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Verlander peaking just in time

The Tigers will turn to Justin Verlander to save them again in Game 3

Updated: October 15, 2013, 11:54 AM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

DETROIT -- Justin Verlander has more talent at his disposal than should be permissible from a guy who began October as the No. 2 starter in his team's rotation.

Judging from the way his teammates and Detroit fans are looking forward to his next outing, he's also a walking hangover remedy.

Although the Tigers are loath to admit it, their 6-5 loss to Boston in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series was more than just a garden-variety October defeat, because of the ...

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