|Sep. 29 6:41 PM PT7:41 PM MT8:41 PM CT9:41 PM ET21:41 ET1:41 GMT9:41 CST6:41 PM MST8:41 PM EST9:11 PM VEN5:41 UAE (+1)8:41 PM CT-In his final tuneup before the playoffs, Verlander allowed three hits and struck out 10 over six scoreless innings Sunday in a 1-0 walkoff loss at Miami.
Analysis: Verlander concludes the regular season with a disappointing 13-12 record and 3.46 ERA. The former Cy Young Award winner went a combined 41-13 with a 2.52 ERA over the previous two years.
|Sep. 19 10:54 AM PT11:54 AM MT12:54 PM CT1:54 PM ET13:54 ET17:54 GMT1:54 CST10:54 AM MST12:54 PM EST1:24 PM VEN21:54 UAE12:54 PM CT-Verlander (13-11) allowed three runs, four hits, walked three and struck out six over seven innings in Wednesday's loss to the Mariners.
Analysis: He was hoping to win consecutive starts for the first time in more than three months.
|Aug. 28 2:33 PM PT3:33 PM MT4:33 PM CT5:33 PM ET17:33 ET21:33 GMT5:33 CST2:33 PM MST4:33 PM EST5:03 PM VEN1:33 UAE (+1)4:33 PM CT-Verlander was on the short end of a 6-3 loss to the A's on Tuesday.
Analysis: Verlander was charged with five runs and threw 104 pitches - his velocity his down and so are his fantasy numbers so you may want to consider dealing him in the fantasy offseason.
|Aug. 23 12:37 PM PT1:37 PM MT2:37 PM CT3:37 PM ET15:37 ET19:37 GMT3:37 CST12:37 PM MST2:37 PM EST3:07 PM VEN23:37 UAE2:37 PM CT-Verlander allowed six runs and 10 hits in seven innings Thursday in a 7-6 loss to Minnesota.
Analysis: Verlander hasn't lived up to expectations of late, going 4-5 with a 3.95 ERA in his last 13 starts. He will try to bounce back against Oakland on Tuesday.
|Aug. 12 12:31 PM PT1:31 PM MT2:31 PM CT3:31 PM ET15:31 ET19:31 GMT3:31 CST12:31 PM MST2:31 PM EST3:01 PM VEN23:31 UAE2:31 PM CT-Verlander did not get a decision in a 5-4 loss to the Yanks on Sunday.
Analysis: Verlander gave up seven hits and four runs in seven innings. He struck out nine and walked one. The home run he gave up to A-Rod is cause for concern since the disgraced Rodriguez simply isn't that good a hitter anymore.
|Aug. 10 3:35 PM PT4:35 PM MT5:35 PM CT6:35 PM ET18:35 ET22:35 GMT6:35 CST3:35 PM MST5:35 PM EST6:05 PM VEN2:35 UAE (+1)5:35 PM CT-Major League Baseball came up with some good news for Verlander's fantasy owners on Saturday.
Analysis: Major League Baseball overturned an official scorer's call in a game July 25, giving Andy Dirks an error on a line drive by the White Sox's Tyler Flowers in the fourth inning. The hit was originally called an RBI double. Now, all four runs that inning against Verlander are unearned. Make sure whoever runs your fantasy league is aware of this development.
|Aug. 7 10:31 AM PT11:31 AM MT12:31 PM CT1:31 PM ET13:31 ET17:31 GMT1:31 CST10:31 AM MST12:31 PM EST1:01 PM VEN21:31 UAE12:31 PM CT-Verlander dominated for eight innings and led the Detroit Tigers to their 10th straight win, 5-1 over the Cleveland Indians.
Analysis: Verlander (12-8, 3.74 ERA) allowed one run and four hits as the Tigers beat the Indians for 10th time in 11 games and opened a five-game lead over Cleveland in the AL Central. The right-hander has given up one run in each of his last two starts after allowing a combined 13 in his previous two.
|Aug. 1 3:59 PM PT4:59 PM MT5:59 PM CT6:59 PM ET18:59 ET22:59 GMT6:59 CST3:59 PM MST5:59 PM EST6:29 PM VEN2:59 UAE (+1)5:59 PM CT-Verlander earned his third win in 10 starts Wednesday with an 11-1 rout of Washington.
