Justin Verlander News

  • Bauman: Tigers' rotation remains formidable

    One of baseball's best rotations could be made up of pitchers who have left the Tigers in recent years. But that does not mean that the 2015 Detroit rotation is in tatters or even in trouble. David Price, Justin Verlander, Anibal Sanchez, Alfredo Simon, Shane Greene. That rotation should pose plenty of problems for the opposition.

  • Will Verlander rebound? 3 questions for Tigers

    Detroit comes to camp with plenty of questions, arguably more than they've taken into a season in years. Health concerns follow Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez, and the club hopes to get a bounceback season from Justin Verlander.

  • Weighty winter: Verlander feels stronger

    Justin Verlander came to camp with a healthy arm, his shoulder issues last season put behind him. He also arrived with a bulked-up body, having put on 25 pounds with a full offseason of lifting.

  • Rollie Fingers' favorite player: Justin Verlander

    When Rollie Fingers says you need three things to succeed as a pitcher in the big leagues, he really means you need one. But either way you slice it, Justin Verlander has it.

  • Tigers expect Verlander to adjust style

    The Tigers believe Justin Verlander is in a good position for a bounce-back season in 2015. They do not necessarily expect his power fastball to bounce back with it.

  • Verlander delivers when intensity rises

    Game 2 starter Justin Verlander has proven two years in a row that, for whatever reason, he's able to brush aside whatever struggles he may be fighting through and pitch at his best when the Tigers need him most.

  • Verlander peaking at right time for Tigers

    Justin Verlander isn't where he wants to be with his performance. He's doing what he can with what he's got, because the time for tinkering is over. The last couple of games have suggested he has enough to get big wins.

  • Win helps Tigers take place in postseason

    Ian Kinsler's RBI double broke up a tie game in the seventh inning as the Tigers maintained their position atop the AL Central with a 6-1 victory over the White Sox on Wednesday that helped clinch a postseason berth. Justin Verlander picked up the win after dueling White Sox left-hander Chris Sale.

  • Tigers' bats blast KC to stretch Central lead

    Justin Verlander fired 7 1/3 strong innings, while Ian Kinsler's two-run homer capped a five-run fifth that sealed the first-place Tigers' 10-1 win over the Royals on Friday night.

  • Verlander is Tigers' Clemente nominee

    For the second time in three years, Justin Verlander has been selected as the Tigers' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, given annually to the Major League player who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involvement.

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