Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander kicks at the pitchers mound after the Pittsburgh Pirates scored five runs in the first inning of the baseball game on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Keith Srakocic
August 11, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) Justin Verlander left his start against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night after one inning with right shoulder soreness.

The former Cy Young winner gave up five runs on four hits and walked two. He threw 40 pitches and bunted in the second before he was removed.

Verlander (10-11) is scheduled to undergo an MRI in Detroit on Tuesday.

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