2019 Fantasy Rankings
5X5 $34 · Overall # 8 · SP # 4 (Tier 2)
NFBC ADP (15-team): 2.04, 19th
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Justin Verlander

SP, Houston Astros

Bats R Throws R
Height 6'5" Weight 225 DOB 1983-02-20 Age 36
Hometown Manakin-Sabot, VA

Season Projections
2019 Season, Updated Mar 28
Source 5X5 G GS IP W L QS CG SHO SV BLSV HLD K BB H HR HBP R ER ERA WHIP
ATC $35 32 31 199.0 15 8 21 0 0 0 0 0 246 49 158 26 0 0 71 3.21 1.04
Steamer $35 32 32 202.0 15 8 21 0 0 0 0 0 251 51 165 27 0 0 76 3.39 1.07
THE BAT $38 32 32 204.0 17 8 23 0 0 0 0 0 263 56 148 27 0 0 68 3.00 1.00
Zeile $35 32 32 200.0 15 8 21 0 0 0 0 0 244 50 159 0 0 0 70 3.15 1.05
ZiPS $46 30 30 187.7 15 7 21 0 0 0 0 0 215 44 148 23 0 0 63 2.99 1.01
Draft Buddy $34 32 32 200.0 15 8 21 0 0 0 0 0 249 50 163 27 0 0 75 3.38 1.07

ATC projections by Ariel Cohen. Steamer projections by Steamer Projections Blog. THE BAT projections by Derek Carty. Zeile Consensus projections by FantasyPros. ZiPS projections by Dan Szymborski. Draft Buddy projections are based on Steamer projections and include our own playing time adjustments.

Position Rankings
Rank Name 5X5 ADP1 Comment
Tier 1
2 Max Scherzer, WAS $42 1.03
Tier 2
3 Chris Sale, BOS $35 1.11
4 Justin Verlander, HOU $34 2.04
Tier 3
5 Corey Kluber, CLE $27 2.11
6 Carlos Carrasco, CLE $26 3.03
Fantasy News from the Past 120 Days
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  • Aaron Hicks powers Yankees to Game 5 victory - Aaron Hicks | NYY
    Oct 18 · RotoWorld (Fantasy)
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    Oct 8 · RotoWorld (Fantasy)
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    Oct 7 · RotoWorld (Fantasy)
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  • Verlander yields one hit over seven scoreless - Justin Verlander | HOU
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  • Justin Verlander starting Game One of ALDS - Justin Verlander | HOU
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    Oct 2 · RotoWorld (Fantasy)
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  • Verlander strikes out 12 in win over Angels - Justin Verlander | HOU
    Sep 28 · RotoWorld (Fantasy)
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  • Justin Verlander picks up 20th win
    Sep 22 · FantasyPros (Fantasy)
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  • Justin Verlander dominant in 19th victory
    Sep 18 · FantasyPros (Fantasy)
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  • Verlander blanks Rangers over six in victory - Justin Verlander | HOU
    Sep 17 · RotoWorld (Fantasy)
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  • Justin Verlander strikes out 11 in loss Thursday
    Sep 13 · FantasyPros (Fantasy)
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  • Justin Verlander dominant in win Saturday
    Sep 8 · FantasyPros (Fantasy)
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  • Verlander earns 18th win Saturday vs. SEA - Justin Verlander | HOU
