When asked about her love life, Upton usually says that she’s focusing on her career.
The 2011 AL MVP and Cy Young winner hasn’t been the same, dominating pitcher since then, and this year he sports a 5.46 ERA through five starts, but it’s fair to guess that he’s never been happier.
The 23-year-old Upton, who was born in Michigan and grew up in Florida, has a background in sports as a former equestrian competitor whose mother was a Texas state tennis champion and whose father is a high school athletics director.
She is a frequent attendee at Tigers’ games, as well as at other sporting events in the company of Verlander.
[Upton claims the Yankees told her she could not wear Tigers gear] “For us, we always try and work on our communication,” Upton told E!
"The couple dated for three years before Verlander put a ring on it, so let's look back at their adorable romance.
They Detroit Tigers star and his model ladylove got the rumor mill really swirling when they were spotted on vacation together in St. Prior to that there were only whispers of them dating in July 2012.Some seem to be just rumors, while other relationships see plausible and one (with Maksim Chermkovskiy, breaking up in December 2013) is confirmed.Recently, Kate has been spotted spending time (and holding hands! Click through the slideshow above to see all the men Kate Upton has been linked to.Rumors of Upton's potential rekindled romance with Verlander were sparked after the athlete and blonde bombshell were snapped together by an eagle-eyed Flyers fan who was at a hockey game in Philadelphia on Saturday, Jan. PHOTOS: Celebs dating athletes Verlander is currently in Philly recovering from a core muscle repair surgery performed in a local hospital last Wednesday following a December injury.The pitching ace shared a cute picture of himself relaxing and smiling in a physical therapy room on Tuesday, Jan.PHOTOS: Golden Globes PDA The MLB player, who calls himself a "semi-pro golfer" in his Twitter bio, is also looking to buy property at Albany, a luxury resort community in the Bahamas, that was co-created by Tiger Woods, the source adds.