Verlander cracks top 25 best Games Scores in 21st century postseason

As great as Justin Verlander was yesterday, he barely cracked the top 25 game score in the postseason in the 21st century.

Postseason starts since 2000 with a game score of 80 or greater:

Player                    Date Series Gm#  Tm Opp   Rslt  IP H ER BB SO GSc
Roger Clemens       2000-10-14   ALCS   4 NYY SEA  W 5-0 9.0 1  0  2 15  98
Tim Lincecum        2010-10-07   NLDS   1 SFG ATL  W 1-0 9.0 2  0  1 14  96
Roy Halladay        2010-10-06   NLDS   1 PHI CIN  W 4-0 9.0 0  0  1  8  94
Josh Beckett        2003-10-12   NLCS   5 FLA CHC  W 4-0 9.0 2  0  1 11  93
Randy Johnson       2001-10-28     WS   2 ARI NYY  W 4-0 9.0 3  0  1 11  91
Randy Johnson       2001-10-16   NLCS   1 ARI ATL  W 2-0 9.0 3  0  1 11  91
Cliff Lee           2010-10-18   ALCS   3 TEX NYY  W 8-0 8.0 2  0  1 13  90
Justin Verlander    2012-10-11   ALDS   5 DET OAK  W 6-0 9.0 4  0  1 11  89
Curt Schilling      2001-10-09   NLDS   1 ARI STL  W 1-0 9.0 3  0  1  9  89
Jake Arrieta        2015-10-07   NLWC   1 CHC PIT  W 4-0 9.0 5  0  0 11  88
Madison Bumgarner   2014-10-01   NLWC   1 SFG PIT  W 8-0 9.0 4  0  1 10  88
Mike Hampton        2000-10-16   NLCS   5 NYM STL  W 7-0 9.0 3  0  1  8  88
Bobby Jones         2000-10-08   NLDS   4 NYM SFG  W 4-0 9.0 1  0  2  5  88
Madison Bumgarner   2014-10-26     WS   5 SFG KCR  W 5-0 9.0 4  0  0  8  87
Justin Verlander    2013-10-10   ALDS   5 DET OAK  W 3-0 8.0 2  0  1 10  87
Josh Beckett        2007-10-03   ALDS   1 BOS LAA  W 4-0 9.0 4  0  0  8  87
Roger Clemens       2000-10-22     WS   2 NYY NYM  W 6-5 8.0 2  0  0  9  87
Cole Hamels         2010-10-10   NLDS   3 PHI CIN  W 2-0 9.0 5  0  0  9  86
Cliff Lee           2009-10-18   NLCS   3 PHI LAD W 11-0 8.0 3  0  0 10  86
Cole Hamels         2008-10-01   NLDS   1 PHI MIL  W 3-1 8.0 2  0  1  9  86
Jason Schmidt       2003-09-30   NLDS   1 SFG FLA  W 2-0 9.0 3  0  0  5  86
Justin Verlander    2017-10-14   ALCS   2 HOU NYY  W 2-1 9.0 5  1  1 13  85
Curt Schilling      2001-10-19   NLCS   3 ARI ATL  W 5-1 9.0 4  1  2 12  85
Derek Holland       2011-10-23     WS   4 TEX STL  W 4-0 8.1 2  0  2  7  84
Chris Carpenter     2011-10-07   NLDS   5 STL PHI  W 1-0 9.0 3  0  0  3  84
Josh Beckett        2003-10-25     WS   6 FLA NYY  W 2-0 9.0 5  0  2  9  84
Madison Bumgarner   2016-10-05   NLWC   1 SFG NYM  W 3-0 9.0 4  0  2  6  83
Cliff Lee           2009-10-28     WS   1 PHI NYY  W 6-1 9.0 6  0  0 10  83
Johnny Cueto        2016-10-07   NLDS   1 SFG CHC  L 0-1 8.0 3  1  0 10  82
CC Sabathia         2012-10-12   ALDS   5 NYY BAL  W 3-1 9.0 4  1  2  9  82
Cliff Lee           2010-10-12   ALDS   5 TEX TBR  W 5-1 9.0 6  1  0 11  82
Chris Carpenter     2006-10-24     WS   3 STL DET  W 5-0 8.0 3  0  0  6  82
Brandon Backe       2004-10-18   NLCS   5 HOU STL  W 3-0 8.0 1  0  2  4  82
Mark Prior          2003-10-03   NLDS   3 CHC ATL  W 3-1 9.0 2  1  4  7  82
Stephen Strasburg   2017-10-11   NLDS   4 WSN CHC  W 5-0 7.0 3  0  2 12  81
Sonny Gray          2013-10-05   ALDS   2 OAK DET  W 1-0 8.0 4  0  2  9  81
Kyle Hendricks      2016-10-22   NLCS   6 CHC LAD  W 5-0 7.1 2  0  0  6  80
Matt Moore          2016-10-11   NLDS   4 SFG CHC  L 5-6 8.0 2  1  2 10  80
Noah Syndergaard    2016-10-05   NLWC   1 NYM SFG  L 0-3 7.0 2  0  3 10  80
Johnny Cueto        2015-10-28     WS   2 KCR NYM  W 7-1 9.0 2  1  3  4  80
Max Scherzer        2013-10-13   ALCS   2 DET BOS  L 5-6 7.0 2  1  2 13  80
Homer Bailey        2012-10-09   NLDS   3 CIN SFG  L 1-2 7.0 1  1  1 10  80
Tim Lincecum        2010-11-01     WS   5 SFG TEX  W 3-1 8.0 3  1  2 10  80
Madison Bumgarner   2010-10-31     WS   4 SFG TEX  W 4-0 8.0 3  0  2  6  80
Jonathan Sanchez    2010-10-10   NLDS   3 SFG ATL  W 3-2 7.1 2  1  1 11  80
Roberto Hernandez   2007-10-05   ALDS   2 CLE NYY  W 2-1 9.0 3  1  2  5  80
Kenny Rogers        2006-10-22     WS   2 DET STL  W 3-1 8.0 2  0  3  5  80
Jose Lima           2004-10-09   NLDS   3 LAD STL  W 4-0 9.0 5  0  1  4  80

Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 10/15/2017.

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