Cano breaks up Scherzer no-no

Max Scherzer

Max Scherzer

#37 SP
Detroit Tigers

2011 STATS

  • GM33
  • W15

  • L9

  • BB56

  • K174

  • ERA4.43

Robinson Cano lofted a 2-2 offering from Max Scherzer into short left field. It dropped in front of Delmon Young for a single, snapping Scherzer's bid for a no-hitter.

Scherzer tossed 6 1/3 innings of no-hit ball, striking out five and walking three prior to Cano's hit.

The closest the Yankees came to getting a knock before Cano's knock was when Derek Jeter led off the bottom of the first with a long shot to deep right center. Austin Jackson made an athletic catch, sprinting toward the edge of the warning track, extending his glove and making the play.

The Yankees had other chances against Scherzer in the first six innings. In the first, two-out walks to Cano and Alex Rodriguez brought up Mark Teixeira. Teixeira popped up to end the inning.

In the fifth, Nick Swisher's one-out walk preceded Russell Martin being hit by a pitch. But Brett Gardner softly lined out to third and Jeter grounded out.

In his career, Scherzer is 3-0 with a 2.84 ERA against the Yankees. His career-high for pitches is 127.