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Justin Verlander is 2011 American League MVP
Detroit Tiger pitcher Justin Verlander won the American League Cy Young award last week by a unanimous vote by the baseball writers. He was a landslide winner for the MVP as well. Verlander received 13 or 28 first-place votes, plus 3 votes for second and third to total 280 points. Boston outfield…
Verlander Wins American League Cy Young Award, MVP Next?
Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers was the unanimous choice to win the American League Cy Young award, getting first place votes from all 28 who had a say in determining the best pitcher in the League. There was little question that Verlander would win the award, as he had a dominant season whe…
Verlander wins Cy Young Award in unanimous vote

In an announcement that surprised absolutely no one, the Baseball Writers Association of America unanimously selected the Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander as the 2011 Cy Young Award winner. He received all 28 first-place votes from the participating writers, becoming the first Tiger to win the award…
Detroit Tigers Force Game 6 in ALCS With Win
We had our ace, Justin Verlander on the mound for a "win or go home" game 5 in the best of 7 American League Championship Series against Texas. The Rangers quieted the crowd with a run in the top of the first inning, and this looked like it might end badly. The Tigers would have none of …
Detroit Tigers Beat Yankees To Lead ALDS 2-1
Justin Verlander is going to win the American League Cy Young award. He demonstrated tonight why he might also get the nod as A.L. MVP. Verlander fell behind early as the Yankees scored two runs right away in the first inning. He then got into his groove and put zeros on the scoreboard until his …
Justin Verlander Wins #24, Detroit Tigers Blank A’s 3-0
Justin Verlander is having a special season. Oakland pitcher Guillermo Moscoso matched zeros with Verlander until the 6th inning when Austin Jackson drilled one over the wall in dead center for the first Tiger hit of the day, and suddenly Verlander and the Tigers had the lead. Verlander would not …
Detroit Tigers And Justin Verlander Win 11th Straight, Magic # Is 4
The last time Justin Verlander pitched, Victor Martinez made sure he got his 22nd win by belting a grand slam to beat Cleveland. Tonight, V-Mart hit a 3-run blast in the 6th inning of what was a 1-0 game at the time. That put Detroit and Verlander up 4-0. The Tigers would add one more run to beat…
Detroit Tigers Win 10th Straight, Whip White Sox 14-4
Rick Porcello got off to a rough start, walking two and loading the bases in the first inning against the Chicago White Sox. He would find a way to wriggle out of that jam trailing only 1-0, then got into a groove to shut down the Sox while his offense continued to put a beat-down on Chicago pitchi…
Detroit Tigers Sweep Indians, Verlander Wins #22
Justin Verlander only gave up three hits today in six innings of work. Two of them were two-run homers to Shelley Duncan, and Verlander finished the sixth trailing 4-2. You don't win 20+ games in the big leagues without a little help, and that help showed up in the top of the seventh in the form o…
Detroit Tigers Topple Tribe, Magic Number Is 14
Austin Jackson was named American League "Player of the Week" for his incredible offensive production last week where his batting average was well above .500. Tonight, he made two outs in the first inning. That's actually a good thing. The fact that Jackson had the opportunity to make t…
Verlander Wins #21, Detroit Tigers Ambush White Sox 8-1
Chicago pitcher John Danks wasn't ready for the Tigers in the first inning of tonight's game. When Miguel Cabrera stole second base off Danks in the first (his catcher didn't have a chance to throw out the lumbering Tiger slugger), you had to know that this might be a good night for the team from &…
Detroit Tigers Come Back, Then Blow Lead And Lose
Tiger pitching has been questionable at best on days when Justin Verlander and lately, Doug Fister aren't on the mound. Tiger prospect Jacob Turner got a spot start in this afternoon's game agains the Royals, and the 20-year old demonstrated that he still has much to learn. Turner lasted just 4 an…

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