|Sep. 13 11:28 AM PT12:28 PM MT1:28 PM CT2:28 PM ET14:28 ET18:28 GMT2:28 11:28 AM MST1:28 PM EST1:58 PM VEN22:28 UAE1:28 PM CT-Fister failed to pitch past the fifth inning for the fourth straight start Monday, giving up three runs and six hits along with three walks against Texas.
Analysis: Fister is 0-3 with a 9.35 ERA in his last four outings, allowing a whopping 32 hits in just 17 1/3 innings. However, he is next scheduled to face Seattle on Sunday, and Fister is 4-1 with a 3.46 ERA in six career starts versus the Mariners.
|Sep. 3 10:18 PM PT11:18 PM MT12:18 AM CT1:18 AM ET1:18 ET5:18 GMT13:18 10:18 PM MST12:18 AM EST12:48 AM VEN9:18 UAE12:18 AM CT-Fister delivered his worst start of the season Friday at Texas, where the veteran was battered for eight runs (seven earned) and 10 hits in just 3 2/3 innings of Houston's 10-8 loss.
Analysis: Fister is really struggling right now, as he's lost three of his last four starts and pitched 4 1/3 innings or less in each of those defeats. He's looking like a risky option when he next takes the mound Wednesday at AL Central-leading Cleveland.
|Aug. 29 9:26 AM PT10:26 AM MT11:26 AM CT12:26 PM ET12:26 ET16:26 GMT0:26 9:26 AM MST11:26 AM EST11:56 AM VEN20:26 UAE11:26 AM CT-Fister lasted just 4 1/3 innings in Sunday's loss to the Rays, allowing four runs and seven hits.
Analysis: Fister was coming off one of his better starts of the season, yielding three hits over seven scoreless innings at Philadelphia on Aug. 22. The right-hander has also been outstanding against the Rangers, the team he'll face in his next start on Saturday. He is 1-1 with a 2.00 ERA in three starts against Texas.
|Aug. 22 7:38 PM PT8:38 PM MT9:38 PM CT10:38 PM ET22:38 ET2:38 GMT10:38 7:38 PM MST9:38 PM EST10:08 PM VEN6:38 UAE (+1)9:38 PM CT-Fister turned in one of his best performances of the season Monday, tossing three-hit ball over seven innings in a 3-1 win at Pittsburgh. He walked one and struck out six.
Analysis: Fister, who lasted a season-low four innings in his previous start, is 9-3 with a 3.07 ERA in 13 road starts while 3-5 with a 4.18 ERA in 12 at home.
|Aug. 17 2:57 PM PT3:57 PM MT4:57 PM CT5:57 PM ET17:57 ET21:57 GMT5:57 2:57 PM MST4:57 PM EST5:27 PM VEN1:57 UAE (+1)4:57 PM CT-Fister gave up four runs, seven hits and a walk while striking three in four innings of a loss to the Cardinals on Wednesday.
Analysis: The right-hander has allowed four or more runs five times in his past 10 starts after reaching that mark once in his first 14 outings.
|Aug. 3 1:19 PM PT2:19 PM MT3:19 PM CT4:19 PM ET16:19 ET20:19 GMT4:19 1:19 PM MST3:19 PM EST3:49 PM VEN0:19 UAE (+1)3:19 PM CT-The Astros have taken Fister off the paternity leave list.
Analysis: Fister last started Monday and his next scheduled outing is Saturday against the Rangers. The right-hander is 10-7 with a 3.56 ERA in 21 starts.
|Aug. 2 7:45 AM PT8:45 AM MT9:45 AM CT10:45 AM ET10:45 ET14:45 GMT22:45 7:45 AM MST9:45 AM EST10:15 AM VEN18:45 UAE9:45 AM CT-Fister gave up four hits with one walk and eight strikeouts in six scoreless innings in Monday's 14-inning win over the Blue Jays.
Analysis: Fister, who was coming off one of his worst starts of the season - giving up six runs and nine hits in 4 2/3 innings on July 26 against the New York - has now allowed three runs or fewer in 17 of his 21 starts. He has allowed three runs over 12 innings in a pair of starts against the Rangers, whom he'll face on Saturday.
|July 27 7:39 AM PT8:39 AM MT9:39 AM CT10:39 AM ET10:39 ET14:39 GMT22:39 7:39 AM MST9:39 AM EST10:09 AM VEN18:39 UAE9:39 AM CT-Fister had one of his worst outings of the season Tuesday as he allowed six runs and nine hits over 4 2/3 innings of a loss to the Yankees.
