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The reigning AL MVP, Justin Verlander, is always a safe pick for your fantasy team. He is consistently at the top of the league in all categories, including WHIP. With an average of 0.92, Verlander had the best WHIP average in the league last season.
For his career, Verlander has a 1.19 WHIP. He can also go deep into games which can help lower his WHIP after a slow start to a game, whereas most pitchers would be pulled.
Verlander seems to be getting better with age and shows no signs of slowing down. What may also affect his performance is the fact that he has a good hitting team. This will lead to early scoring for the Tigers and put other teams in a hole early. Teams that are playing from behind are more likely to swing at bad pitches and start losing their composure.
Verlander is a good pickup for your team if WHIP is a high priority for your team, as he is capable of leading baseball in WHIP this year.