Justin Verlander News

  • Kinsler, J.V. lead Tigers to sweep of Twins

    Ian Kinsler's sixth-inning home run completed a three-hit, two-RBI day in support of Justin Verlander, whose 7 1/3 quality innings sent Detroit cruising to a three-game sweep of Minnesota with a 6-3 win Wednesday afternoon at Comerica Park.

  • Verlander hits milestone with 2,000 strikeouts

    Justin Verlander became the second Tigers pitcher in history with 2,000 career strikeouts when he fanned Minnesota's Eddie Rosario in the fourth inning for his seventh strikeout in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Twins.

  • Verlander's CG can't shake Tigers' slump

    he good news is that Justin Verlander's early-season wobbles have disappeared. The bad news is that the Tigers' losing ways have not. Friday's 1-0 loss to the Orioles marked the second consecutive dominant outing from Verlander that ended without a win for the pitcher or the team.

  • Verlander now 2nd on Tigers' all-time K's list

    With a fourth-inning punchout of Prince Fielder, Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander moved into second place in Tigers history with 1,981 strikeouts during Detroit's 8-3 loss to the Rangers on Sunday.

  • Martinezes plate 7 as Verlander handles A's

    Hours after Tigers manager Brad Ausmus shook up his batting order, his offense broke out of its mid-April funk to tie its season high in runs, turning what could have been a Justin Verlander-Sonny Gray pitchers' duel decidedly in Detroit's favor en route to a 9-4 Tigers win on Wednesday night at Comerica Park.

  • Indians pounce on Verlander to claim opener

    Francisco Lindor led a rejuvenated Indians offense on Tuesday night, collecting three hits and launching a three-run home run off Detroit's Justin Verlander to help Cleveland claim a 7-3 victory at Progressive Field.

  • Verlander wants stronger penalties for PEDs

    Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander has been one of Major League Baseball's most outspoken players regarding positive tests for performance-enhancing drugs resulting in immediate suspensions and not allowing players to play while an appeal runs its course.

  • Verlander where he needs to be entering May

    In the end, the April showers for Justin Verlander weren't all that gloomy. Considering the way he started the season, they could've been a lot worse. With 6 1/3 quality innings on Wednesday night in a 9-4 Tigers win over the A's, Verlander not only outpitched Sonny Gray, who was out after two rough innings, but also outpitched his early-season blues.

  • Premier pitchers Verlander, Gray square off

    It'll be a Motown showdown of two of baseball's marquee pitchers Wednesday when Justin Verlander and the Tigers face Sonny Gray and the A's in the third game of a four-game series.

  • Verlander looks to improve after rough start

    Justin Verlander missed out on pitching in rain and snow Sunday night against the Yankees thanks to an early rainout. It might have been easier than what he faced in warmer weather in Monday's 7-4 loss to the Pirates.

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