Justin Verlander \VUHR-land-er\
Born: February 20, 1983 in Manakin Sabot, VA
High School: Goochland HS (Goochland, VA)
School: Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA)
Drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 2004 amateur draft.
Signed October 25, 2004. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 4, 2005 (Age 22.134, 16,315th in MLB history) vs. CLE 5.1 IP, 7 H, 4 SO, 3 BB, 4 ER, L
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2006 season [*]
Team: Tigers 2005-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2019, 10 yrs/$219.5M (10-19) & 20 vesting option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 9.002, Free Agent: 2020 [*], Agents: Relativity Baseball, previously: Richard Verlander [*]
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