Pittsburgh left-hander Jeff Locke has been worth about 1.3 wins by WAR calculated with runs allowed (as opposed to FIP) — a figure that places him between the very effective Jake Peavy and also very effective Max Scherzer by that measure. Curiously, he’s been more effective by throwing fewer strikes. Locke comments on that, and other matters, in this edition of FanGraphs...
There would be no walk-off magic at Progressive Field on Tuesday night, but rather a tamed Tiger at the center of the diamond.
Detroit Tigers starter Max Scherzer silenced the red-hot Indians bats in route to a 5-1 victory over the Tribe. Having won 18 of their last 22 coming into the ballgame, Cleveland (26-18) also saw its five-game winning streak snapped, and move just one game...
CLEVELAND -- Max Scherzer took care of the Indians winning streak Tuesday night.And if there was a lingering doubt he wouldnt, which there wasnt, Miguel Cabrera made sure.Which is pretty much what a reigning MVP who is off to an incredible start does.Clevelands 5-1 loss came down to Scherzer being nearly unhittable. After giving up two hits, a hard-hit sacrifice fly and a run in...
Other than the first inning, Max Scherzer was flawless.
Detroit Tigers starter Max Scherzer stifled the AL Central leading Indians offense in a 5-1 victory on Tuesday night.
Backed by a two-run home run by Miguel Cabrera in the sixth-inning, Scherzer would go on to work eight-innings of one-run ball, surrendering just two hits and fanning seven batters en route to his sixth win of the season.
Scherzer remains undefeated with a 6-0 record...
Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians
Progressive Field -- Cleveland, OH
Detroit Tigers 5
Cleveland Indians 1FINAL
W: Scherzer (6-0) L: Kluber (3-3)
CLEVELAND, Ohio –
Miguel Cabrera continued his red hot hitting streak and Max Scherzer moved to 6-0 this season as the Detroit Tigers took the first of a quick 2 game series against...
Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer and Max Scherzer retired 22 straight batters after the first inning, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 5-1 win over Cleveland on Tuesday night to stop the Indians' winning streak at five and trim their lead in the AL Central.
Cabrera's laser shot in the sixth inning off Corey Kluber (3-3) helped the Tigers win for just the second time in...
Coming off another impressive performance last weekend, the Detroit Tigers' Max Scherzer appears to be at the top of his game.
So do the AL Central rival Cleveland Indians, who could become all the more formidable with Michael Bourn back atop their lineup.
Looking to win a fourth consecutive start and stay unbeaten, Scherzer tries to slow down the surging Indians in the opener...
THE EYES HAVE IT
As is plainly evident above, Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer has Heterochromia iridum, a condition that in the most basic of layman’s terms causes a person’s eyes to be two different colors. Having said condition, the unique set of goggles Scherzer strapped to his head to protect his multi-colored eyes during Detroit’s celebration following the team [...]
Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer delayed his rehab from a shoulder injury when he hurt himself celebrating the team's division title.