Watch all 20 of Max Scherzer's record-breaking strikeouts against the Tigers

Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals became one of only three major league pitchers to strike out 20 batters in a nine-inning game, helping his team to a 3-2 victory against the Detroit Tigers Wednesday night. Scherzer threw 119 pitches, allowed two runs on seven hits, and walked none to get the win.

The accomplishment is just one of many for the right-handed 2013 Cy Young winner, who has also thrown two no-hitters and come within one strike of a perfect game. But this record was...


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