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35 Justin Verlander SP

Houston Astros

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
97%92%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
214.016-902.5229037
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2017HOU1583.3633330000206.0170807727472219
2018HOU1692.5234341100214.0156636028837290

Player Updates

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Astros' Justin Verlander: Fans 10 in quality start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Verlander struck out 10 and allowed three hits and a walk across six scoreless innings during Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Orioles. He did not factor in the decision.

Verlander exited after six innings with a 3-0 lead, but the bullpen promptly allowed three runs during the seventh to cost him a shot at the win. The veteran right-hander was utterly dominant in September, striking out double-digit batters in four straight starts while allowing four earned runs over 33 innings. The 35-year-old will finish the regular season with a 2.52 ERA, 0.90 WHIP and 290 strikeouts over 214 innings.

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Astros' Justin Verlander: Starting first game Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Verlander will start the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Orioles, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

Verlander had been scheduled to pitch Friday, but Thursday's rainout forced the schedule and rotation to be altered. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader Saturday. Thursday's starter, Gerrit Cole, will start Friday, while Verlander was pushed to Saturday. Dallas Keuchel will pitch the nightcap of the doubleheader.

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Astros' Justin Verlander: Start pushed to Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Verlander will start one half of the Astros' doubleheader against the Orioles on Saturday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

The Astros opted to push their starting rotation back by a day following Thursday's rainout, lining up Gerrit Cole to start Friday's series opener while Verlander and Dallas Keuchel cover Saturday's twin bill. The veteran right-hander is in the midst of one of his best seasons to date, posting a 2.60 ERA, 0.91 WHIP and 280:36 K:BB through 33 starts (208 innings). Verlander will look to finish the season on a high note before likely getting the ball in Game 1 of the ALDS.

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Astros' Justin Verlander: Earns third straight victory
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Verlander (16-9) tossed seven innings while earning the win Sunday, allowing one run on a walk and three hits (including a home run) and striking out 11 in the 5-4 win against Arizona.

Verlander cruised through five scoreless innings before David Peralta tagged him with a solo shot in the sixth. Still, it was another terrific outing for the 35-year-old, who has fanned 40 batters over his last four starts. On the season, he owns a ridiculous 269:36 K:BB. He'll carry a 2.67 ERA into Saturday's home contest against the Angels.

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Astros' Justin Verlander: Baseline quality start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Verlander (13-8) allowed three earned runs on six hits and two walks while striking out six across six innings to earn the win Saturday against the Angels.

Verlander had little trouble working through the Angels lineup until Shohei Ohtani took him deep in the fourth inning for a two-run home run. He still managed to his 13th win of the season and record his third quality start in his last six outings. While his 2.72 ERA and 0.94 WHIP across 175.2 innings reveal little cause for concern, Verlander has a 4.26 ERA across seven post All-Star break starts. Those relative struggles have been caused by the longball, as he has now surrendered at least one home run in six consecutive efforts, including three in which he has allowed multiple home runs.

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Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Boston 6.000 3.00026
vs LHB 99.100 2.27021148
vs RHB 114.200 2.75016142
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
8/25@LAA1006.06326
8/30LAA0105.153111
9/4MIN1007.03128
9/10@DET1007.062110
9/16ARI1007.031111
9/22LAA0006.010011
9/29@BAL0006.030110
Two Week Schedule
OCTOBER
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7
8
@CLE
W11-3
9
10
11
12
13
@BOS
W7-2
14
@BOS
L5-7
15
16
BOS
5:09 pm
17
BOS
8:39 pm
18
BOS
8:09 pm
19
20
@BOS
5:09 pm
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
23

11

59

25

29

43

13

34

27

42

21

25

20

3

23

28

26

1

34

-11

27

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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
2014DET1512 4.5432320000 206.022311410418565159
2015DET58 3.3820201100 133.1113565013332113
2016DET169 3.0434342000 227.2171817730857254
2017DET-HOU158 3.3633330000 206.0170807727472219
2018HOU169 2.5234341100 214.0156636028837290
Total 204123 3.39419419248002759.0239811241039272928082706
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
2014DET32612000000 .333 .333 .333
2015DET20000000000 --- --- ---
2016DET34511000200 .200 .200 .200
2017DET-HOU33601010400 .167 .167 .167
2018HOU34501000200 .200 .200 .200
Total 41948250102300 .104 .104 .104
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2005DETP2252210 .800
2006DETP303038112434 .921
2007DETP323224717001.000
2008DETP33333372421 .939
2009DETP353536142024 .944
2010DETP333351153423 .961
2011DETP343450123352 .900
2012DETP333353252443 .925
2013DETP343438191725 .947
2014DETP323239102362 .846
2015DETP2020178631 .824
2016DETP34343772912 .973
2017DET-HOUP333324101311 .958
2018HOUP34342071210 .950
Total  4194194651542783328 .929
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
2014DET1188253 0.81134015 .275893 12.8 .4260
2015DET199175 0.6134202 .229535 10.0 .3570
2016DET1154259 0.6356306 .207903 9.3 .3680
2017DET-HOU4148236 0.6891105 .221849 10.7 .3700
2018HOU0105237 0.4634325 .200833 8.5 .3600
Total 2722763064 0.7912770331983 .23211346 10.8 .3660
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2006DET12 5.82440000 21.2261714501023
2011DET21 5.31440000 20.1191212211025
2012DET31 2.22441100 28.1167740629
2013DET11 0.39330000 23.0101110331
2014DET00 5.40110000 5.06331014
2017HOU41 2.21651000 36.2229932838
2018HOU20 3.18220000 11.144400613
Total 136 3.0824232100 146.1103535016344163
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2005 AA-Erie20 0.2877000 32.2111111732
2005 A-Lakeland92 1.671313200 86.07019163719104
2015AAA-Toledo Mud Hens00 3.2422000 8.1104301212
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-5/225
Birthdate:
2/20/1983
Age:
35
Hometown:
Manakin-Sabot, VA
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Houston Astros
College:

MLB Experience:
14
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
2016: AL Strike Out Leader
2017: AL LCS MVP
2018: AL Strike Out Leader