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Projections
TimeframeIPWLSVERAWHIPKBBI
2015 Season (CBSSports.com)215.0015.0011.000.003.641.27186.0057.00
 
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
206.015-803.3621972
 
Games Played By Position
YearC1B2B3BSSOFDHSPRP
20170000000330
20160000000340
 
Injury Report
No Injury Reported
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Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs LHB 96.100 4.11042115
vs RHB 109.200 2.71030104
 
Recent Trades
DateTradedTraded For
10/21/2017Nomar Mazara, RF TEX
Gio Gonzalez, SP WAS
Max Scherzer, SP WAS
Andrew McCutchen, CF PIT
Gerrit Cole, SP PIT
Justin Verlander, SP HOU
10/18/2017Jose Abreu, 1B CHW
Edwin Encarnacion, DH CLE
Zack Greinke, SP ARI
Michael Taylor, CF WAS
Miguel Sano, 3B MIN
Jake Bauers, 1B TB
Justin Verlander, SP HOU
10/17/2017Jose Altuve, 2B HOU
Chris Sale, SP BOS
Melky Cabrera, RF KC
Justin Verlander, SP HOU
 
Last 10 Games
DateOppWLSVIPHAERBBAKs
8/30@COL1006.03119
9/5@SEA1006.06117
9/12@LAA1008.01019
9/17SEA1007.031110
9/22LAA1007.01026
9/27@TEX1006.062011
10/5BOS1006.06223
10/9@BOS1002.21120
10/14NYY1009.051113
10/20NYY1007.05018
 
Rank Among Leaders
 
 
 
Latest News

Astros' Justin Verlander: Gets Game 2 start in World Series

by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
(11:46 am ET) Verlander will start Wednesday in Game 2 of the Astros' World Series matchup with the Dodgers, Matt Kelly of MLB.com reports.

Fresh off being named the American League Championship Series MVP following the Astros' seven-game triumph over the Yankees, Verlander will have a short turnaround to try and keep a powerful Dodgers offense at bay. During the ALCS, Verlander followed up a complete-game, 13-strikeout effort in Game 2 with seven shutout innings in a Game 6 victory.

Astros' Justin Verlander: Set for Game 6 start

by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
(10/19/17) Verlander will start Game 6 of the ALCS against the Yankees on Friday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

This is why Houston acquired Verlander at the end of August. With the Astros down 3-2 in a best-of-seven set, Verlander will get the ball as he looks to keep the team's World Series hopes alive. He tossed a complete game gem in Game 2 of the ALCS against New York, striking out 13 batters and allowing just one run on five hits and a walk to earn the win.

Astros' Justin Verlander: Set for Game 2 of ALCS

by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
(10/11/17) Verlander was named the starter for Game 2 of the ALCS on Saturday, MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reports.

Dallas Keuchel will take the mound for Game 1 as the two pitchers switch spots in the order for this series, following Verlander's relief appearance during Game 4 of the ALDS against the Red Sox on Monday. The right-hander should be well-rested and ready to go, and will likely be in line for a Game 6 start on Oct. 20, if the series lasts that long.

Astros' Justin Verlander: Tabbed for Game 1 start

by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
(10/3/17) Verlander will start Game 1 of the ALDS on Thursday against the Red Sox.

Verlander gets the ball in Game 1 and Dallas Keuchel will start in Game 2, as the former's excellent run since joining the Astros (1.06 ERA, 0.65 WHIP, 43 strikeouts in 34 innings) was enough to give him the edge in the postseason rotation. Given Verlander's famed durability and ability to hold his stuff deep into starts, it's possible that he will be called upon in Game 4 if the Astros are up against the ropes.

Astros' Justin Verlander: Fans 11 to win fifth straight

by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
(9/27/17) Verlander (15-8) allowed two runs on six hits while striking out 11 batters through six innings to take the win against Texas on Wednesday.

Verlander has now won five consecutive games since joining Houston, and he's also done in it impressive fashion with just four runs allowed while striking out 43 batters through 34 innings. He'll take a high-end 3.36 ERA, 1.17 WHIP and 10.3 K/9 into the postseason, as the 34-year-old veteran pursues a championship to add to his already lengthy list of accolades.

 
 
 

 
Upcoming 7 Games
DateOppTimeScheduled Starter
10/24/17@ LAD8:09 pmClayton Kershaw
10/25/17@ LAD8:09 pmAlex Wood
10/27/17LAD8:09 pmRich Hill
10/28/17LAD8:09 pmYu Darvish
10/29/17LAD8:16 pmClayton Kershaw
10/31/17@ LAD8:09 pmAlex Wood
11/1/17@ LAD8:10 pmRich Hill
= probable start
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
2016DET169 3.0434342000 227.2171817730857254
2017DET-HOU158 3.3633330000 206.0170807727472219
Total 188114 3.46385385237002545.022421061979244847712416
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 --- --- ---
2016DET34511000200 .200 .200 .200
2017DET-HOU33601010400 .167 .167 .167
Total 38543240102100 .093 .093 .093
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
2016DETP34343772912 .973
2017DET-HOUP333324101311 .958
Total  3853854451472663228 .928
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
2016DET1154259 0.6356306 .207903 9.3 .3680
2017DET-HOU4148236 0.6891105 .221849 10.7 .3700
Total 2721712827 0.8212466301778 .23510513 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
2017HOU40 1.46431000 24.2174411624
Total 115 3.0020192100 123.094444114236136
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