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Mets Star Pitcher Placed On Injured List

Written by Tony Ghaul

New York Mets pitcher Justin Verlander was placed on IL prior to Opening Day, according to the Mets official release.

“Justin Verlander will be placed on the IL with a low grade teres major strain. He will continue throwing at moderate intensity and we will rescan in a week. We will provide an update at that time.”

After spending the past few seasons with the Houston Astors, Verlander signed a massive two-year deal worth $86 million.

In 2022, Verlander went 18-4 with a 1.75 ERA and 185 strikeouts while winning a World Series title with the Astros.

The 1-2 punch of Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander is one of the best in the MLB, but it’s also the oldest. Older players, especially pitchers, are prone to injury.

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