Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander throws in the second inning during Game 3 of the American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, in Detroit. The Tigers won 2-1 to take a 3-0 lead in the series. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander throws in the second inning during Game 3 of the American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, in Detroit. The Tigers won 2-1 to take a 3-0 lead in the series. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)