Oh sure, Doug Fister (7 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 5 K, 93 pitches-63 strikes) was impressive again in winning his fourth straight start yesterday (Nationals 4, Phillies 2). But even more impressive? How about Fister doing full splits on a stretch while covering first base to *almost* complete a double play on a Ryan Howard grounder in the first inning? MLB.com/MASN video above.
Fister (a former first baseman), explains his secret (via MASNSports.com):
"Flexibility, I guess. A matter of staying within yourself."
Here's Adam LRoche:
"I thought he blew out." -- LaRoche on Fister's stretch.— Adam Kilgore (@AdamKilgoreWP) June 5, 2014
Yeah, we did too: