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
  • Bless You Boys

    Houston Astros will 'probably' make qualifying offer to Justin Verlander

    Having earned $20 million a year on a two-year extension the past two seasons, Verlander seems bound to earn no more than $15 million a season on a short-term speculative deal should he elect free agency. Debate about Verlander has raged all summer as the Detroit Tigers vaulted themselves into a position where contending in the AL Central in 2022 became a difficult proposition rather than an impossible one.

  • Houston Chronicle

    Jim Crane: Astros 'probably' will make qualifying offer to Justin Verlander

    The Astros will “probably” extend a one-year qualifying offer to injured starter Justin Verlander this winter, but owner Jim Crane said on Thursday the ace righthander is seeking “a contract of some length” in free agency. Giving Verlander a qualifying offer affords the Astros draft-pick compensation if he signs elsewhere. The Astros extended one to Dallas Keuchel after the 2018 season, Gerrit Cole following 2019 and George Springer last winter.

  • Halo Hangout

    LA Angels: 3 players to fill a need in starting pitching

    No. player to fill a need in starting pitching for the LA Angels: Justin Verlander Justin Verlander has only pitched one start in the last two years due to injury, but he’s still a very intriguing option for the LA Angels next year. Verlander will be back next year, and is too good of a pitcher to pass up on if the Angels have the money.