After spending time off the mound due to injury, right-hander Max Scherzer returned to dominate as we are used to with the Mets shirt, to the point of making major league history.
New York Mets I patiently await the return of one of their great pitchersthe opener Max Scherzerwho was aiming to have a great season that would guide the New York team to a possible race to reach the World Series.
The Major League Baseball (MLB) sometimes he deprives us of seeing his best players, in the always inevitable injuries during each campaign. Scherzer could not avoid falling on the disabled list, in this case due to a problem in his oblique..
After two months away from the courts, Max returned at the level that has us accustomed to the weak Cincinnati Redspitched six shutout innings and dishing out 11 strikeouts, climbing into the major league history books.
Max Scherzer enters an all-time MLB Top 5
The 37-year-old right-hander continues to rank among the best pitchers of the millennium, achieving player numbers belonging to the Hall of Fameand rubbing shoulders with other great pitchers in MLB history.
According to MLB.com’s Sarah Langs, Scherzer, with 11 strikeouts on Tuesday, is now the fifth player with the most games of 10 or more strikeouts in a career (107), just one game behind Pedro Martínez (108). Completing the podium are Roger Clemens (110), Randy Johnson (212) and Nolan Ryan (215).