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MLB: Justin Verlander’s MRI test clear

MLB: Justin Verlander’s MRI test clear

The Detroit Tigers said Monday that an MRI exam on pitcher Justin Verlander’s groin injury was clean, showing no evidence of structural damage, and he will be evaluated as the week progresses.

The 2011 Cy Young Award winner left his start Sunday against the Chicago White Sox in the third inning because of tightness in his right groin. The team said the date of his next start is undetermined.


The Washington Nationals placed outfielder Jayson Werth on the 10-day disabled list because of a bruised left foot and promoted utilityman Ryan Raburn from triple-A Syracuse before the start of their three-game series at Dodger Stadium. Werth fouled a ball off...