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Biography Data
Positions: P-374
Proper Name: Justin Brooks Verlander
Born: February 20, 1983 (34.270)
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)
Service Time:11.002 (2016)
TBC Player ID:36243
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2017-08-31 - Houston Astros - Traded from Tigers to Astros for Franklin Perez, Daz Cameron and Jake Rogers 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, HOU
Signed by:Greg Smith
Relationship(s):Brother of Ben Verlander

Pitch Repertoire Fastball (46.58%) -- Changeup (17.07%) -- Curveball (16.38%) -- Slider (13.86%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (6.02%) -- Cutter (0.08%)
Fastball Velocity: [2017] - 95.29 - [2016] - 93.65 - [2015] - 93.17 - [2014] - 93.05 - [2013] - 93.35 - [2012] - 94.69 - [2011] - 95.04 - [2010] - 95.45


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2017MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2017-08-31Houston AstrosSPActive-MLBHouston AstrosMLBTraded from Tigers to Astros for Franklin Perez, Daz Cameron and Jake Rogers40man
    2015
    2015-06-13Detroit TigersSPActive-MLBDetroit TigersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2015-04-09Detroit TigersSPDL-15Detroit TigersMLBDL-15 Right triceps soreness40man
    2013
    2013-03-30Detroit TigersSPActive-MLBDetroit TigersMLBSigned to 5-year contract for 2015-2019 ($140m) Extension. Option year for 202040man
    2012
    2012-05-03Detroit TigersSPActive-MLBDetroit TigersMLB40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Tigers (1-year)
    Signed by Tigers
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Detroit Tigers in 1st round (2nd overall) of 2004 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2017Houston Astros$ 28,000,00041100$ 535,000$ 3,582,271
    2017Detroit Tigers$ 28,000,00042100$ 535,000$ 3,582,271
    2016Detroit Tigers$ 28,000,00042100$ 507,500$ 3,498,245
    2015Detroit Tigers$ 28,000,00021100$ 507,500$ 3,571,283
    2014Detroit Tigers$ 20,100,00020298$ 500,000$ 3,256,497
    2013Detroit Tigers$ 20,100,00017399$ 490,000$ 3,021,5312013-03-30 - Signed to 5-year contract for 2015-2019 ($140m) Extension. Option year for 2020
    2012Detroit Tigers$ 20,100,00012399$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011Detroit Tigers$ 12,850,00050395$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010Detroit Tigers$ 6,850,000132886$ 400,000$ 2,812,412
    2009Detroit Tigers$ 3,675,0002211273$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008Detroit Tigers$ 1,130,0003881858$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007Detroit Tigers$ 1,030,0004021750$ 380,000$ 2,459,737
    2006Detroit Tigers$ 980,0004021650$ 327,000$ 2,365,072
    2005Detroit Tigers$ 300,000794450$ 300,000$ 2,189,055

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