Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 6/18/12
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Watching Max Scherzer pitch is like trying to believe in Lucy Van Pelt. As enticing as it might be to surrender to their talent of persuasion, you know in the end that youll end up flat on your back, looking up at the sky and vowing to never go down that road again. Unlike Lucy, who will always pull the football away, Scherzer is even more confounding because hell actually show a glimpse of how dominate he can be, only to revert back to his old ways at the most inopportune times. Scherzers performance Sunday against the Colorado Rockies at Comerica Park was brilliant. Eight innings of shutout baseball -- sandwiched between a 53 minute rain delay -- with 12 strikeouts and zero walks is why Scherzer is the most baffling starter in recent Detroit history. With the victory, Scherzers record is 6-4 with an ERA of 5.17. In his 14 starts this season, hes given up 90 hits in 78.1innings pitched. Hes struck out 100 while walking only 29. He's given up 13 home runs, the most on the Tiger...
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