2020 Fantasy Rankings
5X5 $35 · Overall # 7 · SP # 4 (Tier 2)
NFBC ADP (15-team): 1.13, 13th
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

60-Game Season Projections
2020 Season, Updated Jul 21
Source 5X5 GS IP W L QS K BB H HR HBP R ER ERA WHIP
ATC-60 $35 10 64.0 5 3 7 82 15 50 10 0 0 23 3.23 1.02
Steamer-60 $39 11 68.0 6 3 7 88 16 55 11 0 0 26 3.44 1.04
THE BAT-60 $40 11 68.0 5 3 7 86 17 52 11 0 0 26 3.44 1.01
Zeile-60 $40 11 68.4 6 3 7 87 16 53 0 0 0 25 3.25 1.00
Draft Buddy-60 $32 11 65.0 5 2 7 85 13 45 10 2 26 24 3.32 0.89
162-Game Season Projections
Source 5X5 GS IP W L QS K BB H HR HBP R ER ERA WHIP
ATC $30 25 158.0 13 6 17 204 36 123 24 0 0 57 3.25 1.01
Steamer $35 29 184.0 14 7 19 239 42 149 29 0 0 70 3.42 1.04
THE BAT $38 29 184.0 15 7 20 240 43 136 30 0 0 66 3.23 0.97
Zeile $36 29 181.9 15 7 19 229 42 143 0 0 0 68 3.33 1.01
Draft Buddy $35 28 180.0 15 7 19 236 36 125 28 5 72 66 3.30 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 2
2 Max Scherzer, WAS $37 1.14
3 Jacob deGrom, NYM $37 1.09
4 Justin Verlander, HOU $35 1.13
Tier 3
5 Walker Buehler, LAD $31 2.01
6 Shane Bieber, CLE $28 2.06
Fantasy News Last 90 Days
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  • Astros' Verlander out with strain, hopes to return

    Jul 27 · ESPN Astros Justin Verlander
  • Justin Verlander Shut Down With Forearm Strain

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  • Justin Verlander to start for Astros on Opening Day

    Jul 15 · FantasyPros Astros Justin Verlander
  • Justin Verlander throws five scoreless in Tuesday's intrasquad game

    Jul 14 · FantasyPros Astros Justin Verlander
  • Justin Verlander throws three scoreless in Thursday's intrasquad game

    Jul 11 · FantasyPros Astros Justin Verlander
  • Astros Expect Justin Verlander To Be Full Participant In Spring Training

    Jun 26 · MLB Trade Rumors Astros Justin Verlander
  • Justin Verlander Throwing From Mound

    Jun 15 · MLB Trade Rumors Astros Justin Verlander
  • Justin Verlander can't explain it, he just always has to be first

    Jun 12 · ESPN Astros Justin Verlander
  • Pitching
    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 HOU - 1 6.0 1 0 1 7 1 3 2 0 2 2 3.00 0.67
    2020 ATC-60 $35 10 64.0 5 3 7 82 15 50 10 0 0 23 3.23 1.02
    2020 Steamer-60 $39 11 68.0 6 3 7 88 16 55 11 0 0 26 3.44 1.04
    2020 THE BAT-60 $40 11 68.0 5 3 7 86 17 52 11 0 0 26 3.44 1.01
    2020 Zeile-60 $40 11 68.4 6 3 7 87 16 53 0 0 0 25 3.25 1.00
    2020 Draft Buddy-60 $32 11 65.0 5 2 7 85 13 45 10 2 26 24 3.32 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.

    Date Opp Result GS IP W L K BB H HR HBP R ER ERA WHIP
    Jul 24 vs SEA W 8-2 1 6.0 1 0 7 1 3 2 0 2 2 3.00 0.67
    2019
    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