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. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Photo by: Matt Slocum

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. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)