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Justin Upton Is Thrilled to Join Angels and Playoff Race - New York Times

Justin Upton was eager to get back into a playoff race. The Los Angeles Angels badly needed another big bat to bolster their postseason push. The Angels acquired Upton, the four-time All-Star outfielder, from the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, giving up ...and more »

Houston Astros Acquire Justin Verlander, Eyeing a Deep Playoff Run - New York Times

HOUSTON — The Houston Astros acquired Justin Verlander in a trade with the Detroit Tigers on Thursday night, just before the deadline for having players eligible for postseason play. Verlander joined the Astros, who lead the American League West, and ...and more »

Justin Verlander heads to Houston in search of a World Series ring - Yahoo Sports

HOUSTON – Justin Verlander's first question to A.J. Hinch as a member of the Houston Astros was about when he'd pitch – Tuesday in Seattle, he was told – which seemed as good a place as any to start a relationship both hope nets their first World ...and more »

Stunner! Detroit Tigers trade Justin Verlander to Houston Astros for 3 prospects - Detroit Free Press

It was the deal that had to happen, a match made in heaven for two organizations trending in much different directions. At approximately 11:59 p.m. on Thursday night, Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander was traded to the Houston Astros for three ...and more »

5 impact trades from both of baseball's trade deadlines - New York Daily News

Well, why not? These days almost every veteran player clears waivers because potential claiming teams fear getting stuck with an unwanted salary, and the whole buying/selling picture is more defined with only a month to go in the season. All of which ...and more »

Justin Verlander Is Now A Houston Astro - The Inquisitr

Justin Verlander has done enough in his career to be considered one of the game's greats. There's just one thing that's missing from his resume. A World Series Championship. He came so close with the Detroit Tigers, but never got over the hump ...and more »

Last-minute deal sends Tigers' Justin Verlander to Houston - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

HOUSTON — When Houston manager A.J. Hinch called to welcome Justin Verlander to the team, the pitcher's first question was when he'd make his debut for the Astros. The answer is Tuesday at Seattle after the Astros orchestrated a last-minute deal with ...and more »

Instant Fantasy Baseball Reaction: Justin Verlander's stock rises a little more with trade to the Astros - CBSSports.com

Justin Verlander had already resuscitated his Fantasy value, but his move to the Astros solidifies his standing among the elite starting pitchers, according to Scott White. Scott White mugshot; by Scott White · @CBSScottWhite; Sep 1, 2017 • 3 min read ...and more »

CTBNL | Verlander trade signals new beginning for Tigers - FanRag Sports (blog)

Like the man wedged in a glacial crevasse, the Detroit Tigers have cut off their good right arm so they might claw their way out of the hole. Justin Verlander, one of the greatest pitchers in team history, is a Houston Astro. The Tigers are diminished ...and more »

Following the Justin Verlander trade, the Tigers finally have a set direction - Bless You Boys (blog)

Hello, readers of Bless You Boys. How are all of you doing? Personally, I'm feeling a bit ill and the bags under my eyes from sleep deprivation and crying are quite noticeable. It's been a rough few days for Detroit Tigers fans, and it's okay to let ...and more »