Justin Verlander details how Kate Upton pulled him out of depression

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Justin Verlander details how Kate Upton pulled him out of depression
Justin Verlander details how Kate Upton pulled him out of depression

Athletes opening up about their mental health is becoming more and more common. Astros pitcher Justin Verlander became the latest player to do so in a feature in Bleacher Report Magazine where he talked about his relationship with Kate Uptonand how she pulled him out of a dark place four years ago, along with how that shaped him into the pitcher he is now. Verlander is, miraculously, in the midst of a career-year with the Astros at 35 years old. Houston leads the AL West by five games, and Verlander has a career-best 2.19 ERA. He made his first All-Star Game since 2013 this season, and he's playing for a legitimate contender. According to Verlander, it's all because of Upton being there for him

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