A statistical look at the effort of Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals, who tied the major-league mark for strikeouts in a nine-inning effort with 20 in a 3-2 win over Detroit on Wednesday:
0: The number of strikeouts by Detroit’s Victor Martinez on Wednesday. He was the only Tiger with a plate appearance not to strike out.
0: The number of walks by Scherzer.
2: The number of home runs allowed by Scherzer.
3: The number of times Scherzer struck out the side.
3: The number of other pitchers to strike out 20 in a nine-inning effort (Kerry Wood with the Cubs, Randy Johnson with the Diamondbacks and Roger Clemens with the Red Sox, twice).
5: The number of Tigers who struck out three times.
96: The number of strikes thrown by Scherzer.
119: The number of pitches thrown by Scherzer.
Compiled by Chris La Marr