Back in Houston in less than a year… ‘250 wins’ Verlander, eventually traded

 Justin Verlander (40), the pitcher with the most wins in major league history, will wear the uniform of his parent team, the Houston Astros, again. reported on the 2nd (Korean time), “The New York Mets sent Verlander to Houston and traded for outfielders Drew Gilbert and Ryan Clifford.”

Verlander is one of the best pitchers in major leagues. He appeared in 498 career games, went 250-138 with a 3.24 earned run average, and won the Cy Young Award three times (in 2011, 2019, and 2022).

Verlander, who left Houston ahead of this season, signed a two-year, $86 million contract with the Mets.

Verlander, who suffered from a shoulder injury at the beginning of the season, only had an ERA of 4.80 in five games after returning.

But Verlander recovered his old form, posting a 3.33 earned run average in five games in June. He pitched 37⅓ innings in his last five games and pitched well with a 1.69 earned run average of 4 wins and 1 loss. His batting average was only 0.167.

Verlander’s performance this season was 6 wins, 5 losses, 81 strikeouts in 16 games (94⅓ innings) with an ERA of 3.15. Quality Start (QS, 3 earned runs or less in 6 or more starting innings) completed No. 8.

As Verlander’s prowess revived, multiple clubs, such as Houston and San Francisco Giants, who were eager to strengthen their starting pitching staff, showed interest in the trade market.

Eventually, Verlander returned to his parents’ home after nine months. Verlander played for Houston for five seasons beginning in 2017.먹튀검증

The Mets, who dreamed of winning by investing heavily in the off-season, remain in 4th place in the National League East Division with 50 wins and 55 losses this year.

The Mets, whose chances of advancing to the post were slim, made a decision. Ace Max Scherzer also left for the Texas Rangers through a trade on the 30th of last month.

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