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Tigers’ Max Scherzer fans 11 for 12th victory

Detroit Tigers starter Max Scherzer got his 12th win of the season Thursday night in a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. The reigning American League Cy Young Award winner allowed three runs and six hits over seven innings and struck out 11. “I felt good with everything tonight and had all four pitches going,” Scherzer said, via the Associated Press. “I hadn’t been...
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Rangers trade Joakim Soria to Tigers

The Texas Rangers traded closer Joakim Soria to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. The Rangers will get right-handed pitchers Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel from the Tigers. Thompson (No. 3) and Knebel (No. 5) are two of the top five prospects in the Tigers organization. Soria has 17 saves, a 1-3 record with a 2.70 ERA in his second season with Texas.  The Rangers had...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

How much does it cost to create a single run?

What is one run worth? In recent years, we have seen the salaries of Major League Baseball players increase dramatically.  Almost every year there seems to be a new record setting deal signed, which shows that teams are willing to go to great lengths to sign a player who they desire. For the interest of accurately gauging the cost one run created, we will take statistics from the...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  1 Comment

Verlander says he's rediscovered his old ways

PHOENIX -- Detroit right-hander Justin Verlander made a little delivery tweak after a pregame video check, and he said he feels like a new man . . . or rather, like the old Verlander.  The Verlander who won 91 games, a Cy Young and an MVP award over the past five years. Ten minutes before he took the field for stretch before his Monday start, Verlander took a look at some old shots...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Is This The Real Justin Verlander?

The All Star Game took place on Tuesday, and for the first time since 2008, Justin Verlander was not there for the festivities. Looking at his recent performance, it seems like very, very long ago that Verlander was the consensus pick as the best pitcher in baseball, when in fact, it was 2012. What has happened, […]
Via Fangraphs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander and bikini-clad Kate Upton spend All-Star break in Mexico (photos)

Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander stumbled out of the gate and certainly has not been himself thus far during the 2014 MLB season. With the unofficial mid-season break upon us, the Cy Young Award winner sits at 8-8, with a 4.88 ERA, a 1.46 WHIP with batters hitting a robust .278 against him, all numbers […] The post Justin Verlander and bikini-clad Kate Upton spend All-Star break...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kate Upton And Her Boobs Vacationed With Justin Verlander In Mexico,

The Detroit Tigers’ Justin Verlander didn’t make the All-Star game after a rocky first-half of the season. Lucky for him, though, instead of playing in the event, Verlander and his gal-pal, Kate Upton, vacationed together in Mexico. Not a bad trade-off if you ask me. [Guyism] The post Kate Upton And Her Boobs Vacationed With Justin Verlander In Mexico, appeared first on Diehardsport.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Verlander spent All-Star break vacationing with Kate Upton

Via Guyism
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Verlander on A's trade: 'They made that for us'

Justin Verlander believes he knows exactly why the Oakland Athletics pulled the trigger on blockbuster deal that brought them Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs.According to Verlander, Oakland made the trade with the Detroit Tigers in mind.Verlander on A's trade: "When I saw that trade, I thought that they made that trade for us. No doubt about it in...
Via Bush League Chronicle
20 days ago  |  Discuss

NY Post blames Kate Upton for Justin Verlander's struggles

Some people may point to a possible undisclosed injury as the reason for the recent struggles of Detroit Tigers’ ace Justin Verlander, but at least one person isn’t buying that claim. Jonathan Lehman of the New York Post writes that Verlander’s struggles, along with those of other athletes, could be from dating supermodel Kate Upton. Lehman uses both Mark Sanchez and Blake...
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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