Nationals' Doug Fister drops wedding ring on pitcher's mound
Doug Fister is hoping to win a championship ring with the Washington Nationals, but before he adds that priceless ring to his jewelry chest, he'll need to make sure he holds onto an even more important one.
In the first inning of Fister's start against the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday, his first since coming off the disabled list, the 31-year-old righty was seen bending down to pick something up from the mound after striking out Evan Longoria to end the inning.
The production crew replayed video of Fister and discovered that he was picking up none other than his wedding ring from the dirt.
While we can only imagine what his wife thinks of the incident or whether Fister pitches with his actual wedding band, he's fortunate he realized the absence of the ring and didn't appear to cause any damage to it.
Jumping on a possible opportunity, a ring company reached out to Fister on Twitter:
@dougfister58 Hey Doug. Looks like you might need some new QALO RINGS. Can we send you a package of merchandise?— QALO (@QALORing) June 19, 2015