Verlander Eyes Comeback with Live BP, Brown Slated for Game 3 Start

March 23, 2024
Verlander Eyes Comeback with Live BP, Brown Slated for Game 3 Start
  • Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander is preparing to return from shoulder inflammation, with a live batting practice session scheduled early next week.

  • Verlander may only require one additional session before embarking on a rehab assignment, assuming his recovery progresses smoothly.

  • The Astros anticipate Verlander's return to the mound shortly after the season begins, bolstering their starting rotation.

  • Framber Valdez, another Astros pitcher, completed his pre-season preparations in a simulated game due to weather disruptions.

  • Rookie pitcher Hunter Brown is slated to start the third game of the season for the Astros, following Valdez and Christian Javier.

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