ESPN reports that the Detroit Tigers traded star pitcher Justin Verlander to the Houston Astros:

The team with the best record in the American League just got a major reinforcement for its postseason run.

The Houston Astros have acquired right-hander Justin Verlander from the Detroit Tigers, boosting a pitching staff that features fellow Cy Young winner Dallas Keuchel.

In 28 starts this season, Verlander is 10-8 with a 3.82 ERA. Since May 30, Verlander has a 3.24 ERA with 118 strikeouts in 111 innings.

But more importantly, this also means Houston gets Verlander’s fiancĂ©e, Kate Upton:

She posted this before the news of the trade:

The future Mr. Upton is excited about the move and pledged in an Instagram video to “immediately and get involved with aiding the #HurricaneHarvey disaster relief efforts’:

Although it could get a little awkward as the Astros’ mascot creeped on her in the past:

Anyway, welcome to Houston Kate!


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