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Wednesday
Oct092013

3-2 is a Pitcher's Count for Max Scherzer

In yesterday's great Tigers' 8-6 win over the A's yesterday, in relief, Max Scherzer pitched out of a bases loaded no one out jam in the 8th inning without allowing a run, in this case the tying run in a 5-4 game, to score.

What made this Houdini-act even more impressive was the fact that Scherzer went to a 3-2 count on two of the batters.

Perhaps the most impressive feat of abracadabra was how he came back from down 3-1 to strike out Josh Reddick with no one out.

On the first 3-2 pitch to Reddick, Josh fouled off a 95 MPH four seamer that was over the plate. But on the next pitch, Reddick went down swinging on a 85 MPH change that was slightly inside.

Then with two down, on another 3-2 pitch, Alberto Callaspo lined out to center fielder Austin Jackson on an outside 95 MPH four seamer.

Here's how Scherzer addressed 3-2 counts during the postseason


Max Scherzer on 3-2 counts
PAPHBBKPOUTSwng#Miss#ClStk#Chas#AVGSLUGOBP
Postseason4501233112.000.000.250
Fastball2300122011.000.000.000
Change up2201111101.000.000.500

Here's how Scherzer addressed 3-2 counts during the regular season


Max Scherzer on 3-2 counts
PAPHBBKPOUTSwng#Miss#ClStk#Chas#AVGSLUGOBP
Overall114156830407511732832.096.193.342
Fastball619051323427017615.106.170.311
Change up313639919268110.136.364.387
Curve5603222111.000.000.600
Slider17240561219606.000.000.294

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