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  • • Outside The Confines: Baseball has a catch
    Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images A second Field of Dreams game was played. Why the Yankees are struggling and where the Padres go from here. And other news from around the league. Just because I don’t like the movie Field of Dreams, that doesn’t mean I didn’t like the “Field of Dreams” game. I love baseball games played in unusual locations and that field in Dyersville is one of the be...2022
  • • Rangers out to stick to plan in series finale vs. Astros
    If the Texas Rangers were going to have any measure of success against Houston Astros right-hander Justin Verlander on Wednesday,...2022
  • • Justin Verlander leads Astros into tilt vs. Rangers
    The acquisition of Trey Mancini last week was executed in part to help the Houston Astros offset the loss of...2022
  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1887: There Used to Be a Ballpark (And it’s Still There)
    Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about the Dodgers’ and Mets’ “statement” series and the awe and anxiety inspired by Jacob deGrom, follow up on Vin Scully’s musical taste, retractable mounds, and Justin Verlander vs. Max Scherzer, and discuss a recent Rockies pickup and promotion and a hazardous mound visit, followed (33:00) by a Past […]...2022
  • • Age? Injury? Nothing Can Stop Justin Verlander.
    One recent Saturday afternoon in Seattle, Justin Verlander was protecting a 2-1 lead in the seventh inning when he landed in a jam: runners on second and third, one out. So the Houston Astros’ 39-year-old still-ace turned to his full catalog. Verlander threw sliders at the Mariners’ belt buckles, curveballs over their shoelaces and a […]...2022
  • • Justin Verlander Reaches 130 Innings Pitched, Vests 2023 Player Option
    Justin Verlander breezed through the Guardians lineup tonight, tossing six innings of scoreless ball. It was another dominant performance in a season full of them for the AL Cy Young award contender, and today’s start also marked a notable contractual development. Verlander reached 130 innings on the season, meaning he’s officially vested a $25MM player…...2022
  • Astros' Justin Verlander earns conditional $25 million player option by clearing 130-inning threshold
    • Astros' Justin Verlander earns conditional $25 million player option by clearing 130-inning threshold
    Verlander, 39, will now control his fate on where he plays next season...2022
  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1883: Know Your Value
    Ben Lindbergh, Meg Rowley, and FanGraphs writer Ben Clemens banter about a flummoxing fun fact, Justin Verlander’s career vs. Max Scherzer’s career, and Max Meyer’s Tommy John surgery, then (24:55) discuss the Andrew Benintendi trade, Joey Gallo’s struggles, and the biggest questions surrounding the trade deadline before (45:53) reviewing “other” Ben’s wor...2022
  • Verlander stays hot vs. M's, 1st in MLB to 13 wins
    • Verlander stays hot vs. M's, 1st in MLB to 13 wins
    Houston Astros right-hander Justin Verlander had nine strikeouts in seven innings Saturday to win his fifth straight start and become the major league's first 13-game winner....2022
  • • Astros vs. Mariners odds, prediction, line: 2022 MLB picks, Saturday, July 23 best bets from proven model
    SportsLine simulated Seattle Mariners vs. Houston Astros featuring Logan Gilbert vs. Justin Verlander 10,000 times...2022

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Justin Verlander injury and suspension

