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• Justin Verlander said on ESPN Radio's Mike and Mike in the Morning show that he believes he found a mechanical issue that would explain his off-and-on struggles this season, centering on his shoulder.

"I think that led to me being too inconsistent trying to deliver the ball, especially with my fastball command," Verlander said.

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• Justin Verlander said on ESPN Radio's Mike and Mike in the Morning show that he believes he found a mechanical issue that would explain his off-and-on struggles this season, centering on his shoulder.

"I think that led to me being too inconsistent trying to deliver the ball, especially with my fastball command," Verlander said.

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• Leyland said he was encouraged by Bruce Rondon's outing on Sunday, which included better use of his slider, a day after taking the loss in extra innings on Saturday night.

"He'll be able to help us," Leyland said.

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