Justin Verlander

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 23:  Buck Farmer #45 of the Detroit Tigers throws against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning at Target Field on August 23, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.(Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Tigers Recall Farmer To Start For Verlander

The Tigers have recalled right-hander Buck Farmer to start against the Indians because Justin Verlander has a stiff back.

97.1 The Ticket–06/24/2015

OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 06:  Prince Fielder #84 of the Texas Rangers reacts after flying out to right field against the Oakland Athletics in the top of the seventh inning on Opening Day at O.co Coliseum on April 6, 2015 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

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Prince Fielder scored a run, on a play after stumbling around third base and face-planting into the ground, and later drove in a run one with an infield single for the Rangers.

97.1 The Ticket–06/18/2015

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 9:  Ian Kinsler #3 and pitcher Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers exchange high-fives before the start of a game against the Chicago Cubs at Comerica Park on June 9, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Verlander Says Higher Velocity In First Start ‘Good Sign Of Things To Come’

“It was nice to see it coming out pretty good there,” Verlander said Saturday, when he hit 96 and 97 on the radar gun in the fifth inning.

CBS Detroit–06/13/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 03:  Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 3, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Verlander Excited To Make His First Start Of The Season Saturday

“I’m not setting any specific innings,” Verlander said Wednesday. “I’ll go as long as I can until they take the ball out of my hand.”

CBS Detroit–06/10/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 03:  Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers walks back to the dugout after being relieved in the sixth inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 3, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Verlander Slated To Make His First Start Of Season On Saturday

“His pitch count is up and over 90, so there’s not a lot of restraints,” Ausmus said. “If he throws well, we’ll roll with him.”

CBS Detroit–06/09/2015

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 24:  School children meet a life-sized baby Tyrannosaurus Rex during a preview appearance of Walking With Dinosaurs at Bialik College on March 24, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia. Walking With Dinosaurs is a theatrical production that features 15 life-sized dinosaurs, the show will begin it's Melbourne Tour at Hisense Arena on May 4.  (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images)

T-Rex Delivers Game Ball To Justin Verlander [VIDEO]

Justin Verlander made a strong case Saturday that he’s ready to pitch for the Detroit Tigers.

97.1 The Ticket–06/09/2015

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Justin Verlander Sings ‘Total Eclipse Of The Heart’ For Kate Upton [VIDEO]

Kate Upton is like the gift that keeps on giving.

97.1 The Ticket–06/09/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 19:  Starting pitcher Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers smiles as he does a post-game interview after a 10-1 win against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on September 19, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Verlander To Don ‘Jurassic Park’ Jersey In Toledo Rehab Start [PHOTOS]

Rehab starts for pitchers in the MLB are rarely categorized as exciting. But when Justin Verlander is in a Jurassic Park uniform, things are taken up a notch.

97.1 The Ticket–06/06/2015

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Kate Upton Proves To Justin Verlander That ‘Granny Panties’ Are Hot [PHOTO]

The Justin Verlander and Kate Upton relationship is here to stay.

97.1 The Ticket–06/04/2015

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