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Quote of the Day II: Verlander's priorities have changed

Jul 12, 2010, 10:31 PM EDT

“That’s going to take a couple hours off my night.”
- Detroit Tigers All-Star Justin Verlander, discussing how an increased role in the All-Star game will impact his social life.

Verlander was joking, obviously, when asked to compare his first All-Star appearance in 2007, when he hardly expected to get into the game, versus his current role as one of the veteran pitchers on a young AL staff.

It’s good to know he has his priorities straight. After all, the Tigers are in first place, second place, a half game behind the White Sox. Who knows, maybe home-field advantage in the World Series could mean something for the Tigers. How late is Disneyland open, anyway?

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  1. ben s - Jul 12, 2010 at 10:40 PM

    Wait, Bob, the Tigers are in second place, a half game behind the White Sox. Funny quote though.

  2. Bob Harkins - Jul 12, 2010 at 10:48 PM

    Thanks Ben. That’s fixed.

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