Justin Verlander

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Justin Verlander said : “He’s charismatic, he’s funny, he’s very approachable and he goes about things the right way,” External link

nytimes Monday, November 16, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : "I’m going to handle this the only way that I know how: I’m going to be optimistic, I’m going to put my head down, work hard, attack this rehab and hopefully come out the other side better for it," External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said ( about Tommy John ) : "In my simulated game a couple days ago, I felt something in my elbow, and after looking at my MRI and conversing with some of the best doctors in the world, we've determined that Tommy John surgery is my best option," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, September 20, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : "I tried as hard as I could to come back and play this season," "Unfortunately, my body just didn't cooperate" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, September 20, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : "Obviously, this is not good news," "However, I'm going to handle this the only way I know how. I'm optimistic. I'm going to put my head down, work hard, attack this rehab and hopefully, come out the other side better for it" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, September 20, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I tried as hard as I could to come back and play this season,” “Unfortunately, my body just didn’t cooperate” External link

usaToday Sunday, September 20, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Obviously, this is not good news,” External link

foxnews Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I tried as hard as I could to come back and play this season,” “Unfortunately, my body just didn’t cooperate” External link

seattlepi Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I tried as hard as I could to come back and play this season,” “Unfortunately, my body just didn’t cooperate” External link

click2houston Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said ( about Tommy John ) : “In my simulated game a couple days ago, I felt something in my elbow, and after looking at my MRI and conversing with some of the best doctors in the world, we’ve determined that Tommy John surgery is my best option,” External link

kiro7 Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I tried as hard as I could to come back and play this season,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said ( about Tommy John ) : “In my simulated game a couple days ago, I felt something in my elbow, and after looking at my MRI and conversing with some of the best doctors in the world, we’ve determined that Tommy John surgery is my best option,” External link

click2houston Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I tried as hard as I could to come back and play this season,” “Unfortunately, my body just didn’t cooperate” External link

click2houston Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Obviously, this is not good news,” External link

click2houston Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : "I truly believe everything happens for a reason," External link

13newsnow Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said ( about Tommy John ) : “In my simulated game a couple days ago, I felt something in my elbow, and after looking at my MRI and conversing with some of the best doctors in the world, we’ve determined that Tommy John surgery is my best option,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I tried as hard as I could to come back and play this season,” “Unfortunately, my body just didn’t cooperate” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Obviously, this is not good news,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said ( about Tommy John ) : “In my simulated game a couple days ago, I felt something in my elbow, and after looking at my MRI and conversing with some of the best doctors in the world, we’ve determined that Tommy John surgery is my best option,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "I was hopeful that I would be able to return to competition in 2020," External link

afp-en Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : "I'm confident that with a proper rehabilitation program and my unwavering commitment that this surgery will ultimately lengthen my career as opposed to shorten it," "I'm eager to get through this recovery and back on the field to continue to do what I love" External link

afp-en Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : "The report that I'm currently missing the rest of the season is not accurate," "There is a forearm strain... I'm hopeful that with some rest it will heal and I'll be able to return soon. Thank you for all the well wishes" External link

yahoo-au Monday, July 27, 2020 7:12:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "The report that I'm currently missing the rest of the season is not accurate," External link

