Found January 09, 2014 on MLB Injury News:
Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander underwent surgery on Thursday, the team announced:Justin Verlander underwent successful core muscle repair surgery this morning. #Tigers— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) January 9, 2014While it's unclear at this point what exactly happened to Verlander necessitating the operation, USA Today's Bob Nightengale reported that the right-hander 'injured himself in December workouts'. The continued statement from the Tigers notes that Verlander will undergo rehabilitation for the next six weeks, and will be 'reevaluated' after that time frame.Stay tuned for further updates.Follow Adrian on Twitter (@adriangarro) for more news & notes!

Justin Verlander Has Muscle Repair Surgery, Expected to Rehab for Six Weeks, Participate in Spring Training

DETROIT — Tigers ace Justin Verlander had muscle repair surgery Thursday after injuring himself last month during offseason conditioning. Dr. Bill Meyers in Philadelphia operated on Verlander, who is expected to need six weeks of rehab before being evaluated again. The first workout for Detroit’s pitchers and catchers at spring training is scheduled for Feb. 14. The first spring...

Verlander expected to ready for spring training following core muscle surgery

Justin Verlander underwent successful core muscle repair surgery on Thursday, the Tigers announced. He suffered the injury during an offseason workout last month. The team says he will rehab for the next six weeks and then be re-evaluated. “We fully anticipate Justin to participate in spring training and be in a position to compete at the beginning of the 2014 season," said...

Tigers ace Verlander has 'core muscle repair' surgery

Justin Verlander has been on the Detroit Tigers' active roster every day for the past eight seasons, since the moment he made the team as a rookie in 2006. That streak is in jeopardy. The Tigers have announced that Verlander underwent "core muscle repair" surgery Thursday morning. Though the team didn't describe it as such, the procedure is normally associated...

Jim Leyland says he will be 'special assistant' to Dave Dombrowski, Detroit Tigers

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Ausmus doesn’t foresee Opening Day absence for Verlander

Fans in Detroit took a deep breath when the initial news of Justin Verlander’s core muscle surgery broke on Twitter this week. Apparently, the Tigers star pitcher suffered an injury to a core muscle during his offseason workouts in Lakeland. Verlander had successful surgery in Philadelphia on January 9th and will begin a six week rehabilitation program. But with Spring Training...

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The Tigers have agreed to a one-year deal with shortstop Jose Iglesias. Iglesias finished second in last year's AL Rookie of the Year vote, hitting .303 in 109 games with Boston and the Tigers. Detroit acquired him from the Red Sox in a three-way deal shortly before the trade deadline. Iglesias replaced Jhonny Peralta at shortstop for Detroit while Peralta was serving a drug...

Surprise, Surprise! Tigers Ace Justin Verlander Underwent Surgery This Morning

No, not to replace the remains of his Kate Upton mangled heart. The Tigers official Twitter announced earlier today that Verlander underwent "core muscle surgery" after sustaining an offseason injury during a workout session in late December. Justin Verlander underwent successful core muscle repair surgery this morning. #Tigers— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) January 9, 2014Don...

Jim Leyland will be Special Assistant to General Manager

According to Brian Manzullo of the Detroit Free Press, Jim Leyland has a job to become a special assistant to Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski starting in 2014. On 105.1 FM he told host Drew Lane, “I’m going to do whatever Dombrowski wants me to do.” Leyland, recently stepping down as Tigers manager, managed eight successful seasons with Detroit that included four trips...

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Did the Detroit Tigers Have a Successful Season?

The Detroit Tigers lost 119 games in 2003 and finished fifth out of five teams in the AL Central for the third straight year. Since then, the Tigers have made four playoff runs: two trips to the World Series and two more ALCS appearances.  Detroit has now won their division each of the past three years. Led by Miguel Cabrera and Justin Verlander, the Tigers have a powerful roster...

Will any 1984 Detroit Tigers be elected to the baseball Hall of Fame?

In his final year of eligibility Detroit Tigers ace, and three time World Series Champion Jack Morris failed to get elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. That does not mean he will not one day be enshrined, as it seems likely the Veterans Committee will one day […]

Iglesias And Tigers Agree On One-Year Deal

Jose IglesiasFormer Red Sox shortstop Jose Iglesias has agreed to a one-year, $1.65 million deal with the Detroit Tigers. The 24-year old Cuban had signed a four-year pact with the Red Sox back in 2010 for $8.25 million. Iglesias was dealt to the Tabbys last July in a three-team swap that brought Jake Peavy to Boston. Iglesias hit a surprising .330 in the first half for Boston, and...

Jack Morris Misses Hall Of Fame…..Again

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  As the Flyers take on the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Wells Fargo Center, supermodel Kate Upton is apparently in attendance with Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander. JUST MET KATE UPTON AT THE FLYERS GAME — Katelyn Smith (@holy_shmit) January 11, 2014 whelp…..just seen Kate Upton at the Flyers game…. — Matt Guaraldo (@NotoriousB_u_G) January 11, 2014 Sitting right...
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