The leadoff home runs of Justin Verlander (also, the Tigers have the run back already)

According to ESPN Stats and Info, Justin Verlander allowed the most leadoff home runs in baseball this season, with four. Here they are:

1. May 24, Shin-Soo Choo

2. June 3, Derek Jeter

3. Sept. 2, Alejandro De Aza

4. Sept. 8, Mike Trout

This is all apropos of nothing, especially because the Tigers tied the score at 1-1 with the kind of run-scoring double play that only an MVP can muster, but it seemed interesting. If you were asked the question before reading this, you probably wouldn't have guessed Verlander if you had a 150-pitcher head start.

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