(Yahoo!Sports) Justin Verlander attributed his poor All-Star game performance to his desire to entertain fans with triple-digit readings on the radar gun.
However, on Friday night in Detroit, the reigning American League MVP and Cy Young winner didn't have to dig down deep or sacrifice command to hit the century mark. He was reaching it free and easy from the first inning, all the way to the eighth in the Tigers important 4-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox.
In fact, it was one of those sizzling eighth inning fastballs that provided all of the jaw-dropping entertainment Verlander was hoping to provide in Kansas City, and it also left Gordon Beckham with a feeling he won't soon forget.
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