On September 3, 2013 — Max Scherzer’s opportunity to become the second hurler to start a season with a 20-1 record is dashed when Jon Lester and the Red Sox beat the Tigers at Fenway Park, 2-1. Yankees right-hander Roger Clemens, who finishes 20-3 in 2001, remains the only pitcher to open a campaign 20-1.

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