27 August 2011
Freight Train beat the Twins 6-4 to get his 20th win.
Making his 29th start, Verlander was the first pitcher to record 20 wins before the end of August since Curt Schilling did so in 2002 with the D-backs. Verlander is the fifth pitcher to reach the 20-win mark in August over the past 20 years, joining Roger Clemens (1997), John Smoltz ('96) and Jack McDowell ('93).
All but Schilling won the Cy Young Award at the end of their respective seasons.
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