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4 Reasons Justin Verlander's Huge Extension Is a Great Idea for the Tigers
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On March 29, starting pitcher Justin Verlander signed a massive extension to keep him in a Detroit Tigers uniform through at least 2019.

Verlander's extension is worth $180 million for seven years, with an option that could bring the total to $202 million (via espn.com).

This extension can only be positive news for the Tigers organization and all the effects of this deal will be felt in the future.

Let's take a look at the reasons why this contract extension is great for the Tigers.

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