  • • Outside The Confines: Baseball has a catch
    Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images A second Field of Dreams game was played. Why the Yankees are struggling and where the Padres go from here. And other news from around the league. Just because I don’t like the movie Field of Dreams, that doesn’t mean I didn’t like the “Field of Dreams” game. I love baseball games played in unusual locations and that field in Dyersville is one of the be...2022
  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1883: Know Your Value
    Ben Lindbergh, Meg Rowley, and FanGraphs writer Ben Clemens banter about a flummoxing fun fact, Justin Verlander’s career vs. Max Scherzer’s career, and Max Meyer’s Tommy John surgery, then (24:55) discuss the Andrew Benintendi trade, Joey Gallo’s struggles, and the biggest questions surrounding the trade deadline before (45:53) reviewing “other” Ben’s wor...2022
  • Gio Urshela breaks up Justin Verlander’s shot for fourth no-hitter
    • Gio Urshela breaks up Justin Verlander’s shot for fourth no-hitter
    MINNEAPOLIS — After two frustrating years, Astros ace Justin Verlander was uncertain about his baseball future. The two-time Cy Young Award winner pitched just one game in 2020 and 2021 combined, missing all of last season following Tommy John surgery. Verlander is back to his old self — just like that guy with all those......2022
  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1843: I Think You Should Leave
    Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley react to MLB’s decision to suspend Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer for an unprecedented 324 games, then (22:25) discuss Justin Verlander and Ronald Acuña Jr. looking like their old selves and pitcher Tucker Davidson’s critiques of the minor league pitch clock before answering listener emails about the Cardinals and how to […]...2022
  • • Astros' Justin Verlander and Angels' Noah Syndergaard impress in return from Tommy John surgery
    Verlander was good, but Syndergaard was a tick better...2022
  • • Astros' Justin Verlander and Angels' Noah Syndergaard impress in returns from Tommy John surgery
    Verlander was good, but Syndergaard was a tick better...2022
  • Cautious Astros won't start Verlander in opener
    • Cautious Astros won't start Verlander in opener
    Astros ace Justin Verlander, who hasn't allowed a run in 8 2/3 inning during spring training, will not start Opening Day as the team wants to play it safe as he returns from Tommy John surgery....2022
  • Verlander aims to get sharper by Opening Day
    • Verlander aims to get sharper by Opening Day
    Astros ace Justin Verlander pitched another scoreless outing Wednesday but hopes to get sharper by Opening Day after missing last season following Tommy John surgery....2022
  • • Astros' Justin Verlander makes first spring training appearance since undergoing Tommy John surgery in 2020
    Verlander threw a pair of shutout innings and showed good velocity against the Cardinals...2022
  • Verlander 'on cloud nine' after bullpen session
    • Verlander 'on cloud nine' after bullpen session
    Justin Verlander threw about 40 pitches in two simulated innings Sunday in his first bullpen session with the Astros since having Tommy John surgery....2022

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Justin Verlander lifestyle

  • • Top Fantasy Keepers – Examining A Royal And A Mariner
    After a one-week hiatus due to a very welcomed (and very needed) vacation, welcome back to another edition of Top Fantasy Keepers.  Despite taking a break myself, Major League Baseball decided to keep playing baseball. During that time, one player who has rocketed through the minors was recalled to the majors while another player who is now in his second season continued to hit home runs. The Ro...2022
  • • RazzSlam 2: The Slammening
    Let me set the scene: it's March 2020. Grey's mustache is neat and trimmed, and he's been wearing his sun hat 24/7. "At least take the hat off when you shower," Cougs says, and Grey looks longingly out at the ocean. "The sea is the only shower I need!" he says, with dreams of visits to sushi restaurants dancing through his head. Justin Verlander is a top 10 pitcher. Steven Strasburg is healthy. Ma...2021
  • • Justin Verlander hilariously trolled over World Series by LA restaurant
    Justin Verlander was a huge part of the Houston Astros team that defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2017 World Series, and some people really want to make him pay for that in the most literal sense.With the Astros in Los Angeles for a weekend series against the Angels, Verlander had lunch at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Friday, and found himself with a rather unexpected charge on his bill. Hey,...2018
  • • Three Up, Three Down: The MLB hot/cold report
    Welcome to Three Up, Three Down: The MLB hot/cold report. Memorial Day weekend has come and gone, melting cold snaps around the league. Some players, however, may already be looking forward to those All-Star break vacations and the unofficial halfway point of the campaign.This week...Three UpLuis Severino Think of the best pitchers in the game today. Who comes to mind? Washington Nationals ace Max...2018
  • • Three Up, Three Down: The MLB hot/cold report
    Welcome to Three Up, Three Down: The MLB hot/cold report. Memorial Day weekend has come and gone, melting cold snaps around the league. Some players, however, may already be looking forward to those All-Star break vacations and the unofficial halfway point of the campaign.This week...Three UpLuis Severino Think of the best pitchers in the game today. Who comes to mind? Washington Nationals ace Max...2018
  • • Justin Verlander, Kate Upton share photos, details of wedding
    Justin Verlander and Kate Upton this week released details and photographs of their Nov. 4 wedding, which came just days after the Houston Astros won the World Series. The super-couple jetted off to Tuscany, Italy following the Astros’ Game 7 win on Nov. 1 for their nuptials. The sudden departure for the big day meant Verlander missed the Astros’ championship parade in Houston, something that insp...2017
  • • Injured Dodgers' 1B Adrian Gonzalez will be in Europe for World Series
    The World Series will begin in Los Angeles on Tuesday. But injured Los Angeles Dodgers’ first baseman Adrian Gonzalez won’t be anywhere near his team. He’ll be in Europe.It was known long ago that Gonzalez would not be able to play in the playoffs. He missed most of the regular season with a back injury, returned in August, then re-aggravated the injury in his final at-bat of the season.Still, Gon...2017
  • • Rick Porcello Is Worthy of Cy Young, but How Did Justin Verlander Lose?
    2016
  • • Lack of Big Free Agents Will Give 2016-17 MLB Offseason Trade Deadline Feel
    2016
  • • Cabrera, Verlander Add New Headliners to MLB Rumor Mill as Tigers Eye Rebuild
    2016

