Justin Verlander News

  • McCann maintains calm amid no-no bid

    James McCann learns quickly, as one would expect from the son of a rocket scientist. The way McCann handled his late-inning mound visit with Justin Verlander, one would've thought he was the son of a negotiator.

  • Chalk show: 1 liner spoils Verlander no-no in 9th

    Justin Verlander has been here enough times that he's starting to know the club by heart.

  • Verlander 1-hits Halos, just missing 3rd no-no

    The long path back to pitching dominance for Justin Verlander ended Wednesday night with a familiar sight. The Tigers' ace came within three outs of his third career no-hitter, settling for a 5-0 shutout of the Angels on Wednesday night at Comerica Park.

  • Bauman: Verlander's one-hitter a characteristic return to form

    There was obviously disappointment that the no-hitter was not achieved. But this was still a night of triumph for Verlander.

  • McCann: Verlander's bid 'heck of a night'

    It took until the eighth inning of Wednesday's 5-0 win over the Angels for Tigers right fielder J.D. Martinez to realize the feat that Justin Verlander was approaching.

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    Bidding to become the sixth pitcher in big league history with at least three no-hitters, Justin Verlander didn't allow a knock until Chris Iannetta lined a single just fair to left field to begin the ninth. Verlander settled for a one-hit shutout as the Tigers blanked the Angels, 5-0.

  • Sharp Lewis leads Rangers over Tigers

    The night after Tigers starter Alfredo Simon dominated the Rangers with a one-hitter, Colby Lewis returned the favor, tossing seven shutout innings as Texas held on for a 2-0 victory on Friday at Comerica Park.

  • Verlander in top form; just don't call it vintage

    Justin Verlander doesn't throw 100 mph anymore, let alone 100 pitches into an outing. But on Saturday, his 96-mph fastball on his 105th pitch was about as close as he's been to that form in years.

  • Verlander upbeat despite taking tough loss

    Sometimes, pitches can be good enough to create problems for the hurler's defense. That's how Justin Verlander felt as the Tigers' right-hander watched the Red Sox score two unearned runs without hitting a ball out of the infield in the second inning of Sunday's 7-2 loss.

  • Tigers come through in duel vs. Rays

    Chris Archer's bid for a perfect game fell short Wednesday afternoon, and so did the Rays' bid to earn a three-game sweep, as the Tigers won, 2-1, at Tropicana Field.

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