"This is frustrating. This isn't easy," he said. "I don't think anybody's walking out of this clubhouse feeling great, but you've got to stay positive. We win two games and the pressure is squarely back on these guys."
"You get a feel for strikeouts and my feel for those isn't there yet," Verlander said. "I'm not executing as well as I should or maybe over-trying a little bit with two strikes and hanging stuff."