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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Justin Verlander has an interesting theory on why his Tigers teams never won a World Series

Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander has one World Series ring, but he believes he could have more. Verlander made the World Series twice as a member of the Detroit Tigers, but the team came up short both times.

Verlander thinks he knows why the team couldn’t get the job done. He told WXYZ-TV Detroit the time off between the Championship Series and the World Series played a big role in that.

As Verlander explains, the time off between those games cooled the Tigers down. He believes that winning it all “comes down to the hottest team at the right time. And we were the hottest team twice. And we got cooled off by the week layoff for the World Series both times. Sucks.”

We can’t definitively prove the “hottest team” wins every time, but we can look into Verlander’s claim that the Tigers were that team prior to the World Series.

With logic like this, we can understand why relievers go berserk about their usage and baseball players generally go nuts about the idea of a pitch clock.

QLE Posted: May 14, 2019 at 03:32 AM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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