Justin Verlander

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Matt Moore Must Step Up In Rays Rotation

Coming into the 2012 season, Matt Moore was likely the most-hyped pitching prospect in baseball – not without good reason.


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Tigers Vs. Giants: Five Things You Didn’t Know From Game 4 Of The World Series

Game 4 was the most exciting game of the World Series – a back-and-forth affair that took 10 innings to decide. In the end, though, the result was the same: a Giants victory. Here are five things you didn’t know about the game.


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Tigers Vs. Giants: Five Things You Didn’t Know From Game 3 Of The World Series

The Giants took a commanding lead in the World Series last night, going up 3-0 after defeating the Tigers by a score of 2-0 for the second straight game. Here are five things you didn’t know about the game.


Giants Vs. Tigers: Five Things You Didn’t Know From Game 1 Of The World Series

Check out these five facts from Game 1 of the World Series that you may not have known.


Giants, Tigers Will Need All Seven Games To Decide World Series

It looks like the World Series will go the distance and seven games for the second straight year.


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Red Sox Can’t Give Up On Jon Lester

In a season full of bizarre moments for the Boston Red Sox, the scene on Sunday afternoon may have been the hardest to believe.


BOSTON, MA - MAY 27: Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox reacts when he disagreed with an call by umpire Mark Carlson on a play at second base against  the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park May 27, 2012  in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Pedroia (Thumb) Gets Night Off Against Tigers

Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia will get Tuesday night off as he recovers from a jammed thumb.


The Boston Red Sox celebrate a victory over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on May 17, 2012 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Red Sox Try To Go Above .500 Against Tigers, Verlander

If the Boston Red Sox are to continue their recent home success against the Detroit Tigers and finally move above .500 for the first time this season, they’ll likely have to do it with without one of their top players.


Red Sox starter Jon Lester and Tigers starter Justin Verlander dueled it out on opening day. (Photos by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lester, Verlander Duel Lives Up To Opening Day Hype

Jon Lester was solid in his Opening Day bid against the Detroit Tigers, but had to go head-to-head with reigning Cy Young winner Justin Verlander.


Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox pitches in the first inning on opening day against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on April 5, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Red Sox Opening Day Live Blog

The Red Sox start the 2012 season Thursday afternoon in Detroit. Stick with CBSBostonsports.com as we live blog the game, with updates from Detroit from WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche.