Verlander and the Astros are open to discussing a contract extension, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Verlander gave up four runs on seven hits with two walks over six innings and took the loss against the Red Sox in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series. He struck out four.
Verlander struck out 10 and allowed three hits and a walk across six scoreless innings during Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Orioles. He did not factor in the decision.
Verlander will start the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Orioles, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
Verlander will start one half of the Astros' doubleheader against the Orioles on Saturday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Verlander allowed one hit and struck out 11 over six innings in a no-decision Saturday against the Angels.
Verlander (16-9) tossed seven innings Sunday, allowing one run on a walk and three hits in the 5-4 win against Arizona. He struck out 11 and yielded a home run while earning the win.
Verlander (15-9) allowed two runs on six hits and one walk while striking out 10 over seven innings, picking up the win Monday against Detroit.
Verlander (14-9) allowed one run on three hits in a win over the Twins on Tuesday, striking out eight and walking two in seven innings.
Verlander (13-9) tossed 5.1 innings Thursday, allowing three runs on five hits and a walk in the 5-2 loss to the Angels. He struck out 11 and took the loss.