His strikeouts were down to 6. Detroit Tigers star Justin Verlander was a true rumor which was related to his girlfriend Kate Upton. Compiled a record and a 0. For the postseason, Verlander made six appearances and five starts, being credited with a 4—1 record, and gaining a 2. Allowed two runs-or-fewer in eight straight starts from July 2-August 10, which ranked as the second-longest streak of his career, trailing only a streak of nine straight starts from May July 10,
Retrieved October 26, Carried a no-hitter into the ninth inning on August 26 against the Los Angeles Angels and finished the game with a one-hit shutout, allowing two walks and nine strikeouts Recorded 11 strikeouts on September 24 at Cleveland Retrieved June 20,
Posted seven outings with or-more strikeouts during the season -- marks the most such outings by a Tigers pitcher in a single season since Jack Morris also recorded or-more strikeouts in seven games during the season Verlander lost both of his major league starts in , but in seven starts with Erie, he was 2—0 and his ERA was 0. This marks the first time Verlander has been placed on the DL in his career, following career starts and 1, innings pitched.
Optioned back to Erie following the start, only to return to start in a similar situation for Detroit on July 23 versus Minnesota -- suffered the loss in that start as well after allowing five runs on eight hits in six innings pitched Verlander was 4—0 with a 1. The Astros' spring training facility is located in West Palm Beach. Retrieved March 5,
Tabbed the Tigers nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, given annually to the player that best exemplifies the game of baseball, sportsmanship, community involvement and the individual's contribution to his team, as voted on by baseball fans and members of the media Career Game Logs Splits Batter vs. Established a career high with eight strikeouts on July 26 at Cleveland Archived from the original on May 14, Detroit Tigers first-round draft picks.
Throughout the season, he never had an outing in which he threw fewer than six innings or 2 pitches. He allowed only two hits in six innings, but both hits were home runs, and he left the game with the Astros trailing 3—1. Virginia portal Biography portal Baseball portal. On August 11, in a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates , Verlander allowed five runs, four earned, on four hits in only one inning.
Verlander was the first pitcher to win 17 games in four of his first five seasons since Dwight Gooden. Compiled a record, 0. Selected the Tigers nominee for the Marvin Miller Man of the Year award, which goes to the player whose on-field performance and contributions to his community most inspire others to higher levels of achievement For the postseason, Verlander made six appearances and five starts, being credited with a 4—1 record, and gaining a 2. In , Verlander began to incorporate both sliders. Lolich fanned batters in his first 13 outings 12 starts of the season
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Verlander lost both of his major league starts in , but in seven starts with Erie, he was 2—0 and his ERA was 0. Houston Astros World Series champions. Led the American League with 17 losses, while he finished third with 14 hit batsmen, tied for third with 87 walks and tied for fifth with earned runs allowed Verlander finished the regular season with a 13—12 record, a 3.
In , he became the fifth starter in the Tigers rotation and became the first rookie rotation and became the first rookie pitchers in the history of the game to win 10 games before the end of June. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Salary and Net Worth 6 Justin Verlander: Dodgers find O to set up WS G7. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Justin Verlander.
- Worked six-or-more innings, while limiting the opposition to one run-or-fewer in five straight starts June July 26 -- according to the Elias Sports Bureau, he was first the first rookie pitcher dating back to in the American League to post such a streak His life experiences and the story of his development are outlined in his parents' book, Rocks Across the Pond: Verlander finished the season with a 16—9 record, while recording strikeouts to lead the American League for the fourth time in his career. The Tigers selected him in the first round and as the second overall pick of the first-year player draft.
- Baseball America Rookie of the Year Views Read Edit View history. Earned the nod as the Tigers starter on Opening Day on April 5 at Kansas City, marking the third consecutive season he has served as Detroit's Opening Day starter -- first Tigers pitcher to start three consecutive Opening Days since Mike Moore also started three straight Fanned 12 batters on May 18 versus Pittsburgh, his first of four starts during the season with a double-digit strikeout total -- struck out 14 batters on August 6 versus the New York Yankees, 12 batters on August 23 versus Toronto and 11 batters on September 2 versus the Chicago White Sox Verlander became the first Major League starter in 24 years to load the bases with nobody out in the ninth inning or later and get out of it without allowing a run when he pulled off the feat on July 24, Minnesota to reach the 2, career strikeout mark…struck out Eddie Rosario to end the fourth inning for his 2,th strikeout, becoming the second pitcher in Tigers history to reach 2, strikeouts, joining Mickey Lolich, and the 76th in MLB history
His 19 wins led the majors this season. I think everybody should want to be the best. Rick Porcello , Brandon Hamilton
He is currently the longest-tenured player on the Tigers, and the only player left on the team from the American League Championship Team. He did it again in ,. He usually uses the slower, longer slider inside to lefties, and the sharper, faster slider down and away to righties. Justin fared somewhat better in the second half of Tabbed the best pitcher and rated as possessing the best fastball and curveball and second-best control in the American League by Baseball America Retrieved August 3,
Detroit Tigers Opening Day starting pitchers. Posted a record and 2. Retrieved September 28, Retrieved April 2, Compiled a record, a 2.