Analysis: Verlander (11-8) gave up only one run, four hits and a season-high matching five walks while striking out six over six innings. He was 1-3 with a 5.96 ERA in his previous four starts and allowed seven runs over six innings in a 7-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox on July 25.
|July 26 3:20 PM PT4:20 PM MT5:20 PM CT6:20 PM ET18:20 ET22:20 GMT6:20 CST3:20 PM MST5:20 PM EST5:50 PM VEN2:20 UAE (+1)5:20 PM CT-Verlander's struggles continued Thursday as he lost for the third time in four starts in Detroit's 7-4 defeat to the White Sox.
Analysis: Verlander was shelled for 11 hits and seven runs over six innings, the sixth time he's allowed at least five earned runs in a start this year. He had eight such regular-season performances from 2010-12.
|July 14 12:38 PM PT1:38 PM MT2:38 PM CT3:38 PM ET15:38 ET19:38 GMT3:38 CST12:38 PM MST2:38 PM EST3:08 PM VEN23:38 UAE2:38 PM CT-Verlander left Sunday's game against the Texas Rangers with a tight right quad muscle, shortly after having his no-hit bid broken up in the seventh inning.
Analysis: Verlander had already been replaced on the American League All-Star team by Baltimore's Chris Tillman. Under baseball's labor contract, pitchers who start on the Sunday before the All-Star game may opt not to participate.
|July 10 12:16 PM PT1:16 PM MT2:16 PM CT3:16 PM ET15:16 ET19:16 GMT3:16 CST12:16 PM MST2:16 PM EST2:46 PM VEN23:16 UAE2:16 PM CT-Verlander (9-6) gave up a season-high 12 hits, five runs and struck out three to match a season low in seven-plus innings of Tuesday's 11-4 loss to the White Sox.
Analysis: Verlander is 2-3 with a 5.75 ERA in his last six home starts.
|July 5 3:28 PM PT4:28 PM MT5:28 PM CT6:28 PM ET18:28 ET22:28 GMT6:28 CST3:28 PM MST5:28 PM EST5:58 PM VEN2:28 UAE (+1)5:28 PM CT-Verlander allowed three hits over seven shutout innings to beat Toronto 11-1 on Thursday.
Analysis: Verlander picked up his first victory since June 7, going 0-1 with a 3.96 ERA in his past four starts.
|June 24 1:19 PM PT2:19 PM MT3:19 PM CT4:19 PM ET16:19 ET20:19 GMT4:19 CST1:19 PM MST3:19 PM EST3:49 PM VEN0:19 UAE (+1)3:19 PM CT-Verlander struggled again for Detroit, allowing four runs in seven innings of Sunday's 7-5 win over Boston.
Analysis: He walked three and struck out four, and his ERA went up to 3.90. It was the second straight start in which he lasted only five innings.
|June 8 10:48 AM PT11:48 AM MT12:48 PM CT1:48 PM ET13:48 ET17:48 GMT1:48 CST10:48 AM MST12:48 PM EST1:18 PM VEN21:48 UAE12:48 PM CT-Verlander allowed three runs and seven hits over seven innings, earning the win during Friday's 7-5 victory over Cleveland.
Analysis: Verlander has now won four consecutive starts despite a 4.85 ERA. He's allowed at least three runs in each of those outings.
|May 28 9:52 AM PT10:52 AM MT11:52 AM CT12:52 PM ET12:52 ET16:52 GMT0:52 CST9:52 AM MST11:52 AM EST12:22 PM VEN20:52 UAE11:52 AM CT-Verlander struck out a season-high 13 over seven innings during Monday's 6-5 win over Pittsburgh.
