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Strahm, Royals open series against Detroit

Following an off-day on Monday for both teams, the Tigers and Royals will start a three-game set on Tuesday in Detroit at Comerica Park. The Tigers hope right-hander Justin Verlander can start turning their season around, while left-hander Matt Strahm will try to continue the Royals' hot streak.
Via Tigers.com
1 day ago

Verlander set for series opener vs. Royals

Following an off-day on Monday for both teams, the Tigers and Royals will start a three-game set on Tuesday in Detroit at Comerica Park. The Tigers hope right-hander Justin Verlander can start turning their season around, while left-hander Matt Strahm will try to continue the Royals' hot streak.
Via Royals.com
1 day ago

Verlander: 'Best I've felt in a long time'

Justin Verlander took the mound for the sixth inning of Wednesday night's 7-5 loss to the Mariners at Safeco Field with a four-run lead, a perfect game and a fastball topping out at 98 mph. He left seven batters later, still in the sixth inning, with the tying run in scoring position. He went from trying to push for perfection to hoping to preserve the lead.
Via Tigers.com
4 days ago

Mariners' Dyson breaks unwritten rule with bunt, sparks rally

In one swift act on Wednesday night, Jarrod Dyson proved why one of baseball’s unwritten rules is absurd.Dyson laid down a beautiful bunt for a single during the sixth inning of Seattle’s game against Detroit on Wednesday, breaking up Justin Verlander’s perfect game. Ordinarily the unwritten rules say it’s bad form to break up a no-hitter or perfect game with a bunt hit,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

How Justin Verlander’s slow start effects his Hall of Fame resume

As of his start on Thursday against the Tampa Bay Rays, Justin Verlander has an ERA of 4.50 and a 4-4 record to show for the season. In relation to ERA, Verlander’s only full seasons worse than this year were in 2008 and 2014, when he had a 4.84 ERA and 4.54 ERA, respectively. Coincidentally, or maybe not so much, the 2008 and 2017 seasons rank among Verlander’s lowest for K...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers to reportedly sell off veterans if they don’t turn it around

Entering play on May 26, the Detroit Tigers sit at 22-24. If a turnaround does not happen in the near future, the Tigers may look a lot different at year’s end. According to a report from Jon Morosi, Detroit has given itself until the end of June to get a winning record. If that doesn’t happen, any and all veterans could be on the move. Of course, in some cases, trades will be...
Via Sportsnaut
May 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Detroit Tigers after one month

It has been a month into the MLB season and the Detroit Tigers are looking primed to be a contender for the AL Central. There are two major concerns for the Tigers as the season goes on though. The first is their pitching in general. Both the starting pitchers and bullpen have been sporadic for the first month. The other concern, arguably the bigger concern, is the health of the...
Via isportsweb.com
May 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander makes light of pitch tipping story with funny tweet

Justin Verlander on Monday tweeted a funny response to the questions about him tipping pitches.On Sunday, a story came out saying the Detroit Tigers were concerned Verlander may have been tipping pitches against the Indians, who lit him up in his most recent start.The team may have had some concerns, but it’s pretty clear Verlander is not worried. That’s Verlander sipping a drink...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander responds to fans ‘freaking out’ about spring training

The Detroit Tigers are having one of the worst spring trainings of all MLB teams, yet Justin Verlander is not concerned.The Tigers lost to the Phillies 11-6 on Tuesday to drop to 3-10 this spring. That record is the fourth-worst mark in MLB, which has led some fans to worry.Verlander responded on Twitter Tuesday to the concerns. Verlander heard from a fan who said they had driven...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Kate Upton reveals Justin Verlander’s gameday lovemaking rules

Kate Upton is making the media rounds after recently becoming a covergirl yet again for the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. To no surprise, her long-term relationship with Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander has been brought up on a few occasions.But what may be surprising is just how revealing Upton was during a recent interview about her longtime beau.During an appearance...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss
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