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Tigers’ Verlander goes from great to mediocre


By John Perrotto

Sports Xchange

The way Danny Salazar cut through the Detroit Tigers’ lineup on Wednesday night made it easy to compare him with the pitcher who was on the losing end of the 7-0 score.

The Cleveland Indians right-hander was reminiscent of Justin Verlander, at least when the right-hander was one of the best pitchers in baseball and so good that he won both the American League Cy Young and Most Valuable Player awards in 2011.

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