Houston Astros, Justin Verlander and Detroit Free Press: Here's what happened

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Houston Astros, Justin Verlander and Detroit Free Press: Here's what happened
Houston Astros, Justin Verlander and Detroit Free Press: Here's what happened

Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander reflects on the many memorable moments he had at Comerica Park, May 13, 2019. It was avoidable and inexcusable. The Houston Astros knowingly violated the MLB collective bargaining agreement, which actually is designed to protect ballplayers, when the franchise blocked Detroit Free Press writer Anthony Fenech from entering their clubhouse with Houston media on Wednesday night. Justin Verlander, arguably the greatest pitcher in Tigers history and now the Astros' ace, refused to talk to any reporters with Fenech present. Players have no obligation to talk to media members in a postgame scrum. They can ignore questions. Or give non-answers. But the league

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