Mere minutes after striking out his way to pitching immortality, Max Scherzer was welcomed into the 20-strikeout club by arguably its most dominant member.
Kerry Wood, the hard-throwing Chicago Cub who mowed down 20 Houston Astros on May 6, 1998, took to Twitter shortly after Scherzer became just the fourth pitcher in MLB history to strike out 20 batters in a nine-inning game.
Like Scherzer, Wood didn't walk any batters during his 122-pitch masterpiece, and allowed just one hit over nine scoreless innings for a mind-boggling game score of 105.
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