2020 Fantasy Rankings
5X5 $39 · Overall # 4 · SP # 2 (Tier 1)
NFBC ADP (15-team): 1.12, 12th
Astros
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Justin Verlander

SP, Houston Astros

Bats R Throws R
Height 6'5" Weight 225 DOB 1983-02-20 Age 37
Hometown Manakin-Sabot, VA

Season Projections
2020 Season, Updated Feb 28
Source 5X5 GS IP W L QS K BB H HR HBP R ER ERA WHIP
ATC $38 32 200.0 16 8 21 259 45 156 30 0 0 72 3.24 1.01
Steamer - 32 204.0 16 8 21 265 39 166 32 0 0 76 3.35 1.00
THE BAT $45 34 216.0 18 8 23 282 51 160 35 0 0 78 3.25 0.98
Zeile $43 32 204.0 17 8 22 261 48 157 0 0 0 74 3.26 1.00
Draft Buddy $39 32 205.0 17 8 22 269 41 142 32 6 82 76 3.34 0.89

ATC projections by Ariel Cohen. Steamer projections by Steamer Projections Blog. THE BAT projections by Derek Carty. Zeile Consensus projections by FantasyPros. Draft Buddy projections by Chris Spencer.

Position Rankings
Rank Name 5X5 ADP1 Comment
Tier 1
1 Jacob deGrom, NYM $39 1.07
2 Justin Verlander, HOU $39 1.12
3 Max Scherzer, WAS $38 2.01
4 Gerrit Cole, NYY $36 1.06
Fantasy News from the Past 120 Days
  • Justin Verlander (groin) to start Tuesday
    Feb 27 · FantasyPros (Fantasy)
    Astros Justin Verlander
  • Verlander (groin) scheduled to start on Tues. - Justin Verlander | HOU
    Feb 27 · RotoWorld (Fantasy)
    Astros Justin Verlander
  • Verlander (groin) throws successful sim game - Justin Verlander | HOU
    Feb 27 · RotoWorld (Fantasy)
    Astros Justin Verlander
  • Justin Verlander tending to groin injury
    Feb 26 · FantasyPros (Fantasy)
    Astros Justin Verlander injury
  • Justin Verlander (groin) scratched Thursday - Justin Verlander | HOU
    Feb 26 · RotoWorld (Fantasy)
    Astros Justin Verlander
  • Justin Verlander named 2019 AL Cy Young award winner
    Nov 13 · FantasyPros (Fantasy)
    Astros Justin Verlander
  • Justin Verlander wins second Cy Young Award - Justin Verlander | HOU
    Nov 13 · RotoWorld (Fantasy)
    Astros Justin Verlander
  • Season Team 5X5 GS IP W L QS K BB H HR HBP R ER ERA WHIP
    2010 DET - 33 224.1 18 9 0 219 71 190 14 6 89 84 3.37 1.16
    2011 DET - 34 251.0 24 5 0 250 57 174 24 3 73 67 2.40 0.92
    2012 DET - 33 238.1 17 8 0 239 60 192 19 5 81 70 2.64 1.06
    2013 DET -$1 34 218.1 13 12 0 217 75 212 19 4 94 84 3.46 1.31
    2014 DET -$21 32 206.0 15 12 0 159 65 223 18 5 114 104 4.54 1.40
    2015 DET $2 20 133.1 5 8 0 113 32 113 13 3 56 50 3.38 1.09
    2016 DET $23 34 227.2 16 9 0 254 57 171 30 8 81 77 3.04 1.00
    2017 DET $13 28 172.0 10 8 0 176 67 153 23 3 76 73 3.82 1.28
    2017 HOU $13 5 34.0 5 0 0 43 5 17 4 1 4 4 1.06 0.65
    2018 HOU $36 34 214.0 16 9 0 290 37 156 28 8 63 60 2.52 0.90
    2019 HOU $44 34 223.0 21 6 0 300 42 137 36 6 66 64 2.58 0.80
    2020 ATC $38 32 200.0 16 8 21 259 45 156 30 0 0 72 3.24 1.01
    2020 Steamer - 32 204.0 16 8 21 265 39 166 32 0 0 76 3.35 1.00
    2020 THE BAT $45 34 216.0 18 8 23 282 51 160 35 0 0 78 3.25 0.98
    2020 Zeile $43 32 204.0 17 8 22 261 48 157 0 0 0 74 3.26 1.00
    2020 Draft Buddy $39 32 205.0 17 8 22 269 41 142 32 6 82 76 3.34 0.89

    Historic stats obtained free of charge from and are copyrighted by Retrosheet. ATC projections by Ariel Cohen. Steamer projections by Steamer Projections Blog. THE BAT projections by Derek Carty. Zeile Consensus projections by FantasyPros. Draft Buddy projections by Chris Spencer.

