Found October 14, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Max Scherzer said he knew he was at his limit after seven innings. There was no way he was going to continue to pitch in the eighth inning so any fan outrage about Tigers manager Jim Leyland taking him out of the game is misguided. The Tigers had a 5-1 lead when Scherzer left. The bullpen imploded in the eighth inning. David Ortiz hit a game-tying grand slam and the Tigers went on to lose 6-5 on Jarrod Saltalamacchia’s RBI single in the ninth inning off Rick Porcello in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series on Sunday night at Fenway Park. “I just knew I was at my limit” said Scherzer who took a no-hitter into the sixth inning before giving up a one-out single to Shane Victorino followed by an RBI double to Dustin Pedroia.

Max Scherzer puts score of Missouri's big win on his shirt

Just because Max Scherzer is busy trying to help send the Detroit Tigers to another World Series appearance doesn’t mean he isn’t busy paying attention to college football. Scherzer is a Missouri Tigers alum, and the university had their biggest…Read more →

Max Scherzer displays Missouri pride with football score on hoodie (Video)

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Detroit Tigers: Pitching is key in ALCS, but bats need to come alive

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Max Scherzer Wears Sweatshirt With Mizzou-Georgia Score on it Minutes After Tigers Upset Bulldogs (Photo)

The University of Missouri football team pull off an upset when they shocked No. 7 Georgia in Athens on Saturday, and one of the university’s biggest sports alums showed his support shortly after the game. Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer is a member of the MU hall of Fame and was the Big 12 Pitcher of the Year back in 2005. Very shortly after Scherzer’s Tigers pulled off...

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Once a Tiger, always a Tiger — that rings especially true for MLB pitcher Max Scherzer. Scherzer formerly attended The University of Missouri, and today for his press conference before the Detroit Tigers’ first ALCS game, he decided to brag a little bit about the big football win over Georgia: #MIZ RT @CaseyJ_WOODTV: Max Scherzer on the #ALCS stage & wears the score of the...

David Ortiz Reaffirms Status as the Baddest Mofo on the Planet

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Boston Wins! Boston Wins! Boston Wins!

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Carp & Gomes Start Tonight Against Scherzer

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Tigers forget Game 2, focus on home stand

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ResuscitationNation: Papi Slam Leads To 6-5 Win

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Tigers' Alex Avila gets in on act on offense, but it goes for naught

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Game 2013. Playoffs 8: Red Sox at Tigers

ALCS: Detroit 1, Boston 1. ALCS Game 2: Boston 6, Detroit 5. Painful. The loss Sunday night is one game I will not review in its entirety. During the regular season, there was at least one (Toronto 8, Detroit 6) and probably a couple other games I forget where a sizable lead vanished and left us with a kicked in the gut feeling. Those games pale by comparison. I will focus on the...
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