LAKELAND, FL - FEBRUARY 19: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers poses during Photo Day on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida. (Photo by Tony Firriolo/MLB Photos via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Max Scherzer ORG XMIT: 159448021
Monday's game recap: Detroit 4, Twins 3
- April 29, 2013 - 11:35 PM
Max Scherzer, Detroit
Detroit’s “other” righthanded strikeout machine whiffed 10, walked none and held the first four hitters in Twins lineup to 1-for-16.
BY THE NUMBERS
82 Points lost on Joe Mauer’s batting average since Tuesday, when he began his current 0-for-20 slump.
.353 Prince Fielder’s career batting average against Mike Pelfrey (6-17), including two home runs.
8 Runs driven in by Aaron Hicks, who ranks third on the Twins in RBI despite a .113 batting average.
It’s a rematch of Opening Day, when 2011 Cy Young and MVP winner Justin Verlander outdueled Twins righthander Vance Worley.
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