Found September 29, 2012 on Fox Sports Detroit:
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The stars shined for the Tigers in Minnesota and a former Tiger provided some help in Chicago Saturday. Justin Verlander (17-8) was his usual stellar self, shutting the Minnesota Twins down for seven innings in a 6-4 victory on national television. He allowed one unearned run whole walking two and striking out eight. With the eight strikeouts, Verlander has 1,447 since 2006, which moves him past the New York Yankees' CC Sabathia for the major league lead since 2006, Verlander's rookie season. Verlander was especially effective with runners on base, as the Twins (66-92) were 0-for-13 against him in those situations. Twins first baseman Justin Morneau struck out three times against Verlander. Morneau has 13 strikeouts against Verlander, more than he has against any other pitcher. Including Saturday, Verlander has an 0.64 ERA in his last four starts, all wins. It was the final start of the regular season for Verlander, who is in line to start a Game 163, if needed, or the...
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