Astros fans, meet the newest ace in your star-studded rotation: Justin Verlander
Late Thursday night, the Astros pulled off a blockbuster trade, sending three of their top prospects to the Tigers in exchange for revitalized ace
Who is Justin Verlander? He's a six-time All-Star, Cy Young Award winner and former American League MVP. But did you know he's also an (not-so-) accomplished pizza maker?
Maybe pizza isn't his thing, but he can cook a mean Thanksgiving turkey, even when faced with his father's wardrobe malfunction.
As his pizza-making adventures showed, Verlander is probably not the most attentive worker in the domestic arena. Even so, he's at least resourceful and innovative.
Regardless of whether or not it is a formal holiday, he's into the spirit of giving.
One thing about Verlander is absolutely clear: The man has a distinctive fashion sense.
He's among the best dressed both in the locker room and on the links:
The same can be said of his beach attire, which -- along with his younger brother Ben -- is on point:
So, Astros fans, if you spent the hours immediately following this trade feeling this way about your team's new pitcher:
We're here to tell you that you should join JV in feelings of unabashed excitement: