DETROIT – Max Scherzer's run of efficient labor ended on Labor Day.
The Detroit pitcher, and former Missouri ace, allowed four earned runs on nine hits in 7 1/3 innings, walking two and striking out six.
Sept. 6 — 7 1/3 innings pitched, 4 earned runs
Sept. 1 — 9 innings pitched, 1 earned run
Aug. 26 — 8 innings pitched, 1 earned run
Aug. 21 – 7 innings pitched, 1 earned run
Aug. 16 — 6 innings pitched, 0 earned runs
Aug. 10 — 7 innings pitched, 1 earned run
Scherzer took a no-decision as the White Sox rallied to win in the 10th inning.
Scherzer entered the game trying to become the first Tigers pitcher since Al Benton in 1945 to make six straight starts in which he goes at least six innings and doesn't give up more than one earned run.