Scherzer is First Pitcher with 15 Strikeouts in 19 Outs

“Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer was dealing during Sunday’s contest against the division rival Philadelphia Phillies and made some history in the process.

According to MLB Stat of the Day, the right-hander became the first player in MLB history to tally at least 15 strikeouts while posting 19 outs or less.

Scherzer exited after 6.1 innings and finished with 15 strikeouts, one earned run allowed, five hits allowed and two walks.”

 

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SOURCE: BLEACHER REPORT