Justin Verlander is a huge question mark for the Detroit Tigers. The former Cy Young winner has a triceps strain in his pitching arm and won’t make his first start until April 12 at the earliest.
Will this injury derail his season? Or is this injury a fluke that will seem like a distant memory when Verlander throws his 200th inning in September?
In my latest column for the Detroit News, I use the injury analytics of Jeff Zimmerman of Fangraphs to analyze Verlander’s situation. I also look at the other starters for the Tigers.
To read the column, click here.