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Tigers' Verlander scheduled for rehab start, might return soon

DETROIT -- Justin Verlander is making another rehab start Saturday, and Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is hopeful that will be his last outing before the right-hander returns to the major leagues. Verlander has not pitched for Detroit this season because of a strained triceps. He made a rehab appearance with Triple-A Toledo at Indianapolis on Sunday, pitching 2 2/3 innings. He...
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Detroit's Verlander to make another rehab start this weekend

DETROIT (AP) Justin Verlander is making another rehab start Saturday, and Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is hopeful that will be his last outing before the right-hander returns to the major leagues. Verlander has not pitched for Detroit this season because of a strained triceps. He made a rehab appearance with Triple-A Toledo at Indianapolis on Sunday, pitching 2 2/3 innings...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down Jacob deGrom vs. San Diego Padres

Stat Line:  8 IP, 0 R, 8 K’s, 0 BB Jacob deGrom kept it simple in another sensational outing Monday night against the San Diego Padres.  Just as he did in his last two DeGrominant outings, deGrom continued to attack opposing hitters with his fastball, throwing a fastball on over 67% of his pitches.  Additionally, deGrom’s fastball lead to outs in 18 of the 24 Padres batters...
Via Mets Merized Online
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Looking forward to June

The Detroit Tigers rounded out a disappointing May on Sunday night when they were swept in a four-game series with the Los Angeles Angels. The Tigers enter the month of June with a 28-24 record, good for third place in the AL Central. Coming into May, Detroit had a 15-8 record and were going back and forth with Kansas City for control of the division. The Tigers start the month of...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Detroit Sports Show: Tigers Collapsing, but Red Wings Rising?

The Detroit Tigers look like they might not win again and the Detroit Red Wings look like they might win a lot in the near future. The guys discuss their thoughts on both topics and University of Michigan Softball. Kicking it off with the Tigers, after a great Taylor Swift introduction, Andrew Tomlinson, Chris Burke and Max DeMara talk about the disastrous West Coast roadtrip. Additionally...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Daily-ish: Detroit Stands At Post-Coast Crossroads

Standing at the baseball crossroad. What a pain in the ass spot to find yourself on the first day of June. But that’s where the Detroit Tigers sit after another woeful foray to Anaheim. A four-game sweep at the hand of the Angels put the cap on a 2-5 West Coast swing. The road trip was another step in the slow drift toward mediocrity the Tigers have found themselves in for weeks...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
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Detroit Tigers: Pitching struggles continue

Some Detroit Tigers fans have adopted the saying “In Dombrowski we trust” when he is trading away prospects, players and draft picks in order to sign super star players. One of the most recent signings this past year was starting pitcher,Shane Greene from the Yankees. He was one of two signings in the off season after the Tigers traded away Drew Smyly and Rick Porcello. The first...
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Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander shaky in his first rehab start

  Detroit Tigers star Justin Verlander struggled in his first rehabilitation start, giving up three runs in 2-2/3 innings for Triple-A Toledo on Sunday. The former American League MVP and Cy Young winner is trying to work his way back into the Tigers' rotation from a right triceps injury he sustained in spring training. The Tigers have not announced whether Verlander will continue...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers star Verlander shaky in 1st rehab start

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Detroit Tigers star Justin Verlander struggled in his first rehabilitation start, giving up three runs in 2 2-3 innings for Triple-A Toledo on Sunday. The former American League MVP and Cy Young winner is trying to work his way back into the Tigers' rotation from a right triceps injury he sustained in spring training. The Tigers have not announced whether Verlander...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander to make first rehab start with Toledo Mudhens

Justin Verlander is one step closer to joining the Tigers rotation. After pitching four shutout outings in a simulated game earlier this week in Oakland, the right-hander will make a minor-league rehab start for the Triple-A Toledo Mudhens on Sunday. It will be the first time Verlander has pitched in Triple-A, as he made the jump from Double-A to the big leagues back in 2005. Manager...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Justin Verlander blow a monster bubble of gum

Justin Verlander: All-Star pitcher and professional bubble-blower? The Detroit Tigers starter showed off his gum-chewing skills Thursday night and looked to be in mid-season form. Check it out: Verlander, who is currently rehabbing his way back from a triceps injury, is expected to rejoin the Tigers rotation some time in June.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Verlander to make first rehab start for Toledo Sunday

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Justin Verlander will make his first rehab start Sunday for Triple-A Toledo and could rejoin the Detroit Tigers soon after. The six-time All-Star and 2011 AL Cy Young winner has been out since late March with a right triceps strain. He threw a simulated game on Tuesday. "It went really well," Verlander told the Detroit Free Press. "Obviously, first and foremost...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Verlander, Cabrera attend Rockets-Warriors Game 5

Justin Verlander and Miguel Cabrera took advantage of having a day game Wednesday and attended the Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals between the Rockets and Warriors.  The two sat court side among dozens of gold-clad Warriors fans. After posting various photos from the game, amateur psychologists were not shy about giving JV some tidbits of advice (see below). Instagram ...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander scheduled for rehab stint Sunday

Justin Verlander’s road back to the Tigers starting rotation has taken another step. According to manager Brad Ausmus (via James Schmehl of MLive.com), Verlander, whose been shelved with a triceps injury) will begin a rehab stint in Triple-A Toledo Sunday with a limit of 80-85 pitches. This comes after what appears to be a successful simulated game Tuesday where the former AL...
Via The Majors Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Would YOU rather Wednesday: Would you rather have JV or V-Mart back at full strength for the rest of the season?

Currently the Tigers are missing two pretty big pieces from their offensive lineup as well as their pitching rotation. Starter Justin Verlander has been for the entire year up until this point with a triceps injury suffered in spring training. In his absence the Tigers as a staff have compiled a 3.64 ERA and 1.23 WHIP which is good for 9th and 8th overall in the MLB respectively...
Via The Majors Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Injuries, division rivals providing early test for Tigers

Justin Verlander hasn't appeared in a single game. Victor Martinez has hit only one home run, and Anibal Sanchez has allowed 11. All things considered, the Detroit Tigers are off to a solid star - but they're still waiting for significant contributions from some of their biggest stars. ''I know it's a good team,'' manager Brad Ausmus said. ''You hope over 162 games, the fact that...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days 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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander & Kate Upton Kissing In St. Louis Bar

Cheesin’ bc Kate and Justin ❤️
Via Busted Coverage
14 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
15 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...
Via Sports-Glory
15 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
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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