Analysis: Verlander allowed three runs and seven hits, improving to 6-4 on the season. He'll face the Orioles in Baltimore over the weekend.
|May 23 1:54 PM PT2:54 PM MT3:54 PM CT4:54 PM ET16:54 ET20:54 GMT4:54 CST1:54 PM MST3:54 PM EST4:24 PM VEN0:54 UAE (+1)3:54 PM CT-Verlander returned to the mound after sitting through a 62-minute rain delay to get his fifth win as the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 11-7 on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Verlander is 5-4 with a 3.66 ERA with 66 strikeouts on the year.
|May 12 6:19 PM PT7:19 PM MT8:19 PM CT9:19 PM ET21:19 ET1:19 GMT9:19 CST6:19 PM MST8:19 PM EST8:49 PM VEN5:19 UAE (+1)8:19 PM CT-Verlander gave up four runs - three earned - six hits and a season-high five walks over an uncharacteristic five innings in Detroit's 7-6 loss to Cleveland on Saturday.
Analysis: It was the first time since Aug. 17, 2010, that Verlander issued five walks in a game.
|May 6 10:50 AM PT11:50 AM MT12:50 PM CT1:50 PM ET13:50 ET17:50 GMT1:50 CST10:50 AM MST12:50 PM EST1:20 PM VEN21:50 UAE12:50 PM CT-Verlander held Houston hitless until the seventh inning and the Detroit Tigers romped past the Astros 9-0 Sunday for a four-game sweep.
Analysis: Verlander (4-2) struck out nine and left after the seventh. The former AL MVP and Cy Young winner has a 1.55 ERA this season. Verlander came close to joining rare company. Only five pitchers in major league history have thrown three or more no-hitters: Nolan Ryan leads with seven, Sandy Koufax threw four and Bob Feller, Cy Young and 1880s pitcher Larry Corcoran each had three.
|May 1 11:08 AM PT12:08 PM MT1:08 PM CT2:08 PM ET14:08 ET18:08 GMT2:08 CST11:08 AM MST1:08 PM EST1:38 PM VEN22:08 UAE1:08 PM CT-Verlander showed no lingering signs of injury Tuesday, striking out eight while holding the Twins to one run and five hits in seven innings in Detroit's 6-1 victory.
Analysis: Verlander (3-2, 1.83 ERA) left his previous start due to a blister on his pitching thumb but looked more than OK on Tuesday.
|Apr. 25 1:05 PM PT2:05 PM MT3:05 PM CT4:05 PM ET16:05 ET20:05 GMT4:05 CST1:05 PM MST3:05 PM EST3:35 PM VEN0:05 UAE (+1)3:05 PM CT-Verlander is expected to make his next start despite a blister on his pitching thumb that caused him to leave Thursday's game. Tigers trainer Kevin Rand says Verlander's blister is something the right-hander has had to deal with in the past as well, but it doesn't look as if he'll miss any more time.
Analysis: Verlander left Thursday's game against Kansas City after seven innings with the blister.
|Apr. 19 2:47 PM PT3:47 PM MT4:47 PM CT5:47 PM ET17:47 ET21:47 GMT5:47 CST2:47 PM MST4:47 PM EST5:17 PM VEN1:47 UAE (+1)4:47 PM CT-Kyle Seager hit a pinch-hit, two-out RBI double in the seventh inning off Verlander to give the Mariners a 2-0 victory over the Tigers on Thursday.
Analysis: Verlander (2-2), who threw 126 pitches in seven innings, struck out 12 - two short of his career high - and gave up nine hits, two runs and walked one.
|Apr. 14 2:38 PM PT3:38 PM MT4:38 PM CT5:38 PM ET17:38 ET21:38 GMT5:38 CST2:38 PM MST4:38 PM EST5:08 PM VEN1:38 UAE (+1)4:38 PM CT-Verlander allowed one run over six innings to beat the A's 7-3 on Saturday.
Analysis: Verlander struck out six and gave up three hits to improve to 2-1 with a 1.96 ERA on the season.
|Apr. 8 3:12 PM PT4:12 PM MT5:12 PM CT6:12 PM ET18:12 ET22:12 GMT6:12 CST3:12 PM MST5:12 PM EST5:42 PM VEN2:12 UAE (+1)5:12 PM CT-Verlander took the loss, allowing three runs over 7 1/3 innings in a 7-0 loss to the Yankees on Sunday.
