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Justin Verlander News

  • Verlander expects to start Saturday vs. Twins

    Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander expects to avoid going on the disabled list and start on Saturday against the Twins after his right shoulder responded well in a successful long-toss session on Wednesday afternoon.

  • Verlander positive about his throwing session

    Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander said he felt good after spending 10-15 minutes throwing from about 60 feet in the Tropicana Field outfield before Tuesday's series opener against the Rays.

  • Verlander eager to return to Tigers' rotation

    Justin Verlander made it clear he takes a lot of pride in having never spent a day in the Major Leagues on the disabled list. He has no plans on breaking that streak now.

  • Verlander likely to miss only one start

    Justin Verlander has been diagnosed with inflammation in his right shoulder, but no major structural damage that would keep the former American League MVP out for more than one start.

  • Verlander to undergo MRI on sore shoulder

    The Tigers handed the ball to Justin Verlander on Monday night in desperate need of innings after Sunday's 19-inning marathon in Toronto. They ended up with the shortest start of Verlander's career, and potentially their second injury in four days to their star-studded rotation.

  • Verlander again tops NL with win vs. Rockies

    With eight quality innings on Friday night at Comerica Park, Justin Verlander got the Tigers the victory they needed, taking advantage of a three-run fifth inning and holding on for a 4-2 win against the Rockies.

  • Miggy's clutch hit quashes D-backs' rally

    The Tigers pulled out a 4-3 win in the series opener against the D-backs on Monday at Chase Field, winning their second straight after a four-game losing streak. Torii Hunter and Austin Jackson homered before Miguel Cabrera tallied the go-ahead RBI single in the seventh to give Justin Verlander his ninth victory.

  • Verlander, gelling Tigers finish sweep of A's

    Justin Verlander overcame a bumpy first inning for his first victory since May and the Tigers rode a six-run sixth to a 9-3 win over the A's on Wednesday at Comerica Park.

  • Miggy's magic caps Verlander's return to form

    Miguel Cabrera drove in the winning run in the 10th inning, sending Detroit to its third straight win with a 5-4 victory over the Indians at Progressive Field on Saturday. Justin Verlander struck out eight and gave up one earned run in seven innings, and Victor Martinez went 2-for-4 with two RBIs.

  • Cabrera, Martinez carry Tigers past Mariners

    Victor Martinez made Seattle pay with a go-ahead three-run homer, nullifying Kyle Seager's game-tying shot an inning earlier and sending Detroit to a 6-3 victory Friday night at Safeco Field.


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