Roger Clemens, Kerry Wood react to Max Scherzer’s 20-strikeout performance

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Max Scherzer tied the all-time nine-inning record with 20 strikeouts in Wednesday’s 3-2 win against the Tigers. The only other players to strike out 20 in a nine-inning game are Kerry Wood, Roger Clemens (twice), and Randy Johnson.

Clemens and Wood reacted to hearing news of Scherzer’s performance. Clemens, via Jose De Jesus Ortiz of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:

Wood tweeted: