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The Detroit Tigers will listen to offers on Miguel Cabrera, Ian Kinsler and Justin Verlander

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports The Detroit Tigers are for sale. Well not in the sense of the franchise but when it comes to the faces of the franchise it seems like that’s certainly the case. According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, the team will listen to offers on Miguel Cabrera, Justin Verlander and Ian Kinsler. Olney makes mention that whatever deal a team would muster for lets...
Via The Majors Detroit
10 hours ago

Atlanta Braves Want Pitching: Could Aim for Justin Verlander

The Detroit Tigers are signalling that big changes are coming for them and that could make an opportunity for the Atlanta Braves to take care of a large off-season need. As discussed in a previous piece, the Atlanta Braves have money this off-season. However, for lack of a worse descriptive term, the 2017 Free Agent […] Atlanta Braves Want Pitching: Could Aim for Justin Verlander...
Via Tomahawk Take
2 days ago

Justin Verlander issues apology for ‘All Lives Matter’ tweet

Justin Verlander has apologized for a tweet in which he claims to have unwittingly stepped into a controversial political quagmire. The Detroit Tigers pitcher took to Twitter to make note of how the members of the TBS studio crew sang “O Canada” following the Toronto Blue Jays’ series-clinching Game 3 victory over the Texas Rangers. They're singing 'O Canada' on TBS pic...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers need vintage Verlander, a little help to extend season

ATLANTA -- The overpowering version of Justin Verlander pitched a lot of big games for Detroit. The revamped version of the former American League MVP and Cy Young winner starts the biggest game of 2016 for the Tigers on Sunday. Verlander, who is reborn at age 33, faces the Atlanta Braves in the final game at Turner Field with the Tigers' flickering wild-card hopes on the line. The...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

DPD: Sanchez, Verlander, and Playoff Implications

This is it! We’ve made it to the final full day of the MLB regular season. We’ve got a pretty solid pitching slate in store for you as well, including a fun duel with playoff implications up top. Check ’em out! Aaron Sanchez (TOR) versus LHP David Price (BOS) 3:05 p.m. ET, TBS There may have been some (note: just a little) question about how Sanchez had pitched in the second...
Via The Sports Post
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Norris, Justin Verlander, and the Tiger Slider

Don’t ask Justin Verlander if his new harder slider is a cutter, apparently. “Verlander is steadfast on this — he’s not throwing a cutter. It’s a slider,” is how Chris McCosky characterized the ace’s opinion on the changing pitch. The difference between a cutter and a slider is difficult to really nail down — and is most easily represented as existing on a spectrum...
Via Fangraphs
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers turn to Verlander to counter Indians

DETROIT -- It's almost certain the Cleveland Indians will have some reserves in the starting lineup Tuesday night when they face Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers. Cleveland clinched its first American League Central Division title since 2007 on Monday night with a 7-4 victory over Detroit, which means manager Terry Francona will give some of his veterans a night off. The Indians...
Via Associated Press
24 days ago  |  Discuss

DPD: Verlander Into the Cy Young Mix?

It’s a pretty low-key pitching day on this baseball Saturday, as we break down another Tigers-Indians duel and also get a look at last year’s NL Cy Young winner. Check ’em out! Justin Verlander (DET) versus Carlos Carrasco (CLE) 4:10 p.m. ET After a pounding at the hands of the Indians on Friday, the Tigers saw their dimming playoff odds take yet another hit. Now they...
Via The Sports Post
September 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander has funny exchange with ex-teammate after home run

Justin Verlander had a funny exchange with Alex Avila after being burned by his former catcher for the second start in a row. In the 7th inning of Monday’s Tigers-White Sox game, Avila homered off Verlander to tie the game at two. The homer marked Avila’s sixth of the season and second homer off Verlander as he also took the former Cy Younger deep in a previous game. Avila...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Verlander discusses awkward past with new teammate Aybar

Justin Verlander and new teammate Erick Aybar have a shared history, an awkward one that created the potential for serious awkwardness in the Detroit Tigers clubhouse. But the Tigers ace, in the interest of team harmony, insists that it’s time to move on from the arguable ugliness that transpired five years ago and welcome Aybar, acquired in a trade with the Atlanta Braves,...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 17, 2016  |  Discuss

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