Justin Verlander

Robin Ventura (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) and Matt Harvey (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

White Sox Manager Robin Ventura: Matt Harvey Is ‘Verlander-Like’

“Harvey was as advertised tonight,” Ventura said after the game. “He was as dominant as anyone they’ve seen. He’s (Justin) Verlander-like — he has velocity, movement and his presence is as good as advertised.”

05/08/2013

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Sabathia And Yankees Bullpen Combine To Shut Out Tigers

CC Sabathia put in a strong seven-inning outing as the Yankees shut out the Tigers at Comerica Park.

04/07/2013

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By The Numbers: One Man’s Opinion — Why The Tigers Needed To Keep Verlander

Overall, the Tigers should be very satisfied with hanging onto Verlander for at least another five years. Although the price tag was high, he is a vital contributor to the team’s success.

04/01/2013

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Who Should You Draft? Fantasy Baseball’s Top 40 Players

If you’re fantasy baseball draft hasn’t happened already, it’s going to be happening soon. Here’s a look at the top five players at each position.

03/16/2013

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‘Very Scared’ Jordany Valdespin Learns Lesson, Vows To Wear Cup

Valdespin has learned his lesson — and it was a painful, painful lesson indeed.

03/13/2013

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Jordany Valdespin Picks Wrong Day To Forgo Cup, Takes Fastball To Nether Region

After tweeting “No body cant stop me (sic),” Valdespin was indeed stopped — by a Justin Verlander fastball to the you-know-what. And he wasn’t wearing a cup.

03/12/2013

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Matt Moore Must Step Up In Rays Rotation

Coming into the 2012 season, Matt Moore was likely the most-hyped pitching prospect in baseball – not without good reason.

03/05/2013

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By The Numbers: A Closer Look At Pitcher Efficiency Average

A relatively new statistic that has come up through sabermetrical circles is known as Pitcher Efficiency Average (PEA), which helps compare and rank pitchers based on efficiency.

02/05/2013

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Tigers Vs. Giants: Five Things You Didn’t Know From Game 3 Of The World Series

The Giants took a commanding lead in the World Series last night, going up 3-0 after defeating the Tigers by a score of 2-0 for the second straight game. Here are five things you didn’t know about the game.

10/28/2012

Giants Vs. Tigers: Five Things You Didn’t Know From Game 1 Of The World Series

Check out these five facts from Game 1 of the World Series that you may not have known.

10/25/2012

Pablo Sandoval

Sandoval’s Epic Night Leads Giants To Game 1 Rout Of Verlander, Tigers

With three mighty swings, Pablo Sandoval put the San Francisco Giants ahead in this World Series and put himself in a class with Mr. October.

10/24/2012

Giants, Tigers Will Need All Seven Games To Decide World Series

It looks like the World Series will go the distance and seven games for the second straight year.

10/24/2012

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Sticking To His Guns: Girardi Doesn’t Budge, Sits A-Rod And Granderson For Game 4

The Yankees kept their lineup the same as it would have been on Wednesday — with Rodriguez on the bench for the third time in nine postseason games. A-Rod is 3-for-23 with no RBIs in these playoffs.

10/18/2012

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Blame It On The Rain: No Sabathia For Yankees If ALCS Goes To Game 7

If New York manages to storm back from a 3-0 series deficit, it won’t be CC Sabathia on the hill for a deciding Game 7. Blame it on the rain.

10/18/2012

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Kallas: Yankees’ Joe Girardi Is Rearranging Deck Chairs On The Titanic

The Yankees simply have virtually nobody who can hit. Down three games to none after a 2-1 defeat to Detroit, the Yankees are down and out. The fall has been quick and precipitous.

10/17/2012

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