Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

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Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander celebrates Detroit's ALDS win with teammate Victor Martinez's son, Victor Jr. (Ben Margot/AP)

This week Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander proved once again that he's very good at throwing the baseball past the batter. Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce weighs in on Verlander's late-season success. Bill and Charlie also discuss this weekend's most mismatched NFL matchup, the NBA's first game in the Philippines, and the ancient sport of cricket fighting.

This segment aired on October 12, 2013.


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