What can be said about a pitcher that takes home the Cy Young and is the first pitcher to win the…
Scouting Playoff Pitchers: Justin Verlander
Fastball: 94-99 MPH
Curveball: 78-81 MPH
Changeup: 85-87 MPH
Slider: 84-87 MPH
The Skinny: The electrifying fastball is what everyone knows about Justin Verlander, but his changeup is probably the biggest reason for his monstrous 2011 campaign. He's potentially even tougher on lefties now than righties and it's become a true strikeout offering for him. It has big fade down and away, and when you have to honor a 98 MPH fastball, it's a near unhittable pitch.
The curveball is still a plus weapon for him, but it's the changeup that puts Verlander over the top.
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