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Inconsistency continues to plague the Tigers

Going into this week seemed like the perfect time to build on their play from last week and put up back-to-back winning weeks for the first time in awhile…well that didn’t happen. The Detroit Tigers went back to playing “bleh” baseball this week, the exact way they’ve been playing for most of the season after their incredibly hot start.  It has finally caught up to the...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers put Lobstein on DL with sore shoulder

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Tigers have put left-hander Kyle Lobstein on the 15-day disabled list because of a sore left shoulder. Lobstein pitched 5 2-3 innings in Saturday's loss to Houston. He's been in the starting rotation because of an injury to Justin Verlander. The Tigers recalled infielder Dixon Machado from Triple-A Toledo before Sunday's game with the Astros. Right-hander...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Kate Upton, Justin Verlander were kissing in St. Louis

Remember when Justin Verlander called out the “haters” for picking on him for not rehabbing his achy wing 24/7?  Like anyone, JV deserves his free time and what he does in his free time is his business.  His business happens to be making out with girlfriend Kate Upton in the middle of St. Louis this past weekend. The Tigers were in town visiting the Cardinals and McBoobs was on...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander & Kate Upton Kissing In St. Louis Bar

Cheesin’ bc Kate and Justin ❤️
Via Busted Coverage
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers' Verlander takes next step in rehab, could be close to simulated game

Justin Verlander is getting closer to pitching in his first game of the 2015 season. The 2011 Cy Young Award winner threw an intense 45-pitch bullpen session Monday, throwing his entire repertoire of pitches without any problems. "Felt good," Verlander told a group of reporters before Monday's game at Comerica Park. "Went through my long toss, then threw 45 off the mound. All really...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Verlander throws 45 pitches during bullpen session

Tigers starter Justin Verlander took another step at returning to the Tigers rotation today throwing a 45 pitch bullpen session which appeared to go well. “Felt good,” Verlander told reporters. “Went through my long toss, then threw 45 off the mound. All really good effort. By far the most intense bullpen I’ve thrown yet. It was all good.” (Detroit Free Press) Although...
Via The Majors Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers' Justin Verlander throws 45 pitches in bullpen session

  Justin Verlander threw a 45-pitch bullpen session before Detroit's game against Milwaukee on Monday. The right-hander says he'd likely need a simulated game and at least one rehab start before taking the mound in a game for the Tigers. Manager Brad Ausmus says Verlander will probably throw another bullpen before participating in any sort of simulated game. Verlander has not pitched...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers star Verlander throws 45-pitch bullpen session

DETROIT (AP) Justin Verlander threw a 45-pitch bullpen session before Detroit's game against Milwaukee on Monday. The right-hander says he'd likely need a simulated game and at least one rehab start before taking the mound in a game for the Tigers. Manager Brad Ausmus says Verlander will probably throw another bullpen before participating in any sort of simulated game. Verlander...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Week 6 Recap: Miggy hits No. 400, Marlins fire Redmond

USATI The Miami Marlins ended what a been a pretty quiet week around the league with the firing of their manager and then the questionable replacement choice. The Houston Astros just keep winning, and Miguel Cabrera now tops the list of all time Venezuelan homerun leaders, passing Andres Galarraga on Saturday. American League East: The New York Yankees dropped 5 of their 6 games...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers' Verlander 'feels good' after throwing light bullpen session

Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander is another step closer to rejoining the Tigers rotation. Verlander threw off the mound for a first time in nearly a month on Tuesday at Comerica Park. From the Detroit Free Press: "It feels good," he said. "I felt good today. The biggest difference being, I don't feel like I have to work through anything to do what I want, which today was throw a light...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Detroit Tigers players get dapper for a good cause

Next to NBA players, MLB players are some of the best-dressed athletes in pro sports. The Detroit Tigers proved that again on Wednesday when Justin Verlander shared a photo of the team dressed in their sharpest suits and bow ties as they headed out to attend a luncheon for the Detroit Economic Club. The team's president and GM Dave Dombrowski, along with manager Brad Ausmus were...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Verlander pleased after light bullpen session

DETROIT (AP) Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander threw a light bullpen session, taking another step in his recovery from a triceps strain. The right-hander says he wasn't trying to push things too much, and the next step will be a full bullpen session at some point, assuming his arm responds well to Tuesday's work. The 32-year-old Verlander hasn't pitched yet this season. He's made...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Price's next start for Tigers pushed back to Saturday

DETROIT (AP) David Price's next start is being pushed back two days as the Detroit left-hander recovers from a right hamstring strain. Price hurt himself Friday night when he stepped on a bat that had been tossed aside by an umpire in anticipation of a possible play at the plate. He was scheduled to start Thursday, but he'll instead be slotted for Saturday at St. Louis. The Tigers...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander cleared to resume throwing

  Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander has been given the go-ahead to resume throwing. Verlander has been sidelined since the start of the season because of a strained right triceps. ''This is a first step,'' Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said. The club said Wednesday that Verlander was examined by Dr. Tony Romeo, who reviewed an MRI. The 2011 American League MVP and Cy Young Award...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit pitcher Justin Verlander cleared to resume throwing

CHICAGO (AP) Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander has been given the go-ahead to resume throwing. Verlander has been sidelined since the start of the season due to a strained right triceps. Detroit said Wednesday that Verlander was examined by Dr. Tony Romeo, who reviewed an MRI. The 2011 AL MVP and Cy Young Award winner ''was given the clearance to resume a throwing progression designed...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander continues to fire back at social media critics

Justin Verlander was on the receiving end of some snarky social media backlash over the weekend when folks criticized him for a public outing with girlfriend Kate Upton. The critics asserted that to do such a thing — go out with his girlfriend — indicated he was not taking his rehabilitation seriously enough. Verlander, currently...Read More The post Justin Verlander on social...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers' Justin Verlander gets MRI for right triceps injury

  Justin Verlander is trying to stay patient while he recovers from a strained right triceps. It is a difficult task for the right-hander. The Detroit Tigers star had a third MRI on Tuesday morning in Chicago. The 2011 American League MVP is hoping the inflammation has subsided enough to allow him to increase his throwing program. ''I'm itching. I'm ready to go,'' Verlander said...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers RHP Verlander gets MRI for right triceps injury

CHICAGO (AP) Detroit Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander is awaiting the results of his third MRI for his strained right triceps. Verlander had the test on Tuesday on Chicago. He is hoping the inflammation has subsided enough to allow him to increase his throwing program. Verlander began the season on the disabled list, and then cut short a simulated game due to fatigue and soreness...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers' Verlander takes jab at 'haters' on Instagram

Justin Verlander has a message for his critics questioning his commitment to rehab. The Detroit Tigers starter strained his triceps in spring training and has yet to pitch this season, but he's standing up to those who are questioning his dedication to getting back on the diamond. On Monday, Verlander posted a note on Instagram addressing his so-called "haters." "Dear haters... I...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander rips 'haters'; Kimmel on being in Pacquiao's entourage

Justin Verlander has not pitched for the Tigers in 2015 because of a triceps injury. While many fans won't believe this, life actually goes on for Verlander. Early on Monday, he posted a picture on Instagram about his day at a Chicago aquarium. This seemed to upset a lot of Detroit fans, who don't think Verlander should do anything in his spare time. So the 2011 Cy Young winner later...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Justin Verlander responds to the “haters” on Instagram

Instagram Justin Verlander responded to Tigers fans/haters on Instagram Monday who have admonished his canoodling with girlfriend Kate Upton and being seen out and about having fun while rehabbing his bum shoulder. Verlander has not made a start this season after suffering a sore shoulder mid-way through spring training. He put people in their place.  And then he was a pet peeve...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander sends great note to ‘haters’ about his rehab

Justin Verlander posted a great tongue-in-cheek note to the “haters” who question his dedication to rehab. Verlander has not pitched this season and was placed on the 15-day DL in early April after experiencing a triceps injury. He continues to rehab and is scheduled to undergo another MRI to determine how his recovery is going....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander Took a Dolphin Selfie at the Aquarium

According to Fox Sports’ Jon Morosi, Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander is looking at a June return if he’s cleared for activity next week, which means he still has some time to chill and do awesome things at the cities he visits. With the Tigers currently in Chicago, he did some fine dining with the girlfriend, Kate Upton, at the Chicago Cut Steakhouse on Sunday: If that spot...
Via Busted Coverage
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander tweets idea on PEDs suspicion

Jamie Squire Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander tweeted his thoughts on fans’ suspicion of certain players who may or may not have used performance-enhancing drugs Wednesday morning. Twitter Verlander’s numbers might lead some to think he used some performance-enhancing substances prior to or during the 2011 and 2012 seasons. These two seasons are highlighted below. I will...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
26 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Players of Week 3: Adeiny Hechavarria, Alfredo Simon

This week has been a good one if you like entertaining baseball in April. You had Madison Bumgarner vs. Clayton Kershaw, Yankees vs. the streaking Mets and more benches clearing with suspensions. It was tough to pick two guys out of a crowd of deserving candidates for my players of the week. Hitter of the Week: Adeiny Hechavarria, Miami Marlins This selection is large in part...
Via Sports-Glory
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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