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A daily glance inside the numbers from the world of sports.

Updated: July 28, 2006, 3:46 PM ET
By Elias Sports Bureau, Inc. | Special to ESPN Insider

A daily glance inside the numbers from the world of sports:

MLB • Justin Verlander outdueled C.C. Sabathia in the Tigers' 4-1 victory at Cleveland to notch his 13th win of the season and grab a share of the major league lead in that category. Since 1900, the only pitcher to lead the majors in victories (either tied or outright) in his rookie season was Grover Alexander (28-13), who did it for the Phillies in 1911. Alexander (in his debut season) led the NL in wins and tied Jack Coombs ...

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