Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:53:57 -0700
Detroit Tigers SP Max Scherzer will start the opener of the American League Division Series against the Baltimore Orioles, according to manager Brad Ausmus. Scherzer will be followed by SPs Justin Verlander, David Price and Rick Porcello.
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 03:52:20 -0700
Either Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander or Max Scherzer would pitch the wild-card or divisional tiebreaker game if one was needed. The Tigers currently lead the American League Central, which would put them straight into the AL Division Series, but if a tiebreak is needed the preference leans toward Scherzer to pitch.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:41:26 -0700
Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander (finger) said his blister is OK after he threw a bullpen session Tuesday, Sept. 16. He is on track to start against the Kansas City Royals this weekend.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:58:00 -0700
Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander (finger) had a blister flare up on his right hand during his start Sunday, Sept. 14. However, it's not expected to be an issue moving forward.
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:41:46 -0700
Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander picked up his 13th win of the year Monday, Sept. 8, allowing six hits and four runs over seven innings and striking out four. He is 3-1 in four starts since skipping his turn in the rotation to rest pitching shoulder.
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 05:58:47 -0700
Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander (shoulder) could be an option to be converted to closer if the team makes the playoffs. Team president/general manager Dave Dombrowski said the team hasn't discussed any postseason possibility yet.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:41:17 -0700
Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander (shoulder) is not expected to be on a pitch count if he starts one of the two games Saturday, Aug. 23, according to manager Brad Ausmus.
Fantasy Tip: The team has not announced that Verlander will start, but it appears like he will pitch Saturday. Owners should get him back into their starting lineups.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:16:35 -0700
Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander (shoulder) threw a 35-pitch bullpen session Thursday, Aug. 21, and looks ready to start Saturday, Aug. 23.
Fantasy Tip: It's safe to throw Verlander into your lineups. At this point of the season, you need every start possible from him.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:18:40 -0700
Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander (shoulder) is scheduled to throw a light bullpen session Thursday, Aug. 21, and expects to start in one of the two games Saturday, Aug. 23.
Fantasy Tip: Verlander is coming off a shoulder injury, so it is not known how he will pitch when he rejoins the starting rotation. Owners could consider keeping him out of their lineups until they see him pitch again.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:06:13 -0700
Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander (shoulder) will throw Tuesday, Aug. 19, according to manager Brad Ausmus. Ausmus noted there was a possibility of a bullpen session in the next two days, depending on how Verlander's shoulder feels.
Fantasy Tip: Verlander has struggled in 2014. Make sure he is fully healthy before returning him to your lineups.