Looking every bit the California kid that he is, Doug Fister arrived for his post-game press conference in a t-shirt, jeans and flip-flops. He exuded a what-me-worry kind of attitude, a laidback confidence. It seemed like a carry over from the mound, where he dispatched Red Sox batters with the same proficiency as his higher profile teammates. With one exception. Fister’s pitching propelled the Tigers to a 7-3 win, tying the ALCS at 2-2. And for the first time since Game 1, Detroit turned a dominant pitching performance into a victory. Fister deservedly gained notice and praise for his dominance of Red Sox hitters. He recorded seven strikeouts and allowed only one run in six innings pitched. He threw 98 pitches, including 63 for strikes. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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