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Monday, May 27, 2013

Oakland Press: Could you see a Tigers starter in the All-Star Game for a second straight year? Scherzer you could

As great as Scherzer has been, I don’t think he’s even the most worthy All-Star starter on his own team (Sanchez is ahead of him in ERA, WAR, FIP and quality starts). But I find his perspective on the “win” stat, which seems to come straight out of his mother’s basement, very refreshing:

“That’s the thing — 7-0’s a nice thing, but I don’t really hang my hat on that. If I was 0-7, and still pitching well, giving my team a chance to win, I’d still be proud of it,” he said. “For me, it’s all about going out there, and making sure I’m going deep into games, keeping their offense down. I’ve been doing that for the most part this year.”

It is very easy to root for Max Scherzer.

Cooper Nielson Posted: May 27, 2013 at 04:25 AM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. RickG Posted: May 27, 2013 at 09:19 AM (#4452885)
Scherzly you can't be scherzious. (About starting the ASG)..
   2. Crosseyed and Painless Posted: May 27, 2013 at 10:07 AM (#4452906)
So far, Sanchez leads all pitchers in fWAR. Max is 4, Verlander is 8, and Fister is 14. It's fun being a Tigers fan.
   3. Fancy Pants Handle doesn't need no water Posted: May 27, 2013 at 10:35 AM (#4452920)
Most scherzered headline ever?

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