upi Monday, July 27, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “You can come up with the best game plan in the world and then abort it three pitches in,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “When you’re pitching, you go with your strengths and you see what happens,” “If they prove you need to go away from those, you do” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “You can’t abandon your fastball, but yeah, I went to a little bit more offspeed stuff and I felt like the slider was working well,” “Actually the changeup was working well today, got some big outs with it” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Those guys were being aggressive, they were being aggressive to the fastball. I think it was pretty obvious,” “I just needed to execute my pitches and the boys did the rest” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “They’re all kind of unique and different, especially with the ebbs and flows of my career to this point,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, July 20, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Innately, those guys and I’m hoping I’m one of them just have a feel of what you need to do,” “And I couldn’t really even put a finger on it exactly, and I don’t know if those guys can, but it’s just a gut feeling. You’re able to implement it and then also feel it very quickly so you can make an adjustment and understand almost immediately whether it’s something that’ll benefit you or whether it’s going to hurt” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, July 20, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander asked : “What would happen if my test results didn’t come back in time and I’m the starting pitcher that day?” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, July 15, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “If I was going to say, ‘Hey, I only want to play two more years,’ I could probably stay healthy and do that,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, July 10, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “That’s where the light bulb went off after I had surgery and Dr. Meyer said the tissue had been really beat up and it had been so for a little bit,” “That’s just one of those things that the body subconsciously adjusts for. It wouldn’t allow me to do what I used to because (my groin) probably would have pulled or torn completely. Your body just subconsciously knows that stuff and won’t allow you to do it and, thus, why my mechanics had started to change” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, July 10, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I can’t have mechanics that put too much strain on my body in certain positions and last as long as I would like to last,” “That’s just kind of where it started. It started with not being so arched and upright” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, July 10, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I changed a lot of stuff that some people would think was unnecessary. But I thought it was necessary, especially if I want to play eight or 10 more years,” “I don’t think last year’s mechanics, even though they were very effective, were sustainable health-wise over a long period of time” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, July 10, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I think they did a good job thinking through all this stuff. Now we just have to implement it,” “The first hurdle we’ve come to is testing and, in my opinion, the most important besides what we do ourselves. We have to figure it out quickly” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, July 10, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I think today was a very pleasing day, a culmination of a lot of hard work over the past few months to get here,” “It’s not perfect yet, but today was everything I could have asked for” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, July 10, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “It was so important to treat today like a regular-season game to have the walk-up music, to have all of it, and pitch with silence, pitch without people in the stands, because that’s what we’re going to be dealing with,” “Me personally, I haven’t pitched in a game like that in 25 years” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, July 10, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I didn’t really notice anything different today,” “I try to drown out crowd noise anyway; it’s just more kind of white noise. I feel like I had the same mentality. But I think it'll be interesting when we face other teams. The chirping, the comments from the dugout you’ll hear all that when you usually don’t, so I think that will be interesting” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, July 10, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander told : “It’s bad because I worked my tail off the last month and a half to get back to where I want to be, only to have one start like this blow up in my face,” External link

cleveland Friday, June 26, 2020 3:10:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Obviously, this is an extremely difficult time for the entire world,” External link

foxnews Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “We’ve already taken a salary cut,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, May 12, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “We’ve already taken a salary cut,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “We’ve already taken a salary cut,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, May 11, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I think everybody is being as open minded as possible just so that we do get a season in,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, May 11, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “We’ve already taken a salary cut,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, May 10, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I think everybody is being as open minded as possible just so that we do get a season in,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, May 10, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “This week, we are so honored to donate to the American Gold Star Mothers,” External link

click2houston Sunday, May 10, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “To be honest, early on, I was probably in the pessimistic camp about playing (again) just looking at the facts of the virus,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 1, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “If that’s what we have to do to play baseball, that’s what we have to do,” “I’m just in the camp of ‘Whatever we have to do, we have to do it.’ And if that’s what the people in charge think is the best and most efficient route to play games and get a meaningful schedule in so we can have a clear-cut winner, then that’s what we have to do” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 1, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “We’ve already taken a salary cut,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 1, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I’m more just kind of waiting until somebody says ‘Hey, this is the decision that we’ve come to and this is what we’re going to do’ so that I know what I have to do to get ready for that,” “I think everybody is being as open minded as possible just so that we do get a season in” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 1, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “will be beneficial for me to go as far as I want in this game,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 1, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I’d be lying if I said it’s not something that crossed my mind,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 1, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “That moment was the first time I realized I wouldn’t be able to make it through a season without completely tearing,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Some good days, some bad, but in general, everything is moving in the right direction,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “The second I started getting off the mound at a high effort, it started bugging me a little bit,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I’m trying to make my delivery as efficient as possible right now,” “I think having this surgery is going to allow me to do that when, maybe if I wouldn’t have had it done, I would have continued to manipulate my body to be able to pitch” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I’ve been taking my time with my lat because I can, but I’ve been pushing my groin,” “And I feel like I’m right now reaching the point where my groin is getting strong and healthy enough that I’m almost throwing too hard, because the more I want to use that leg, the harder I’m throwing” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I’ve always been somebody who takes a lot of pride in taking the ball and pitching 200 innings a year,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, April 21, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “With such deep ties to this amazing and resilient city we wanted to focus our efforts on supporting both the community and first responders,” External link

