Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Justin verlander tigers

  • Tigers' Justin Verlander neither confirms nor denies he's dating Kate Upton

    Justin Verlander is taking the mound Wednesday for Game1 of the World Series, given the responsibility of starting the Detroit Tigers' quest for their first title since 1984. But an entire city breathlessly awaits an answer to what fans really want to ...


  • World Series 2012: Justin Verlander Is Armed And Dangerous For Detroit Tigers

    DETROIT -- Justin Verlander's introduction to postseason baseball six years ago left him dazzled and exhausted. Worn down toward the end of his rookie season, he made his playoff debut at Yankee Stadium.


  • Tigers Have Ace, but Giants Are Resilient

    ... Justin Verlander throws his first pitch on Wednesday, in Game 1 of the World Series, you wonder if he will somehow rev his fastball to 150 miles an hour.


  • Ace on the Mound, an Out at the Plate

    Justin Verlander's commitment to keeping the basepaths clear of runners has never been doubted. Verlander, the Detroit Tigers' pitching ace, has led the majors in strikeouts in consecutive seasons while allowing less than a base runner per inning. On ...


  • Verlander can't make up his mind about tomatoes; giving Scherzer an eye exam

    Detroit Tigers Justin Verlander wears a necklace that isn't meant to be a sports fashion statement. (Elizabeth Conley / The Detroit News).


  • Renck: Justin Verlander has stuff of old-time greats

    Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander is the reigning Cy Young Award and AL MVP winner and has two no-hitters. (Matt Slocum, The Associated Press).


  • Justin Verlander and Barry Zito will face off in Game 1 of the World Series. (AP)

    Oh, right, maybe not. It's going to be Detroit's Justin Verlander against San Francisco's Barry Zito. Still, looking at their most recent starts, it doesn't seem like there's a big difference.


  • Miguel Cabrera, Justin Verlander and other top Tigers signed up for more ...

    Justin Verlander turns 30 next season. He has two years left on his contract before he's eligible for free agency. Two of Verlander's rotation mates, Max Scherzer and Doug Fister, are 28 and a few years away from eligibility for free agency.


  • Verlander reveling in playoff glory

    I don't think I've ever seen him that elated after a game on a baseball field. And I think that's because it was more than an individual thing.


  • Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander prolongs TBS interview due to superstition ...

    As if it wasn't bad enough that he schooled the Yankees in ALCS Game 3, Justin Verlander dumped another load of misery on Bombers fans Thursday during Game 4. He took control of the TBS microphone in what amounted to a cheerleading session thinly ...


  • Five Tigers-Giants questions

    Justin Verlander threw 23 straight scoreless innings this postseason, the third-longest streak behind Christy Mathewson (27 in 1905) and Lou Burdette (24 in 1957) in a single postseason.


  • Jeff Seidel: Tigers must beware whacky, pressure-proof Giants

    Justin Verlander will start Game 1 for the Tigers. The Giants did not announce their rotation late Monday night. "I expect us to win," said Giants pitcher Brian Wilson, who is out with an elbow injury.


  • Monte Poole: San Francisco Giants resilient, but Detroit Tigers bring the heat

    Giants comes immediately, in Game 1, when their lineup goes after the best starting pitcher in baseball, Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander. Bochy said he wasn't that familiar with Detroit because he was "totally focused" on the Cardinals. Yet he ...


  • World Series 2012: For Tigers, waiting is the hardest part

    While the Giants and Cardinals were stretched to the seven-game limit in the National League Championship Series, the Tigers were waiting. And waiting. By the time the Tigers take the field for Game 1 of the World Series Wednesday night, they will have ...


  • Justin Verlander Lifts Tigers Past Yankees In ALCS Game 3: Detroit Closes In ...

    Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander congratulates first baseman Prince Fielder after New York Yankees' Raul Ibanez grounded out to Fielder in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League championship series Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, in Detroit.


  • Tigers rotation nearly flawless in postseason

    Sweeping the ALCS gave the Tigers five days off before opening the World Series on the road Oct. 24 and afforded manager Jim Leyland the luxury of setting up his rotation.


  • Justin Verlander's gem gives Tigers 3-0 lead vs. Yanks

    Tigers ace Justin Verlander wasn't at his best in Game 3 of the ALCS, but he was pretty darn good, Jim Caple writes.


  • Missouri Basketball: Why the Tigers WILL Succeed in the SEC

    One of the hottest rumors in sports surrounds Justin Verlander and Kate Upton. A lot of people have spent a lot of time wondering if the two are involved in a relationship.


  • Tigers' Justin Verlander putting up impressive postseason stats, as are Delmon ...

    Justin Verlander has had a lot to do with the Tigers surging from three games behind the White Sox in mid-September to their current heights.


  • Tigers ticker: Justin Verlander helps the Tigers score with his lucky headset

    Don't tell Justin Verlander he didn't have a hand in the 8-1 ALCS-clinching win over the Yankees just because he wasn't on the mound Thursday.


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