Baseball-Scherzer makes it perfect 11 as Tigers beat Red Sox (Reuters)

By at 22 June, 2013, 10:49 pm

June 22 (Reuters) - Max Scherzer became the first Detroit pitcher in 104 years to open the season with 11 victories as the Tigers destroyed the Boston Red Sox 10-3 in a battle of American League division leaders on Saturday. Scherzer (11-0) tied George Mullins' start to the 1909 season for the franchise record and also matched the best start to a season since Roger Clemens in 1997 with Toronto. Victor Martinez belted a grand slam and had five RBIs to give Scherzer the run support he needed as the AL Central Tigers improved to 41-32 while the AL East Red Sox fell to 45-32. ...
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