    Sep 7 · RotoWorld (Fantasy)
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  • Justin Verlander tosses no-hitter Sunday
    Sep 2 · FantasyPros (Fantasy)
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  • Justin Verlander: Tosses third career no-hitter
    Sep 1 · RotoWire (Fantasy)
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  • Verlander fires no-hitter versus Blue Jays - Justin Verlander | HOU
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  • Justin Verlander picks up 16th win Tuesday
    Aug 28 · FantasyPros (Fantasy)
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  • Verlander tossed after 5 1/3 scoreless frames - Justin Verlander | HOU
    Aug 27 · RotoWorld (Fantasy)
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  • Justin Verlander tosses gem in hard-luck loss
    Aug 22 · FantasyPros (Fantasy)
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  • Justin Verlander: Takes loss in two-hitter
    Aug 21 · RotoWire (Fantasy)
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  • Justin Verlander strikes out 11 in no decision
    Aug 17 · FantasyPros (Fantasy)
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  • Verlander whiffs 11 in no-decision vs. A's - Justin Verlander | HOU
    Aug 16 · RotoWorld (Fantasy)
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  • Justin Verlander strikes out 11 in no decision
    Aug 11 · FantasyPros (Fantasy)
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  • Season Team 5X5 G GS IP W L QS CG SHO SV BLSV HLD K BB H HR HBP R ER ERA WHIP
    2010 DET - 33 33 224.1 18 9 0 4 0 0 0 0 219 71 190 14 6 89 84 3.37 1.16
    2011 DET - 34 34 251.0 24 5 0 4 2 0 0 0 250 57 174 24 3 73 67 2.40 0.92
    2012 DET - 33 33 238.1 17 8 0 6 1 0 0 0 239 60 192 19 5 81 70 2.64 1.06
    2013 DET -$1 34 34 218.1 13 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 217 75 212 19 4 94 84 3.46 1.31
    2014 DET -$21 32 32 206.0 15 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 159 65 223 18 5 114 104 4.54 1.40
    2015 DET $2 20 20 133.1 5 8 0 1 1 0 0 0 113 32 113 13 3 56 50 3.38 1.09
    2016 DET $23 34 34 227.2 16 9 0 2 0 0 0 0 254 57 171 30 8 81 77 3.04 1.00
    2017 DET $13 28 28 172.0 10 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 176 67 153 23 3 76 73 3.82 1.28
    2017 HOU $13 5 5 34.0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 43 5 17 4 1 4 4 1.06 0.65
    2018 HOU $36 34 34 214.0 16 9 0 1 1 0 0 0 290 37 156 28 8 63 60 2.52 0.90
    2019 HOU - 34 34 223.0 21 6 26 2 0 0 0 0 300 42 138 36 6 66 65 2.62 0.81
    2019 ATC $35 32 31 199.0 15 8 21 0 0 0 0 0 246 49 158 26 0 0 71 3.21 1.04
    2019 Steamer $35 32 32 202.0 15 8 21 0 0 0 0 0 251 51 165 27 0 0 76 3.39 1.07
    2019 THE BAT $38 32 32 204.0 17 8 23 0 0 0 0 0 263 56 148 27 0 0 68 3.00 1.00
    2019 Zeile $35 32 32 200.0 15 8 21 0 0 0 0 0 244 50 159 0 0 0 70 3.15 1.05
    2019 ZiPS $46 30 30 187.7 15 7 21 0 0 0 0 0 215 44 148 23 0 0 63 2.99 1.01
    2019 Draft Buddy $34 32 32 200.0 15 8 21 0 0 0 0 0 249 50 163 27 0 0 75 3.38 1.07

