By Dan Jenkins

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander is known to speak his mind on social media, mostly responding to critics on Twitter.

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Verlander and his new fiancé Kate Upton toured Washington D.C. on Monday with some help from Upton’s uncle, Congressman Fred Upton.


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Twitter user @JonMoses12 didn’t think Verlander should have been taking part in trivial, non-baseball things and called him out.

Never silent, Verlander retorted.

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Here’s a brief history of Verlander’s interactions with some of Twitter’s greatest minds: