DETROIT, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Detroit rookie right-hander Justin Verlander will be on the mound for the Tigers in Game 1 of the World Series Saturday against St. Louis.
Verlander has gone 1-0, with a 5.91 ERA in the post-season. He was 17-9, with a 3.63 ERA in the regular season and was the winner when Detroit beat St. Louis, 10-6, June 24.
In 17 regular-season starts, Reyes had a record of 5-8 with a 5.06 ERA.
There was no word on the 25-player roster, which must be finalized by Saturday morning. The game is set for 7:30 p.m. EDT.