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Soreness will keep Verlander from Tuesday's start

Lefty Lobstein stays in rotation with veteran fighting fatigue after sim game
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Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander, who cut short a simulated game on Wednesday due to fatigue, has been ruled out of a potential Tuesday start against the Yankees.

Verlander was experiencing "normal soreness," according to a report in the Detroit News, and will not return to the rotation just yet. Left-hander Kyle Lobstein, who provided a solid start against the Indians on Sunday, will remain in the rotation and start on Tuesday.

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Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander, who cut short a simulated game on Wednesday due to fatigue, has been ruled out of a potential Tuesday start against the Yankees.

Verlander was experiencing "normal soreness," according to a report in the Detroit News, and will not return to the rotation just yet. Left-hander Kyle Lobstein, who provided a solid start against the Indians on Sunday, will remain in the rotation and start on Tuesday.

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Verlander now has not pitched in a competitive game in almost three weeks, which might necessitate a rehab start in the Minors before his activation from the disabled list.

"We'll cross that bridge when we get to it," manager Brad Ausmus said in the report.

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