Analysis: The right-hander had a 2.25 ERA in his previous three starts.
|July 21 8:46 AM PT9:46 AM MT10:46 AM CT11:46 AM ET11:46 ET15:46 GMT23:46 8:46 AM MST10:46 AM EST11:16 AM VEN19:46 UAE10:46 AM CT-Fister struck out five and allowed four hits and two walks over seven innings in Wednesday's 7-0 win over the A's as he continued his mastery of Oakland. He's 3-1 with a 0.99 ERA in four starts against the A's this season.
Analysis: Fister, who has a 2.25 ERA in his last three starts, next takes the ball Tuesday against the Yankees, whom he hasn't faced since 2013.
|July 16 10:30 PM PT11:30 PM MT12:30 AM CT1:30 AM ET1:30 ET5:30 GMT13:30 10:30 PM MST12:30 AM EST1:00 AM VEN9:30 UAE12:30 AM CT-Fister snapped a three-start losing streak after allowing three runs over five innings in Friday's 7-3 win at Seattle.
Analysis: The former Mariner didn't pitch great but was aided by a five-run fifth inning by the Astros' offense. Fister (9-6, 3.64 ERA) received little support in his final start prior to the All-Star break, when he held Oakland to two runs and three hits through eight innings of a 3-1 loss on July 7.
|July 7 7:59 PM PT8:59 PM MT9:59 PM CT10:59 PM ET22:59 ET2:59 GMT10:59 7:59 PM MST9:59 PM EST10:29 PM VEN6:59 UAE (+1)9:59 PM CT-Fister lost his third straight start despite a strong performance Thursday against Oakland, allowing two runs and three hits in eight innings.
Analysis: Fister has recorded quality starts in 12 of his last 15 starts, posting a 3.10 ERA during that span.
|July 2 7:06 PM PT8:06 PM MT9:06 PM CT10:06 PM ET22:06 ET2:06 GMT10:06 7:06 PM MST9:06 PM EST9:36 PM VEN6:06 UAE (+1)9:06 PM CT-Fister worked a season-low 4 2/3 innings and surrendered five runs and nine hits in Saturday's loss to the White Sox.
Analysis: After compiling a 7-2 record and a 3.09 ERA over 12 starts from May 1-June 20, Fister has allowed nine runs and four homers in 11 1/3 innings in losing his last two.
|June 26 5:25 PM PT6:25 PM MT7:25 PM CT8:25 PM ET20:25 ET0:25 GMT8:25 5:25 PM MST7:25 PM EST7:55 PM VEN4:25 UAE (+1)7:25 PM CT-Fister had a seven-game winning streak snapped Sunday, allowing four runs and eight hits - including three homers - over 6 2/3 innings in a 6-1 loss to the Royals.
Analysis: Sunday marked the first time in 13 starts that he surrendered more than three runs. He had a 2.59 ERA in his previous 12 outings.
|June 21 8:45 AM PT9:45 AM MT10:45 AM CT11:45 AM ET11:45 ET15:45 GMT23:45 8:45 AM MST10:45 AM EST11:15 AM VEN19:45 UAE10:45 AM CT-Fister won a fourth straight start and seventh consecutive decision Monday, yielding two runs and four hits in seven innings against the Angels.
Analysis: The right-hander is 7-0 with a 2.38 ERA in 10 starts - all Houston wins - since the beginning of May. He has a 1.67 ERA during a run of five straight quality starts.
|June 15 8:15 AM PT9:15 AM MT10:15 AM CT11:15 AM ET11:15 ET15:15 GMT23:15 8:15 AM MST10:15 AM EST10:45 AM VEN19:15 UAE10:15 AM CT-Fister continued his winning ways Tuesday, giving up two runs and five hits in a season-best 7 1/3 innings of a 5-2 victory over the Cardinals. He matched a season high with six strikeouts, walked one and even contributed a two-run single.
