The Detroit Tigers have avoided salary arbitration with pitcher Justin Verlander by agreeing to a one year deal for $3.675 million for the 2009 season. It's seven times more than what Verlander made last season. And his 2008 record wasn't exactly stellar eighter-- an 11-17 record and a 4.84 earned run average. Verlander made $500,000 last year. All of the Tigers' players are now under contract. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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