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Grand Rapids Press Mar 27, 2015
Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander leaves game in third inning due to apparent injury

Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander leaves game in third inning due to apparent injury

Verlander took the throw from first baseman Alex Avila on a groundout to first and ran across the bag before returning to the mound. A few minutes later, he was removed from the game. DUNEDIN, Fla. -- The rain didn't cut Justin Verlander's start short. An injury did. Verlander left the game Friday afternoon between the Detroit Tigers and the Toronto Blue Jays with two outs in the third inning after apparently suffering an injury while covering first base. Ryan Goins grounded out to first base for the second out of the inning. Verlander took the throw from first...
Bless You Boys Mar 27, 2015

Justin Verlander leaves Tigers-Jays game with right triceps cramp

The Tigers' starter came out of the game in the third inning after pointing at his right biceps. Justin Verlander was removed in the third inning of the Tigers' game against the Blue Jays on Friday in Dunedin after suffering an injury. The Tigers say it was a "cramp" in his right triceps. He will be further evaluated in Lakeland later in the day. The Tigers do not anticipate him missing his next start. But for the team and fans both, the injury had to be frightening for a few minutes. Verlander came off the mound to cover first base on a ground ball hit by Ryan Goings. He showed a bit of...
Bless You Boys Mar 28, 2015

Soreness lingering for Justin Verlander, Triple-A discussed for Bruce Rondon

Justin Verlander's triceps 'cramp' isn't a concern for the Tigers and Bruce Rondon may see time in Toledo. After being pulled from his start against the Toronto Blue Jays for a triceps cramp, Justin Verlander is still experiencing soreness. Verlander said he is not worried about missing his next start, nor does he expect it to be a long-term issues. The soreness may be a strain, but even if it is the Detroit Tigers and Verlander aren't concerned about it. Which is to say they'll take it one day at a time but they don't expect it to be an issue. "We kind of all assumed I'd be sore today,"...

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