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Verlander risk outweighs reward ... Justin Verlander (RHP, HOU) predictably fell short of his phenomenal 2022 season, but still delivered 13 wins and solid ratios through a season split between New York and Houston. At age 41, and years removed from being a 200-inning horse, what should fantasy managers expect in the coming year?

YearIPERA/xERABB%/K%xBB%SwKVelG/L/FH%/S%HR/FxHR/FBPV
202063.00/2.735%/33%7%12.394.962/ 0/389/10040%31%189
2021did not pitch; Tommy John surgery
20221751.75/3.264%/28%5%12.195.138/19/4425/836%9%147
20231623.22/4.557%/22%6%10.494.436/20/4528/768%10%90

Verlander's skills highlight across-the-board erosion that translates to performance risk that exceeds any upside:

  • Verlander's K% and SwK% highlight the loss of dominance...

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