Max Scherzer RUMORS & NEWS

  • Justin Verlander wants similar deal to Max Scherzer's 3 years, $130M

    The Score "Justin Verlander is looking for a serious payday in free agency. Houston Astros owner Jim Crane said the right-handed ace wants a deal similar to Max Scherzer's three-year, $130-million contract inked with the New York Mets last offseason, according to Brian..." November 16

  • Mets’ Max Scherzer plan for Justin Verlander amid Jacob deGrom uncertainty

    Clutch Points "The New York Mets are considering all of their options amid Jacob deGrom’s uncertainty. As a result, the Mets may be inclined to pursue Justin Verlander in free agency. And Max Scherzer’s contract could set the path for a Verlander contract, per SNY. “The idea..." November 15

  • Mets' Max Scherzer to Be Placed on Injured List After Leaving Last Start with Fatigue

    Bleacher Report "New York Mets star pitcher Max Scherzer will be placed on the injured list after exiting his last start with fatigue, manager Buck Showalter told reporters on Wednesday. It's been that type of year for Scherzer. The veteran ace missed seven weeks in his debut season with the Mets..." September 07

  • Mets mulling 3 Max Scherzer options amid injury

    Clutch Points "The New York Mets are in a pickle when it comes to ace right-hander Max Scherzer, who is dealing with left side fatigue. Amid concerns of an injury, here are the three courses of action the Mets are currently mulling regarding Scherzer, as reported by Tim Healey of Newsday..." September 06

  • Max Scherzer wants the ball as often as possible in October. How he and the Mets are preparing now

    The Athletic "Even after a 4-2 loss to the Yankees on Monday night, even with Atlanta peskily clinging to their heels, this much can be said about the 2022 Mets: They’re going to play postseason baseball. Therefore, as much as New York’s choices over the next..." August 23

  • What is PitchCom and why is Max Scherzer against it?

    The Athletic "Teams have stolen signs since baseball’s invention, but Major League Baseball was moved to step in and halt the practice after the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal, which rocked the sport after the 2017 and ’18 seasons. The league is also looking for ways..." July 28

  • Mets’ Max Scherzer after using PitchCom for first time: ‘Should be illegal’

    New York Post "Max Scherzer used the PitchCom system for transmitting signs for the first time Wednesday night in his Subway Series debut against the Yankees, saying catcher Tomas Nido wanted him to try it. He may use it again after pitching seven shutout innings against the Yankees, but he made one..." July 28

  • MLB World Reacts To The Max Scherzer Minor League Story

    The Spun "Max Scherzer exudes intensity on the pitcher's mound, but he demonstrated his generous side while working his way back to the New York Mets. The 37-year-old ace is recovering from an oblique injury that's sidelined him since May. In preparation for his return, the three-time..." July 03

  • Mets' Max Scherzer Will Return from Oblique Injury For Tuesday Start vs. Reds

    Bleacher Report "New York Mets right-handed starting pitcher Max Scherzer is planning on starting Tuesday's game against the Cincinnati Reds after missing more than a month because of an oblique injury. Scherzer, an eight-time All-Star and three-time Cy Young winner, has gone 5-1 with a 2.54 ERA..." July 01

  • Reporter shares possible return dates for Jacob deGrom, Max Scherzer

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Mets remain in first place in the NL East despite being without their top two aces. They may be getting both pitchers back soon. FOX’s Ken Rosenthal reported on Wednesday about the status of Jacob deGrom and Max Scherzer. Rosenthal says that deGrom on..." June 15