FLINT (WJRT) - (09/01/17) - A major switch up for the Detroit Tigers. Pitcher Justin Verlander has been traded to the Houston Astros. This came ahead of the 11:59 PM trade deadline.
In return, the Tigers are getting right-handed pitcher Franklin Perez, outfielder Daz Cameron and Catcher Jake Rogers.
Verlander has been in Detroit since his 2005 debut. In 13 seasons, he's appeared in 380 games. During his run with the Tigers, he won the Cy Young in 2011, and placed second for the award in 2012 and 2016.