Justin Verlander RUMORS & NEWS

  • Justin Verlander makes light of pitch-tipping talk with tweet

    ESPN "Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander apparently isn't worried he might be tipping his pitches. The right-hander tweeted "working on my tipping" Monday with a GIF of himself drinking a beer in a pool. Verlander matched a career high by allowing nine runs Saturday in the Indians' 13-6 win over..." April 18

  • Tigers concerned Justin Verlander is tipping pitches

    MLB.com "When Carlos Santana sent Justin Verlander's first-pitch curveball into the right-field seats Saturday, he passed former Indians and White Sox great Jim Thome for the most home runs against Verlander, who was asked about the comparison. "Pretty similar," Verlander said. "I either strike him out..." April 17

  • Justin Verlander tells worried Tigers fans that spring training doesn’t mean (expletive)

    Fox Sports "The Detroit Tigers aren’t having the most statistically impressive spring thus far. But they are far less concerned about their 3-10 record than some of their fans are. After Tuesday’s loss – Detroit’s seventh in eight Grapefruit League games this month – ace Justin Verlander channeled Packers..." March 08

  • The Dodgers asked the Tigers about Justin Verlander this offseason

    Hardball Talk "File this under “man, that would’ve been cool.” Or, if you’re a Tigers fan, file it under “man, that would’ve signaled several years of misery.” However you fall on the matter, however, know that, according to Jon Heyman, the Dodgers inquired about trading for Justin Verlander over the..." February 24

  • Justin Verlander says the AL and NL should have the same rules, would ditch DH

    CBS Sports "Those approaching hoof-beats? They belong to This, Our Baseball, and any time baseball is the matter at hand we’re honor-bound to thunder about the designated hitter. CBS Sports has learned that the AL uses the DH and the NL doesn’t, and that this has been the case since 1973. This stark..." February 23

  • Kate Upton: No sex with Justin Verlander before games

    Sporting News "Kate Upton has revealed Justin Verlander's strict rules for sex. During an appearance on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" on Wednesday night, the engaged model apparently didn't mind sharing intimate information about her relationship with the Detroit Tigers pitcher. "There's no sex before..." February 23

  • Brad Ausmus announces Justin Verlander will be Tigers Opening Day starter

    Detroit Sports Nation "On Saturday at TigerFest, manager Brad Ausmus announced that Justin Verlander will be the Detroit Tigers Opening Day starting pitcher. The Tigers first game will be played on April 3rd in Chicago against the White Sox. Ausmus said the rest of the rotation was yet to be determined. Verlander..." January 21

  • Verlander relieved Tigers didn't make major roster changes

    ESPN "Justin Verlander says he's happy rumors of a big Detroit Tigers selloff this offseason proved just that -- rumors. The Tigers ace, in an interview with MLB Network Radio on Friday, says he's happy Detroit has held on to its key players entering the 2017 season. "It would have been upsetting..." January 13

  • Report: Verlander, Upton purchase $5.5M Beverly Hills house

    Detroit News "Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander and fiancée Kate Upton have purchased a house in Beverly Hills, California, for $5.475 million, according to a report. TMZ Sports says they began house hunting shortly after becoming engaged in May. The house is 5,000 square feet with five bedrooms,..." December 01

  • Kate Upton clarifies her NSFW Cy Young rant and rails against early voting

    USA Today "Supermodel Kate Upton used a slightly shocking Twitter rant to defend fiancee Justin Verlander when the Detroit Tigers hurler was left off a couple of Cy Young ballots and kept him from winning the AL award. One of those tweets was aimed at Verlander’s former teammate (and the 2016 AL Cy Young..." November 25

  • Justin Verlander Trade Would Propel Red Sox to the Top of AL Hierarchy

    Bleacher Report "Justin Verlander and Boston Red Sox fans may not be on the best terms right now. After Verlander lost the American League Cy Young Award to Boston sinkerballer Rick Porcello, Verlander's fiancee, Kate Upton, voiced her displeasure via Twitter [warning: NSFW language]. While Upton's and,..." November 22

  • Verlander fires back at reporter who tells Upton to 'pipe down'

    Washington Post "Kate Upton has a long way to go to reach Miko Grimes status when it comes to Twitter rants, but her defense of fiance Justin Verlander after he missed out on the American League Cy Young Award on Wednesday was enough for one MLB beat writer to tell her to “pipe down.” Upton sent out a tweet..." November 18

  • Hey, Kate Upton ... pipe down! There’s no scandal in Justin Verlander not winning the AL Cy Young

    New York Daily News "There’s been a lot of bellyaching about this year’s American League Cy Young vote, renewing the annual call by many for a change to the Baseball Writers Association of America’s voting process. With all due respect to Kate Upton, it’s time for her and everybody else to pipe down. For..." November 18

  • One of two Cy Young voters who snubbed Justin Verlander ‘agonized’ over decision: ‘I did the best I could’

    New York Daily News "Insert your favorite Electoral College joke here. Despite earning more first-place votes than any other pitcher, Justin Verlander finished second to Red Sox righty Rick Porcello in the American League Cy Young Award vote after two Tampa Bay writers left the Tigers ace off their ballot..." November 17

  • Will the Tigers trade Miguel Cabrera, Justin Verlander?

    Click on Detroit "As the Detroit Tigers openly try to trim payroll, many are asking: will they actually trade Miguel Cabrera? The Tigers are reportedly fielding calls for Miggy, as well as Justin Verlander, according to Jon Heyman. The Tigers are not saying they are rebuilding, but rather suggesting they are..." November 09

  • Tigers open to anything, get calls on Cabrera, Verlander

    Fanrag Sports "With the Tigers signaling they are open for business and willing to discuss just about anything in trades, a number of teams have checked in on superstar hitter Miguel Cabrera and superstar pitcher Justin Verlander. The Tigers are not saying they are rebuilding, but rather suggesting they are..." November 08