In a blockbuster August trade consummated just before the 11:59 p.m. deadline, the Astros acquired former American League MVP and Cy Young Award winner Justin Verlander from the Detroit Tigers, an industry source confirmed to the Chronicle.

Player D.O.B Sport Batted Threw Position
Justin Verlander Feb 19,1983 BaseBall R R P
Cy Young Mar 28,1867 BaseBall R R P