|2014 Regular Season|
Scherzer is 3-0 with a 1.61 ERA over his last four starts.
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.
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.
Owners were likely relieved considering the nightmarish showing Scherzer was fresh off of.
Scherzer has a 1.38 ERA and 48 strikeouts over 39 innings during the winning streak.
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 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.
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 struck out 10, giving him 44 Ks in just 33 innings thus far. His 12.0 strikeouts per nine innings lead the AL.
Scherzer struck out nine in seven innings and gave up one run ahead of a big AL Central tilt with the surprising ChiSox.
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