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Max Scherzer

Bats:
Right
Throws:
Right
Height:
6' 3"
Weight:
220 lbs
Age:
29
Born:
Jul 27, 1984
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Drafted:
2006 - round 1, 11th overall by Ari
W L ERA WHIP SO
2014 Regular Season
11 3 3.34 1.20 150

Scherzer allowed one run over seven innings to beat the Dodgers 4-1 on Wednesday.

Scherzer is 3-0 with a 1.61 ERA over his last four starts.

Scherzer allowed two hits in eight outstanding innings, and the Detroit Tigers backed their star right-hander with three early homers in an 8-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night.

Scherzer (10-3, 3.47 ERA) allowed a first-inning sacrifice fly by Evan Longoria, but that was the first of 10 straight hitters retired by the reigning American League Cy Young Award winner. After allowing a single in the fourth, Scherzer retired another 13 in a row before he was pulled with a pitch count of 106. He's 2-0 with a 1.71 ERA in his last three starts and has 28 strikeouts to four walks.

Scherzer, last year's AL Cy Young Award winner, gave up two runs in the first before settling in as he yielded seven hits and one walk in seven innings with 13 strikeouts.

It was the third time Scherzer has fanned at least 13 in his career. He had his most strikeouts since fanning a career-high 15 in 2012 against Pittsburgh.

Scherzer limited Cleveland to one run and and six hits over six innings in Sunday's 10-4 victory.

Owners were likely relieved considering the nightmarish showing Scherzer was fresh off of.

Scherzer won his sixth straight start Friday, giving up three hits while striking out seven over six scoreless innings in a 1-0 victory at Boston.

Scherzer has a 1.38 ERA and 48 strikeouts over 39 innings during the winning streak.

Scherzer improved to 5-1 on Saturday.

Scherzer wasn't sharp yet still won, giving up three runs on five hits and four walks in six innings. He struck out six - his team-record streak of fanning at least seven in seven starts to begin a season ended.

Scherzer struck out nine over eight innings of three-hit ball to beat Houston 2-0 on Monday.

Scherzer has now won four consecutive starts, a stretch during which he's allowed three runs in 27 innings. He remains one of the best pitchers in the game.

Scherzer cruised past the ChiSox on Wednesday.

The Sports Illustrated cover boy won his third straight start, allowing four hits while striking out seven to become the first pitcher in team history with at least seven strikeouts in each of his first six starts. He beat the White Sox for the second straight time, following up his April 24 win when he went six innings and allowed two runs in a 7-4 victory. He should cruise again in his next start against lowly Houston.

Scherzer allowed two runs over six innings to beat the White Sox 7-4 on Thursday.

Scherzer struck out 10, giving him 44 Ks in just 33 innings thus far. His 12.0 strikeouts per nine innings lead the AL.

Scherzer earned his first win Saturday for the Tigers.

Scherzer struck out nine in seven innings and gave up one run ahead of a big AL Central tilt with the surprising ChiSox.

Data provided by STATS LLC.

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