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The American League has always has a very talented crop of pitchers. 12 different players have won the Cy Young award since 2000, with the only repeat winner being Johan Santana of the Twins (though Roy Halladay and Roger Clemens have won in both leagues). David Price eked out a wn over 2011 winner Justin Verlander to win the 2012 award, and those two are definitely in the running in 2013, along with several others. Verlander and Price were the consensus favorites among our staff, and for good reason. Verlander has thrown over 200 innings in six straight seasons, but it's been his run over the last four years that has thrown him into the stratusphere of elite pitchers across the game. Since 2009, Verlander has thrown 953 2/3 innings, struck out 977 hitters, posted a 2.95 ERA, and accrued 28.5 fWAR for the Tigers. Until Verlander proves he can't do it anymore or jumps to the National League, he's the favorite to win the AL Cy Young award every year. Price had the fin...
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Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price announced on Twitter that he'll be on the lookout for fans in Rays gear and will be giving away 100 tickets to the season opener.
Justin Verlander is a Sports Illustrated cover-athlete yet again.
The Tigers ace is one of six MLB players to appear on the latest regional series of covers for Sports Illustrated which previews the upcoming season.
For Verlander this is his third SI cover with his first one coming back in 2006 his rookie season.
As far as the predictions go, SI picked the Tigers to win the AL Central...
DETROIT, Michigan ---
Justin Verlander will be a Detroit Tiger for the rest of his career. The ace and the game of baseball's best starting pitcher agreed to a contract extension on Friday morning. The extension is for 5 years, and combined with the 2 years remaining on his current deal, locks Verlander up for the next 7 seasons at a price tag of up to $180 million. An option...
It’s really neat because Justin Verlander is a pitcher for the Detroit Tigers. Get it? On Friday morning, the Tigers ace tweeted a photo of himself holding just about the most adorable tiger cub in the world, tweeting that he was taking it in as his new pet. Of course, Verlander was probably joking … or was he? After all, his rumored girlfriend Kate Upton claimed that she was...
Justin Verlander will be a part of the Detroit Tigers’ pitching staff through at least the 2019 season. That much is certain after Verlander signed a five-year extension, with an option for a sixth season, that could keep Verlander in the Motor City through 2020.
The deal reportedly is worth $140 million over those five extra years; the vesting-option year carries an additional...
Just announced, Justin Verlander has signed a 5 year and 180 million dollar extension with the Detroit Tigers, keeping him in a Detroit uniform until at least 2019. The deal includes a vesting option for 202o which could make the deal worth up to 202 million. The conditions of the vesting option are yet to be announced. This makes Verlander the highest paid pitcher in baseball history...
Just announced, Justin Verlander has signed a 5 year and 180 million dollar extension with the Detroit Tigers, keeping him in a Detroit uniform until at least 2019. The deal includes a vesting option for 202o which could make the deal worth up to 202 million. The conditions of the vesting option are yet to [...]
Felix Hernandez wasn't the highest-paid pitcher in baseball history for very long.
Justin Verlander signed a five-year contract extension with the Detroit Tigers Friday that will give him that distinction.
Verlander's new deal includes a $28 million annual salary beginning with the 2015 season, multiple sources confirmed to FOXSports.com. On top of his preexisting deal...
Justin Verlander has now surpassed his (ex?)-girlfriend Kate Upton. Verlander will grace the cover of the regional Sports Illustrated in their annual baseball preview edition. Upton has been on the last two SI Swimsuit Edition covers.
JV is one of six starting pitchers to find themselves on the covers across the country. The other five are C.C Sabathia, David Price, James...
Despite the presences of Miguel Cabrera, Prince Fielder and other stars, Justin Verlander remains the face of the Detroit Tigers franchise — and one of the most recognizable and popular players in baseball, period.
To wit: The Tigers’ ace and opening-day starter landed on one of Sports Illustrated’s regional covers this week. Here’s what that cover looks like:
EYE OF THE TIGER
The Detroit Tigers and Justin Verlander reportedly have agreed upon a five-year contract extension through the 2019 season with an option for 2020.
The Phillies played their second-to-last game in Florida this afternoon as they took on the Tigers. Cole Hamels and Justin Verlander got the start, six days before both are set to start on Opening Day. The Phillies got out to an early lead in the first as Michael Young sac-flied...