Justin Verlander allowed two runs on four hits and no walks while striking out 11 in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Athletics. He did not factor into the decision.
Verlander recorded his sixth consecutive double-digit strikeout performance, but it was long over before the Astros dropped the 3-2 game in 13 innings. He owns a 2.81 ERA and 0.84 WHIP with 228 strikeouts in 169 2/3 innings this season. His next scheduled start is Thursday, home against the Tigers.