Justin Verlander

Justin Verlander

SP - HOU
Height: 6' 5"Weight: 225 lbsAge: 34College: Old DominionBats: RThrows: RCountry: USA

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Justin Verlander can't close out WS in Game 6

Justin Verlander took the loss in Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday night, allowing two runs on three hits in six innings of work.

Fantasy Impact

Verlander also struck out nine and walked none. He was absolutely dominant through the first five frames, but labored in the sixth inning and ultimately gave up the game winning runs. The World Series is headed for a do-or-die Game 7 on Wednesday night. Verlander won't be an option out of the Houston bullpen.

Justin Verlander goes six innings in WS Game 2

Justin Verlander received a no-decision on Wednesday in Game 2 of the World Series, allowing three runs on two hits over six innings of work.

Fantasy Impact

Verlander also struck out five and walked two. He allowed homers to Joc Pederson before departing with the Astros trailing 3-1. However, Houston's lineup began to heat up. They scored runs in both the eighth and the ninth before going on to win a wild one in extra innings. Verlander is now lined up to pitch again in Game 6.

Justin Verlander dominates in Game 6

Justin Verlander fired seven shutout innings in Game 6 of the ALCS versus the Yankees on Friday night. He struck out eight, walked one, and allowed five hits.

Fantasy Impact

Houston would go on to win 7-1. Verlander was lights out for the Astros as he has been since they acquired him. He's been otherworldly in the post-season in particular. Should the Astros win this series Verlander will likely be named ALCS MVP. Game 7 will be played on Saturday night.

Justin Verlander goes the distance in Game 2

Justin Verlander allowed just one run on five hits over nine dominant frames in Game 2 of the ALCS on Saturday versus the Yankees, striking out 13 and walking one en route to a 2-1 Astros win.

Fantasy Impact

The game was tied 1-1 before Houston walked-off on an RBI double by Carlos Correa. Verlander was dominant throughout the game, just as he has been ever since getting traded to the Astros. The ALCS resumes in New York on Monday.

Justin Verlander pitches out of relief in Game 4

Justin Verlander allowed one run on one hits in 2 2/3 innings of relief on Monday, walking two and striking out zero as the Astros advanced to the ALCS with a 5-4 win over the Red Sox.

Fantasy Impact

In an unorthodox move, the Astros used their best starter out of relief to take down the Red Sox at Fenway Park. The move initially appeared to backfire, as Andrew Benintendi hit a two-run homer off Verlander as soon as he came in the game. However, the Houston bats rallied and Verlander was able to hold off further trouble. He'll resume starting in the ALCS against the winner of Cleveland and New York.