Justin Verlander

Justin Verlander

Height/Weight: 6' 5"/235 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Manakin-Sabot, Virginia
College: Old Dominion
Draft: 2004 1st round (2nd pick) by the
  • The Canadian Press

    October baseball arrives with 12-team bracket set and postseason action beginning Tuesday

    PHOENIX (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr., Matt Olson and the hard-hitting Atlanta Braves have earned a couple days of rest and relaxation after Major League Baseball's long 162-game regular season. So have Jose Altuve, Justin Verlander and the defending World Series champion Houston Astros — who won the AL West on the season's final day — along with the Los Angeles Dodgers and feel-good story Baltimore Orioles. As for the other eight teams that qualified for Major League Baseball's 12-team October showca

  • Yahoo Sports

    Buck Showalter will not return as Mets manager after disastrous 2023 campaign

    Buck Showalter couldn't turn around the tragic 2023 Mets, and it cost him his job.

  • The Canadian Press

    Verlander leads Astros over D-backs 1-0, and both teams clinch postseason spots

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Houston Astros won. The Arizona Diamondbacks lost. But everybody left Chase Field on Saturday night with a ticket to the postseason. Justin Verlander threw five innings, José Abreu hit a run-scoring double and the Astros beat the Diamondbacks 1-0 as both teams clinched spots in the upcoming playoffs. Houston gets a chance to defend its World Series title after fighting through a tight American League wild-card race for the past several weeks. The Astros still have plenty to pl