 5.2 scoreless innings before being promoted to Tacoma on April 17...Went 0-0, 1.42 ERA (2 ER, 12.2 IP) in 4 relief appearances and 6-4, 4.13 ERA (43 ER, 93.2 IP) in 17 starts with Tacoma...Walked only 11 batters and struck out 79 in 106.1 innings (7.18 strikeout/walk ratio), including walking only 4 batters in his first 70.0 innings with the Rainiers. 2008 Appeared in 31 games, 23 starts for West Tennessee...began season as a starter, before moving to the bullpen on Aug. 6...named Southern League Pitcher of the Week, April 14-20...lost 12 consecutive decisions, May 26-Aug. 10...finished 2nd in the league in losses (14)...played for the Peoria Javelinas in the Arizona Fall League (0-0, 3.32). 2007 Spent season with West Tennessee (AA)...tied for the team lead with 7 wins, while finishing T3rd in starts (24) and 3rd in innings pitched (131.0)...allowed 3 or less earned runs in 16 of 24 starts, while tossing at least 6.0 innings in 12 games...on the DL with a right shoulder strain, June 5-28...won a season-high 4 consecutive starts, going 4-0 with a 3.95 ERA (12 ER, 27.1 IP), Aug. 9-27...tossed first career complete game, allowing 3 runs on 8 hits in 9.0 innings, Aug. 15 vs. Huntsville. 2006 Began pro career with Everett...went 1-2 with a 0.95 ERA (2 ER, 19.0 IP) in 4 starts... struck out season-high 9 batters in first career start, June 22 vs. Tri-City...tossed 11.1 consecutive scoreless innings, July 24-Aug. opponents to a .229 average, including a .203 clip vs. right-handers.