Watch Max Scherzer Strike Out Tim Tebow On Three Very Fast Pitches

What happens when a rested two-time Cy Young Award winner faces a single-A prospect who may or may not be Jesus of Nazareth? A strikeout on three pitches: 96 mph, 97 mph, 97 mph, respectively.

Tebow has gone 4-13 over his past five games, which is a vast improvement from going 0-7 to begin Spring Training. This simply isn’t going to cut it against a guy became just the sixth pitcher in MLB history to throw two no-hitters in a single season and a dude who tied the major league nine-inning strikeout record with 20.

Tebow faced Scherzer again later in the game and hit a two-run homer.

Just kidding, Scherzer struck him out on four pitches.

[h/t The Big Lead]

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