“I’m quite a ways away,” Leyland said, “but at the same time pretty close.”
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.
Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander isn’t thrilled that he got Sunday off, but he had no choice.
The weather is gorgeous, the sun is shining and Kate Upton is in Detroit to watch the Tigers.
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.
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.
Cue the wooooo track anytime now.
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.
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.
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.