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GIF: #Maxface returns as Scherzer throws 8 shutout innings

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Scherzer struck out nine Astros tonight, including Jose Altuve to end the eighth inning.

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The discovery of #Maxface was one of the more important developments of 2013, and it seems that this phenomenon has returned in 2014.

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What was Max Scherzer so fired up about? Oh, only this strikeout/caught stealing double play to end the eighth inning.

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Scherzer threw eight shutout innings, lowering his ERA to 1.72 this season.