Max Scherzer Ties The MLB Record With 20 Strikeouts Against His Former Team (Video)
On Wednesday, Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer tied an MLB record with 20 strikeouts. And to make the accomplishment that much sweeter, he did it against his former team, the Detroit Tigers.
Max Scherzer is the 5th player with 20 strikeouts in a game, joining an elite club. pic.twitter.com/98N271VoI3
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 12, 2016
Here’s strikeout number 20 for Max Scherzer. History. https://t.co/1qGwIVJhBA
— Baseball Is Fun (@flippingbats) May 12, 2016
“20 FUCKIN’ PUNCHOUTS, BABY!”
The Nationals went on to win the game by a score of 3-2.