Justin Verlander

Justin Verlander

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Bio
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
  • MLB: Astros coach receives 20-game suspension, Laureano six
    The Associated Press

    MLB: Astros coach receives 20-game suspension, Laureano six

    Houston Astros hitting coach Alex Cintron received a 20-game suspension and a fine Tuesday for his role in a benches-clearing brawl at Oakland, while Athletics outfielder Ramon Laureano was given a six-game suspension and a fine. Cintron's suspension is the longest for an on-field transgression in 15 years, since Texas pitcher Kenny Rogers received 20 games for his altercation with two cameramen in 2005. ''I accept MLB's suspension and will learn from this,'' Cintron said in a statement.

  • Giants' hottest hitter to miss Tuesday's game with Astros
    MercuryNews.com

    Giants' hottest hitter to miss Tuesday's game with Astros

    Giants infielder Donovan Solano, red-hot at the plate but ice-cold with his defense, will miss Tuesday’s game with the Houston Astros with abdominal soreness, manager Gabe Kapler said. Kapler said Solano will be reevaluated Wednesday when the Giants finish their three-game series with the Astros at Minute Maid Park. Solano went 2-for-4 for the Giants on Monday against the Astros to raise his batting average this season to a scalding .

  • Astros coach handed 20-game ban for brawl, A's Laureano gets six
    Reuters

    Astros coach handed 20-game ban for brawl, A's Laureano gets six

    Houston Astros hitting coach Alex Cintron got a 20-game ban and Oakland Athletics outfielder Ramon Laureano was suspended for six for their roles in a benches-clearing incident between the teams last weekend, Major League Baseball said on Tuesday. Laureano, who also received an undisclosed fine for charging the Astros dugout, will appeal against his suspension so the sanction will be held in abeyance until the process is complete, MLB said in a news release.