Two days after his All-Star Game pitching rematch against Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers, Matt Harvey of the New York Mets may be done for the season after doctors discovered a torn ulnar collateral ligament.
Max Scherzer outpitched Matt Harvey in their All-Star rematch, striking out 11 and hitting a stunning RBI double that sent the Detroit Tigers to a 3-0 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday.
All that improvement, and then … a game like Thursday.
Run support aside, though, Scherzer is having a banner year that could rank among some of the more impressive seasons for pitchers in recent history.
Max Scherzer became baseball’s first 17-game winner and the Detroit Tigers posted their 12th straight victory, routing the Cleveland Indians 10-3 Thursday night.
Scherzer will have to wait for that 1,000th strikeout after falling one short Saturday night, but the Detroit right-hander took a shutout into the eighth inning.
Max Scherzer took a shutout into the eighth inning before being pulled, and the Detroit right-hander became baseball’s first 16-game winner when the Tigers held on for a 3-0 victory over the punchless Chicago White Sox on Saturday night.
Normally allowing one hit through six innings is not grounds for a pitcher’s removal from the game.
Max Scherzer is baseball’s first 15-game winner after pitching the Detroit Tigers to an easy 10-0 win over fast-fading Philadelphia in interleague baseball action.
“There’s so much player outrage towards him because of how brash he was against MLB and how brash he was in his defense,” Scherzer said before Tuesday’s game.