clickondetroit Saturday, April 18, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : “With such deep ties to this amazing and resilient city we wanted to focus our efforts on supporting both the community and first responders,” External link

mlive Friday, April 17, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "Everyone around the world is affected by this virus, and we hope to contribute to the families and jobs affected, the healthcare workers and first responders on the front lines and the many others in need of basic necessities, medical supplies and support at home," External link

ibtimes-sg Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "We know everyone is impacted by this crisis, but for those who are able, we encourage you to stay home to help flatten the curve and look to those around you who need a helping hand," External link

ibtimes-sg Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : "Such a kind and generous man who meant so much to so many," "I hope you knew how much I enjoyed our conversations about baseball, life, or just giving each other a hard time. I am honored to have been able to call you my friend for all these years" External link

wkyt Tuesday, April 7, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Such a kind and generous man who meant so much to so many,” “I hope you knew how much I enjoyed our conversations about baseball, life, or just giving each other a hard time. I am honored to have been able to call you my friend for all these years” External link

woodtv Tuesday, April 7, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : “I hope you knew how much I enjoyed our conversations about baseball, life, or just giving each other a hard time,” “I am honored to have been able to call you my friend for all these years” External link

mlive Tuesday, April 7, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : “Such a kind and generous man who meant so much to so many,” External link

forbes Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Such a kind and generous man who meant so much to so many,” “I hope you knew how much I enjoyed our conversations about baseball, life, or just giving each other a hard time. I am honored to have been able to call you my friend for all these years” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "Such a kind and generous man who meant so much to so many," External link

upi Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : "Such a kind and generous man who meant so much to so many," External link

irishsun Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:25:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Such a kind and generous man who meant so much to so many,” “I hope you knew how much I enjoyed our conversations about baseball, life, or just giving each other a hard time. I am honored to have been able to call you my friend for all these years” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "Everyone around the world is affected by this virus, and we hope to contribute to the families and jobs affected, the healthcare workers and first responders on the front lines and the many others in need of basic necessities, medical supplies and support at home," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, April 5, 2020 6:56:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "We know everyone is impacted by this crisis, but for those who are able, we encourage you to stay home to help flatten the curve and look to those around you who need a helping hand," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, April 5, 2020 6:56:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "Everyone around the world is affected by this virus, and we hope to contribute to the families and jobs affected, the healthcare workers and first responders on the front lines and the many others in need of basic necessities, medical supplies and support at home," External link

wsau Sunday, April 5, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "We know everyone is impacted by this crisis, but for those who are able, we encourage you to stay home to help flatten the curve and look to those around you who need a helping hand," External link

wsau Sunday, April 5, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "Everyone around the world is affected by this virus, and we hope to contribute to the families and jobs affected, the healthcare workers and first responders on the front lines and the many others in need of basic necessities, medical supplies and support at home," External link

beaumontenterprise Sunday, April 5, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Obviously this is an extremely difficult time for the entire world,” “There’s so many people that are in need, whether it’s the people on the front lines battling this disease head-on or someone who is at home and has lost their job and needs to provide basic necessities” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, April 4, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "Forcing the family to watch my 2007 no hitter streaming on @mlb . 'You’ll sit here and watch it and like it,'" External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 26, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “You can turn something that’s not a significant injury into something that is significant you’re talking about missing months,” “This is one of those things you don’t want to go full throttle. You need to listen to yourself, listen to your body and be truthful with yourself” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 11, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : "Talking with doctors and looking at the scans, it's definitely not worst-case scenario," External link

dcourier Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : "Hardly noticed it to be honest," External link

dcourier Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Talking with doctors and looking at the scans, it's definitely not worst-case scenario,” External link

kiro7 Tuesday, March 10, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Hardly noticed it to be honest,” External link

