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Justin Verlander

Justin Verlander

SP - Houston Astros - IL15

Age: 41College: Old DominionBats: RThrows: RCountry: USA

Next Game

TEX @ HOU
Sat, 4/13 4:05pm
Rank P #58
Projection (?) 1.2 pts

Roster %

 
Yahoo
90%
 
ESPN
74%

Eligibility

Yahoo SP
ESPN SP
CBS SP
Justin Verlander (shoulder) slated for rehab start this weekend

Justin Verlander is expected to make a rehab start this weekend.

Fantasy Impact

It does not appear that the Astros will rush Verlander back. He could be ready to return soon if all goes well with his rehab start this weekend.

Ari KoslowApr 12, 2024
Justin Verlander (shoulder) to begin rehab assignment by end of week

Justin Verlander is scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Thursday and then pitch in a Minor League rehab game a few days after that.

Fantasy Impact

If all goes well with his bullpen session on Thursday, Verlander will begin a rehab assignment at which point he could be ready to join the Astros rotation soon after.

Ari Koslow2 weeks ago
Justin Verlander (shoulder) throws bullpen Monday

Justin Verlander threw a bullpen session on Monday.

Fantasy Impact

Verlander threw 52 innings across three innings. He told reporters he focused on ramping up his velocity and expects to go on a rehab assignment next week.

Ari Koslow2 weeks ago
Justin Verlander (shoulder) to throw live BP Tuesday

Justin Verlander is scheduled to throw two innings of live batting practice on Tuesday at Minute Maid Park.

Fantasy Impact

Astros manager Joe Espada added that if all goes well, Verlander could be ready to start a rehab assignment. Barring any setbacks, the veteran shouldn't miss too much time early in the season.

Ari Koslow3 weeks ago
Justin Verlander (shoulder) throws live BP Wednesday

Justin Verlander threw live batting practice on Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact

Verlander was able to throw 20 pitches in his first time facing live hitters since suffering his shoulder injury. He could be ready to return by the end of April.

Ari Koslow3 weeks ago