Max Scherzer continues to cement his legagy in Major League Baseball, achieving something only 34 others had done prior to his start Friday night. 

The 34-year-old became just the 35th pitcher in MLB history to record 2,500 career strikeouts. 

It took just 344 games to do so. He joins a pretty elite list

Scherzer has been top punchout dog in the National League each of the last three years, and became just the fifth pitcher since 2001 to record 300 strikeouts a season ago.  

Through five games this season, Scherzer has a league-leading 44 strikeouts...and counting.