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VIDEO: Justin Verlander Waved to Kate Upton and Their Daughter After Dominating Rays

HOUSTON, TEXAS - OCTOBER 04:  Justin Verlander #35 of the Houston Astros walks off the field after a strikeout to end the seventh inning against the Tampa Bay Rays in game one of the American League Division Series at Minute Maid Park on October 04, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
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Justin Verlander is on fire right now. The veteran righty dominated his Game 1 start in the American League Division Series for the Houston Astros and afterwards waived to his wife and their daughter in the stands. That's a good day at the ballpark.

The Astros topped the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 on Friday to open the ALDS and Verlander was dominant. He went seven innings and allowed no runs on one hit while striking out eight and walking three. It was a classic performance from the 36-year-old future Hall of Famer.

After he reached the dugout following his final inning of work, Verlander looked into the crowd and waved to his wife, Kate Upton, and their daughter. Check it out:

That is a painfully sweet moment for Verlander and his family.