For the next several weeks we’ll be rolling out our list of the best The Moment’s of 2013. The list is the product of winnowing down 173 moments from April to October into the best twenty. They vary in their importance but all captivated us in an important way. A few are silly, a few are excellent plays, and a few will travel down in Tigers lore. I hope you enjoy it.
#2 – Scherzer in Relief
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I don’t need to tell you about this moment, but I will tell you about my experience watching it. I had to be in a seminar from 5-8pm. This game started at 4pm. I turned off my phone, DVR’d the game, and told everyone I know not to speak to me or text me under penalty of death. I got home and started watching about two and half hours late, so as I was watching the third inning, this whole thing was happening. I got a text message. I threw my phone across the room to avoid temptation. The text would later reading: “CLUTCH TO THE F-ING MAX.” My brother. I had a similar reaction when I saw it. Boy was it fun to catch up on Twitter after that one.