Justin Verlander welcomes new teammate, apologizes for fastball to the groin

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ace Justin Verlander stays current on his team's transactions and often welcomes his new teammates with Twitter well-wishes. But it got a bit awkward Wednesday.

The Tigers agreed to a minor-league deal with free-agent utility man Jordany Valdespin. No big deal, right?


Back in spring training of 2013, Verlander hit Valdespin in a very awkward place with a 94-mph fastball on a failed bunt attempt...

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