Found October 19, 2013 on Fox Sports Detroit:
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The Detroit Tigers havent played in a Game 7 in 45 years. But the potential for that exists if Max Scherzer can beat the Boston Red Sox on Saturday, and provide Justin Verlander a chance to start a winner-take-all game Sunday night at Fenway Park. Scherzer has struck out 26 in 16 innings during this postseason, while posting a 2.25 ERA and frustrating batters by holding them to a .148 batting average. Verlander has allowed one run in 23 playoff innings for a 0.39 ERA against some of the best hitters in the American League. Hes struck out 31 and held batters to a .127 average. Its going to be very tough, said Tigers catcher Alex Avila, but its doable. Weve got our two best pitching, and well give it our best shot. Four of the five games in this series have been decided by one run, so the groundwork has been laid for what could become a classic showdown should Detroit force Game 7. Since winning the 1968 World Series by overcoming a 3-1 deficit in games to the St. Louis Cardina...
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