Justin Verlander News

  • Verlander likely to start rehab game Sunday

    Tigers manager Brad Ausmus didn't even think to ask ace right-hander Justin Verlander how his arm felt the day after throwing a simulated game. "I saw him and said hello," Ausmus. "He wasn't complaining. He was upbeat."

  • Comerica opens doors for Wins for Warriors

    Though the Tigers were on the road, the gates to Comerica Park opened Monday morning for a 9K run organized by Wins for Warriors, a foundation launched by Justin Verlander.

  • Next step for Verlander: Sim game

    Six weeks after Justin Verlander threw a simulated game and fell short of his goal, he's scheduled to throw another one. He'll face a group of Tigers hitters Tuesday afternoon in Oakland, where Detroit faces the A's next week, as he tries the next step in his rehab process.

  • Win for Warriors 9K to be held Memorial Day

    Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander's Wins for Warriors, a foundation to support war veterans and their families, will take center stage at Comerica Park on Memorial Day.

  • Verlander, Rondon complete bullpen sessions

    Justin Verlander and Bruce Rondon took positive steps in coming back from the disabled list for the Tigers after the righties completed successful bullpen sessions Friday.

  • Verlander throws 25-pitch bullpen session

    Justin Verlander got back onto the bullpen mound at Comerica Park on Tuesday and threw 25 pitches in what he and manager Brad Ausmus called a light bullpen session.

  • Verlander gets green light, starts throwing

    Justin Verlander is throwing again. The 2011 American League Cy Young Award winner, sidelined since late March with a right triceps strain, threw 50 times off flat ground Wednesday afternoon after doctors reviewed his MRI exam and decided inflammation had sufficiently subsided.

  • Trio of doctors looking over Verlander's MRI

    Justin Verlander underwent a third MRI exam on his strained right triceps here Tuesday morning, hoping to be cleared to begin his throwing program again.

  • Third MRI on tap for Verlander

    Justin Verlander will undergo his third MRI during the Tigers' trip to Chicago next week in order to gauge whether the inflammation in his strained right triceps is subsiding.

  • Verlander's MRI shows less inflammation

    Justin Verlander's rehabilitation from a strained triceps muscle in his pitching arm continues to take baby steps forward. The Tigers confirmed on Monday that Verlander had a second MRI on April 24, and the results showed less inflammation in his right triceps.

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