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Justin Verlander #1AS-6AW-26

+ Detroit Tigers Status: 15-Day Disabled List
Biography Data
Positions: P-318
Proper Name: Justin Brooks Verlander
Born: February 20, 1983 (32.065)
Place Manakin-Sabot, Virginia
Height/Weight: 6-5 / 200 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Goochland (Goochland,VA)
College: Old Dominion University
Drafted: 2004 -- 1st round (2nd overall) by Detroit Tigers (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:July 4,2005 (22.134)
TBC Player ID:36243
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2015-04-09 - Detroit Tigers - DL-15 Right triceps soreness More
Prospect Ranks:[2006]MLB #8 DET #1 [2005]DET #3
Recent Contract:Signed to 5-year contract for 2015-2019 ($140m) Extension. Option year for 2020 by Detroit Tigers (2013-03-30)
Organizations:DET
Signed by:Greg Smith
Relationship(s):Brother of Ben Verlander

Pitch Repertoire Fastball (42.91%) -- Changeup (20.31%) -- Curveball (16.59%) -- Slider (11.30%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (8.89%)
Fastball Velocity: [2014] - 93.05 - [2013] - 93.35 - [2012] - 94.69 - [2011] - 95.04 - [2010] - 95.45
Scouting Scores
control k-rating efficiency vsPower
57 80 71 72


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  • Awards for Justin Verlander
    YearLeagueAward NameNotesAward History
    2002NCAA1st Team College Freshman All-AmericanSPAward History
    2002NCAAColonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Year Award History
    2003NCAAColonial Athletic Association All-ConferenceSPAward History
    2004NCAAColonial Athletic Association All-ConferenceSPAward History
    2005MINORBaseball America 1st team Minor League All-StarSPAward History
    2005MINORMinor League High-A All-Star TeamSPAward History
    2006MLBAL Rookie of the MonthMayAward History
    2006MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekMay 22-May 28Award History
    2006MLBBaseball America Rookie of the Year Award History
    2007MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekJune 11-June 17Award History
    2009MLBAL Pitcher of the MonthMayAward History
    2009MLBMajor League 2nd All-Star (end of season)SPAward History
    2010MLBMajor League 2nd All-Star (end of season)SPAward History
    2011MLBAL Pitcher of the MonthJuneAward History
    2011MLBAmerican League Cy Young Award Award History
    2011MLBAmerican League Most Valuable Player Award History
    2011MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekSeptember 12-September 18Award History
    2011MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekMay 2-May 8Award History
    2011MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekJune 13-June 19Award History
    2011MLBMajor League 1st All-Star (end of season)SPAward History
    2012MLBAL Pitcher of the MonthSeptemberAward History
    2012MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekSeptember 24-September 30Award History
    2012MLBMajor League 1st All-Star (end of season)SPAward History

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