"I had an extra day coming into the start, got two extra days coming up, bullpen's been taxed, threw five innings, I'm thinking there I need to get through the sixth inning," Scherzer said. "We got three of the four right-handed hitters coming up, that's an opportunity for me to go out there and try to get through that inning. There's no reason why I should come out of the game after the fifth inning."
That's the most important thing," he said.
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