Justin Verlander

Justin Verlander edges Astros teammate to win 2nd Cy Young Award

Justin Verlander outpolled his Houston Astros teammate, Gerrit Cole, to win the American League Cy Young Award. This is the first time in the history of AL Cy Young voting that teammates have finished first and second on the ballot. It occurred four times in the National League, including twice…


Justin Verlander completes rare double, winning MVP to go with Cy Young

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander, the unanimous choice for the American League Cy Young Award this year, added the AL Most Valuable Player Award trophy to his collection as well in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Verlander, 28, became the first starting pitcher in 25 years to…


Justin Verlander wins AL Cy Young unanimously

Detroit Tigers righthander Justin Verlander, who won the Triple Crown of pitching by leading the American League in victories (24), earned run average (2.40) and strikeouts (250), was a unanimous choice for the league’s Cy Young Award. Verlander, 28, was named first on all 28 ballots cast by two writers…


Justin Verlander wins AL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year

Justin Verlander, who was among the league leaders in the major pitching categories, was named the American League winner of the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award in voting by the BBWAA. Verlander, 21, was listed first on 26 of the 28 ballots submitted by two writers in each…