Justin Verlander News

  • Kinsler's huge day leads Tigers over Tribe

    Ian Kinsler continued his hot start with a three-run homer in a four-run fifth inning to propel Detroit to a 7-5 win on Thursday afternoon at Comerica Park. Kinsler later added an RBI single.

  • Verlander ends hitless streak in first '14 win

    While Justin Verlander broke out of a career-long slump with his first two Major League hits, his seven quality innings protected the lead he helped build, sending the Tigers to a 6-2 win over the Padres on Saturday night at Petco Park.

  • Tigers roar on Opening Day with walk-off win

    New shortstop Alex Gonzalez delivered an RBI triple and capped his day with a walk-off single to lift to the Tigers to a 4-3 win over the Royals on Monday at Comerica Park.

  • Verlander dominates in final spring outing

    Opening Day starters Justin Verlander and Cliff Lee engaged in a pitching duel on Wednesday afternoon, and the visiting Tigers edged the Phillies, 1-0, in a Grapefruit League game at Bright House Field.

  • Verlander dominates Nats for five innings

    The Nationals and Tigers found themselves in a pitchers' duel at Space Coast Stadium on Sunday afternoon. When it was over, the Tigers edged the Nationals, 2-1, in front of 6,836 fans. Danny Worth drove in the go-ahead run late after Justin Verlander allowed just one hit over five scoreless innings.

  • Verlander sails through first spring outing

    With 3 2/3 scoreless innings against the Blue Jays on Tuesday at Joker Marchant Stadium, Tigers ace Justin Verlander pretty much put his rehab from core muscle surgery behind him.

  • Verlander sharp in Grapefruit debut

    Justin Verlander allowed one hit, struck out two and walked two over 3 2/3 innings during a his first Grapefruit League action on Tuesday in Detroit's 3-2, 10-inning loss to the Blue Jays at Joker Marchant Stadium. Don Kelly hit a two-run homer.

  • Verlander gets work in as he seeks 2012 form

    Justin Verlander knew on his way in to Joker Marchant Stadium on Thursday morning that he probably wasn't going to be taking the mound at 1:05 p.m. ET. He was probably going to have to simulate game conditions while throwing in a cage.

  • Verlander throws 54 pitches in 'pen session

    Justin Verlander reportedly came through Tuesday's bullpen session feeling fine. He felt well enough to top his pitch count again, throwing 54 pitches after being scheduled for 45-50.

  • Verlander throws, expects to be ready

    Justin Verlander, who had core muscle surgery in January, threw on Tuesday to confirm that he had gotten through his mound session on Monday without issue. The right-hander hopes to be ready by the start of the season.

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