On August 3, 2013 — Max Scherzer becomes only the third pitcher in the last 44 years to begin the season with a 16-1 record, when he gets the win in the Tigers’ 3-0 victory over the White Sox at Comerica Park. Detroit’s 29 year-old right-hander joins Roger Clemens (2001 Yankees) and Dave McNally (1966 Orioles) in getting off to a historically fast start.

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