kiro7 Tuesday, March 10, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Talking with doctors and looking at the scans, it's definitely not worst-case scenario,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, March 10, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Hardly noticed it to be honest,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, March 10, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Talking with doctors and looking at the scans, it's definitely not worst-case scenario,” External link

click2houston Monday, March 9, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Hardly noticed it to be honest,” External link

click2houston Monday, March 9, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Scans can say a lot of stuff and MRIs can say a lot of stuff, but one of the most important things is how you feel physically,” “I'm trying to be very truthful with myself. I'm trying to recall also how I felt in '15. I definitely feel better this time than then” External link

click2houston Monday, March 9, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “The innings piled up because I pitched well,” “I would rather continue to pitch well and have the innings pile up” External link

click2houston Monday, March 9, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I think after today I can start to forget about worrying about my groin,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, March 8, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I think after today I can start to forget about worrying about my groin,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, March 8, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “OK, let me trust this (groin) a little bit more,” “Let me throw the fastball and try to let it eat” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I don’t want to say behind it just wasn’t great,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander acknowledged : “I was pretty surprised seeing some of the numbers I saw,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “And I just wasn’t executing very well,” “Then you’re like, ‘Damn, let me throw that again.’ And I still didn’t execute it. Just kind of wasted pitches that I would hope when I’m in midseason form or where I want to be that those pitches are executed and force either weak contact or swing and miss” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “It’s just so rare what happened last year for both the pitcher and catcher to stay healthy and to have the same battery all year. That’s a rarity in today’s game,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I think after today I can start to forget about worrying about my groin,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander afirmó : “El béisbol ha cambiado y yo también” External link

wsoctv Monday, September 30, 2019 11:54:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander dijo : “Ella fue la primera persona a quien llamé” “En realidad estaba despierta muy tarde, viéndolo todo. Así que fue algo asombroso” External link

wsoctv Monday, September 2, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander dijo : “En cierto modo culpo a Prince Fielder” “Él estaba en primera base, y se mantuvo diciéndome, ‘Ver, Ver, Ver, lanza (la pelota) a 100 (millas)’. Está bien, Prince, aquí vamos. Así que eso fue lo que pasó” External link

wsoctv Tuesday, July 9, 2019 4:50:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander señaló : “Este juego tiene más de 120 años de historia, y creo que estamos montando esta pequeña ola de cosas que son un poco diferentes ahora” External link

wsoctv Tuesday, July 9, 2019 4:50:00 AM EAT



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Dusty Baker said ( about Justin Verlander ) : “Any Verlander is better than no Verlander,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker said ( about Justin Verlander ) : “Verlander, to my knowledge, is not progressing as quickly as he’d like to,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, August 8, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Dusty Baker said ( about Justin Verlander ) : "It's not a pleasant situation to think about Verlander or think about how many young players we have in the bullpen and organization but we'll go back to drawing board," External link

usaToday Monday, July 27, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker said ( about Justin Verlander ) : “This is probably a blessing in disguise for Verlander. He wouldn’t have been ready (for opening day on March 26). Imagine losing him and not having him for two or three months,” “I was trying to figure out how I was going to make this whole thing work. This is a blessing in disguise to have him he says he’s healthy, he’s pain-free. As far as his endurance, we don’t know yet” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, June 30, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker said ( about Justin Verlander ) : “There are setbacks like Verlander had (that) create opportunities for other guys,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 11, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker said ( about Justin Verlander ) : “But you know Verlander can dial it up when he gets ready,” “I didn’t see anything. I was quite surprised when (pitching coach Brent Strom) came over and told me he had to come out of the game” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, March 8, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

