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Max Scherzer loses perfect-game bid in seventh against Brewers

Max Scherzer loses perfect-game bid in seventh against Brewers

The way Max Scherzer was pitching, the Milwaukee Brewers were going to need a bit of luck to even manage getting anyone on base. They got it — barely. Scherzer struck out a Nationals-record 16 and threw a one-hitter, losing his perfect-game bid on Carlos Gomez's broken-bat, bloop single in the seventh inning as Washington beat the Brewers, 4-0, Sunday. "I was able to execute every pitch for the most part where I wanted to," Scherzer said. Gomez opened the seventh with a looper to shallow right field that just fell inches beyond the outstretched glove of second baseman Anthony Rendon. Gomez, indeed, said he "got lucky" to get that hit off Scherzer. ...

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