He allowed only two hits in six innings, but both hits were home runs, and he left the game with the Astros trailing 3—1. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved April 9, Finished with a 3.
This snapped a career 0-for string. American League Winning Percentage Champion Webarchive template wayback links Webarchive template webcite links All articles with vague or ambiguous time Vague or ambiguous time from January All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August Articles with unsourced statements from November Verlander struggled in the first half of In his next start on June 19, he threw another complete game allowing only a solo home run to Ty Wigginton. Rated as possessing the second-best fastball in the American League by Baseball America
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TV Fantasy Teams News. Won 18 games for the Tigers -- according the Elias Sports Bureau, he became the sixth pitcher to win at least 17 games in the season after winning the Rookie of the Year award Earned the win in Game Two of the American League Championship Series on October 11 at Oakland -- according to the Elias Sports Bureau, he became the first Tigers rookie pitcher to earn the win as a starter in the post-season. Did not allow a run, while striking out 21 in two starts On May 17, , he struck out a then-school record 17 batters against James Madison. Dropped five of his final eight decisions August September 24 -- posted a 5.
Bill Meyers in Philadelphia. Verlander has thrown 30 consecutive scoreless innings in the postseason against the Athletics, a major league record for a pitcher versus one team, surpassing Christy Mathewson 's 28 scoreless innings against the Philadelphia Athletics from — Earned the win in Game Two of the American League Championship Series on October 11 at Oakland -- according to the Elias Sports Bureau, he became the first Tigers rookie pitcher to earn the win as a starter in the post-season.
Rated as possessing the second-best curveball in the American League by Baseball America Second among all league pitchers with eight pick-offs Verlander collected points 12 first-place votes to Price's points 13 first-place votes. Won four straight starts May , compiling a 2. March 27, at A victory on August 27 made Verlander the first Tiger since Bill Gullickson in to win 20 games, and the first Major League pitcher since Curt Schilling in to reach 20 wins before the end of August.
Posted 17 wins during the season, marking the sixth time during his career he has registered or-more wins -- became the fifth pitcher in Tigers history with at least six seasons of or-more wins Retrieved October 12, Posted an record and 3.
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LHP Art Nehf in , 1. Lefthanded hitters posted a. Made his first career Opening Day start on March 31 versus Kansas City -- did not figure in the decision after allowing four runs in six innings of work This was his seventh career complete game shutout, and second career complete game one-hitter. Retrieved January 6,
Worked six-or-more innings, while limiting the opposition to one run-or-fewer in five straight starts June July 26 -- according to the Elias Sports Bureau, he was first the first rookie pitcher dating back to in the American League to post such a streak Fired a five-hit shutout on May 22 at Kansas City, becoming the first Tigers rookie to toss a shutout since Andy Van Hekken did so on September 3, versus Cleveland Third in the American League with 43 strikeouts during August
Verlander collected points 12 first-place votes to Price's points 13 first-place votes. Fanned eight-or-more batters in 20 of his starts during the season -- the 20 outings with eight-or-more strikeouts are the most by a Tigers pitcher in a single season since at least Retrieved August 3, Tossed the second no-hitter of his career on May 7 at Toronto, the seventh no-hitter in Tigers history -- joins Virgil Trucks as the only two pitchers in Tigers history with multiple no-hitters Verlander joined Nolan Ryan and Roger Clemens as the only three American League pitchers in history to strike out or more batters in a season after turning 33 years old.
Louis Cardinals ; it was the first instance in which two rookies faced off to start a World Series. Fired the first no-hitter in Comerica Park history on June 12 versus Milwaukee, the sixth no-hitter in Tigers history -- fanned a career-best 12 batters in the outing Retrieved June 20, Fanned 11 batters on June 23 at Atlanta -- posted a third game with double-digit strikeouts on September 1 at Oakland, striking out 10 batters Retrieved April 4, He did it again in ,.
Projected end-of-season stats, combining year-to-date stats with Steamer projected stats for the remainder of the season. Retrieved October 12, Completed his 10th season with the Tigers in , starting 20 games and compiling a record with a 3.
- Overall, he finished the season with an 11—17 win—loss record and a 4. Tossed the second no-hitter of his career on May 7 at Toronto, the seventh no-hitter in Tigers history -- joins Virgil Trucks as the only two pitchers in Tigers history with multiple no-hitters Threw a career-long 11 straight quality starts from July September 5, which was the longest streak by an AL pitcher in …led the AL with 27 quality starts in Retrieved September 29, Posted a record with a 4.
- Verlander is the first Tigers pitcher with or-more wins during a season since Bill Gullickson won 20 games for the club in Houston Astros World Series champions. Verlander edged out Boston 's Jacoby Ellsbury, points to points, while collecting 13 of 28 first-place votes. Posted six strikeouts on July 18 against New York at Yankee Stadium to run his season total to strikeouts in his first 20 starts of the season -- according to the Elias Sports Bureau, his strikeouts established a Tigers record for the most strikeouts by a pitcher in his first 20 outings of the season Worked eight-or-more innings in each of his first three starts of the season April -- first Tigers pitcher to do so since Jack Morris opened the season by tossing eight-or-more innings in each of his first three starts
Retrieved October 14, He is a four-time American League strikeout champion, leading all of major league baseball in the , and seasons. Career Game Logs Splits Batter vs. Fanned 10 batters on August 19 versus Seattle It was his first career complete game one-hitter, his 16th complete game overall, and sixth career shutout.
Recorded an record, a 4. Verlander's streak was the longest by a Tigers pitcher during a single season since Dave Rozema also posted eight straight starts June 2-July 16, Verlander was recognized as a Florida State League all—star, was a starting pitcher in the Futures Game and, according to Baseball America , was Detroit's highest rated prospect.
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Registered strikeouts during the season, marking the fifth straight season he has fanned or-more batters -- his streak of five straight seasons with or-more strikeouts is the longest by a Tigers pitcher since Mickey Lolich did so in six straight seasons Detroit Tigers Opening Day starting pitchers. It was his first career complete game one-hitter, his 16th complete game overall, and sixth career shutout. Named the Tigers Pitcher of the Month for May after starting six games during the month and posting a record with a 3.