Justin Verlander's Imminent Astros Return Sparks Hope Despite Rocky Rehab Start

April 15, 2024
Justin Verlander's Imminent Astros Return Sparks Hope Despite Rocky Rehab Start
  • Justin Verlander is nearing a return to the Houston Astros following a promising minor league rehab start.

  • Despite allowing six runs and seven hits over four innings, Verlander finished strong by retiring five consecutive batters.

  • Astros Manager Joe Espada anticipates Verlander could rejoin the team's pitching rotation later this week.

  • The Astros, who have had a sluggish season start at 5-11, see Verlander's return as a potential boost to their injured-laden rotation.

  • Verlander's performance in the upcoming one or two minor league starts will be pivotal in determining his return timetable.

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