Tigers pitchers Verlander, Fulmer finalists for MLB awards

Posted at 10:00 PM, Nov 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-08 11:10:06-05

Justin Verlander and Michael Fulmer could be taking home some hardware.

The Tigers pitchers are both finalists for MLB awards.

Verlander is a finalist for the American League Cy Young and Fulmer is one of three finalists for the American League Rookie of the Year.

For Verlander, he is looking for his second Cy Young title. He won it in 2011, and has been a finalist three other times. Verlander had a 3.04 ERA this season and led the American League with 254 strikeouts.

Indians pitcher Corey Kluber and former Tigers pitcher Rick Porcello (Boston) are the other two finalists.

Fulmer had a 3.06 ERA in 2016, and impressed during his rookie season. Gary Sanchez and Tyler Naquin are his competition.