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The New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers open the playoffs the same way they began the regular season: Justin Verlander vs. CC Sabathia...
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Having seen rain cut short his first postseason start in five years, Justin Verlander was both philosophical and humorous.
''Just had a nice bullpen in front of half of America today,'' the Detroit Tigers' ace said.
Detroit's division series opener against the New York Yankees was suspended after 1 1/2 innings and 30 minutes of play Friday night. It will...
The highly anticipated showdown between Justin Verlander and CC Sabathia will resume Monday - much to Sabathia's chagrin.The Yankees have announced that the burly lefthander will start Game 3 of the American League Divisional Series on Monday night against Verlander and the Detroit Tigers.The two were originally set to kick off the best-of-5 series Friday night, but the game...
Justin Verlander volunteered to start Game 2 of the ALDS for the Tigers, but his manager said no.
CC Sabathia and Justin Verlander face off on the mound
The Yankees and Tigers are opening the postseason the same way they began the regular season: Justin Verlander vs. CC Sabathia. Surprisingly, both aces allowed a run in the first inning.
The much-anticipated pitching duel between Justin Verlander and CC Sabathia could end up being a victory for the weather after heavy rain put Friday's American League Division Series opener between the Tigers and Yankees into a second-inning delay.
Justin Verlander dominated American League MVP talk in September. But what about his man-child teammate, Miguel...
Clinching their respective playoff spots early gave the Yankees and the Tigers the luxury of lining up their rotations to create the Division Series’ best pitching matchup, a pair of aces in CC Sabathia and Justin Verlander, but Mother Nature pissed all over that on Friday night. The short version of the story is that Game One was suspended after an inning and a half of play...
The Yankees got just 27 pitches out of CC Sabathia before the field became unplayable in Game 1 of the American League Division Series, and now they aren't sure when their ace will pitch again.
It took two days to finish the first game of the playoffs versus the Yankees and it was not worth the wait. The Tigers lost to the Yankees 9-3 in a game with few highlights for the Tigers. Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano accounted for the run differential with a six-RBI night.
Right-hander Doug Fister took over in the second inning for ace Justin Verlander who had pitched the first
What does Max Scherzer have to do to succeed in Game 2? Strike 1 will be imperative for Max. The Yankees will come out unlike they do against Justin Verlander, unlike they did against Doug Fister, and they will come out very patient against Max because he doesn't have a track record of throwing as many strikes as those two do....