    2019
    NFBC 15-Team 5X5 Scoring Review · Switch
    Date Opp Result GS IP W L K BB H HR HBP R ER ERA WHIP
    Mar 28 at TB W 5-1 1 7.0 1 0 9 1 3 1 2 1 1 1.29 0.57
    Apr 2 at TEX L 4-6 1 4.0 0 0 4 3 6 1 1 4 4 9.00 2.25
    Apr 8 vs NYY W 4-3 1 6.0 0 0 6 2 7 1 0 3 3 4.50 1.50
    Apr 13 at SEA W 3-1 1 6.0 1 0 11 0 2 1 0 1 1 1.50 0.33
    Apr 19 at TEX W 7-2 1 7.0 1 0 8 3 3 1 0 1 1 1.29 0.86
    Apr 24 vs MIN W 7-1 1 8.0 1 0 8 0 4 1 0 1 1 1.13 0.50
    Apr 29 at MIN L 0-1 1 6.0 0 1 7 2 2 1 0 1 1 1.50 0.67
    May 5 at LAA W 10-4 1 6.1 1 0 7 1 5 3 0 4 4 5.68 0.95
    May 10 vs TEX W 3-0 1 7.0 1 0 8 2 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.43
    May 15 at DET W 5-1 1 7.0 1 0 9 2 2 1 0 1 1 1.29 0.57
    May 21 vs CWS W 5-1 1 8.0 1 0 12 1 1 1 0 1 1 1.13 0.25
    May 26 vs BOS L 1-4 1 7.0 0 1 6 0 5 1 0 3 2 2.57 0.71
    Jun 1 at OAK W 5-1 1 8.0 1 0 8 2 4 1 0 1 1 1.13 0.75
    Jun 6 at SEA W 8-7 1 6.1 0 0 7 0 5 0 0 3 3 4.26 0.79
    Jun 12 vs MIL L 3-6 1 7.0 0 0 15 0 4 3 0 3 3 3.86 0.57
    Jun 18 at CIN L 3-4 1 7.0 0 1 8 1 6 3 0 4 4 5.14 1.00
    Jun 23 at NYY W 9-4 1 7.0 1 0 9 2 4 1 0 3 3 3.86 0.86
    Jun 29 vs SEA W 6-5 1 5.0 0 0 5 4 5 2 0 4 4 7.20 1.80
    Jul 5 vs LAA L 4-5 1 7.0 0 1 6 1 7 3 0 4 4 5.14 1.14
    Jul 14 at TEX W 12-4 1 6.0 1 0 7 1 4 0 0 2 2 3.00 0.83
    Jul 19 vs TEX W 4-3 1 6.0 1 0 12 1 8 2 0 2 2 3.00 1.50
    Jul 24 vs OAK W 4-2 1 6.0 1 0 11 2 2 0 0 1 0 0.00 0.67
    Jul 30 at CLE W 2-0 1 7.0 1 0 13 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.29
    Aug 4 vs SEA W 3-1 1 6.0 1 0 10 2 3 1 0 1 1 1.50 0.83
    Aug 11 at BAL L 7-8 1 5.0 0 0 11 1 9 0 1 4 4 7.20 2.00
    Aug 16 at OAK L 2-3 1 7.0 0 0 11 0 4 2 0 2 2 2.57 0.57
    Aug 21 vs DET L 1-2 1 9.0 0 1 11 0 2 2 0 2 2 2.00 0.22
    Aug 27 vs TB W 15-1 1 5.1 1 0 4 0 4 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.75
    Sep 1 at TOR W 2-0 1 9.0 1 0 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.11
    Sep 7 vs SEA W 2-1 1 7.0 1 0 7 1 4 0 0 1 1 1.29 0.71
    Sep 12 vs OAK L 2-3 1 6.0 0 1 11 2 5 1 0 3 3 4.50 1.17
    Sep 17 vs TEX W 4-1 1 6.0 1 0 8 2 4 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
    Sep 22 vs LAA W 13-5 1 5.0 1 0 5 2 6 0 0 2 2 3.60 1.60
    Sep 28 at LAA W 6-3 1 6.0 1 0 12 0 4 2 0 3 3 4.50 0.67