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Justin Verlander trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Outside The Confines: Baseball has a catch
    Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images A second Field of Dreams game was played. Why the Yankees are struggling and where the Padres go from here. And other news from around the league. Just because I don’t like the movie Field of Dreams, that doesn’t mean I didn’t like the “Field of Dreams” game. I love baseball games played in unusual locations and that field in Dyersville is one of the be...2022
  • • Justin Verlander Reaches 130 Innings Pitched, Vests 2023 Player Option
    Justin Verlander breezed through the Guardians lineup tonight, tossing six innings of scoreless ball. It was another dominant performance in a season full of them for the AL Cy Young award contender, and today’s start also marked a notable contractual development. Verlander reached 130 innings on the season, meaning he’s officially vested a $25MM player…...2022
  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1883: Know Your Value
    Ben Lindbergh, Meg Rowley, and FanGraphs writer Ben Clemens banter about a flummoxing fun fact, Justin Verlander’s career vs. Max Scherzer’s career, and Max Meyer’s Tommy John surgery, then (24:55) discuss the Andrew Benintendi trade, Joey Gallo’s struggles, and the biggest questions surrounding the trade deadline before (45:53) reviewing “other” Ben’s wor...2022
  • • Top Fantasy Keepers – Examining A Royal And A Mariner
    After a one-week hiatus due to a very welcomed (and very needed) vacation, welcome back to another edition of Top Fantasy Keepers.  Despite taking a break myself, Major League Baseball decided to keep playing baseball. During that time, one player who has rocketed through the minors was recalled to the majors while another player who is now in his second season continued to hit home runs. The Ro...2022
  • • Top 25 Starting Pitcher Prospects For Dynasty Fantasy Baseball in 2022
    To win most dynasty leagues, especially ones that have been around for a few years, you need elite pitching. In my experience, farming prospects is not the most efficient way to accrue elite pitchers. It can work in fits and starts, but you’ll probably need to supplement your staff via the trade market, swapping sizzling young bats for established WHIP suppressors. This winter I saw Elly De La Cru...2022
  • • Justin Verlander’s 2023 Player Option Reportedly Conditional On Reaching Innings Threshold
    Justin Verlander’s deal to return to the Astros became official this week. The contract guarantees him a $25MM salary in 2022 and reportedly contains a matching $25MM player option for the 2023 season. However, the Associated Press reports that Verlander’s option is conditional on him reaching 130 innings pitched next season. Verlander should have a strong…...2021
  • • MLB rumors: Yankees made offer to Justin Verlander; Rangers interested in Corey Seager, other top shortstops
    Here are Saturday's hot stove rumors...2021
  • Yankees reportedly offered Justin Verlander a one-year, $25M deal
    • Yankees reportedly offered Justin Verlander a one-year, $25M deal
    Verlander ultimately got $25M a year for two years with an opt-out from the Astros....2021
  • • Yankees Reportedly Offered Verlander One-Year, $25MM Deal
    Before he signed a two-year, $50MM deal to return to the Astros, the Yankees made a decent push to sign veteran righty Justin Verlander. The Yankees offered Verlander $25MM for 2022, but they did not offer a second season, per Jon Heyman of the MLB Network (via Twitter). Verlander ultimately got $25MM a year for…...2021
  • • Astros, Verlander Agree to Return Engagement
    Justin Verlander returns to Houston on a one-year, $25 million contract with a player option, a deal that makes sense for both sides....2021

