It’s probably not a good idea to give a pitcher who has your number a five-run lead before he steps on the mound.
Chris Sale was really good on Thursday night.
Max Scherzer was even better.
Justin Verlander hasn’t endured too many ruts like this in his career, and he’s not afraid to admit it has bothered him a bit.
You don’t normally volunteer to give runs away when Justin Verlander is the on the mound.