Justin Verlander

#35, SP, Detroit
Justin Verlander
  • Height:
    6-5
  • Weight:
    225
  • Bats:
    R
  • Throws:
    R
  • Born:
    February 20, 1983
  • Birth Place:
    Manakin-Sabot, Virginia
  • College:
    Old Dominion
  • Draft:
    2004 1ˢᵗ round (2ⁿᵈ pick) by the Detroit Tigers


Player Notes
Justin Verlander (triceps) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Toledo on Sunday.

Advice: The Tigers wanted to make sure he felt fine after Tuesday's simulated game, and it appears it's all systems go. Verlander will throw 80-85 pitches in the outing and whether he makes an additional rehab start will depend "on how the first one goes," according to manager Brad Ausmus. The righty could be activated as soon as June 5 if he pitches and feels well on Sunday.

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7 hours ago Rotoworld
Justin Verlander (triceps) is expected to begin a rehab assignment on Sunday.

Advice: Verlander looked "very good" in a 70-pitch simulated game on Tuesday, according to Tigers manager Brad Ausmus. If he feels good Wednesday, he'll be officially cleared for a rehab assignment. Verlander unsuccessfully lobbied for more work Tuesday so that he could avoid a minor league start and go right back into the rotation, so it sounds like Sunday's rehab start would likely be his only one. That would likely put him in line to rejoin the Tigers' rotation on June 5 in Chicago. The veteran right-hander has been sidelined all season with a strained right triceps.

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Wed, May 27 Rotoworld
Justin Verlander (triceps) tossed four scoreless innings Tuesday in a simulated game.

Advice: Verlander allowed just three hits and a walk while whiffing eight, but it should be noted that he was facing his Tigers teammates in a loose environment. The veteran right-hander will probably throw another simulated start in five days and could then be cleared for a minor league rehab assignment. He's on track to debut in mid-to-late June.

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Tue, May 26 Rotoworld
Justin Verlander (triceps) will throw a simulated game on Tuesday.

Advice: If that goes well, he should then be cleared to begin a rehab assignment. Verlander has been out all season with a strained right triceps but has progressed nicely the last couple weeks after resuming a throwing program. Still, he probably won't be activated until mid-June even in a best-case scenario.

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Tue, May 26 Rotoworld

Next Game

Home Score Away

Thursday, May 28

Head-to-head vs. LA Angels

Head-to-head vs. LA Angels
G GS W L SV BS HLD CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP BAA
Career vs. LAA 13 13 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 86.1 82 42 39 7 32 67 4.07 1.32 .253
Last game vs. LAA 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7.0 6 3 3 1 3 4
Career Stats
Pitching
Pitching
Year Team G GS W L SV BS HLD CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP BAA
2005 Det 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 11.1 15 9 9 1 5 7 7.15 1.76 .313
2006 Det 30 30 17 9 0 0 0 1 1 186.0 187 78 75 21 60 124 3.63 1.33 .266
2007 Det 32 32 18 6 0 0 0 1 1 201.2 181 88 82 20 67 183 3.66 1.23 .233
2008 Det 33 33 11 17 0 0 0 1 0 201.0 195 119 108 18 87 163 4.84 1.40 .254
2009 Det 35 35 19 9 0 0 0 3 1 240.0 219 99 92 20 63 269 3.45 1.18 .243
2010 Det 33 33 18 9 0 0 0 4 0 224.1 190 89 84 14 71 219 3.37 1.16 .228
2011 Det 34 34 24 5 0 0 0 4 2 251.0 174 73 67 24 57 250 2.40 0.92 .192
2012 Det 33 33 17 8 0 0 0 6 1 238.1 192 81 70 19 60 239 2.64 1.06 .217
2013 Det 34 34 13 12 0 0 0 0 0 218.1 212 94 84 19 75 217 3.46 1.31 .253
2014 Det 32 32 15 12 0 0 0 0 0 206.0 223 114 104 18 65 159 4.54 1.40 .275
Totals 298 298 152 89 0 0 0 20 6 1978.0 1788 844 775 174 610 1830 3.53 1.21 .239
Batting
Batting
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
2006 Det 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2007 Det 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2008 Det 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2009 Det 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2010 Det 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2011 Det 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2012 Det 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2013 Det 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2014 Det 3 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667
Totals 17 32 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 .063 .063 .063 .125
Fielding
Fielding
Year Team G POS GS INN PO TC A E DP FPCT
2005 Det 2 P 2 11 2 5 2 1 0 .800
2006 Det 30 P 30 186 11 38 24 3 4 .921
2007 Det 32 P 32 201 7 24 17 0 0 1.000
2008 Det 33 P 33 201 7 33 24 2 1 .939
2009 Det 35 P 35 240 14 36 20 2 4 .944
2010 Det 33 P 33 224 15 51 34 2 3 .961
2011 Det 34 P 34 251 12 50 33 5 2 .900
2012 Det 33 P 33 238 25 53 24 4 3 .925
2013 Det 34 P 34 218 19 38 17 2 5 .947
2014 Det 32 P 32 206 10 39 23 6 2 .846
Totals 298 P 298 1978 122 367 218 27 24 .926