    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. ZiPS projections by Dan Szymborski. Draft Buddy projections are based on Steamer projections and include our own playing time adjustments.

    2019
    NFBC 15-Team 5X5 Scoring Review · Switch
    Date Opp Result GS IP W L CG SHO SV BLSV HLD K BB H HR HBP R ER ERA WHIP
    Mar 28 at TB W 5-1 1 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 3 1 2 1 1 1.29 0.57
    Apr 2 at TEX L 4-6 1 4.0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 2 1 0 1 1 1.50 0.33
    Apr 19 at TEX W 7-2 1 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 3 3 1 0 1 1 1.29 0.86
    Apr 24 vs MIN W 7-1 1 8.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 4 1 0 1 1 1.13 0.50
    Apr 29 at MIN L 0-1 1 6.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 2 1 0 1 1 1.50 0.67
    May 5 at LAA W 10-4 1 6.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 5 3 0 4 4 5.68 0.95
    May 10 vs TEX W 3-0 1 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 2 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.43
    May 15 at DET W 5-1 1 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 2 2 1 0 1 1 1.29 0.57
    May 21 vs CWS W 5-1 1 8.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 1 1 1 0 1 1 1.13 0.25
    May 26 vs BOS L 1-4 1 7.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 1 0 3 3 3.86 0.86
    Jun 1 at OAK W 5-1 1 8.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 2 4 1 0 1 1 1.13 0.75
    Jun 6 at SEA W 8-7 1 6.1 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 6 3 0 4 4 5.14 1.00
    Jun 23 at NYY W 9-4 1 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 2 4 1 0 3 3 3.86 0.86
    Jun 29 vs SEA W 6-5 1 5.0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 7 3 0 4 4 5.14 1.14
    Jul 14 at TEX W 12-4 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 4 0 0 2 2 3.00 0.83
    Jul 19 vs TEX W 4-3 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 1 8 2 0 2 2 3.00 1.50
    Jul 24 vs OAK W 4-2 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 2 2 0 0 1 0 0.00 0.67
    Jul 30 at CLE W 2-0 1 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.29
    Aug 4 vs SEA W 3-1 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 2 3 1 0 1 1 1.50 0.83
    Aug 11 at BAL L 7-8 1 5.0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 11 0 2 2 0 2 2 2.00 0.22
    Aug 27 vs TB W 15-1 1 5.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.75
    Sep 1 at TOR W 2-0 1 9.0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.11
    Sep 7 vs SEA W 2-1 1 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 4 0 0 1 1 1.29 0.71
    Sep 12 vs OAK L 2-3 1 6.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 2 5 1 0 3 3 4.50 1.17
    Sep 17 vs TEX W 4-1 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 2 4 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
    Sep 22 vs LAA W 13-5 1 5.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 6 0 0 2 2 3.60 1.60
    Sep 28 at LAA W 6-3 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 4 2 0 3 3 4.50 0.67
    2018
    Date Opp Result GS IP W L CG SHO SV BLSV HLD K BB H HR HBP R ER ERA WHIP
    Mar 29 at TEX W 4-1 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 4 0 1 0 0 0.00 1.00
    Apr 3 vs BAL W 10-6 1 5.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 6 2 0 4 3 4.76 1.24
    Apr 9 at MIN W 2-0 1 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 4 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.71
    Apr 15 vs TEX L 1-3 1 8.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 1 1 1 1 1 1 1.13 0.25
    Apr 20 at CWS W 10-0 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.83
    Apr 25 vs LAA W 5-2 1 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 4 1 0 2 2 2.57 0.57
    May 1 vs NYY L 0-4 1 8.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 3 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.38
    May 6 at ARI L 1-3 1 6.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 3 3 0 0 2 1 1.50 1.00
    May 11 vs TEX L 0-1 1 6.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 3 0 0 1 1 1.50 0.83
    May 16 at LAA W 2-0 1 9.0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 7 1 5 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.67
    May 23 vs SF W 4-1 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 3 0 0 1 1 1.50 0.67
    May 28 at NYY W 5-1 1 6.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 1 1 1 1 1.35 0.75
    Jun 2 vs BOS L 4-5 1 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 3 0 0 2 2 3.00 0.83
    Jun 8 at TEX W 7-3 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 3 5 1 0 3 3 4.50 1.33
    Jun 14 at OAK W 7-3 1 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 5 2 1 3 3 3.86 0.71
    Jun 19 vs TB L 1-2 1 6.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 6 1 0 1 1 1.35 1.05
    Jun 25 vs TOR L 3-6 1 6.2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 7 2 0 4 4 5.40 1.35
    Jun 30 at TB L 2-5 1 5.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 9 0 1 5 5 9.00 2.00
    Jul 5 vs CWS W 4-3 1 7.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 4 1 0 2 2 2.57 0.57
    Jul 10 vs OAK W 6-5 1 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 3 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.50
    Jul 15 vs DET L 3-6 1 6.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 6 4 0 6 5 7.50 1.00
    Jul 21 at LAA W 7-0 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 2 5 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.17
    Jul 28 vs TEX L 3-7 1 5.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 9 2 0 2 2 3.60 2.00
    Aug 3 at LAD W 2-1 1 7.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 1 4 1 0 1 1 1.17 0.65
    Aug 9 vs SEA L 6-8 1 2.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 7 3 0 6 6 27.00 3.50
    Aug 14 vs COL L 1-5 1 6.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 6 1 0 2 2 3.00 1.00
    Aug 19 at OAK W 9-4 1 5.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 7 3 0 4 4 6.75 1.50
    Aug 25 at LAA W 8-3 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 6 1 0 3 3 4.50 1.33
    Aug 30 vs LAA L 2-5 1 5.1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 1 5 0 0 3 3 5.06 1.13
    Sep 4 vs MIN W 5-2 1 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 2 3 0 0 1 1 1.29 0.71
    Sep 10 at DET W 3-2 1 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 6 0 0 2 2 2.57 1.00
    Sep 16 vs ARI W 5-4 1 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 1 3 1 0 1 1 1.29 0.57
    Sep 22 vs LAA W 10-5 1 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.17
    Sep 29 at BAL W 4-3 1 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 3 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.67
    Oct 5 vs CLE W 7-2 1 5.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 2 0 0 2 2 3.38 0.75
    Oct 13 at BOS W 7-2 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 4 2 0 0 2 2 3.00 1.00
    Oct 18 vs BOS L 1-4 1 6.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 7 2 0 4 4 6.00 1.50