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 Someone Who Deserves a Raise...Justin Verlander, of course. He's currently 5-1 with a ERA of 2.13 and leads the Majors with a .80 WHIP (walks+hits/innings pitched). Last season he became just the sixth pitcher since 1968 to win the MVP award. The others: Vida Blue, Rollie Fingers, Willie Hernandez, Roger Clemens, and Dennis Eckersley. Verlander threw his second career no-hitter last season, joining a group of 22 others with multiple no-hitters. Friday night, he was two outs away from becoming just the sixth pitcher ever with at least three no-hitters, joining Cy Young (3), Larry Corcoran (3), Bob Feller (3), Sandy Koufax (4) and Nolan Ryan (7). Tigers manager Jim Leyland on Verlander's one-hitter: "Some freaky (bleep)."  The scariest part, Verlander is just 29.Something to Watch...Aroldis Chapman taking over the closer role for the Reds. He's yet to give up an earned run this season (22.1 Innings Pitched) and has been a setup man in the seventh and eighth inni...
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