Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 11/13/14
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DETROIT (AP) -- Max Scherzer's unbeaten run ended Saturday night when the Texas Rangers tagged the Detroit All-Star with his first loss of the season, defeating the Tigers 7-1. Scherzer (13-1) was trying to become the first pitcher in the majors to start 14-0 since Roger Clemens in 1986. He allowed four runs and eight hits in six innings, walking two and striking out six. It was Scherzer's first regular-season loss since Sept. 23, a span of 21 starts. The defeat came in his final start before the All-Star game -- he could start the event next Tuesday night at Citi Field in New York. Mitch Moreland's two-run homer in the fourth gave Texas a 3-0 lead, and for once, the AL Central-leading Tigers didn't back Scherzer with much offensive support. Derek Holland (8-4) allowed a run and five hits in seven innings. Adrian Beltre added a two-run homer in a three-run ninth for Texas. Scherzer entered the day leading the majors in run support, and that was no small reason for his unblemish...
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