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Houston Astros AL West
 
Justin Verlander • #35 • SP
0-2, 5.19 in last 17.1IP
Status:On playoff roster
Ht/Wt:6'5", 225 lbs.
Born:Feb 20, 1983 (36 yrs) in Manakin-Sabot, VA
Hometown:Manakin-Sabot, VA
Experience:14 years
Drafted:Drafted by Detroit in 2004 (1/2).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Detroit in 2017.
Bats:R
Throws:R
2019 Season Stats
G GS W L CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB K ERA
YTD 34 34 21 6 2 1 0 223 137 66 64 36 42 300 2.58
Playoffs 4 4 1 2 0 0 0 24.1 18 10 10 5 8 29 3.70
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Scouting Report
The big right-hander can still pop the radar gun on occasion with a quick, compact delivery, while also featuring devastating off-speed stuff. Eats up a lot of innings and saves his best work for crunch time. Surrenders a few too many homers. Also, his fastball tends to straighten out a bit too much from time to time. His heavy workload is starting to affect him, as he is not nearly as dominant as he used to be.
Long Range Potential: Quality, veteran big-game starter.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AL Most Valuable Player Award 2011
AL Cy Young Award 2011
AL Rookie of the Year 2006
AL Players Choice Awards - Rookie of the Year 2006
AL American League Championship - Most Valuable Player 2017
MLB Named to the All-Star Game 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007
Class A+ All-Star Team 2005
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