Scherzer, a three-time Cy Young Award winner, struck out the side in the seventh while passing Cy Young to move into 22nd place on baseball’s strikeout list. He finished with 10 on the day, giving him 2,808 for his career — two more than Young. It’s a ‘Wow,’ it's awesome,” Nationals manager Dave Martinez said about managing another Scherzer milestone.
Taylor Widener strikes out three batters over six scoreless innings in his start against the Nationals
The Diamondbacks are getting back to basics with struggling left-hander Madison Bumgarner, cutting out some of the more nuanced aspects of his between-starts work and instead focusing on pitch execution. Right now with where he’s at, we’re focusing on, flat-out, executing,” pitching coach Matt Herges said. Where are you trying to go with this and let’s do it.