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Narozen: 20. 2. 1983 (Manakin-Sabot, VA, USA) Pálka: R Hody: R Výška: 6-5 (196 cm) Váha: 225 lbs. (102 kg) College: Old Dominion Draft: 2004 - 1st round (2nd overall) by the Detroit Tigers
Justin Verlander doesnâ€™t plan on shutting it down any time soon, it seems. Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle quotes Verlander in a tweet: â€śIâ€™m going to play until the wheels fall off.â€ť In 2018, Verlander surpassed 200 innings and 200 strikeouts for the third straight season while accumulating 6.8 fWAR and achieving a career-bestâ€¦ (více...)
The fan interference call; the fastest teams ever; revisiting the Justin Verlander trade; the history of sign-stealing
FanGraphs | Jeff Sullivan: If you go by the video evidence of the infamous fan interference call between the Red Sox and Astros, and Mookie Betts and Jose Altuve, it is very unclear what the true ruling should have been. Did the fan interfere enough to warrant that, or did Mookie have a decent shot to make the play and missed anyway? Your call.
Baseball Prospectus | Rob Mains ($): The slowest teams in history are largely today, and the fastest were unsurprisingly in the late 1970s. The 1979 Royals had the highest Speed Index, led by George Brett, who led the league in triples. The 1985 Cardinals, another great team up there, had Vince Coleman steal 110 bases (více...)
Verlander falls victim to short LF porch in defeat
(19. 10. 2018, 09:35:01, mlb.com)
Justin Verlander, though still relatively new to the Astros, has pitched at Minute Maid Park enough to know how the Crawford Boxes play in left field. (více...)
Verlander, Astros can't soar into another World Series.
(19. 10. 2018, 07:28:01, Washington Times)
HOUSTON (AP) - Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros couldn't soar into another World Series. A year after Houston won the first title in the team's 56 seasons, Verlander had a rare off night in an elimination game and the Astros lost the AL Championship Series to the Boston Red ... (více...)