Verlander said he will see how he feels Wednesday, but his immediate reaction was that the session went well.
Verlander also made a little non-throwing news last week when he sent out a social media message dedicated to all his haters.
With every game Verlander misses, however, Lobstein gets another start, and that experience could benefit the Tigers sooner than later.
Verlander had hinted at the encouraging news on his Instagram feed Wednesday morning, when he posted a photo of a green traffic light.
“Green means go!!! Gas pedals on the right!”
Justin Verlander is trying to stay patient while he recovers from a strained right triceps. It is a difficult task for the right-hander.
In the meantime, another MRI of Verlander’s arm is expected today where it’s anticipated fans will get a clearer picture of when he’ll return to the mound.
Ausmus provided an update Monday on starting pitcher Justin Verlander, who has been on the disabled list since the beginning of the season.
Depending on the level of inflammation, the pitching ace might not be back on the mound for a while.
“We’ve done testing and we’ve had multiple opinions,” Rand said. “We waited until we felt we needed to.”