Max Scherzer struck out nine in seven innings and the Detroit Tigers finally managed to beat the Los Angeles Angels, 5-2, on Saturday.
The AL set a record Tuesday by fanning 11 times. Considering the outcome, Mike Scioscia likely won't care.
Jason Schmidt struck out his first six batters and finished a five-hitter by fanning Mike Piazza with a runner on third as the San Francisco Giants beat New York Mets 1-0 Tuesday night.
Arizona ace Randy Johnson moved past Hall of Famer Tom Seaver for fifth place on the career strikeout list, fanning his 3,641st batter Saturday.