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  • Justin Verlander Tosses His GF, Kate Upton, a Souvenir Ball at a Game…Awwwwwww! (GIF)

    Justin Verlander Tosses His GF, Kate Upton, a Souvenir Ball at a Game…Awwwwwww! (GIF)

    In case the success and front office moves by the Detroit Tigers wasn’t enough to get you interested in baseball, maybe their pitcher, Justin Verlander, giving Kate Upton a souvenir ball during a game will do the trick. You know, because “Things involving Kate Upton” > everything else. Look at how happy she looks! *dontpictureherwithherclothesoffdontpictureherwithherclothesoffdontpictureherwithherclothesoff* […]

  • 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, […]

  • Kate Upton Teaches Us Finger Mechanics For MLB 2K12 (Video)

    Kate Upton Teaches Us Finger Mechanics For MLB 2K12 (Video)

    There is nothing that says Kate Upton is a qualified expert when it comes to teaching the finger mechanics required to pitch a perfect game in MLB 2K12, but that wouldn’t stop most men from allowing the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Girl from teaching them a thing or two about playing around with a […]

  • 9 Biggest MVP Snubs In Baseball History

    9 Biggest MVP Snubs In Baseball History

    On Monday and Tuesday, the Baseball Writers Association of America handed out the most prestigious player awards in baseball: the MVP Awards. This year, the American League winner was Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander, while the National League version went to Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun. Now, sometimes the choices for MVP are so […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 Reasons Why This Could Be The Best MLB Post-Season Ever

    9 Reasons Why This Could Be The Best MLB Post-Season Ever

    The 2011 MLB playoffs kick off tonight, with the Texas Rangers hosting the Tampa Bay Rays followed by the New York Yankees hosting the Detroit Tigers. This year, however, the biggest question going into October isn’t so much, “who will win the World Series,” but instead, “is there any way the playoffs can be half […]