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DETROIT -- Justin Verlander equaled his career high in strikeouts, and everyone in the Detroit Tigers lineup contributed to their fifth consecutive victory. Verlander struck out 14 New York Yankees in eight innings while Prince Fielder and Miguel Cabrera hit solo homers as the Tigers won their ninth straight home game 7-2 on Monday. Detroit got at least one hit from all of its starters and an RBI from seven players in the opener of a four-game series against the American League Eastern Division leaders. Verlander, who threw 132 pitches, also had 14 strikeouts against Arizona on June 25, 2011. The only other time Verlander reached double digits in strikeouts this season was against Pittsburgh on May 18, when he recorded 12. He had given up nine runs -- seven earned -- in 12 innings over his last two games. Jim Bunning was the last Tigers pitcher to notch 14 strikeouts against the Yankees, doing it on June 20, 1958. Ichiro Suzuki's 12-game hitting streak to start his Ya...
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You really couldn't expect Justin Verlander to lose three straight decisions to the New York Yankees. After all, he's Justin Verlander. Verlander broke his losing streak last night, striking out 14 in the process (getting Ichirio 3 times), en route to a 7-2 win over the Yankees. I watched as much of this game as I could before my confidence disappeared and I switched to...
Monday night, Tigers ace Justin Verlander did something that no other Tigers pitcher had done in over 50 years and that’s strike out 14 total Yankee hitters in a single game. The last pitcher to do this was Jim Bunning in 1958 when he too accomplished the same feet.
Although he did match a career high with the 14 K’s, Monday’s performance by Verlander is something that Tigers...
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Coming off what seems like the Yankees first series win in forever, they are no doubt looking...
Justin Verlander matched a career high with 14 strikeouts and got home-run support from Prince Fielder and Miguel Cabrera, leading the Detroit Tigers over the New York Yankees 7-2 Monday night.
Verlander (12-7) threw 132 pitches, his most in a regular-season game, and sent the Tigers to their fifth straight win.
Before this opener of a three-game series, manager Jim Leyland said...
Why, if Justin Verlander can do it, can't every pitcher throw as many as 130 pitches in a start? And why, if so many pitchers get hurt, doesn't Justin Verlander come up lame? "For me," Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland said Tuesday when the subject of pitch counts came up, "120 pitches for any pitcher is a piece of cake. But pitch counts are a big thing...
While it wasn’t a perfect game or a no hitter, “Must See” Justin Verlander was back to his old television tricks tonight at Comerica Park. Through eight strong innings and 14 strikeouts, the ace pitched the Detroit Tigers to an … Continue reading →
Detroit Tigers, 59-50, 2nd place, 1.5 back.
Too many strikeouts; way too many strikeouts. Somehow though, Justin Verlander was able to overcome his 14-strikeout performance (a career high), and put away the Yankees, the 9th consecutive Comerica Park win for the Tigers.
All of the strikeouts meant no complete game (he tied a career high with 132 pitches–an amazing 96 of which...
DETROIT -- The red-hot Detroit Tigers used their star power to overwhelm the New York Yankees Monday night. Nobody was more overpowering than the reigning American League MVP. Justin Verlander equaled his career high in strikeouts, and everyone in the Detroit Tigers lineup contributed to their fifth consecutive victory. Verlander struck out 14 in eight innings while Prince Fielder...
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New York Yankees 2 — Detroit Tigers 7
Justin Verlander dominated while Nova’s struggles...
The Detroit Tigers have won eight straight at home, but have dropped Justin Verlander's last five regular-season starts against the New York Yankees.
The Tigers hope Verlander can extend their streak while potentially ending his own Monday night as they seek a fifth consecutive victory overall in the opener of a four-game set.
Verlander (11-7, 2.63 ERA) beat New York (63-44...
Justin Verlander, Jered Weaver and 8 Pitchers Capable of a No-No Every Time Out | Bleacher Report.
Game 1: Monday @ 7:05PM | TV: YES, ESPN | Radio: WCBS
RHP Ivan Nova (10-5, 4.53) vs RHP Justin Verlander (11-7, 2.63)
Game 2: Tuesday @ 7:05PM | TV: YES, MLBN | Radio: WCBS
RHP Phil Hughes (11-8, 3.96) vs RHP Rick Porcello (8-6, 4.65)
Game 3: Wednesday @ 7:05PM | TV: YES | Radio: WCBS
LHP CC Sabathia (11-3, 3.53) vs RHP Anibal Sanchez (1-1, 4.50)
Game 4: Thursday @ 1...