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Leyland: Verlander Not Living Up To Expectations

AP | Posted 07.21.2013 | Detroit

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Most starting pitchers would gladly take a 10-7 record and 3.69 ERA after 21 starts. Those numbers, however, belong to Justin Ver...

Verlander: 'Come On, Jhonny

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 07.15.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Justin Verlander's no-hit bid was finally over in the seventh inning – and before refocusing, the Detroit ace saw his shortstop do so...

Verlander Gets HUGE Contract Extension

AP | JEFF BERLINICKE | Posted 05.29.2013 | Sports

LAKELAND, Fla. — For Justin Verlander, $180 million was enough. No need to wait two seasons, become a free agent and find out how much baseball'...

Verlander Takes Beating In Game 1

AP | JOSH DUBOW | Posted 10.25.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO -- Those postseason struggles that plagued Justin Verlander his first two trips to the postseason looked to be a thing of the past this ...

Tigers Close In On Pennant

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 10.17.2012 | Sports

DETROIT -- Justin Verlander was done for the night, and for the first time all game, the New York Yankees looked threatening at the plate. Mark Teixe...

Verlander, Tigers Just One Step Away

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 12.16.2012 | Sports

DETROIT — Justin Verlander took a shutout into the ninth inning and the Detroit Tigers held on to beat the New York Yankees 2-1 Tuesday night fo...

LIVE :ALCS Game 3

Bleacher Report | Posted 10.16.2012 | Sports

The New York Yankees will try to steal a win tonight from Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers at Detroit's Comerica Park in Game 3 of the American...

Slumping Yankees Face Tough Challenge

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 10.16.2012 | Sports

DETROIT -- There were times this year when Justin Verlander took the mound while his team was reeling a bit – and the right-hander's presence wa...

Verlander Sends Tigers To ALCS

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 12.11.2012 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. — Once he finally made his way to the victorious visiting clubhouse, Justin Verlander's teammates greeted him with chants of "Cy...

Tigers Back On Top

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 07.24.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Justin Verlander performed like an ace is supposed to and the rest of the Detroit Tigers followed suit. With a three-game sweep of the Chi...

Is Justin Verlander Dating Kate Upton?

Posted 07.11.2012 | Detroit

All-Star Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander and Sports Illustrated swimsuit pinup Kate Upton spent some time together last weekend in Detroit, fu...

Verlander Can't Hit A Ball.. But He Can Throw One

AP | JAY COHEN | Posted 06.14.2012 | Detroit

CHICAGO -- Justin Verlander pitched eight solid innings for his first win in a month and the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 on Thursday in f...

Justin Verlander Falters, Allows Jeter And A-Rod Homers

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 06.03.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Add another problem to the growing list for the Detroit Tigers: Justin Verlander looks a bit more beatable lately. Verlander allowed homer...

Verlander Nearly Throws No-hitter

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 05.19.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- As no-hit bids go, this one was proceeding almost predictably. Justin Verlander was commanding his pitches brilliantly on the mound. An ov...

Justin Verlander Wins AL MVP

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 01.21.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Justin Verlander figured time had run out on his chance to become the first starting pitcher in a quarter-century to be voted Most Va...

Tigers Ace Unanimous Choice For AL Cy Young Award

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 01.15.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Justin Verlander breezed to the AL Cy Young Award on Tuesday in a unanimous vote after the Detroit Tigers' ace won the pitching versi...

Tigers Stay Alive With Game 5 Win

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 12.13.2011 | Sports

DETROIT (Associated Press) — One moment, Justin Verlander and the Tigers were on the verge of watching their season slip away. After a double pla...

Speed Kills: Justin Verlander Pushes Yankees To Brink Of Elimination

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 12.03.2011 | Sports

DETROIT — Curtis Granderson made two spectacular catches against his former team and A.J. Burnett came through when the Yankees needed him most,...

Tigers Ace Wins 12 Straight Game

AP | Posted 11.19.2011 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The AL Central title clinched for the Detroit Tigers, Justin Verlander has a goal – and it has nothing to do with the AL Cy Y...

Tigers Ace Earns 11th Straight Win

AP | Posted 11.14.2011 | Sports

CHICAGO — In a memorable month filled with exhilarating moments, Wednesday's comeback win stood out for the Detroit Tigers. Carlos Guillen sing...

Tigers Ace Dominates For 10th Straight Win

AP | Posted 11.07.2011 | Sports

CLEVELAND — Victor Martinez and the Detroit Tigers found a way to pick up Justin Verlander. Verlander won his 10th straight start and earned hi...