Analysis: Verlander gave up seven hits and struck out only four. He fell to 1-1 with a 2.19 ERA on the season.
|Mar. 29 10:06 AM PT11:06 AM MT12:06 PM CT1:06 PM ET13:06 ET17:06 GMT1:06 CST10:06 AM MST12:06 PM EST12:36 PM VEN21:06 UAE11:06 AM CT-Verlander agreed Friday to a $180 million, seven-year contract, topping Felix Hernandez for the richest deal for a pitcher in baseball history.
Analysis: The new deal keeps those salaries and adds $140 million in guaranteed money: $28 million each season from 2015-19. It includes a $22 million option for 2020 that would become guaranteed if he finishes among the top five in 2019 Cy Young voting. The deal could be worth $202 million over eight seasons. Verlander's agreement topped the record for pitchers set when Hernandez and Seattle agreed in February to a $175 million, seven-year contract.
|Mar. 27 3:21 PM PT4:21 PM MT5:21 PM CT6:21 PM ET18:21 ET22:21 GMT6:21 CST3:21 PM MST5:21 PM EST5:51 PM VEN2:21 UAE (+1)4:21 PM CT-Verlander allowed one earned run and five hits in 5 2-3 innings, striking out five and walking one in Wednesday's 4-1 loss to Philadelphia.
Analysis: He'll start Monday at Minnesota.
|2005||Det||0||2||0 - 0||2||2||0||11.1||15||9||9||1||5||0||7||1.76||7.15||-$.67|
|2006||Det||17||9||0 - 0||30||30||1||186.0||187||78||75||21||60||1||124||1.33||3.63||$196.50|
|2007||Det||18||6||0 - 0||32||32||1||201.2||181||88||82||20||67||3||183||1.23||3.66||$268.67|
|2008||Det||11||17||0 - 0||33||33||1||201.0||195||119||108||18||87||8||163||1.40||4.84||$170.00|
|2009||Det||19||9||0 - 0||35||35||3||240.0||219||99||92||20||63||5||269||1.18||3.45||$371.00|
|2010||Det||18||9||0 - 0||33||33||4||224.1||190||89||84||14||71||0||219||1.16||3.37||$318.83|
|2011||Det||24||5||0 - 0||34||34||4||251.0||174||73||67||24||57||0||250||0.92||2.40||$438.50|
|2012||Det||17||8||0 - 0||33||33||6||238.1||192||81||70||19||60||2||239||1.06||2.64||$366.33|
|2013||Det||13||12||0 - 0||34||34||0||218.1||212||94||84||19||75||1||217||1.31||3.46||$272.83|
|Career||137||77||0 - 0||266||266||20||1772.0||1565||730||671||156||545||20||1671||1.19||3.41|
|2006||Det||Total||1||2||0 - 0||4||4||0||21.2||26||17||14||5||10||0||23||5.82|
|0||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||5.1||7||3||3||1||4||0||5||5.06|
|LCS||1||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||5.1||7||4||4||2||1||0||6||6.75|
|WS||0||2||0 - 0||2||2||0||11.0||12||10||7||2||5||0||12||5.73|
|2011||Det||Total||2||1||0 - 0||4||4||0||20.1||19||12||12||2||10||0||25||5.31|
|1||0||0 - 0||2||2||0||9.0||6||5||5||0||5||0||12||5.00|
|LCS||1||1||0 - 0||2||2||0||11.1||13||7||7||2||5||0||13||5.56|
|2012||Det||Total||3||1||0 - 0||4||4||1||28.1||16||7||7||4||6||0||29||2.22|
|2||0||0 - 0||2||2||1||16.0||7||1||1||1||5||0||22||0.56|
|LCS||1||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||8.1||3||1||1||1||0||0||3||1.08|
|WS||0||1||0 - 0||1||1||0||4.0||6||5||5||2||1||0||4||11.25|
|2013||Det||Total||1||1||0 - 0||3||3||0||23.0||10||1||1||1||3||0||31||0.39|
|1||0||0 - 0||2||2||0||15.0||6||0||0||0||2||0||21||0.00|
|LCS||0||1||0 - 0||1||1||0||8.0||4||1||1||1||1||0||10||1.13|
|Career||7||5||0 - 0||15||15||1||93.1||71||37||34||12||29||0||108||3.28|