Oakland Athletics vs Boston Red Sox
BOSTON -- Doug Fister has gone from being an extra pitcher to being a potential postseason factor for the Boston Red Sox.
Picked up off the scrap heap from the Los Angeles Angels, Fister began his Boston career slowly. However, when left-hander David Price again went down with an elbow problem, the 33-year-old right-hander has taken off -- and now has to be seriously considered for the postseason rotation if the club in fact makes it to the October fun.
Fister, 5-2 with a 2.79 ERA in seven starts with Price out, faces Oakland rookie Jharel Cotton on Wednesday night in the second contest of a three-game series at Fenway Park.Read More...