ARSENAL REPORT: Tale of two aces

This week in the Arsenal Report we are looking at two aces who have managed to combat declining stuff and continue to prevent runs at an elite level. Most ace pitchers must adjust at some point in their careers to continue to generate outs, some earlier than others. We are looking at two aces in drastically different parts of their careers who have adjusted in 2022 to remain effective.

Old man makes MLB hitters look JV level

One of the most underrated storylines of 2022 has been the comeback of Justin Verlander (RHP, HOU), who is 39 years old and had thrown six innings in the previous two seasons. Verlander is not quite the same as he was stuff-wise in 2019, but the run prevention results have been better than ever, as through 143...


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