Verlander 4-0 In May
May 27, 2007
NORFOLK, VA-- Justin Verlander ('04) is 4-0 in the month of May. The reigning AL Rookie of the Year has allowed three or fewer runs inall 10 of his starts. In 1993, David Wells allowed three or fewer runs in his first 12 starts for Detroit.
Verlander, the CAA, ODU and State of Virginia Division I All-time strikeout leader with 427 got a no decision in his last outing against Cleveland as the Tiger Bullpen failed to hold his 3-2 lead.
Jeffrey Eure is hitting .244 with one homer and six RBI for the Royals AA Wichita team. Patrick Nicholas is hitting .143 in two games for Washington's Hagerstown team.
James Burok is 00 with a 1.61 ERA for the Rockies A team in Asheville.He has 22 strikeouts in 22.1 innings of work.
Donnie Smith is 0-1 with a 3.31 ERA with 13 strikeouts in 16.1 innings of work.