Justin Verlander News

  • Win for Warriors 9K to be held Memorial Day

    Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander's Wins for Warriors, a foundation to support war veterans and their families, will take center stage at Comerica Park on Memorial Day.

  • Verlander, Rondon complete bullpen sessions

    Justin Verlander and Bruce Rondon took positive steps in coming back from the disabled list for the Tigers after the righties completed successful bullpen sessions Friday.

  • Verlander throws 25-pitch bullpen session

    Justin Verlander got back onto the bullpen mound at Comerica Park on Tuesday and threw 25 pitches in what he and manager Brad Ausmus called a light bullpen session.

  • Verlander gets green light, starts throwing

    Justin Verlander is throwing again. The 2011 American League Cy Young Award winner, sidelined since late March with a right triceps strain, threw 50 times off flat ground Wednesday afternoon after doctors reviewed his MRI exam and decided inflammation had sufficiently subsided.

  • Trio of doctors looking over Verlander's MRI

    Justin Verlander underwent a third MRI exam on his strained right triceps here Tuesday morning, hoping to be cleared to begin his throwing program again.

  • Third MRI on tap for Verlander

    Justin Verlander will undergo his third MRI during the Tigers' trip to Chicago next week in order to gauge whether the inflammation in his strained right triceps is subsiding.

  • Verlander's MRI shows less inflammation

    Justin Verlander's rehabilitation from a strained triceps muscle in his pitching arm continues to take baby steps forward. The Tigers confirmed on Monday that Verlander had a second MRI on April 24, and the results showed less inflammation in his right triceps.

  • Ailing Verlander remains in holding pattern

    Justin Verlander will travel with the Tigers on their upcoming three-city, 10-game road trip. How much he can do while he's with them is anyone's guess at this point.

  • MRI confirms right triceps strain for Verlander

    Justin Verlander's lingering soreness after his simulated game last week was enough of a concern that he underwent an MRI exam. Results confirmed the standing diagnosis of a right triceps strain, according to Tigers head athletic trainer Kevin Rand.

  • Tigers to slow down Verlander's rehab plan

    The Tigers aren't saying much about Justin Verlander, but his return from a right triceps strain seems to be going slower than expected. Verlander cut a simulated start short Wednesday in Pittsburgh due to fatigue, and soreness carried into Friday.

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