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Max Scherzer let out a ginormous grunt while striking out Javy Baez

<> at Wrigley Field on August 12, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Jon Durr)

Max Scherzer does nearly everything better than any other pitcher in baseball. He strikes out more batters (227), he tallies more wins (15), he posts a lower WHIP (0.897) and he records more shutouts. 
And during Sunday's heartbreaking 4-3 loss to the Cubs, he showed that he also grunts louder than anybody else in the league. Listen to this roar while striking out Javy Baez.

Deep within the recesses of grittiness. That's Mufasa level effort. I'm not sure whether to be impressed or just scared for my life.
Despite his team's loss, Scherzer was excellent again -- striking out 11, while giving up just three hits and zero runs over seven innings.