Astros ace Justin Verlander undergoes groin surgery, will be sidelined six weeks

The Astros on Tuesday announced that ace right-hander Justin Verlander has undergone successful surgery on his right groin and will be sidelined for approximately six weeks. Verlander initially suffered a groin discomfort early in spring training, which caused his first start to be pushed back.  Since Opening Day of the Read more

Justin Verlander injury: Astros ace shut down due to lat strain; no timetable for return

The Houston Astros announced that ace Justin Verlander will be shut down indefinitely after he was diagnosed with a mild lat strain on Monday. There is no timetable on a return for the right-hander, and he could start the 2020 season on the injured list. Verlander, 37, left a spring training start Read more

Astros ace Justin Verlander leaves spring training start due to triceps soreness

Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander exited his Sunday start earlier than expected due to triceps soreness, according to Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle. Verlander then left the ballpark to get additional testing done. Verlander had been slated to throw four innings on Sunday. Instead, he was limited to two Read more

Astros ace Justin Verlander leaves spring training start early with apparent injury

Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander exited his Sunday start earlier than expected. Afterward, he left the ballpark to “get some testing done,” according to what a team spokesperson told Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle. Verlander has dealt with groin issues this spring, but it’s not apparent if a reaggravation Read more