A pair of former Cy Young winners take the mound on Wednesday when the Detroit Tigers and the Seattle Mariners wrap up a three-game series at Safeco Field. First pitch is at 10:10 PM ET.
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2011 Cy Young and MVP winner Justin Verlander (12-6 W-L, 3.52 ERA) pitched a 4-3 home win over the New York Mets in his last outing. He allowed a pair of runs on four hits over six innings, striking out nine and walking one. He’s now 5-0 in his last seven starts. The 33-year-old righty is 10-8 in 19 career starts against the Mariners, posting a 3.35 ERA. Verlander is 5-3 in 10 road starts this season with a 3.76 ERA.
2010 Cy Young winner Felix Hernandez (6-4 W-L, 3.55 ERA) allowed two homers in a 6-4 home win over the Los Angeles Angels along with four runs on three hits in eight innings. Hernandez struck out six and walked three, but he got the win, which was his second in his last four starts. The 30-year-old has been fantastic against the Tigers over his career; he’s 9-3 in 14 starts against Detroit, posting a 2.57 ERA.