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Justin Verlander

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Justin Verlander said : “He’s charismatic, he’s funny, he’s very approachable and he goes about things the right way,” External link

nytimes Monday, November 16, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : "I’m going to handle this the only way that I know how: I’m going to be optimistic, I’m going to put my head down, work hard, attack this rehab and hopefully come out the other side better for it," External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said ( about Tommy John ) : "In my simulated game a couple days ago, I felt something in my elbow, and after looking at my MRI and conversing with some of the best doctors in the world, we've determined that Tommy John surgery is my best option," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, September 20, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : "I tried as hard as I could to come back and play this season," "Unfortunately, my body just didn't cooperate" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, September 20, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : "Obviously, this is not good news," "However, I'm going to handle this the only way I know how. I'm optimistic. I'm going to put my head down, work hard, attack this rehab and hopefully, come out the other side better for it" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, September 20, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I tried as hard as I could to come back and play this season,” “Unfortunately, my body just didn’t cooperate” External link

usaToday Sunday, September 20, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Obviously, this is not good news,” External link

foxnews Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I tried as hard as I could to come back and play this season,” “Unfortunately, my body just didn’t cooperate” External link

seattlepi Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I tried as hard as I could to come back and play this season,” “Unfortunately, my body just didn’t cooperate” External link

click2houston Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said ( about Tommy John ) : “In my simulated game a couple days ago, I felt something in my elbow, and after looking at my MRI and conversing with some of the best doctors in the world, we’ve determined that Tommy John surgery is my best option,” External link

kiro7 Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I tried as hard as I could to come back and play this season,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said ( about Tommy John ) : “In my simulated game a couple days ago, I felt something in my elbow, and after looking at my MRI and conversing with some of the best doctors in the world, we’ve determined that Tommy John surgery is my best option,” External link

click2houston Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I tried as hard as I could to come back and play this season,” “Unfortunately, my body just didn’t cooperate” External link

click2houston Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Obviously, this is not good news,” External link

click2houston Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : "I truly believe everything happens for a reason," External link

13newsnow Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said ( about Tommy John ) : “In my simulated game a couple days ago, I felt something in my elbow, and after looking at my MRI and conversing with some of the best doctors in the world, we’ve determined that Tommy John surgery is my best option,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I tried as hard as I could to come back and play this season,” “Unfortunately, my body just didn’t cooperate” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Obviously, this is not good news,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said ( about Tommy John ) : “In my simulated game a couple days ago, I felt something in my elbow, and after looking at my MRI and conversing with some of the best doctors in the world, we’ve determined that Tommy John surgery is my best option,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "I was hopeful that I would be able to return to competition in 2020," External link

afp-en Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : "I'm confident that with a proper rehabilitation program and my unwavering commitment that this surgery will ultimately lengthen my career as opposed to shorten it," "I'm eager to get through this recovery and back on the field to continue to do what I love" External link

afp-en Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : "The report that I'm currently missing the rest of the season is not accurate," "There is a forearm strain... I'm hopeful that with some rest it will heal and I'll be able to return soon. Thank you for all the well wishes" External link

yahoo-au Monday, July 27, 2020 7:12:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "The report that I'm currently missing the rest of the season is not accurate," External link

