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Verlander Wins #18, Detroit Tigers Trounce Twins
The Minnesota Twins put some runners on base in the early innings, but failed to score against Detroit's Justin Verlander. By the time the Twinkies got on the scoreboard in the 8th inning, the Tigers had already crossed home plate 7 times. That was more than enough for Verlander to get win nu…
Detroit Tigers Beat K.C. 4-3, Verlander Wins 16th
On the very first pitch of the game, Alex Gordon of the Royals blasted a Justin Verlander fastball deep into centerfield. The fence at Kaufman Stadium is 410 in dead center. This one went 411, into the glove of Austin Jackson who leaped and pulled it back for a long out. That play set the tone fo…
Detroit Tigers Beat Chisox 5-4, Verlander wins 14th
When the Tigers have really needed a win this season, Justin Verlander has delivered time and time again.  Tonight, Verlander gave up 2-run homers to the struggling slugger Adam Dunn (.160 batting ave.) and to Paul Konerko (Chicago's best hitter).  Verlander would strike both of …
Detroit Tigers Win, Verlander Silences Mets
Justin Verlander didn't even have his "A" game today.  But he is proving every time he takes the mound that he is one of the most formidable pitchers in the game.  He kept the Mets from putting slowpitch softball-like numbers on the scoreboard today and the Tigers wo…
Detroit Tigers Mashed By New York Mets Again
At least tonight they put up a fight.  But it wasn't enough and the New York Mets continued to pound Tiger pitching to the tune of a 16-9 win.  The Tigers hit 5 homers, two by Miguel Cabrera, but every time they got back in the game the Mets would score some more.  Phil Coke gave…
Detroit Tigers Back In First After Verlander Gem
Justin Verlander has been the most dominant pitcher in baseball this season.  He racked up his 10th win tonight by striking out 14 Arizona Diamondback hitters in  a 6-0 Tiger victory.  The win pulls the Tigers back into a first-place tie with the Cleveland Indians, who lost 1-0 to San…
Tigers Win Nightcap, Shut Out Bosox
Justin Verlander pitched like he was trying to stop a losing streak.  His teammates gave him some early run support, and it was enough for the Tigers to split a day-night doubleheader with a 3-0 win in the second game.
Detroit Tigers Win Streak At Six!
Justin Verlander flirted with history for six and 2/3rds innings.  After throwing a no-hitter last Saturday in Toronto, Verlander held the Kansas City Royals hitless until deep into the sixth inning.

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