Following the Astros’ loss to the Tigers, Cy Young winner Justin Verlander reportedly refused to speak to a Detroit reporter.
The Detroit Free Press said they were banned from his post-game media scrum.
Astros Deny Detroit Reporter Access to Verlander Upon Pitcher’s Request https://t.co/vh8dkmfQIn
— SportsGossip.com (@sportsgossip) August 22, 2019
Verlander went on social media to provide clarity to this situation. His issue is clearly with the reporter whom he banned from the clubhouse.
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