Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander has been dominating the league this year, leading the majors in both ERA and WHIP. Why can't New York Yankees fans just acknowledge his greatness instead of booing him off the field?
SI's Ben Reiter shares whether the addition of Justin Verlander gives the Houston Astros a leg up on their American League opponents. ...read more
In an interview with ESPN's Jeff Passan, Astros ace Justin Verlander said he believes MLB is intentionally using juiced baseballs. SI Now's Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell weigh in on the sport's home run debate. ...read more
Astros Pitcher Justin Verlander announced on Saturday that he will have Tommy John surgery and miss the remainder of the season. The Reigning American League Cy Young Award Winner said his arm injury worsened in his recent 75-pitch simulated game. FOR MORE CONTENT FROM SI: ...read more
SI's Ben Reiter wonders what happened to the Houston Astros' offense after the ALCS moved to New York and explains how the Yankees' surge in the series proves that Aaron Judge is the American League MVP. ...read more
Riding the success of his 2014 prediction that the Houston Astros would win the 2017 World Series, SI's Ben Reiter shares the teams he expects to win the Fall Classic in 2018 and 2020. ...read more
Justin Verlander's status for Opening Day is in question after an MRI revealed a "mild lat strain," general manager James Click announced Monday. The Astros ace was removed after two innings and 29 pitches in Sunday's 3–1 loss to the Mets. Verlander told pitching coach Brent ...read more