Rangers end three-game skid and Scherzer's perfection
Summary of 4 articles · Updated Jul 14, 2013
In that game, Scherzer gave up five runs in five innings, but the Tigers lit up Kansas City starter Wade Davis, and Scherzer walked away with his second win of the season. That was one of three starts Scherzer had prior to Saturday night that, to my eye, were performances that should have earned him a loss. Mitch Moreland provided one of the big hits with his first home run in almost six weeks, and that helped the Rangers snap a three-game losing streak. Considering that, plus who he was facing and all the physical problems involving the Rangers' rotation lately, Holland's performance might have been better than his two-hit shutout of the Yankees last month. It would stand to reason, then, that any time a pitcher has given up five or more runs in a game this season, he has he turned in a performance that should have resulted in a loss given neutral support from his lineup and bullpen. In addition to that Apr.
Perfect no more: Max Scherzer falls to 13-1 in loss to Rangers
There was quite a bit of historical significance riding on Max Scherzer's final start before the All-Star break. With a victory on Saturday night, Scherrzer would have become the first pitcher since Roger Clemens in 1986 to begin a season 14-0, which is…