09-09-2017 02:21 PM

For a lesson in dictating the pace of a baseball game, we now direct your attention to Max Scherzer. The Washington Nationals ace took everyone’s pace-of-play concerns into his own hands during Friday’s 11-10 win against the Phillies, and the result was a strikeout pitch that Philadelphia’s Odubel Herrera didn’t know was coming until it was too late. Herrera had two strikes on him when he decided to take his time getting settled in the batter’s box.

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