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Tigers rookie dress up as cowboys and indians

Tigers starter Justin Verlander orchestrated rookie hazing night this week that took on a cowboys and Indians theme. To further add to the embarrassment, JV took some pics and uploaded them to his Instagram account. Click to view slideshow. So what’s more embarrassing than dressing up like this? How about dressing up like a Detroit Tigers? Heyooo! [h/t: It’s Always Sunny in...
Via The Majors Detroit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Tigers veterans have rookies dress up as cowboys and Indians

The Tigers’ veterans instituted a rookie “hazing” night Thursday as the team departed Texas for Chicago for the last series of the 2015 season.  Included in the hazing was having the rookies dress up like cowboys and Indians.  Justin Verlander was a key organizer and proponent of the jamboree and threw up some photos to his Instagram. Be sure to head there for your daily...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kate Upton: Justin Verlander got blackout drunk after terrible start

Maybe Justin Verlander really is just like the rest of us. Well, with the exception of the supermodel girlfriend, $200 million contract, and fastball that can touch 100 mph. But like the rest of us, Verlander sometimes washes away his problems by getting blackout drunk. So says girlfriend Kate Upton. Marin Cogan wrote a feature on The Ricketts family — which owns the Chicago Cubs...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kate Upton: Verlander once got ‘blackout drunk’ after bad start

Athletes have their ups and downs, and it’s important for them to learn how to take the good with the bad. Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander is no different. He had a rough 2014, in which his ERA skyrocketed to 4.54 with a 15-12 record. It was quite a difference from 2011 and 2012, when the hard-throwing pitcher compiled a 41-13 record in those two seasons combined, with an...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander got 'blackout drunk' on Kate Upton's 22nd birthday

Kate Upton showed up today in an ESPN feature on the Ricketts family and how the Cubs have been transformed under the family’s leadership. Kate, according to the story, became friends with the Ricketts family, oddly enough, on her 21st birthday. She got drunk and now here she is a Cubs insider thanks to her Uncle Fred introducing her to Tom and the boys. There’s also a fun...
Via Busted Coverage
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander blames Blue Jays for uptick in home runs

There were 4,182 home runs hit in Major League Baseball in 2014. Through Saturday, there was 4,692, over 500 more than the previous year.Some might look at this as the ebbs and flows from year to year, the constant struggle between hitters and pitchers.Some might want to ask Detrot Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander for his opinion on why there is a big uptick in homers this season...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander did not like fans booing Brad Ausmus (Video)

Justin Verlander had an issue with the fans on Friday night for booing manager Brad Ausmus for pulling him with two outs in the ninth inning. Verlander had just given up a hard two-out single to right field and Salvador Perez was coming to the plate. With Verlander’s pitch count up and Perez’s record of success against the former Cy Young winner, Ausmus decided to pull his starter...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Is it safe to say Justin Verlander is officially back?

Anyone who watched the Detroit Tigers game Wednesday night was likely having flashbacks of the seasons from 2006-2012 as right hander Justin Verlander dominated the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, losing a no-hitter in the 9th inning. Verlander was a perennial All Star, MVP candidate, and Cy Young candidate for over half a decade until injuries hampered him for a majority of the last...
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

What if Justin Verlander figured it out?

A little over a month ago, Dave ran through his annual trade value rankings, and as he likes to do, after all the good bits, he wrote up the bad bit, addressing the game’s least-valuable players. Ranking third on his list was fallen Tigers ace Justin Verlander, whose contract is steady even when the pitching isn’t. Verlander ranked worse than Matt Kemp. Worse than Shin-Soo Choo...
Via Fangraphs
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander proposed to Kate Upton multiple times?

Is Justin Verlander moving too fast for Kate Upton? According to a recent story in OK! Magazine, Upton has told the Detroit Tigers pitcher that he needs to pump the brakes with the marriage talk. A source reportedly told the gossip publication that Verlander has proposed to Upton multiple times and that “her resistance is...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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