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Bless You Boys Jul 6, 2015

Justin Verlander's contract is a problem for the Tigers

In March 2013, the Tigers and Justin Verlander agreed to a seven-year, $180 million contract. Things have not gone all that well for Verlander since then. What does this mean for the Tigers? It's fun to talk about baseball and money. We all become genius general managers when it is not our $180 million to spend. It gives all of us something to talk about in those winter months when there are no real games to be played. The MLB Hot Stove contiually burns bright. The Tigers have Justin Verlander under contract for four more seasons after the 2015 season concludes. He also has a vesting option...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 5, 2015

Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander still encouraged after falling to 0-4: 'It's close, it's really close'

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander allowed seven runs Sunday and remained winless in four starts since returning from the disabled list last month.
Grand Rapids Press Jul 5, 2015
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Justin Verlander on the mound as Tigers go for sweep of Toronto

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Justin Verlander on the mound as Tigers go for sweep of Toronto

GAME INFORMATION Who: Detroit Tigers (41-39, 3rd in AL Central) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (42-41, T-3rd in AL East) When: 1:08 p.m. Where: Comerica Park in Detroit TV: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB Network Radio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio network Twitter: Follow James Schmehl and Michael Niziolek STARTING PITCHERS Detroit Tigers RHP Justin Verlander (0-1, 5.09 ERA) Lifetime vs. Toronto: 3-3, 4.29 ERA... GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (41-39, 3rd in AL Central) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (42-41, T-3rd in AL East)When: 1:08 p.m.Where: Comerica Park in...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 5, 2015
Seventh inning update: Blue Jays 7, Tigers 3

Seventh inning update: Blue Jays 7, Tigers 3

Detroit Tigers, starting pitcher Justin Verlander struggling in series finale against Toronto at Comerica Park. DETROIT -- Justin Verlander's fourth start of the season was his worst. He gave up seven earned runs in five innings to put the Detroit Tigers in a 7-2 hole heading into the seventh inning. Verlander allowed a run in the opening frame, but the Blue Jays did most of their damage in a six-run fifth inning. Jose Bautista and Justin Smoak hit home runs to opposite sides of the field in the inning. The Tigers managed to get two runs back in the bottom half...

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