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  • Kinsler, Verlander voted top Tigers in August

    Second baseman Ian Kinsler was voted the Tigers' Player of the Month by media members, while Justin Verlander was tabbed Pitcher of the Month for August.

  • Verlander gets job done without his best stuff

    Right-hander Justin Verlander spent part of his weekend in Toronto doing the edge walk along the outside of the city's CN Tower, hanging off the side by a harness from a height of about 1,750 feet. For an encore on Tuesday night, he walked a tightrope in the Tigers' 6-5 win over the Royals.

  • McCann maintains calm amid no-no bid

    James McCann learns quickly, as one would expect from the son of a rocket scientist. The way McCann handled his late-inning mound visit with Justin Verlander, one would've thought he was the son of a negotiator.

  • Chalk show: 1 liner spoils Verlander no-no in 9th

    Justin Verlander has been here enough times that he's starting to know the club by heart.

  • Verlander 1-hits Halos, just missing 3rd no-no

    The long path back to pitching dominance for Justin Verlander ended Wednesday night with a familiar sight. The Tigers' ace came within three outs of his third career no-hitter, settling for a 5-0 shutout of the Angels on Wednesday night at Comerica Park.

  • Bauman: Verlander's one-hitter a characteristic return to form

    There was obviously disappointment that the no-hitter was not achieved. But this was still a night of triumph for Verlander.

  • McCann: Verlander's bid 'heck of a night'

    It took until the eighth inning of Wednesday's 5-0 win over the Angels for Tigers right fielder J.D. Martinez to realize the feat that Justin Verlander was approaching.

  • Stats of the Day:

    Bidding to become the sixth pitcher in big league history with at least three no-hitters, Justin Verlander didn't allow a knock until Chris Iannetta lined a single just fair to left field to begin the ninth. Verlander settled for a one-hit shutout as the Tigers blanked the Angels, 5-0.

  • Sharp Lewis leads Rangers over Tigers

    The night after Tigers starter Alfredo Simon dominated the Rangers with a one-hitter, Colby Lewis returned the favor, tossing seven shutout innings as Texas held on for a 2-0 victory on Friday at Comerica Park.

  • Verlander in top form; just don't call it vintage

    Justin Verlander doesn't throw 100 mph anymore, let alone 100 pitches into an outing. But on Saturday, his 96-mph fastball on his 105th pitch was about as close as he's been to that form in years.


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