Justin Verlander stats and results

  • • Astros reportedly have considered Carlos Correa trade amid payroll concerns
    Astros president of baseball operations Jeff Luhnow painted a somewhat bleak picture in regard to the team’s payroll when peaking with Brian McTaggart of MLB.com and other reporters Tuesday. In Luhnow’s estimation, the Astros are going to have to clear out money if they want to acquire a top-end starting pitcher this offseason. With that in mind, it looks more likely than ever that they’ll be sayi...2019
  • • Mega contract extensions do more harm than good for MLB
    While the 2019 MLB season is less than a month in, one trend is destined to define this year and the future. When everyone looks back on this season, it will be remembered as the year of contract extensions. Free agency delivered a few big contracts for baseball fans during the winter, however, the real flurry of deals started to roll out during spring training and they haven’t stopped. Many of ba...2019
  • • Astros' Verlander experimenting with changeup
    Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander was pleased with the results after throwing seven changeups -- a new pitch for him -- during his spring training outing against the Miami Marlins....2019
  • • Justin Verlander rips ‘broken’ MLB free agency
    Major League Baseball players are growing frustrated with the fact that some teams have begun to report for spring training while the likes of Bryce Harper and Manny Machado are unsigned. Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander is certainly one of them, and he called out the “rebuilding” reasoning often cited as “BS” on a tweet on Monday. Verlander took on a few fans who disputed his points as wel...2019
  • • Report: Astros have 'been engaged' in trade talks with Mets for Seth Lugo
    The Mets and Astros have been “engaged” in recent trade talks — Houston has "shown interest" in right-hander Seth Lugo, per Marc Carig of The Athletic. Lugo, 29, was primarily a starter throughout his minor league career and into the early stages of his first big league tastes, but shifted mostly to the ’pen last year, to excellent results (3.17 FIP, 9.15 K/9, 2.49 BB/9). Despite his somewhat-adva...2018
  • • Blake Snell, Jacob deGrom win Cy Young Awards
    Rays left-hander Blake Snell and Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom have won the Cy Young Awards in their respective leagues, the Baseball Writers Association of America announced on Wednesday night. Snell received 17 of the 30 first-place votes, with the other 13 first-place nods going to Astros ace Justin Verlander. In the end, Snell narrowly edged out Verlander on the weighted ballot system, with 1...2018
  • • Justin Verlander picks up 200th win, Astros avoid sweep and regain lead in AL West standings
    Verlander pitched the Astros to a big win in Oakland on Sunday...2018
  • • The case for Justin Verlander to win the AL Cy Young Award
    Believe it or not, we are almost at the home stretch of the 2018 MLB season. With that comes the many debates by fans, players and peers from all over the league. From who will win MVP in both leagues to who will win the World Series. While the Astros are trying to put themselves as the answer to the latter, that is not the only question they can associate themselves with.The Cy Young Award is one...2018
  • • Justin Verlander trolls himself after Rangers sweep Astros
    The Texas Rangers completed a sweep of the Houston Astros on Sunday. But at least one member of the Astros, Justin Verlander, has a sense of humor about it.Given the records of the two teams, the result of the series was surprising. In fact, no such series has happened in 12 years. The 2006 Detroit Tigers, of course, also had Justin Verlander on the team, a fact that did not go unnoticed by the ma...2018
  • • Grandy makes baseballs disappear
    Blue Jays leadoff hitter Curtis Granderson's first hit ball against Astros starter Justin Verlander never came down. Later, two more swings against his former teammate resulted in balls that never came back....2018

