Detroit, MI (Sports Network) - Max Scherzer struck out 12 as the Detroit Tigers took the rubber match of a three-game series against the Colorado Rockies, 5-0.
In a 122-pitch effort, Scherzer (6-4) tossed eight shutout innings and gave up seven hits. His 12 strikeouts were three short of his career-best and he did not issue a walk.
Quintin Berry had his first-career five-hit game for Detroit, which has won four of its last five games.
The Tigers chased Jeremy Guthrie (3-6) from the game after three innings. He gave up four runs -- three earned -- on eight hits and two walks for the Rockies, who have dropped 10 of their past 11 games.
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