Analysis: The Astros have won all nine of Fister's starts since the beginning of May, a span in which he's 6-0 with a 2.35 ERA.
|June 9 10:24 AM PT11:24 AM MT12:24 PM CT1:24 PM ET13:24 ET17:24 GMT1:24 10:24 AM MST12:24 PM EST12:54 PM VEN21:24 UAE12:24 PM CT-Fister allowed one run and scattered seven hits over six innings in Wednesday's 3-1 win at Texas.
Analysis: Fister has gone 5-0 with a 2.34 ERA over his last eight starts. The Astros have won his last eight outings.
|June 4 12:04 PM PT1:04 PM MT2:04 PM CT3:04 PM ET15:04 ET19:04 GMT3:04 12:04 PM MST2:04 PM EST2:34 PM VEN23:04 UAE2:04 PM CT-Fister extended his run of solid starts by tossing six scoreless innings in Friday's win over Oakland.
Analysis: After going 1-3 with a 5.56 ERA through his first four starts as an Astro, Fister is 4-0 with a 3.45 ERA over his last seven.
|May 2 8:30 AM PT9:30 AM MT10:30 AM CT11:30 AM ET11:30 ET15:30 GMT23:30 8:30 AM MST10:30 AM EST11:00 AM VEN19:30 UAE10:30 AM CT-Fister delivered his best outing as an Astro on Sunday, holding Oakland to a run over 6 2/3 innings of Houston's 2-1 win.
Analysis: Fister went 1-3 with a 5.56 ERA over his first four starts, so Sunday's performance was certainly encouraging.
|Mar. 3 2:26 PM PT3:26 PM MT4:26 PM CT5:26 PM ET17:26 ET22:26 GMT6:26 3:26 PM MST5:26 PM EST5:56 PM VEN2:26 UAE (+1)4:26 PM CT-Fister struck out four over two scoreless innings Thursday in a strong spring debut.
Analysis: Fister is competing with Mike Fiers and Scott Feldman for one of two open spots in the Astros' rotation.
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|2010||Sea||6||14||0 - 0||28||28||0||171.0||187||85||78||13||32||2||93||1.28||4.11|
|2011||Sea||3||12||0 - 0||21||21||3||146.0||139||57||54||7||32||2||89||1.17||3.33|
|2011||Det||8||1||0 - 0||11||10||0||70.1||54||19||14||4||5||0||57||0.84||1.79|
|2011||Tot||11||13||0 - 0||32||31||3||216.1||193||76||68||11||37||2||146||1.06||2.83|
|2012||Det||10||10||0 - 0||26||26||2||161.2||156||73||62||15||37||1||137||1.19||3.45|
|2013||Det||14||9||0 - 0||33||32||1||208.2||229||91||85||14||44||2||159||1.31||3.67|
|2014||Was||16||6||0 - 0||25||25||1||164.0||153||52||44||18||24||0||98||1.08||2.41|
|2015||Was||5||7||1 - 1||25||15||0||103.0||120||56||48||14||24||3||63||1.40||4.19|
|2016||Hou||12||12||0 - 0||31||31||0||179.0||190||93||88||23||61||1||113||1.40||4.42|
|Career||77||75||1 - 1||211||198||7||1264.2||1291||555||501||119||274||11||845||1.24||3.57|
|2011||Det||Total||2||1||0 - 0||3||2||0||17.0||19||9||9||1||4||0||13||4.58|
|LDS||1||1||0 - 0||2||1||0||9.2||12||7||7||1||4||0||10||6.52|
|LCS||1||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||7.1||7||2||2||0||0||0||3||2.45|
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|LDS||0||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||7.0||6||2||2||0||2||0||8||2.57|
|LCS||0||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||6.1||6||0||0||0||4||0||5||0.00|
|WS||0||1||0 - 0||1||1||0||6.0||4||1||1||0||1||0||3||1.50|
|2013||Det||Total||1||0||0 - 0||2||2||0||12.0||15||4||4||1||2||0||8||3.00|
|LDS||0||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||6.0||7||3||3||1||1||0||1||4.50|
|LCS||1||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||6.0||8||1||1||0||1||0||7||1.50|
|2014||Was||Total||1||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||7.0||4||0||0||0||3||0||3||0.00|
|LDS||1||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||7.0||4||0||0||0||3||0||3||0.00|
|Career||4||2||0 - 0||9||8||0||55.1||54||16||16||2||16||0||40||2.60|