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2014 Season (
Key Stats
Games Played By Position
Injury Report
No Injury Reported
More Injuries
Situational Stats
vs LHB 17.100 0.520714
vs RHB 8.200 5.19036
Recent Trades
DateTradedTraded For
04/20/2014Miguel Cabrera, 1B DET
Martin Prado, 3B ARI
Prince Fielder, 1B TEX
Madison Bumgarner, SP SF
Pablo Sandoval, 3B SF
Joey Votto, 1B CIN
Justin Verlander, SP DET
04/20/2014Sonny Gray, SP OAK
Evan Longoria, 3B TB
Scott Kazmir, SP OAK
Neil Walker, 2B PIT
Trevor Plouffe, 3B MIN
Justin Verlander, SP DET
04/20/2014Billy Butler, DH KC
Sergio Romo, RP SF
Pablo Sandoval, 3B SF
Justin Verlander, SP DET
Last 10 Games
Rank Among Leaders
Latest News
Justin Verlander walks four in five innings, escapes with win No. 2
by Igor Mello |
(4/17/14) Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander showed some command issues and issued for walks on Thursday. However, he still managed to escape with his second win of the season in a 7-5 victory over Cleveland.

Making his fourth start of the season, Verlander (2-1) permitted a run-scoring single to David Murphy in the fourth and a two-run single to Michael Brantley in the following frame. He surrendered three unearned runs on six hits and four walks while striking out seven over five innings. He tossed 113 pitches, 74 of which came for strikes.

Verlander has struck out at least seven in each of his last two starts. He owns a 2.08 ERA and 1.35 WHIP along with 20:10 K:BB ratio over 26 innings. He'll make his next start Tuesday at home against the White Sox.
Postponement forces Tigers to shuffle rotation
by Michael Hurcomb |
(4/15/14) The postponement of Tuesday's game vs. Cleveland forced the Tigers to shuffle their rotation.

Starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez, who was scheduled to start Tuesday, has been pushed back to Wednesday. Justin Verlander will remain Thursday's starter, but Drew Smyly -- who was slated to start Wednesday -- has been pushed back until the weekend series against the Angels, per

Tigers align rotation plans for upcoming week
by Michael Hurcomb |
(4/13/14) The Tigers announced Sunday their rotation plans heading into a three-game series vs. Cleveland, which starts Tuesday.

Anibal Sanchez will start the series opener, and he will be followed by Drew Smyly and Justin Verlander.

Rick Porcello will then open up a weekend series against the Angels on Friday, and he will be followed by Max Scherzer before the rotation resets. Manager Brad Ausmus wanted to split up Verlander and Scherzer.

Justin Verlander comes out on top vs. Padres
by Igor Mello |
(4/13/14) Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander came out on top for his first win of the season Saturday night against the Padres in San Diego.

Verlander (1-1) gave up a sacrifice fly in the first and a run-scoring single to Yasmani Grandal in the fourth for his only damage of the night. He yielded two runs on eight hits and one walk while striking out eight in seven innings pitched. He tossed 110 pitches, 73 of which were strikes.

Verlander has not allowed more than two earned runs in each of his first three starts. He's posted a 2.57 ERA and a 1.19 WHIP through 21 innings of work.

Justin Verlander loses tightly contested pitcher's duel
by Michael Hurcomb |
(4/6/14) Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander pitched well over eight innings Sunday against the Orioles, but opposing starter Chris Tillman was just that much better during a 3-1 win for Baltimore.

Verlander (0-1) allowed just two runs on five hits and two walks in eight innings. He struck out three. But Tillman allowed just one run in 8 1/3 innings -- winning Sunday's pitcher's duel.

Verlander held a 1-0 lead before Nelson Cruz tied the game with an two-out RBI double in the sixth inning. The Orioles took the lead for good on Adam Jones' sac fly with two outs in the eighth.

Verlander's next scheduled start is likely to come Saturday against the Padres.


Upcoming 7 Games
DateOppTimeScheduled Starter
4/21/14CHW7:08 pmJohn Danks
4/22/14CHW7:08 pmChris Sale
4/23/14CHW7:08 pmAndre Rienzo
4/24/14CHW1:08 pmJose Quintana
4/25/14@ MIN8:10 pmKevin Correia
4/26/14@ MIN2:10 pmPhil Hughes
4/27/14@ MIN2:10 pmKyle Gibson
= probable start
Pitching Stats
2005DET02 7.15220000 11.115991157
2006DET179 3.6330301100 186.0187787521660124
2007DET186 3.6632321100 201.21818882201967183
2008DET1117 4.8433331000 201.0195119108181487163
2009DET199 3.4535353100 240.0219999220663269
2010DET189 3.3733334000 224.1190898414671219
2011DET245 2.4034344200 251.0174736724357250
2012DET178 2.6433336100 238.1192817019560239
2013DET1312 3.4634340000 218.1212948419475217
2014DET21 2.08440000 26.025106001020
Total 13978 3.39270270206001798.01590740677156645551691
Batting Stats
2005DET2000000000 --- --- ---
2006DET30100000000 .000 .000 .000
2007DET32400000300 .000 .000 .000
2008DET33500000300 .000 .000 .000
2009DET35200000100 .000 .000 .000
2010DET33400000300 .000 .000 .000
2011DET34400000300 .000 .000 .000
2012DET33400000100 .000 .000 .000
2013DET34200000100 .000 .000 .000
2014DET4312000000 .667 .667 .667
Total 27029120001500 .069 .069 .069
Fielding Stats
2005DETP2252210 .800
2006DETP303038112434 .921
2008DETP33333372421 .939
2009DETP353536142024 .944
2010DETP333351153423 .961
2011DETP343450123352 .900
2012DETP333353252443 .925
2013DETP343438191725 .947
2014DETP4471511 .857
Total  2702703351132002223 .934
More Pitching Stats
2005DET01511 1.3610001 .31354 16.7 .4790
2006DET1196202 1.0715815 .266776 12.2 .4140
2007DET3186230 0.85412217 .233866 11.9 .3580
2008DET8182239 0.8289236 .254880 13.3 .3770
2009DET5172252 0.72916348 .243982 10.8 .3690
2010DET0206233 0.922473211 .228925 10.7 .3390
2011DET0217268 0.85105227 .192969 8.4 .3130
2012DET2231229 1.08164112 .217956 9.7 .3310
2013DET1177240 0.80214313 .253925 12.0 .3760
2014DET02731 0.9730000 .248113 12.1 .3370
Total 2016091935 0.899751241660 .2357446 11.1 .3580
Postseason Pitching Stats
2006DET12 5.82440000 21.2261714501023
2011DET21 5.31440000 20.1191212211025
2012DET31 2.22441100 28.1167740629
2013DET11 0.39330000 23.0101110331
Total 75 3.2815151100 93.171373412129108
Minor League Pitching Stats
2005 AA-Erie20 0.2877000 32.2111111732
2005 A-Lakeland92 1.671313200 86.07019163719104
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