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Projections
TimeframeIPWLSVERAWHIPKBBI
2015 Season (CBSSports.com)215.0015.0011.000.003.641.27186.0057.00
 
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
220.216-803.1024656
 
Games Played By Position
YearC1B2B3BSSOFDHSPRP
20160000000330
20150000000200
 
Injury Report
No Injury Reported
More Injuries
 
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs LHB 110.200 2.85033139
vs RHB 110.000 3.35023107
 
Recent Trades
DateTradedTraded For
10/01/2016Justin Verlander, SP DET
Jose De Leon, SP LAD
 
Last 10 Games
DateOppWLSVIPHAERBBAKs
8/10@SEA0007.07126
8/16KC0107.04316
8/21BOS1006.03115
8/26LAA1007.24218
8/31CHW0007.03209
9/5@CHW0007.082111
9/11BAL0105.07327
9/17@CLE0007.01047
9/22@MIN1006.042211
9/27CLE1007.240112
 
Rank Among Leaders
 
 
 
Latest News

Tigers' Justin Verlander: Sets new career high in Tuesday's win

by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
(9/27/16) Verlander (16-8) silenced the Indians for 7.2 innings, allowing just four hits and one walk while striking out 12 in Tuesday's victory.

Some might contribute Verlander's success Tuesday to the hangover the Indians were feeling following their division-clinching victory Monday. Such an assumption may be fair for a run-of-the-mill pitcher, but Verlander has been one of the most dominant arms in the game for more than a decade, and 2016 has been no different. Verlander's career has been drenched in HOF-worthy accolades (including the 2006 AL ROY, 2011 AL Cy Young and 2011 AL MVP), yet he was able to add another feat to his towering list of accomplishments with his latest performance. Verlander's 12 punchouts against the Indians marked the eighth time this year he's whiffed 10-plus batters in a start, a new career high for the 33-year-old. He's scheduled to start the season finale Sunday in Atlanta.

Tigers' Justin Verlander: Strikes out 11 en route to 15th win

by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
(9/23/16) Verlander set down 11 hitters on strikes while allowing two runs on four hits over six innings in Thursday's win over the Twins.

Verlander's 15th win of 2016 was actually his first in nearly a month, dating back to Aug. 26; the fault for that lies more with the Tigers' offense than with the 33-year-old fireballer. Indeed, despite having blown past his previous career high in homers allowed (24) with a whopping 30 this year, Verlander's had a great year by virtually every other metric. His strikeout rate has rebounded unbelievably from a disappointing past couple years -- in fact, his current 9.89 K/9 is the second-highest of his career. That's why even with all the long balls, he owns his best ERA (3.21) since 2012 and his best WHIP (1.01) since 2011.

Tigers' Justin Verlander: Masterful in seven-inning effort Saturday

by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
(9/17/16) Verlander didn't factor into the decision against the Indians on Saturday despite pitching seven innings of one-hit ball. He walked four and struck out seven.

The ace right-hander had some trouble with his control but was otherwise dominant, inducing 16 swinging strikes overall. Verlander was only touched up for a sixth-inning single by Jason Kipnis and bounced back from a five-inning loss against the Orioles in his last trip to the mound. While a complete lack of run support denied him any chance of victory, Verlander now has quality starts in 11 of his last 12 starts. He'll look to secure an eighth season with at least 15 wins when he takes on the Royals next Friday.

Tigers' Justin Verlander: Lasts just five innings in Sunday's loss

by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
(9/12/16) Verlander (14-8) lasted just five innings in Sunday's loss to the Orioles, giving up three runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out seven.

He needed 104 pitches to get through the outing. It was the first time since July 7 that Verlander had failed to give the Tigers at least six innings and it's no coincidence that he was 6-1 during that 11-start stretch. He'll look to rebound in another tough matchup Friday in Cleveland.

Tigers' Justin Verlander: Strikes out 11 in no-decision against White Sox

by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
(9/6/16) Verlander allowed two runs on eight hits and a walk with 11 strikeouts over seven innings in a no-decision Monday against the White Sox.

Verlander tied a season high in strikeouts set July 30 against the Astros and reached 10 strikeouts for the sixth time this season. He has been on absolute fire in the second half, with a 2.09 ERA and 89 strikeouts against just 14 walks over 11 consecutive quality starts dating back to July 15. He's starting to look an awful lot like the old Verlander, as he was touching the high 90s on the radar gun deep into this one as he mowed down the White Sox lineup.

 
 
 

 
Upcoming 7 Games
DateOppTimeScheduled Starter
10/1/16@ ATL7:10 pmAaron Blair
10/2/16@ ATL3:10 pmJulio Teheran
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Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
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
2014DET1512 4.5432320000 206.022311410418565159
2015DET58 3.3820201100 133.1113565013332113
2016DET168 3.1033332000 220.2165807630856246
Total 173105 3.48351351237002332.02066980901217806982189
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
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
2014DET32612000000 .333 .333 .333
2015DET20000000000 --- --- ---
2016DET33311000100 .333 .333 .333
Total 35135230001600 .086 .086 .086
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2005DETP2252210 .800
2006DETP303038112434 .921
2007DETP323224717001.000
2008DETP33333372421 .939
2009DETP353536142024 .944
2010DETP333351153423 .961
2011DETP343450123352 .900
2012DETP333353252443 .925
2013DETP343438191725 .947
2014DETP323239102362 .846
2015DETP2020178631 .824
2016DETP33333672812 .972
Total  3513514201372523127 .926
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
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
2014DET1188253 0.81134015 .275893 12.8 .4260
2015DET199175 0.6134202 .229535 10.0 .3570
2016DET0150251 0.6346306 .206876 9.3 .3720
Total 2220192583 0.8311465291773 .2369637 11.0 .3660
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2006DET12 5.82440000 21.2261714501023
2011DET21 5.31440000 20.1191212211025
2012DET31 2.22441100 28.1167740629
2013DET11 0.39330000 23.0101110331
2014DET00 5.40110000 5.06331014
Total 75 3.3916161100 98.177403713130112
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2005 AA-Erie20 0.2877000 32.2111111732
2005 A-Lakeland92 1.671313200 86.07019163719104
2015AAA-Toledo Mud Hens00 3.2422000 8.1104301212
 
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