From non-tender to A’s Opening Day starter? Mike Fiers would relish nod

first_imgMESA, Ariz. — Mike Fiers isn’t your prototypical No. 1 starter.He doesn’t blow you away with otherworldly stuff. He doesn’t light up the radar gun with triple digits. But for this young A’s team, Fiers brings experience and stands a good chance to get the ball for the A’s come Opening Day in Japan next month.“That would be awesome,” Fiers said. “To start Opening Day would be an honor and it says a lot about you as a pitcher. Not just your stuff but the mental side. Being able to go out there …last_img

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