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Game Story

Max Scherzer and Brad Ausmus both knew early on Thursday afternoon that something special might be happening. When Scherzer struck out eight Pittsburgh batters in the first three innings, Ausmus was thinking of two of the worst days of his playing career.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 3
Det 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 X 5 6 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 5th: Detroit
J.D. MartínezDFP
homered to deep left
PIT 0 - DET 1
Bottom 6th: Detroit
J.D. MartínezDFP
walked,
Rajai DavisDFP
scored,
Ian KinslerDFP
to third,
Víctor MartínezDFP
to second
PIT 0 - DET 2
Bottom 8th: Detroit
J.D. MartínezDFP
singled to shallow right,
Miguel CabreraDFP
to third,
Víctor MartínezDFP
to second,
Miguel CabreraDFP
scored,
Víctor MartínezDFP
to third,
J.D. MartínezDFP
to second on second baseman
Michael MartínezDFP
's fielding error
PIT 0 - DET 3
Nick CastellanosDFP
singled to shallow center,
Víctor MartínezDFP
and
Don KellyDFP
scored
PIT 0 - DET 5
Top 9th: Pittsburgh
Gaby SánchezDFP
homered to deep left,
Josh HarrisonDFP
scored
PIT 2 - DET 5

Pitching Details

Batting

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Grégory PolancoDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .260
Travis SniderDFP
LF
3 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 .258
Josh HarrisonDFP
3B-SS
4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .313
Ike DavisDFP
1B
2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .238
Gaby SánchezDFP
PH
1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 .226
Starling MarteDFP
CF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .261
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
DH
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .229
Jordy MercerDFP
SS
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .264
Jayson NixDFP
3B
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .147
Chris StewartDFP
C
3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .283
Michael MartínezDFP
2B
2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .135
Totals 30 2 4 2 1 3 14 0 10
Batting
2B - T Snider (6, M Scherzer); S Marte (20, M Scherzer)
HR - G Sanchez (6, 9th inning off P Coke 1 on, 1 Out)
RBI - G Sanchez 2 (24)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Marte 1, J Mercer 1
Team LOB - 4
Running
CS - C Stewart (1, 2nd base by M Scherzer/A Avila)
Fielding
E - M Martinez (1, field); F Liriano (3, field, throw)
DP - 1 (J Harrison-M Martinez-C Stewart)

Detroit

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Rajai DavisDFP
CF-LF
4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .290
Ian KinslerDFP
2B
3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .287
Miguel CabreraDFP
1B
4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .307
Víctor MartínezDFP
DH
1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .323
Torii HunterDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 7 .273
J.D. MartínezDFP
LF
3 1 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 .303
Don KellyDFP
PR-3B
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Nick CastellanosDFP
3B
4 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 3 .265
Ezequiel CarreraDFP
PR-CF
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .273
Álex ÁvilaDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 .223
Eugenio SuárezDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .234
Totals 30 5 6 4 1 5 10 2 16
Batting
2B - R Davis (22, F Liriano); M Cabrera (37, B Cumpton)
HR - J Martinez (16, 5th inning off F Liriano 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - J Martinez 2 (53), N Castellanos 2 (48)
2-out RBI - J Martinez, N Castellanos 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Hunter 1, N Castellanos 2, A Avila 1
Team LOB - 6
Running
SB - I Kinsler (12, 2nd base off F Liriano/C Stewart), E Carrera (2, 2nd base off B Cumpton/C Stewart)
Fielding
DP - 1 (A Avila-E Suarez)

Pitching

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Francisco LirianoDFP
(L, 3-9)
6.0 3 2 2 4 9 1 1.29 3.78
Brandon CumptonDFP
2.0 3 3 2 1 1 0 1.48 5.12

Detroit

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Max ScherzerDFP
(W, 14-4)
8.0 3 0 0 2 14 0 1.14 2.98
Phil CokeDFP
0.1 1 2 2 1 0 1 1.50 4.50
Joba ChamberlainDFP
0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.25 3.14
Pitching
IBB - V Martinez 2 (by F Liriano, by B Cumpton)
Pitches-strikes - F Liriano 102-59; B Cumpton 39-20; M Scherzer 121-81; P Coke 13-7; J Chamberlain 4-3
Ground balls-fly balls - F Liriano 8-3; B Cumpton 2-3; M Scherzer 5-4; P Coke 1-1; J Chamberlain 1-1
Batters faced - F Liriano 25; B Cumpton 10; M Scherzer 28; P Coke 3; J Chamberlain 2
Game Details
Game Time: 2:55.
Umpires: HP--Paul Schrieber. 1B--Adam Hamari. 2B--Alfonso Marquez. 3B--Ted Barrett.
Weather: 67 degrees, Mostly Cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, Out to Center.
Attendance: 41,986.