upi Monday, July 27, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “You can come up with the best game plan in the world and then abort it three pitches in,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “When you’re pitching, you go with your strengths and you see what happens,” “If they prove you need to go away from those, you do” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “You can’t abandon your fastball, but yeah, I went to a little bit more offspeed stuff and I felt like the slider was working well,” “Actually the changeup was working well today, got some big outs with it” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Those guys were being aggressive, they were being aggressive to the fastball. I think it was pretty obvious,” “I just needed to execute my pitches and the boys did the rest” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “They’re all kind of unique and different, especially with the ebbs and flows of my career to this point,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, July 20, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Innately, those guys and I’m hoping I’m one of them just have a feel of what you need to do,” “And I couldn’t really even put a finger on it exactly, and I don’t know if those guys can, but it’s just a gut feeling. You’re able to implement it and then also feel it very quickly so you can make an adjustment and understand almost immediately whether it’s something that’ll benefit you or whether it’s going to hurt” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, July 20, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander asked : “What would happen if my test results didn’t come back in time and I’m the starting pitcher that day?” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, July 15, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “If I was going to say, ‘Hey, I only want to play two more years,’ I could probably stay healthy and do that,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, July 10, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “That’s where the light bulb went off after I had surgery and Dr. Meyer said the tissue had been really beat up and it had been so for a little bit,” “That’s just one of those things that the body subconsciously adjusts for. It wouldn’t allow me to do what I used to because (my groin) probably would have pulled or torn completely. Your body just subconsciously knows that stuff and won’t allow you to do it and, thus, why my mechanics had started to change” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, July 10, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I can’t have mechanics that put too much strain on my body in certain positions and last as long as I would like to last,” “That’s just kind of where it started. It started with not being so arched and upright” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, July 10, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I changed a lot of stuff that some people would think was unnecessary. But I thought it was necessary, especially if I want to play eight or 10 more years,” “I don’t think last year’s mechanics, even though they were very effective, were sustainable health-wise over a long period of time” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, July 10, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I think they did a good job thinking through all this stuff. Now we just have to implement it,” “The first hurdle we’ve come to is testing and, in my opinion, the most important besides what we do ourselves. We have to figure it out quickly” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, July 10, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I think today was a very pleasing day, a culmination of a lot of hard work over the past few months to get here,” “It’s not perfect yet, but today was everything I could have asked for” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, July 10, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “It was so important to treat today like a regular-season game to have the walk-up music, to have all of it, and pitch with silence, pitch without people in the stands, because that’s what we’re going to be dealing with,” “Me personally, I haven’t pitched in a game like that in 25 years” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, July 10, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I didn’t really notice anything different today,” “I try to drown out crowd noise anyway; it’s just more kind of white noise. I feel like I had the same mentality. But I think it'll be interesting when we face other teams. The chirping, the comments from the dugout you’ll hear all that when you usually don’t, so I think that will be interesting” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, July 10, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander told : “It’s bad because I worked my tail off the last month and a half to get back to where I want to be, only to have one start like this blow up in my face,” External link

cleveland Friday, June 26, 2020 3:10:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Obviously, this is an extremely difficult time for the entire world,” External link

foxnews Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “We’ve already taken a salary cut,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, May 12, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “We’ve already taken a salary cut,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “We’ve already taken a salary cut,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, May 11, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I think everybody is being as open minded as possible just so that we do get a season in,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, May 11, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “We’ve already taken a salary cut,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, May 10, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I think everybody is being as open minded as possible just so that we do get a season in,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, May 10, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “This week, we are so honored to donate to the American Gold Star Mothers,” External link

click2houston Sunday, May 10, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “To be honest, early on, I was probably in the pessimistic camp about playing (again) just looking at the facts of the virus,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 1, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “If that’s what we have to do to play baseball, that’s what we have to do,” “I’m just in the camp of ‘Whatever we have to do, we have to do it.’ And if that’s what the people in charge think is the best and most efficient route to play games and get a meaningful schedule in so we can have a clear-cut winner, then that’s what we have to do” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 1, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “We’ve already taken a salary cut,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 1, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I’m more just kind of waiting until somebody says ‘Hey, this is the decision that we’ve come to and this is what we’re going to do’ so that I know what I have to do to get ready for that,” “I think everybody is being as open minded as possible just so that we do get a season in” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 1, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “will be beneficial for me to go as far as I want in this game,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 1, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I’d be lying if I said it’s not something that crossed my mind,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, May 1, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “That moment was the first time I realized I wouldn’t be able to make it through a season without completely tearing,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Some good days, some bad, but in general, everything is moving in the right direction,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “The second I started getting off the mound at a high effort, it started bugging me a little bit,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I’m trying to make my delivery as efficient as possible right now,” “I think having this surgery is going to allow me to do that when, maybe if I wouldn’t have had it done, I would have continued to manipulate my body to be able to pitch” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I’ve been taking my time with my lat because I can, but I’ve been pushing my groin,” “And I feel like I’m right now reaching the point where my groin is getting strong and healthy enough that I’m almost throwing too hard, because the more I want to use that leg, the harder I’m throwing” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I’ve always been somebody who takes a lot of pride in taking the ball and pitching 200 innings a year,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, April 21, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “With such deep ties to this amazing and resilient city we wanted to focus our efforts on supporting both the community and first responders,” External link

