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• Justin Verlander became the first rookie in Tigers history to win a postseason game as a starter. In fact, no rookie starter won a game for any team during the past three postseasons (2003-2005). Prior to Verlander's ALDS appearance, only one rookie pitcher had ever started a postseason game for Detroit. That was Ed Summers, who started and lost Game 4 of the 1908 World Series to the Cubs, 3-0, against ...