Tigers, Pirates Must Move On From Last Year's AcesFor a decade, opening day for the Detroit Tigers belonged almost exclusively to Justin Verlander.
Bradley Powers Red Sox Over Tigers 7-2Justin Verlander (1-5) allowed two unearned runs in six innings. He struck out seven and walked three while throwing 113 pitches.
Detroit's Verlander Roughed Up By Nationals In 7-7 Tie"I have work to do on my slider," Verlander said. "My slider has been about 50-50.
Verlander Sharp, Nathan Roughed Up, Tigers Fall To PhilliesTigers reliever Joe Nathan was roughed up for six runs while getting just two outs. He gave up five hits and walked one.
Tigers Tamed As Indians Win 6-2Mike Aviles hit a two-run double in the second when the Indians scored four runs off Verlander (5-3), who didn't settle in until the damage was already done.
Poll Question: Who Should Start Opening Day?Should Max Scherzer or Justin Verlander take to the mound on Opening Day?
Yankees 7, Tigers 0CC Sabathia pitched seven scoreless innings and Jayson Nix homered off Justin Verlander in the three-run second, lifting the New York Yankees to a 7-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday.
Cy Young Award Winning Pitchers Match-Up Sunday In DetroitJustin Verlander and CC Sabathia didn't meet in last year's postseason, and they had differing results when they took the mound in the AL championship series.
Verlander Gives Up 3 HRs, Astros Down Tigers Verlander allowed three homers and four runs while pitching into the sixth inning Thursday of the Tigers' 7-2 loss to the Houston Astros.
Niese Outpitches Verlander In Mets 11-0 WinJonathon Niese took another step toward earning an opening day start if Johan Santana is not ready, allowing one hit in 4 2-3 innings and leading the New York Mets to an 11-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Monday.
Upton Denies Verlander Relationship In TV InterviewSo what do you think metro Detroit, is she lying to appear more available to fans -- or has Verlander struck out?
Verlander Talks About Life As The $200M Man (Video)"That's a loaded question there," Tigers ace pitcher Justin Verlander said.