Justin Verlander parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • • Outside The Confines: Baseball has a catch
    2022
  • Circling the Bases as Baseball Nears its Midpoint
    • Circling the Bases as Baseball Nears its Midpoint
    As teams close in on 81 games, Justin Verlander is showing the kids how it’s done, Aaron Judge continues to mash and the most valuable player (by WAR) isn’t who you think....2022
  • • Top 25 Starting Pitcher Prospects For Dynasty Fantasy Baseball in 2022
    2022
  • Justin Verlander jokes about coordinating outfits with wife Kate Upton
    • Justin Verlander jokes about coordinating outfits with wife Kate Upton
    Justin Verlander made it clear Sunday who the true fashion maven is in his household....2022
  • Justin Verlander playfully rivals wife Kate Upton as a swimsuit model
    • Justin Verlander playfully rivals wife Kate Upton as a swimsuit model
    Move over, Kate Upton. It appears there's another swimsuit model in the family....2022
  • Kate Upton and Justin Verlander revisit spot where ‘epic’ wedding took place
    • Kate Upton and Justin Verlander revisit spot where ‘epic’ wedding took place
    Kate Upton and Justin Verlander's recent trip to Italy featured a sweet blast from their fairytale wedding past....2021
  • • Emotional Deshaun Watson reflects on his journey to a franchise quarterback contract
    The press conference commemorating the new contract given by the Texans to quarterback Deshaun Watson became an episode of This Is Your Life. (Google it, kids.) The Texans arranged for surprise appearances from the likes of Clemson coach Dabo Swinney, Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander, former Gainesville High School assistant coach Michael Perry, many members [more]...2020
  • • Latest On Astros’ Bullpen
    The Astros are off to a nice 3-1 start to the 2020 season, but the reigning American League champions are nonetheless facing plenty of injury-related issues at the moment. Ace and defending AL Cy Young winner Justin Verlander is on the shelf with a forearm strain, 2019 AL Rookie of the Year Yordan Alvarez has…...2020
  • • Quick Hits: Verlander, Draft Scouting, Moore
    Justin Verlander is the latest player to contribute towards the COVID-19 relief effort, as the Astros ace and his wife Kate Upton announced (via Twitter) that Verlander’s weekly paycheck will be donated to a different organization every week.  “We’ll also be highlighting the organization that we choose so that that everyone can see the amazing…...2020
  • • Coronavirus: Astros' Justin Verlander and Kate Upton to donate salary during shutdown
    The Astros' ace and his wife made the announcement on Saturday...2020

Top Justin Verlander news

  • • Yanks belt 3 HRs off Verlander to top Tigers
    Alex Rodriguez homered to join the 3,000 hits club, while Didi Gregorius and Brett Gardner also cleared the fences as the Yankees played long ball against Justin Verlander in a 7-2 victory over the Tigers on Friday night at Yankee Stadium....2015
  • • Verlander struggles vs. homer-happy Yankees
    Alex Rodriguez homered to join the 3,000 hits club, while Didi Gregorius and Brett Gardner also cleared the fences as the Yankees played long ball against Justin Verlander in a 7-2 victory over the Tigers on Friday night at Yankee Stadium....2015
  • • Yanks belt 3 HRs off Verlander to top Tigers
    Alex Rodriguez homered to join the 3,000 hits club, while Didi Gregorius and Brett Gardner also cleared the fences as the Yankees played long ball against Justin Verlander in a 7-2 victory over the Tigers on Friday night at Yankee Stadium....2015
  • • LA solves JV! Dodgers find O to set up WS G7
    Justin Verlander, who'd been unbeatable since Houston acquired him, had a one-run lead through five dominant innings Tuesday night, putting the Astros four frames away from winning the World Series. But the bottom of the Dodgers' order set up a two-run rally in the sixth against Verlander, and Joc Pederson sailed a home run to left field in the seventh off reliever Joe Musgrove to send Los Angeles...2017
  • • Fan Who Caught Alex Rodriguez's 3000th Hit Doesn't Plan to Give It to Player
    2015
  • • Verlander loses no-no in 9th, 1-hits Halos
    The long path back to pitching dominance for Justin Verlander ended Wednesday night with a familiar sight. The Tigers' ace came within three outs of his third career no-hitter, settling for a 5-0 shutout of the Angels on Wednesday night at Comerica Park....2015
  • • Verlander loses no-no in 9th, 1-hits Halos
    The long path back to pitching dominance for Justin Verlander ended Wednesday night with a familiar sight. The Tigers' ace came within three outs of his third career no-hitter, settling for a 5-0 shutout of the Angels on Wednesday night at Comerica Park....2015
  • • Astros turn to McCullers to deliver first WS title
    Lance McCullers Jr. may be just 24 years old, his big-game experience a mere fraction of what Justin Verlander or Clayton Kershaw possess. In terms of mettle, however, there are few pitchers in baseball the Astros believe can match him....2017
  • • Young Tigers' bats back Verlander's strong debut
    After his teammates scored four runs in the first inning against Shelby Miller, Justin Verlander cruised through his Grapefruit League season debut. The 2011 American League Cy Young Award winner surrendered one hit and notched a pair of strikeouts over two scoreless innings, as the Tigers cruised to a 12-6 win on Saturday at Champion Stadium....2015
  • • Spring in their step, Verlander, Astros force G7
    Another dominant performance by Justin Verlander saved the Astros' season for at least one more day and forced a Game 7 against the Yankees in the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World, posting a 7-1 victory Friday night in Game 6 at Minute Maid Park....2017
  • • Verlander disputes report he's done for year
    Astros ace Justin Verlander disputed a report that he will miss the rest of the season with an elbow injury, saying he has a forearm strain....2020
  • • Tigers open with a flourish behind Verlander
    The rain and cold didn't seem to slow down Detroit's offense or Justin Verlander, based on the Tigers' 6-3 victory over the White Sox on Tuesday afternoon at Guaranteed Rate Field in what was a makeup contest for Monday's regularly scheduled season opener. As for Jose Quintana? His first career Opening Day start didn't go exactly as planned....2017
  • • Perez logs three RBIs as Royals cage Tigers
    Catcher Salvador Perez launched a two-run homer off Justin Verlander and drove in three, leading the Royals to a 5-1 victory over the Tigers on Tuesday night at Comerica Park....2015
  • • Verlander struggles in Tigers' loss to Royals
    Catcher Salvador Perez launched a two-run homer off Justin Verlander and drove in three, leading the Royals to a 5-1 victory over the Tigers on Tuesday night at Comerica Park....2015

Justin Verlander fantasy rankings and news

  • • DFS: Is It 2011? Justin Verlander Sure Thinks It Is!
    If you have a little free time, and what fantasy nerd doesn’t, go back and look at how dominant Justin Verlander was in 2011.  The numbers are absolutely ridiculous.  Now, fast forward, while keeping a keen eye on each season as you move ahead.  Please, blog, may I have some more?...2022
  • • Dee Gordon's PED Suspension Stunner Is Gut Punch for MLB
    2016
  • • Dee Gordon's PED Suspension Stunner Is Gut Punch for MLB
    2016
  • • Bleacher Report's 2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft Cheat Sheet
    2016
  • • Will Justin Verlander's Vintage End to 2015 Mean Big Things in 2016?
    2016
  • • Fantasy Baseball 2016: B/R's 1st Top 150 Big Board as Spring Approaches
    2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Why Won't Anyone Take a Chance on Yoenis Cespedes?
    2016
  • • Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: Best MLB DraftKings Picks, Advice for September 23
    2015
  • • Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: DraftKings Strategy, DFS Rankings for September 1
    2015
  • • Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: Top DraftKings Bargains, Strategy for August 21
    2015

