Ace Veterans Ready to Set the Tone in October

By  Jerry Crasnick

Justin Verlander turned in one of the signature performances of his career in October 2017, when he threw 99 pitches under immense pressure to lead the Astros past the Yankees and force Game 7 in the American League Championship Series. Among the admirers in attendance was Jack Morris, an old warhorse-turned-broadcaster who paid him the ultimate tribute.