clickondetroit Saturday, April 18, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : “With such deep ties to this amazing and resilient city we wanted to focus our efforts on supporting both the community and first responders,” External link

mlive Friday, April 17, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "Everyone around the world is affected by this virus, and we hope to contribute to the families and jobs affected, the healthcare workers and first responders on the front lines and the many others in need of basic necessities, medical supplies and support at home," External link

ibtimes-sg Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "We know everyone is impacted by this crisis, but for those who are able, we encourage you to stay home to help flatten the curve and look to those around you who need a helping hand," External link

ibtimes-sg Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : "Such a kind and generous man who meant so much to so many," "I hope you knew how much I enjoyed our conversations about baseball, life, or just giving each other a hard time. I am honored to have been able to call you my friend for all these years" External link

wkyt Tuesday, April 7, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Such a kind and generous man who meant so much to so many,” “I hope you knew how much I enjoyed our conversations about baseball, life, or just giving each other a hard time. I am honored to have been able to call you my friend for all these years” External link

woodtv Tuesday, April 7, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : “I hope you knew how much I enjoyed our conversations about baseball, life, or just giving each other a hard time,” “I am honored to have been able to call you my friend for all these years” External link

mlive Tuesday, April 7, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : “Such a kind and generous man who meant so much to so many,” External link

forbes Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Such a kind and generous man who meant so much to so many,” “I hope you knew how much I enjoyed our conversations about baseball, life, or just giving each other a hard time. I am honored to have been able to call you my friend for all these years” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "Such a kind and generous man who meant so much to so many," External link

upi Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : "Such a kind and generous man who meant so much to so many," External link

irishsun Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:25:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Such a kind and generous man who meant so much to so many,” “I hope you knew how much I enjoyed our conversations about baseball, life, or just giving each other a hard time. I am honored to have been able to call you my friend for all these years” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "Everyone around the world is affected by this virus, and we hope to contribute to the families and jobs affected, the healthcare workers and first responders on the front lines and the many others in need of basic necessities, medical supplies and support at home," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, April 5, 2020 6:56:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "We know everyone is impacted by this crisis, but for those who are able, we encourage you to stay home to help flatten the curve and look to those around you who need a helping hand," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, April 5, 2020 6:56:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "Everyone around the world is affected by this virus, and we hope to contribute to the families and jobs affected, the healthcare workers and first responders on the front lines and the many others in need of basic necessities, medical supplies and support at home," External link

wsau Sunday, April 5, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "We know everyone is impacted by this crisis, but for those who are able, we encourage you to stay home to help flatten the curve and look to those around you who need a helping hand," External link

wsau Sunday, April 5, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "Everyone around the world is affected by this virus, and we hope to contribute to the families and jobs affected, the healthcare workers and first responders on the front lines and the many others in need of basic necessities, medical supplies and support at home," External link

beaumontenterprise Sunday, April 5, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Obviously this is an extremely difficult time for the entire world,” “There’s so many people that are in need, whether it’s the people on the front lines battling this disease head-on or someone who is at home and has lost their job and needs to provide basic necessities” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, April 4, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander wrote : "Forcing the family to watch my 2007 no hitter streaming on @mlb . 'You’ll sit here and watch it and like it,'" External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 26, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “You can turn something that’s not a significant injury into something that is significant you’re talking about missing months,” “This is one of those things you don’t want to go full throttle. You need to listen to yourself, listen to your body and be truthful with yourself” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 11, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : "Talking with doctors and looking at the scans, it's definitely not worst-case scenario," External link

dcourier Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : "Hardly noticed it to be honest," External link

dcourier Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Talking with doctors and looking at the scans, it's definitely not worst-case scenario,” External link

kiro7 Tuesday, March 10, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Hardly noticed it to be honest,” External link

kiro7 Tuesday, March 10, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Talking with doctors and looking at the scans, it's definitely not worst-case scenario,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, March 10, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Hardly noticed it to be honest,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, March 10, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Talking with doctors and looking at the scans, it's definitely not worst-case scenario,” External link

click2houston Monday, March 9, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Hardly noticed it to be honest,” External link

