Justin Verlander

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers talks with teammates Justin Verlander #35 on the mound against the Oakland Athletics during Game Two of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 5, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Tigers Hoping Familiar Names Can Keep Run Going

With four straight division titles to their credit — but no World Series championship since 1984 — the boldness is understandable.

97.1 The Ticket–11/16/2014

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Justin Verlander, Kate Upton And Taylor Swift Sit Courtside At Knicks Game [PHOTOS]

The Knicks lost their sixth game in a row on Wednesday night as they were defeated 97-95 by the Orlando Magic.

97.1 The Ticket–11/13/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05:  Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers looks on from the dugout in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Justin Verlander Fails At Making Pizza; Kate Upton Mocks Him [PHOTO]

Over the weekend Verlander decided to try his hand at cooking. I use the term cooking loosely though.

97.1 The Ticket–11/10/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 03:  Model Kate Upton watches her boyfriend Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers 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 Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Justin Verlander And Kate Upton Enjoy Florida Vacation, Feast On Crabs [PHOTO]

You can see that Verlander and Upton went to Joe’s Stone Crab in Miami Beach and really had some fun with the crabs. (I’ll let you insert your own joke here.)

97.1 The Ticket–11/04/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 16:  Doug Fister #58 of the Detroit Tigers throws the first pitch against the Boston Red Sox in the first inning of Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Dombrowski Says He Does Not Regret Fister Trade, Says ‘Starting Pitching Was Not Our Downfall’

In return for Fister, the Tigers received young starter Robbie Ray, reliever Ian Krol and infielder Steve Lombardozzi (since traded), none of which figured prominently in the outcome of this season.

CBS Detroit–10/14/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Championship Series Is Set

The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.

10/07/2014

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 Peaking At Right Time For Tigers

Verlander pitched his final regular season start of 2014 better than he had pitched all season.

CBS Detroit–09/24/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 24: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers hits a sacrifice fly ball to drive in Ian Kinsler during the seventh inning of a game against the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park on September 24, 2014, in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Tigers Beat White Sox 6-1 After Benches Clear

Justin Verlander pitched eight impressive innings, and the Detroit Tigers inched closer to a postseason spot Wednesday, rallying after benches cleared in the sixth inning to beat the Chicago White Sox 6-1.

97.1 The Ticket–09/24/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 14:  Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers warms up prior to the start of the game against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park on September 14, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Indians 6-4.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Verlander, Sale Face Off As Tigers Cling To One-Game Lead In AL Central

“I think certain guys have, when the stage is bigger and the spotlight’s brighter, they turn up their concentration, their game is elevated,” Ausmus said. “I think there is some truth to that.”

CBS Detroit–09/24/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 06: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch against the New York Yankees in the fourth inning during a MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on August 6, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Verlander, Tigers Stall As Salazar Pitches First Shutout In Indians’ 7-0 Win

The Tigers (76-63), who entered play a half-game behind Kansas City in the AL Central, won the first two games of the crucial series against their division rivals.

97.1 The Ticket–09/03/2014

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