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Justin Verlander goes off on PED rules after Dee Gordon news announced

Justin Verlander sounded off on PED rules after news of Dee Gordon’s suspension was announced late on Thursday night. News was released by MLB after the Miami Marlins beat the Dodgers in Los Angeles 5-3 Thursday that Gordon was suspended 80 games for testing positive for testosterone and a steroid. Yahoo’s Tim Brown says the news came out Thursday night because Gordon just...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Verlander excited for protege Fulmer's debut

Justin Verlander watched and mentored some of the Tigers' young pitchers during Spring Training. One of them was top-ranked prospect Michael Fulmer, who came over in the Yoenis Cespedes trade last July.
21 hours ago

Entering May, Verlander where he needs to be

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.
1 day ago

Verlander, power hitters lift Tigers over A's 9-4

DETROIT (AP) Justin Verlander pitched impressively into the seventh inning, J.D. and Victor Martinez both homered and the Detroit Tigers beat the Oakland Athletics 9-4 on Wednesday night. Detroit manager Brad Ausmus shuffled his lineup before the game, moving J.D. Martinez from fifth to second in the batting order as he switched spots with Justin Upton. The moves paid off when...
Via Associated Press
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Justin Verlander vs. Sonny Gray tonight at Comerica Park

While a Justin Verlander start against the Oakland Athletics typically delivers good fortune to the Detroit Tigers, the latest comes against a pitcher currently riding better early-season luck. Verlander hopes to reverse his own against the cruising Sonny Gray when the Tigers host the Athletics on Wednesday night (6 pregame, 7:10 first pitch on FOX Sports Detroit). Verlander (1-2...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 20 Preview: Oakland Athletics at Detroit Tigers

Justin Verlander and Sonny Gray square off in a battle of aces at Comerica Park. In past seasons, when Justin Verlander struggled throughout the month of April, there would always be one start where fans knew that things were starting to turn around. It was always obvious, too. In 2011, for instance, he no-hit the Toronto Blue Jays on May 7. The year prior, he held the Los Angeles...
Via Bless You Boys
2 days ago

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.
2 days ago

Tigers' Verlander 0-4 in last 7 starts vs. Indians

It's been a little more than two years since Detroit's Justin Verlander earned a victory against the Cleveland Indians.The Tigers right-hander looks to change that Friday night when he tries to avoid a fifth straight losing decision to the visiting Indians.Coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. on SportsTime OhioVerlander's 18 wins over the Indians (6-7) are tied for his second-most against...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 MLB Preseason Primaries: Justin Verlander

For some, 2016 Spring Training marks the start of a brand new Major League Baseball season. For others, this time of year marks the height of the presidential primary elections. While many pontificate over who is best suited to lead the country, The Sports Fan Journal fam decided to take a look at which player, manager, or front office member is the best candidate to lead their team...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander tells off Tigers fan on Twitter

It has been more than two months since the 2015 MLB season and it will be another four before the new one begins, but we already have fans beefing with players on social media. On Thursday night, Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander sent a tweet that encapsulated the emotions of Detroit fans after the Lions lost to the Packers on a Hail Mary. Speechless #Lions — Justin Verlander...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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