Justin Verlander News

  • 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.

  • Ailing Verlander remains in holding pattern

    Justin Verlander will travel with the Tigers on their upcoming three-city, 10-game road trip. How much he can do while he's with them is anyone's guess at this point.

  • MRI confirms right triceps strain for Verlander

    Justin Verlander's lingering soreness after his simulated game last week was enough of a concern that he underwent an MRI exam. Results confirmed the standing diagnosis of a right triceps strain, according to Tigers head athletic trainer Kevin Rand.

  • Tigers to slow down Verlander's rehab plan

    The Tigers aren't saying much about Justin Verlander, but his return from a right triceps strain seems to be going slower than expected. Verlander cut a simulated start short Wednesday in Pittsburgh due to fatigue, and soreness carried into Friday.

  • Sore Verlander won't make Tuesday's start

    Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander, who cut short a simulated game on Wednesday due to fatigue, has been ruled out of a potential Tuesday start against the Yankees.

  • Fatigue ends Verlander's sim game early

    Justin Verlander threw 45 pitches over three innings in a simulated game Wednesday afternoon at PNC Park. What it means for his chances of pitching in an actual game soon remains to be seen. Manager Brad Ausmus said a day earlier that Verlander was expected to throw four innings of about 15 pitches each, possibly longer if he felt good. Verlander said the session ended earlier due to shoulder fatigue, not pain.

  • Sim game last stop before Verlander's return

    Justin Verlander's simulated game on Wednesday will last at least four innings, and could be the final hurdle before he returns to the Tigers' rotation.

  • Verlander throws 45-pitch bullpen session

    Justin Verlander threw a 45-pitch bullpen session Sunday morning at Progressive Field, putting him on track to throw a simulated game Wednesday and possibly return to game action after that.

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