Detroit Tigers: 5 Reasons Why Doug Fister Was Not a One-Hit Wonder

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Detroit Tigers: 5 Reasons Why Doug Fister Was Not a One-Hit Wonder
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The contributions that Doug Fister made to the Detroit Tigers in the second half of the 2011 season were nothing short of remarkable.  Fister was brought in to be a back-end guy out of the rotation, and he ended up earning a comfortable spot right behind Tigers' ace Justin Verlander.

However, there are rumblings all across baseball that Doug Fister will regress in some form, and he will not be able to produce the numbers that all Tigers fans were ecstatic to witness last season.  While it is incredibly likely that Fister will not be able to replicate is 2011 season wearing the old English D, there is no reason to doubt his abilities and dominance on the mound.

Fister relies on confidence, knowledge, and precision to be an effective pitcher.  Because of this, it is completely fathomable that Fister will be able to continue his amazing run from last season into 2012. 

Here are five reasons why Doug Fister was not a one-hit wonder.

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