Justin Verlander

Justin Verlander

Height: 6' 5"Weight: 225 lbsAge: 35College: Old DominionBats: RThrows: RCountry: USA

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Justin Verlander strikes out 10 on Tuesday

Justin Verlander took a no-decision in Tuesday's loss to the Rays, allowing one run on six hits over 6 2/3 strong innings.

Fantasy Impact

Verlander struck out 10 and walked one as Houston's 12 game winning streak came to an end. Verlander obviously pitched well enough to keep the streak going, but the offense didn't show up tonight. The 35-year-old now has a 1.60 ERA this season. He's a top-5 fantasy starter from here on out.

Justin Verlander earns ninth victory on Thursday

Justin Verlander improved to 9-2 on Thursday in Oakland, striking out nine over seven innings of three-run ball.

Fantasy Impact

Verlander allowed five hits and walked none as the Astros beat the A's 7-3. It was homers that got to the 35-year-old ace in this one, as both Khris Davis and Matt Olson took him yard. Verlander now owns a 1.61 ERA, a 0.76 WHIP, and 120 strikeouts in 100 1/3 innings this year. He gets the Rays next in a plus matchup.

Justin Verlander posts a QS versus Red Sox

Justin Verlander recorded a quality start on Saturday versus Boston, throwing six innings of two-run ball while striking out six as the Astros lost to the Red Sox 5-4.

Fantasy Impact

Verlander walked two and allowed three hits in the no-decision. He was in line for the win before Will Harris allowed three runs in the seventh. This was the first time since April 25th that Verlander allowed more than one earned run in a start. He now has a 1.24 ERA on the year as he continues his quest for a second Cy Young award.

Justin Verlander continues excellence on Memorial Day

Justin Verlander improved to 7-2 on Memorial Day in New York, allowing one run on five hits over 6 2/3 innings as the Astros beat the Yankees 5-1.

Fantasy Impact

Verlander struck out five without walking a batter. The only run he surrendered was a solo shot by Greg Bird. The 35-year-old has been otherworldly since coming over from Detroit last year. He now has a 1.11 ERA this year. If the season ended today Verlander would be your American League Cy Young favorite.

Justin Verlander picks up sixth win

Wednesday against the Giants, Justin Verlander allowed three hits and a walk over six innings, striking out nine and allowing a single run in the process to collect his sixth win of the season.

Fantasy Impact

Verlander continues to shine, as he is now sporting an ERA and WHIP of 1.08 and 0.71 on the season. He's a true workhorse, going six or more innings in each of his last 10 starts while striking out 93 batters over 74 2/3 total innings this season.

Blaine Blontz4 weeks ago