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Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander had surgery on his right groin and is expected to be out about six weeks
Spring training roundup:
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Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander has been awarded his second AL Cy Young Award. Mets ace Jacob deGrom won the NL Cy Young for the second straight year.
Justin Verlander has an 0-5 career record in the World Series but he gets a chance to make everyone forget about all of that when he starts Game 6 for the Houston Astros against the Washington Nationals.
Justin Verlander dropped to 0-5 in World Series games Wednesday night as the Washington Nationals pounded the Houston Astros 12-3 for a 2-0 series lead.
Gerrit Cole is set to throw the first pitch of the World Series on Tuesday night in Houston. He led the majors with 326 strikeouts, was second to Verlander in the big leagues with 20 wins and topped the AL with a 2.50 ERA.
George Springer hit a career-high three homers, Justin Verlander posted his MLB-leading 20th win and the Houston Astros clinched their third straight AL West title in grand fashion, routing the Los Angeles Angels 13-5 on Sunday.
Justin Verlander pitched his third career no-hitter, punctuating a dominant season by striking out 14 to lead the Houston Astros past the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0.
In a game that was vastly more competitive than anticipated, the Houston Astros got a solid outing from Justin Verlander and just enough offense to finish a three-game series sweep with a 3-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners.
Verlander (14-4) outpitched Shane Bieber and won his fourth consecutive start, tying Washington’s Stephen Strasburg for the major league lead in wins.
Last time the Houston Astros went to Cleveland, they made a boozy, bubbly mess in the visiting locker room. Now they’re invading the home clubhouse, too.
Rafael Devers homered off Justin Verlander, and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of two errors by the Houston Astros to avoid a series sweep with a 4-1 victory Sunday, at Houston. Eduardo Rodriguez (5-3) held Houston to one run and four hits in six innings, improving to 5-1 in his last eight starts. The Astros lost for just the fifth time in 22 games and finished the regular season 4-2 against the Red Sox, who beat them 4-1 in the ALCS last season on the way to a World Series championship.
Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros have agreed to a contract adding an additional $66 million in guaranteed money for 2020 and ‘21, a person with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. A 36-year-old right-hander, Verlander is due $28 million in 2019, the final guaranteed season of a $180 million, seven-year deal he signed with Detroit before the 2013 season. He was 16-9 with a 2.52 ERA in 34 starts last season and led the AL with 290 strikeouts.
Justin Verlander is set to make his long-awaited return to Detroit as a member of the Houston Astros. And his new team is on another impressive run.