Retire? Verlander set for 'second half' of career
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“Just keep swimming,” Verlander, 35, told reporters on Thursday. “That’s me. Just keep pitching. Just head down, prepare myself and just keep pitching. And at the end of my career, hopefully when I look up and all is said and done, that’s cemented my legacy.”
The high-stakes series is sure to deliver from the start, with the defending champs pitting Justin Verlander against Chris Sale in Game 1.
With 108 wins, the Red Sox clearly have something going, but the Astros’ starting pitching, bullpen and lineup will be very tough to beat.
How will Alex Cora deal with Alex Bregman? Will Craig Kimbrel bounce back from his last outing? We’ll find out when the ALCS gets underway.
For now, he’s focused on the task at hand: beating the Boston Red Sox in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series on Saturday night.
Time after time, Verlander came up with big games when the Astros