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DETROIT, MI - MAY 10: Former manager Jim Leyland of the Detroit Tigers hugs Justin Verlander #35 while Miguel Cabrera #24 looks on during a ceremony honoring Leyland prior to the Minnesota Twins playing the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on May 10, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Leyland Enjoying New Role With Tigers; Players Reminisce About Old Skipper

“I’m quite a ways away,” Leyland said, “but at the same time pretty close.”

CBS Detroit–05/12/2014

DETROIT, MI - MAY 9: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers lays off the high pitch before hitting a single later in his at-bat against the Minnesota Twins in the fourth inning at Comerica Park on May 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Twins Finally Beat Verlander, Edge Tigers 2-1

Phil Hughes pitched seven scoreless innings, and the Minnesota Twins beat Justin Verlander for the first time in over four years, 2-1 on Friday night.

97.1 The Ticket–05/09/2014

Caption:MINNEAPOLIS, MN - APRIL 27: Rain falls on the tarp as the game between the Minnesota Twins and the Detroit Tigers is postponed due to rain on April 27, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Tigers, Twins Have Differing Views Of Rainout

Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander isn’t thrilled that he got Sunday off, but he had no choice.

97.1 The Ticket–04/28/2014

Caption:SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 15: Kate Upton, Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann pose for a photo call to promote the release of 'The Other Woman' at the Park Hyatt on April 15, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Caroline McCredie/Getty Images)

Kate Upton Celebrates Easter In Detroit [PHOTO]

The weather is gorgeous, the sun is shining and Kate Upton is in Detroit to watch the Tigers.

97.1 The Ticket–04/21/2014

Caption:DETROIT, MI - APRIL 17: Catcher Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers reaches out to tag Mike Aviles #4 of the Cleveland Indians but did not have possession of the ball during the fifth inning at Comerica Park on April 17, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Tigers Hold On For 7-5 Win Over Indians

Ian Kinsler homered and drove in four runs, and the Detroit Tigers held on for a 7-5 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday.

97.1 The Ticket–04/17/2014

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Watch Justin Verlander Get His First MLB Career Hit [VIDEO]

Verlander must have eaten his Wheaties on the road trip out to California, not only did he get his first major league hit, he got two.

97.1 The Ticket–04/14/2014

Caption:LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 02: Actress Kate Upton attends 'The Other Woman' UK premiere at the Curzon Mayfair on April 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

Kate Upton And Justin Verlander Stroll Hand In Hand With The Look Of Love [Photos]

Cue the wooooo track anytime now.

97.1 The Ticket–04/11/2014

DETROIT, MI - MARCH 31: Alex Gonzalez #28 of the Detroit Tigers singles to left field scoring Tyler Collins #72 in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeated the Kansas City Royals on Opening Day at Comerica Park on March 31, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Royals 4-3. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Gonzalez’s Single Lifts Tigers Over Royals 4-3

Alex Gonzalez drove in the winning run in his Detroit debut, lining a single to left off Greg Holland in the ninth inning that gave the Tigers a 4-3 opening-day victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday.

97.1 The Ticket–03/31/2014

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 01: (L-R) Justin Verlander, Stephen Rannazzisi, Kate Upton, Jamie Foxx, Corinne Bishop and guests attend the DirecTV Super Saturday Night at Pier 40 on February 1, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for DirecTV)

Verlander, Upton Getting Serious? Kate Brings Justin Around Family [PICS]

From the tweets of Christie and Kate, it appears that the birthday was not the first time Christie has met her famous sister’s new boyfriend.

CBS Detroit–03/27/2014

LAKELAND, FL - FEBRUARY 23: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers poses for a portrait during photo day on February 23, 2014 at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Verlander Sharp In Tuneup, Tigers Edge Phils 1-0

In his last start of the spring, Justin Verlander outdueled Cliff Lee, shutting out the Phillies over 6 1-3 innings in the Tigers’ 1-0 win.

97.1 The Ticket–03/27/2014