Justin Verlander schedule, game

  • • Justin Verlander Reaches 130 Innings Pitched, Vests 2023 Player Option
    2022
  • • Astros vs. Mariners odds, prediction, line: 2022 MLB picks, Saturday, July 23 best bets from proven model
    2022
  • • Verlander happy to end spring training healthy
    Astros ace Justin Verlander pitched five solid innings in his final spring training tuneup Sunday and said he's "happy to get through it healthy, but I still have some stuff to work on."...2022
  • • Cautious Astros won't start Verlander in opener
    2022
  • • 2022 MLB season: Seven players chasing milestones who will be glad to have 162-game schedule
    Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer and others will be extra happy to not have another shortened season in 2022...2022
  • Astros' ace Verlander sharp in first start since '20
    • Astros' ace Verlander sharp in first start since '20
    Houston ace Justin Verlander breezed through two hitless innings against St. Louis in the Astros' spring training opener Friday, his first appearance in a game since July, 2020....2022
  • • Astros' Justin Verlander makes first spring training appearance since undergoing Tommy John surgery in 2020
    2022
  • • Latest On Justin Verlander, Lance McCullers Jr.
    With nine losses in their past 11 games, the reigning American League champion Astros have fallen under .500 (23-24) and find themselves fighting for their playoff lives. The Astros have gone almost the whole year without 2019 AL Cy Young winner Justin Verlander, which certainly hasn’t helped matters, but they’re hoping to get him back…...2020
  • • Astros Expect Justin Verlander To Be Full Participant In Spring Training
    The Astros should have their ace, Justin Verlander, at 100 percent when spring training resumes. The club expects Verlander, who underwent groin surgery in March, to be a full participant in camp, Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports. Along with the groin issue, Verlander also dealt with a lat strain in March. It’s, of course,…...2020
  • • Justin Verlander ‘forced’ Kate Upton to watch his 2007 no-hitter on Opening Day
    Justin Verlander and wife Kate Upton, along with toddler daughter Genevieve, hunkered down on the couch Thursday for some television, and the Houston Astros ace shared on social media how he felt completely entitled to commandeer the remote control. With Major League Baseball of course on hiatus amid the COVID-19 pandemic and Thursday’s originally scheduled Opening Day unfortunately passing withou...2020

Justin Verlander rumors, scandals

  • • Outside The Confines: Baseball has a catch
    2022
  • • MLB rumors: Astros win Justin Verlander sweepstakes; sixth year a sticking point for Braves, Freddie Freeman
    Here's what's buzzing around MLB for Wednesday...2021
  • • MLB rumors: Yankees, Braves, Dodgers among growing list of Justin Verlander suitors
    Here's what's buzzing around MLB for Wednesday...2021
  • • MLB rumors: Yankees, Braves interested in Justin Verlander; Atlanta, Freddie Freeman stuck at sixth year
    Here's what's buzzing around MLB for Wednesday...2021
  • • MLB rumors: Braves interested in Justin Verlander; sixth year a sticking point for Atlanta, Freddie Freeman
    Here's what's buzzing around MLB for Wednesday...2021
  • • Justin Verlander hints that he expressed opposition to Astros stealing signs
    Justin Verlander finally addressed the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal on Thursday along with several of his teammates, and the reigning AL Cy Young Award winner seemed to indicate that he expressed displeasure with the tactics when they were ongoing in 2017. Verlander told reporters multiple times that he “wished I had said more” and apologized for not asserting himself. When asked what he ...2020
  • • Did Justin Verlander reference Astros’ cheating during Cy Young speech?
    Justin Verlander on Saturday night accepted the American League Cy Young Award at the New York Baseball Writers’ Association of America dinner, and he said something in his speech that did not sit well with some. During his acceptance speech, Verlander mentioned that “everyone knows the Astros are technologically and analytically advanced.” The line was interpreted by some writers as praise of Hou...2020
  • • Jon Lester: ‘It sucks’ Bryce Harper, Manny Machado remain unsigned
    The free-agency sagas of Bryce Harper and Manny Machado slog on with seemingly no end in sight, a baffling development with Spring Training set to get underway. Count Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester among a group including Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander that believes there’s something awry about two of MLB’s biggest superstars still standing on the sideline at this late stage, calling it a “s...2019
  • • Houston Astros wear Rockets gear for road trip
    The Houston Astros were all about supporting one of the city’s other teams in the postseason as they headed for a road trip on Sunday.The Astros beat the Rangers 6-1 on Sunday and now head to Anaheim for a 3-game series with the Angels. As they left for their trip, all their players were wearing Rockets gear. Some really got into it, like Justin Verlander, who brought a basketball, and George Spri...2018
  • • Justin Verlander blasts ex-Astros prospect Danry Vasquez over domestic violence video
    Justin Verlander profanely blasted disgraced Danry Vasquez after shocking footage recently surfaced of the former Houston Astros prospect beating his girlfriend during a disturbing 2016 domestic violence incident.  “(Expletive) you man,” Verlander wrote on Twitter Wednesday night, with the expletive replaced with a middle-finger emoji. “I hope the rest of your life without baseball is horrible. Yo...2018

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