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NL East Standings

Team W-L L10 STRK
37-24 6-4 W4
35-28 8-2 W6
30-32 3-7 L5
29-32 5-5 W4
25-36 3-7 L4

2023 Pitching

Innings Pitched
Earned Run Average
Base on Balls (Walk)
Regular Season 36 2 3 4.25 30 9

Top Justin Verlander News

  • Mets' Justin Verlander: Quality start wasted Friday

    Verlander (2-3) took the loss Friday, allowing one run on five hits and three walks over six innings as the Mets fell 3-0 to the Blue Jays. He struck out eight.

    The 40-year-old righty was dominant after serving up a leadoff homer to George Springer, but the New York offense couldn't get anything going against Chris Bassitt and the Toronto bullpen. Verlander generated 30 called or swinging strikes among his 117 pitches as he delivered his third quality start in six outings since making his belated season debut. While he has been tagged for six runs in two of those trips to the mound, it should be noted that one of them came in Coors Field, while the other came against the league-leading Rays. Verlander will take a 4.25 ERA, 1.14 WHIP and 30:9 K:BB through 36 innings into his next start, which is likely to come next week in Atlanta.

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  • Mets' Justin Verlander: Rough outing in Colorado

    Verlander allowed six runs on nine hits and a walk while striking out two over five innings in a no-decision versus the Rockies on Saturday.

    Verlander left the game in line for the loss before the Mets rallied to tie the game in the sixth inning. This is the second time in five starts that Verlander's allowed six runs but he's also had a pair of very good starts and one average one after missing the first month-plus of the season with a shoulder strain. The 40-year-old is at a 4.80 ERA, 1.10 WHIP and 22:6 K:BB across 30 innings. He's lined up for a home start versus the Blue Jays.

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  • Mets' Justin Verlander: Goes eight innings in win

    Verlander (2-2) allowed one run on three hits over eight frames, striking out five and earning a win over the Guardians in the second game of Sunday's doubleheader.

    Verlander bounced back from his last ugly outing with a stellar performance Sunday. He coughed up a solo shot to Jose Ramirez in the first inning and was nearly untouchable the rest of the way. Verlander retired 10 straight batters on two occasions, including the final 10 he faced. He's now sporting a 3.60 ERA through 25 innings in his first four starts of the year. Verlander's next start is lined up to be in Colorado.

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  • Mets' Justin Verlander: Pounded for six runs

    Verlander (1-2) was hit with the loss Tuesday against the Rays after allowing six runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out three over five innings.

    Verlander struggled mightily in this one despite having an extra day of rest after his start was pushed back to Tuesday. Isaac Paredes opened up the scoring in the third with a three-run blast to left field and then followed that up with another two-run homer in the fifth. Verlander recorded an underwhelming 21 percent CSW in Tuesday's outing and has now given up four home runs over his first three starts of the year. He owns a 4.76 ERA, 1.18 WHIP and 15:5 K:BB over 17 innings and will look to get back on track in a projected start against the Guardians over the weekend.

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  • Mets' Justin Verlander: Next start Tuesday vs Rays

    Verlander's next start has been pushed from Monday to Tuesday, Tim Britton of The Athletic reports.

    David Peterson will make a spot start in the Mets' series finale against the Nationals on Monday, giving Verlander an extra day of rest while also lining him up to handle Tuesday's series opener versus the red-hot Rays. The veteran right-hander has posted a vintage 2.25 ERA, 0.83 WHIP and 12:3 K:BB through 12 innings (two starts) with New York after missing the first five weeks of the season because of a shoulder strain.

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  • Mets' Justin Verlander: Rebounds with vintage peformance

    Verlander (1-1) got the win Wednesday over the Reds, allowing one run on two hits and two walks while striking out seven over seven innings.

    The only damage against Verlander came in the opening frame, as Jonathan India led off with a single and eventually came around to score on a double by Jake Fraley. Verlander quieted the Reds from there, allowing just two other batters to reach via walks. He generated 13 swinging strikes on 104 pitches and was still touching 96 MPH with his fastball in the seventh inning. It was a dominant effort from the 2022 AL Cy Young winner, and he'll take a 2.25 ERA, 0.83 WHIP and 12:3 K:BB across two starts into a favorable matchup against the Nationals next week.

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  • Mets' Justin Verlander: Tagged for two homers in debut

    Verlander (0-1) took the loss Thursday, allowing two runs on five hits and one walk over five innings against Detroit. He struck out five.

    Verlander made his first start of 2023 after being held out for the first five weeks of action with a strained right shoulder. The 40-year-old struggled to get through the first inning, giving up back-to-back solo home runs to Riley Greene and Javier Baez. Outside of the two long balls, Verlander exited Thursday's outing relatively unscathed, giving up just three other hits and no additional runs. Though he managed to make it through five innings, Verlander was yanked at just 79 pitches. He'll likely continue to face some workload limitations for his next couple starts as he builds up.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-5, 225 lbs
Birthplace: Manakin-Sabot, VA
Age: 40
Experience: 17
Bats/Throws: R, R