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  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/10/2013 — Justin Verlander

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/10/2013 — Justin Verlander

    On September 18, Justin Verlander was dealt his 12th loss of the 2013 season and his ERA was sitting at a rather unimpressive 3.66.  At the time, many were questioning whether Verlander could still be an elite pitcher that is capable of taking his team to another World Series.  During Game 5 of the ALDS […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/14/2013 — Justin Verlander

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/14/2013 — Justin Verlander

    On Saturday, Tim Lincecum tossed the second no-hitter of the 2013 MLB season, and less that 24 hours later, we were nearly treated to the third no-no in the Majors this year. The culprit in this case was Justin Verlander, as the Detroit Tigers’ ace entered the seventh inning of yesterday afternoon’s game against the […]

  • The Anatomy of Justin Verlander’s Four-Pitch Arsenal (GIF)

    The Anatomy of Justin Verlander’s Four-Pitch Arsenal (GIF)

    Last week we showed you a mesmerizing aniamted GIF that shows the trajectory of each pitch that Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish throws. To create it, some guy out there on the internet named Drew Shepard superimposed five separate clips of Darvish pitching over each other and then lined up the release point. The results were so awesome that […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 10/16/12 — Justin Verlander

    Stat Line Of The Night — 10/16/12 — Justin Verlander

    The last time a Tigers pitcher not named Jose Valverde allowed an earned run against was during the fifth inning of the team’s 2-0 loss to the Oakland Athletics in Game 3 of the ALDS.  That was 42 innings ago, and with Justin Verlander on the mound for Game 3 of the ALCS last night, […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 10/11/12 — Justin Verlander

    Stat Line Of The Night — 10/11/12 — Justin Verlander

    After watching his team squander a 2-0 series lead, Justin Verlander was called upon to save the Tigers’ season on Thursday night, as they faced a do-or-die situation in Game 5 of the ALDS.  And, as usual, their ace did not disappoint, as Verlander pitched a complete game shutout, allowing just four hits and one […]

  • Justin Verlander Gets Beaned By A Foul Ball (Video)

    Justin Verlander Gets Beaned By A Foul Ball (Video)

    The Detroit Tigers called upon Justin Verlander to get them the important home win in Game 3 of the ALDS last night, and he delivered.  However, it wasn’t all smooth sailing for Verlander.  In addition to allowing two runs against in both the first and the seventh inning, the Tigers’ ace was also drilled in […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night – 8/16/11 – Justin Verlander

    The Stat Line Of The Night – 8/16/11 – Justin Verlander

    Yesterday, it was Jim Thome gracing ‘The Stat Line Of The Night.’ Today, it’s one of his favorite pitchers, Justin Verlander (Thome has seven home runs off of Verlander in his career, the third most he’s hit off of any pitcher). Verlander bolstered his Cy Young resume last night against Thome’s squad by throwing 7.2 […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 7/31/11 — Justin Verlander

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 7/31/11 — Justin Verlander

    Two of the American League’s hottest pitchers squared off yesterday afternoon at Comerica Park, as Jered Weaver and the Los Angeles Angels visited Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers.  Both pitchers would remain hot, albeit, in very different ways.  Weaver was hot under the collar following the post-home run antics of Magglio Ordonez and Carlos […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 7/21/11 — Justin Verlander

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 7/21/11 — Justin Verlander

    Justin Verlander has been one of the most dominant pitchers in baseball this season.  He is currently ranked in the top three in the entire League in wins, ERA, strikeouts and innings pitched.  However, he entered last night’s game against the Minnesota Twins coming off his worst start of the season, as he allowed five […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 6/14/11 — Justin Verlander

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 6/14/11 — Justin Verlander

    Talk about Deja Vu!  On May 3rd this year, the Minnesota Twins’ Francisco Liriano pitched the first no-hitter of the season.  Only four days later it was Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers pitching a no-hitter of his own, becoming the second pitcher to do so this season. Fast forward to this past Sunday, when […]

  • Can Someone Explain To Me What Justin Verlander Was Thinking Here? (Video)

    Can Someone Explain To Me What Justin Verlander Was Thinking Here? (Video)

    With a runner on first and no outs in the bottom of the fifth inning during Saturday’s game against the Oakland Athletics, the mind of Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander seemed to be thinking “pickoff attempt,” while his body was thinking “pitch to home plate.”  What would ensue appeared to be a hybrid of both, as […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 20th) — Billy Smith

    This Day In Sports History (February 20th) — Billy Smith

    It was on this day in 1993 that the New York Islanders retired goaltender Billy Smith’s number 31.  In doing so, Smith became one of six former Islanders players to have his number retired by the organization. Billy Smith was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Kings, but in 1972 he was selected by the […]