The Red Sox are desperate for an offensive spark. Perhaps they should make some changes to their lineup.
Mike Napoli, who had struck out in two previous at-bats, caught up to a Justin Verlander fastball and changed the ALCS for the Red Sox.
The Tigers are counting on Justin Verlander to come up big once again.
The shell-shocked Tigers must figure out how to regroup for Game 3, writes Jerry Crasnick.
Anibal Sanchez might be the Tigers' No. 3 starter, but he no-hit the Red Sox through six innings as Detroit won Game 1.
A less-than-dominant Justin Verlander joined some undistinguished World Series company as the Tigers dropped Game 1.
Justin Verlander, arguably baseball's best pitcher, will pose a huge challenge for Yankees' struggling lineup in Game 3.
Justin Verlander should become the first back-to-back AL Cy Young winner since Pedro Martinez of the 1999-2000 Red Sox.
Justin Verlander didn't look like the reigning AL MVP and Cy Young at the All-Star Game, but he's not going to beat himself up over it.
As the Rangers gear up for a third straight appearance in the World Series, this question begs: Do they have an ace in their rotation?
Justin Verlander finished off an outstanding season by winning both of the American League's major individual awards.
The Tigers are confident, knowing they'll have their ace on the mound in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series.
Justin Verlander didn't have his no-hit stuff, but the Tigers' ace did what aces do -- grinded out eight innings and got a win when his team needed him.
The Tigers-Yankees ALDS was supposed to largely be about aces Justin Verlander and CC Sabathia. Now it's not, so say hello to a few others, starting with Game 1 winner Ivan Nova.
Rain didn't just force the Tigers and Yankees to suspend Game 1 of their ALDS, but it also cost them their aces, Justin Verlander and CC Sabathia.
Check out nine key moments over the last five months that changed the course of the season.