John Lackey outpitched Justin Verlander in the Red Sox' Game 3 victory over the Tigers, but Verlander's performance -- 8 innings, 1 run -- would have been good enough on most nights.
Justin Verlander praises the A's for their ability to win despite a revolving door lineup, and thinks it's crazy the A's are the underdog considering they won more games than the Tigers.
Justin Verlander talks about the disappointment of his Game 1 loss and how Pablo Sandoval was able to get to him.
A's first baseman Daric Barton compliments the performance of Tigers starter Justin Verlander after a loss.
Marco Scutaro says facing Justin Verlander was fun challenge and likens Pablo Sandoval to Vladimir Guerrero.
Mike Napoli is one streaky player. He's been on the wrong side of one this postseason, but that didn't stop John Farrell from starting him in Game 3. Napoli rewarded him for it with a home run.
John Lackey outpitched Justin Verlander in the Red Sox' Game 3 victory over the Tigers, but Verlander 's performance -- 8 innings, 1 run -- would have been good enough on most nights.
You beat good pitching with better pitching," Mazz explained on Playoff Central. "John Lackey out-pitched Justin Verlander in this game. He matched him in every pitch along the way. He pretty much matched him strikeout for strikeout until
The Red Sox put Mike Napoli back at first base and stick with Jonny Gomes in left as they prepare to face Justin Verlander in Game 3 of the ALCS.
The Red Sox mustered just four hits and one run, but that's all John Lackey needed as the Red Sox took a 2-1 ALCS lead over the Tigers.
The Detroit Tigers return home after a stunning loss in Game 2 of the ALCS, but they're in good hands for Game 3 with Justin Verlander on the mound.
Justin Verlander strikes out six consecutive batters in the second and third innings, tying MLB's postseason record for consecutive K's.
The Red Sox have yet to find a successful approach at the plate vs. Tigers starters in the ALCS. Things will only get harder against Justin Verlander in Game 3.
Manager John Farrell says 'when we anticipate what [ Justin ] Verlander 's going to throw, I like' having Jonny Gomes in the lineup for Game 3.
When Tigers manager Jim Leyland met with media on Tuesday, he did not address the team's stunning loss on Sunday night.
Everybody knows that Shane Victorino crowds the plate. But Tigers starter Justin Verlander says that Victorino stands so close that he gets hit by strikes.
Justin Verlander is scheduled to pitch Game 3 and a potential Game 7. Could the Sox beat the ace in a Game 7?
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The A's suffered a cruel fate, falling to Justin Verlander and the A's in Game 5 of the ALDS for the second consecutive season.
Justin Verlander takes a no-hit bid into the seventh inning to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 3-0 victory over the A's in Oakland in Game 5 of their ALDS. Detroit now meets the Red Sox in the ALCS.
Justin Verlander allowed two hits over eight dominant innings, and the A's season ended in a Game 5 loss to Detroit for the second straight year.