Scherzer set a season-high with his 12 strikeouts. He had 11 against Oakland in his previous start.
"Hernandez was unbelievable. He was Hernandez being Hernandez," Pena said. "But Max, he was great. I've never seen him like that before. He was toe-to-toe with Hernandez."
Detroit's only run off Hernandez was unearned, after Victor Martinez reached on shortstop Brendan Ryan's error to open the fifth inning and scored on Jhonny Peralta's groundout.
NOTES: It was the first time since Safeco Field opened in July 1999 that both starting pitchers had 10 or more strikeouts. ... RHP Jose Valverde pitched for the Tigers' extended spring training squad in Florida vs. the Braves. He tossed a scoreless inning with one strikeout. ... At Triple-A Tacoma, Carlos Truinfel needed just five innings to hit for the cycle. He was the first Tacoma player to hit for the cycle since Ibanez in 1997.
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