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35 Justin Verlander SP

Detroit Tigers

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
93%56%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
190.213-1204.8114965
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2014DET13124.8130300000190.2209112102181865149

Player Updates

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Justin Verlander dealing with blister
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander has a blister on his right thumb that may have contributed to him leaving Sunday's start against the Indians after only 5 2/3 innings, according to the Detroit Free Press. He did throw 109 pitches, though.

"It got a little worse today, but judging how it's been in the past, usually it takes getting a little worse before it heals properly," Verlander said. "After my last start, it wasn't too bad, but there's like a crack in there and it continues to pull and get deeper and deeper."

Verlander wasn't sure if the blister would heal in time for his next start Saturday at Kansas City, but he doesn't intend to skip a turn.

"We'll see," he said. "I'm going to pitch, whether it's enough or not. I'll figure it out."

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Justin Verlander labors into the sixth
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander lasted 5 2/3 innings Sunday against the Indians, receiving a no-decision in Detroit's 6-4 win. Verlander threw 109 pitches and allowed three runs on six hits, striking out six and walking three.

He'll face the Royals on the road Saturday.

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Justin Verlander moves over .500
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander improved to 13-12 by going seven innings in Monday's 9-5 win over the Royals. Verlander allowed four runs on six hits, striking out four and walking one.

Verlander has yielded at least four earned runs in four of his last five starts, and his ERA stands at 4.82. He'll face the Indians at home Sunday.

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Justin Verlander gets knocked around Wednesday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander was knocked around Wednesday against the Indians. 

Verlander allowed seven runs, six earned, on nine hits over 6 2/3 innings. He struck out seven and walked one during the outing. Cleveland chipped away at Verlander during the start. In the first inning, a two-run homer from Carlos Santana started the scoring. Verlander would get through the next two innings, but gave up two additional runs in the fourth. He again made it through two scoreless frames before giving up three more runs in the seventh. One run came after Verlander had already been pulled from the game.

With the loss, Verlander dropped to 12-12. He’ll take on the Royals in his next start. 

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Justin Verlander admits shoulder was 'kind of fatigued'
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander admitted his shoulder has been "kind of fatiged," according to MLB.com.

Verlander has missed time due to the issue, but was able to return without landing on the disabled list. He'll take on the Indians Wednesday. Verlander has a 4.68 ERA over 171 1/3 innings. 

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Starting Pitchers 101 104 26.70
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Minnesota 12.211 4.260511
vs LHB 116.200 3.5504594
vs RHB 74.000 6.8102055
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
8/6@NYY0107.05215
8/11@PIT0101.04423
8/23@MIN1005.28436
8/29@CHW1007.09128
9/3@CLE0106.29617
9/8KC1007.06414
9/14CLE0005.26336
Two Week Schedule
SEPTEMBER
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14
Cle
W6-4
15
@Min
W8-6
16
@Min
L3-4
17
@Min
8:10 pm
Tickets
18
19
@KC
8:10 pm
Tickets
20
@KC
1:05 pm
Tickets
21
@KC
2:10 pm
Tickets
22
CHW
7:08 pm
Tickets
23
CHW
7:08 pm
Tickets
24
CHW
1:08 pm
Tickets
25
Min
7:08 pm
Tickets
26
Min
7:08 pm
Tickets
27
Min
7:08 pm
Tickets
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
25

24

15

22

37

10

13

-13

26

1

-5

12

15

18

19

0
29

26

13

-10

12

23

2

26

0

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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2005DET02 7.15220000 11.115991157
2006DET179 3.6330301100 186.0187787521660124
2007DET186 3.6632321100 201.21818882201967183
2008DET1117 4.8433331000 201.0195119108181487163
2009DET199 3.4535353100 240.0219999220663269
2010DET189 3.3733334000 224.1190898414671219
2011DET245 2.4034344200 251.0174736724357250
2012DET178 2.6433336100 238.1192817019560239
2013DET1312 3.4634340000 218.1212948419475217
2014DET1312 4.8130300000 190.220911210218565149
Total 15089 3.54296296206001962.21774842773174696101820
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2005DET2000000000 --- --- ---
2006DET30100000000 .000 .000 .000
2007DET32400000300 .000 .000 .000
2008DET33500000300 .000 .000 .000
2009DET35200000100 .000 .000 .000
2010DET33400000300 .000 .000 .000
2011DET34400000300 .000 .000 .000
2012DET33400000100 .000 .000 .000
2013DET34200000100 .000 .000 .000
2014DET30612000000 .333 .333 .333
Total 29632120001500 .063 .063 .063
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2005DETP2252210 .800
2006DETP303038112434 .921
2007DETP323224717001.000
2008DETP33333372421 .939
2009DETP353536142024 .944
2010DETP333351153423 .961
2011DETP343450123352 .900
2012DETP333353252443 .925
2013DETP343438191725 .947
2014DETP303039102362 .846
Total  2962963671222182724 .926
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2005DET01511 1.3610001 .31354 16.7 .4790
2006DET1196202 1.0715815 .266776 12.2 .4140
2007DET3186230 0.85412217 .233866 11.9 .3580
2008DET8182239 0.8289236 .254880 13.3 .3770
2009DET5172252 0.72916348 .243982 10.8 .3690
2010DET0206233 0.922473211 .228925 10.7 .3390
2011DET0217268 0.85105227 .192969 8.4 .3130
2012DET2231229 1.08164112 .217956 9.7 .3310
2013DET1177240 0.80214313 .253925 12.0 .3760
2014DET1172235 0.79114015 .277835 13.2 .4350
Total 2117542139 0.8810555241765 .2398168 11.2 .3670
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2006DET12 5.82440000 21.2261714501023
2011DET21 5.31440000 20.1191212211025
2012DET31 2.22441100 28.1167740629
2013DET11 0.39330000 23.0101110331
Total 75 3.2815151100 93.171373412129108
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2005 AA-Erie20 0.2877000 32.2111111732
2005 A-Lakeland92 1.671313200 86.07019163719104
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-5/225
Birthdate:
2/20/1983
Age:
31
Hometown:
Manakin-Sabot, VA
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Detroit Tigers
College:
Old Dominion
MLB Experience:
10
Awards:

2006: AL Rookie of the Year
2009: AL Strike Out Leader
2011: AL Most Valuable Player;AL Cy Young;AL ERA Leader;AL Strike Out Leader
2012: AL Strike Out Leader
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