Perfect Scherzer has Tigers purring

By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) – Max Scherzer’s perfect season continued on Wednesday as the Detroit Tigers’ big righthander improved his record to a sparkling 13-0 and confirmed his status as an elite pitcher with a 6-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. No-hitters and perfect games are pitching’s great personal milestones but Scherzer’s run of perfection that began in the chill of early April and has carried on into the heat of the North American summer is something not seen in major league ballparks since 1986 when Roger Clemens began his campaign 14-0. …

July 4, 2013 9:48 am

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