Justin Verlander News Archive
Verlander credited a mechanical adjustment for his boost in velocity during his seven-inning, eight-strikeout shutout effort Thursday against the Mariners, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports. He's also ignoring his changeup.
Verlander (1-2) struck out four and gave up four runs on three hits and six walks over five innings in a 6-3 loss to the Twins on Friday.
Verlander (1-1) was rocked in a losing effort Saturday against the Indians. He went four innings and gave up 11 hits and nine earned runs while striking out four.
Verlander (1-0) allowed one run (none earned) on three hits and two walks with four strikeouts across seven innings en route to a no-decision Monday against the Red Sox. He struck out four.
Verlander is now scheduled to start Monday against the Red Sox.
Verlander allowed two runs on six hits and two walks over 6.1 innings while striking out 10 in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the White Sox.
Verlander will start Tuesday against the White Sox following Monday's rainout, Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press reports.
Verlander is making his ninth Opening Day start for the Tigers on Monday, but his career record in openers is just 1-1, Brendan Savage of MLive.com reports.