click2houston Monday, March 9, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “Scans can say a lot of stuff and MRIs can say a lot of stuff, but one of the most important things is how you feel physically,” “I'm trying to be very truthful with myself. I'm trying to recall also how I felt in '15. I definitely feel better this time than then” External link

click2houston Monday, March 9, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “The innings piled up because I pitched well,” “I would rather continue to pitch well and have the innings pile up” External link

click2houston Monday, March 9, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I think after today I can start to forget about worrying about my groin,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, March 8, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I think after today I can start to forget about worrying about my groin,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, March 8, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “OK, let me trust this (groin) a little bit more,” “Let me throw the fastball and try to let it eat” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I don’t want to say behind it just wasn’t great,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander acknowledged : “I was pretty surprised seeing some of the numbers I saw,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “And I just wasn’t executing very well,” “Then you’re like, ‘Damn, let me throw that again.’ And I still didn’t execute it. Just kind of wasted pitches that I would hope when I’m in midseason form or where I want to be that those pitches are executed and force either weak contact or swing and miss” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “It’s just so rare what happened last year for both the pitcher and catcher to stay healthy and to have the same battery all year. That’s a rarity in today’s game,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said : “I think after today I can start to forget about worrying about my groin,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander afirmó : “El béisbol ha cambiado y yo también” External link

wsoctv Monday, September 30, 2019 11:54:00 PM EAT

Justin Verlander dijo : “Ella fue la primera persona a quien llamé” “En realidad estaba despierta muy tarde, viéndolo todo. Así que fue algo asombroso” External link

wsoctv Monday, September 2, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander dijo : “En cierto modo culpo a Prince Fielder” “Él estaba en primera base, y se mantuvo diciéndome, ‘Ver, Ver, Ver, lanza (la pelota) a 100 (millas)’. Está bien, Prince, aquí vamos. Así que eso fue lo que pasó” External link

wsoctv Tuesday, July 9, 2019 4:50:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander señaló : “Este juego tiene más de 120 años de historia, y creo que estamos montando esta pequeña ola de cosas que son un poco diferentes ahora” External link

wsoctv Tuesday, July 9, 2019 4:50:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
pitcher75.69%EN10/30/201730/10/2017
star pitcher4.86%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
player2.78%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
baseball player8.33%EN08/24/201724/08/2017
star2.78%EN08/23/201723/08/2017
joueur0.69%FR11/20/201620/11/2016
other pitcher0.69%EN11/17/201617/11/2016
veteran0.69%EN09/11/201611/09/2016
teammate2.78%EN07/18/201618/07/2016
pitcher for the detroit0.69%EN07/06/201606/07/2016
Names Lang Count
Justin VerlanderEN73.22%
Justin VerlanderES7.12%
Justin VerlanderFR6.86%
Justin VerlanderPT6.60%
Justin VerlanderZH5.95%
JUSTIN VERLANDEREN0.26%


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Dusty Baker said ( about Justin Verlander ) : “Any Verlander is better than no Verlander,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker said ( about Justin Verlander ) : “Verlander, to my knowledge, is not progressing as quickly as he’d like to,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, August 8, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Dusty Baker said ( about Justin Verlander ) : "It's not a pleasant situation to think about Verlander or think about how many young players we have in the bullpen and organization but we'll go back to drawing board," External link

usaToday Monday, July 27, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker said ( about Justin Verlander ) : “This is probably a blessing in disguise for Verlander. He wouldn’t have been ready (for opening day on March 26). Imagine losing him and not having him for two or three months,” “I was trying to figure out how I was going to make this whole thing work. This is a blessing in disguise to have him he says he’s healthy, he’s pain-free. As far as his endurance, we don’t know yet” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, June 30, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker said ( about Justin Verlander ) : “There are setbacks like Verlander had (that) create opportunities for other guys,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 11, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker said ( about Justin Verlander ) : “But you know Verlander can dial it up when he gets ready,” “I didn’t see anything. I was quite surprised when (pitching coach Brent Strom) came over and told me he had to come out of the game” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, March 8, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT