Justin Verlander injures thumb
DETROIT -- Justin Verlander has left Detroit's game against Kansas City on Thursday with what the team described as cracked skin on his right thumb.
Verlander allowed one earned run in seven innings before departing. The right-hander is day-to-day.
Verlander allowed eight hits and didn't seem to be laboring too much when he left the mound in the seventh, but rookie Bruce Rondon came in from the bullpen the following inning, replacing Verlander and making his major league debut. Rondon ...
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