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Verlander, Tigers candidates for 2017 awards

Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander has spent his Spring Training trying to get himself closer to his peak pitching at the start of the season than he had in 2016.
Via Tigers.com
11 hours ago

Verlander has arsenal ready for season

Justin Verlander came to Spring Training six weeks ago with a goal to get himself closer to top form around Opening Day and avoid the first-half struggles that slowed his 2016 season. He won't know for sure how well he did that until he takes the mound at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago in a week and a half, but he at least has given it his best shot.
Via Tigers.com
6 days ago

Top 10 favorites to win MLB Cy Young awards

Spring Training has kicked into high gear, with batters getting ready for the season and pitchers rounding into shape. Before we know it, the World Baseball Classic and spring ball will come to an end, and MLB games that actually count will begin.Already this spring, we’ve taken a look at some early favorites to win Rookie of the Year awards. Continuing along those lines, we...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Best sights and sounds from MLB spring training

Spring training is officially underway and games (kind of) have begun.Across the world of the Internet, we are blessed with amazing news, photos, and fun little tidbits to get us excited for Opening Day.Let’s take a look at some of the happenings around Arizona and Florida as baseball is reintroduced to us. Everything MVP Mike Trout does is amazing, but this is just a little bit...
Via Sportsnaut
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander prefers NL rules

The designated hitter has been around for more than 40 years. Still, it remains one of the more hotly debated topics in baseball. Responding to a question from Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer about what rules people would like to see changed, Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander offered his two cents.  Verlander made two points here. One is hard to argue with. The other can be...
Via Sportsnaut
February 23, 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

Tigers players react to death of Mike Ilitch with tributes

If you want to know how Detroit Tigers players felt about their late team owner Mike Ilitch, look no further than their social media channels.Multiple current and former Tigers players honored Ilitch, who died on Friday at the age of 87, with tributes on Twitter.From current stars Justin Verlander and J.D. Martinez to former players like C.J. Nitkowski and Ian Krol, Ilitch was praised...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Top 10 starting pitchers in baseball heading into spring training

Without a doubt, pulling apart the ten best arms in the game at any point is a tough-to-nearly-impossible task. However, in today’s game, with a firmly established group of top arms between the ages of 27-33, it is a specifically tough group to crack. It could be argued that even cracking the top 20 is a feat, as even last year’s American League Cy Young winner is the third best...
Via Yardbarker
February 09, 2017  |  Discuss

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
October 11, 2016  |  Discuss
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