6/12/07 Det vs. MIL No-Hitter
9.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 4 BB, 12 K, 95 Game Score
It did not take long for Justin Verlander to register his first career no-hitter. On June 12, 2007, appearing in just his 45th big league game, Verlander blanked the Milwaukee Brewers in a 4-0 victory. Verlander walked four but struck out 12, a season high.
It was the first no-hitter in Comerica Park. He posted a game score of 95, tied for the tenth highest total in franchise history.
While it was the first no-hitter for Justin Verlander’s storied career, it would not be his last.
Verlander ended up finishing 2007 with a stellar 18-6 record and a 3.66 ERA. He made his first All-Star game and finished fifth in Cy Young voting. He would of course go on to make five more All-Star games and win the 2011 Cy Young and MVP award.