Max Scherzer RUMORS & NEWS

  • Max Scherzer 'Hopeful' for Saturday Return vs. Nats After Neck Injury

    Bleacher Report "After neck spasms caused New York Mets star Max Scherzer to miss Tuesday's start against the Cincinnati Reds, Newsday's Tim Healey. reported the right-hander could return to the mound this weekend against the Washington Nationals. While Healey described Scherzer as..." May 12

  • Max Scherzer scratched from start vs. Reds with neck spasms; David Peterson recalled

    CBS Sports "New York Mets ace Max Scherzer will not make his scheduled start on Tuesday night against the Cincinnati Reds because of neck spasms, the team announced. Scherzer was not placed on the injured list, but the Mets did move right-handed reliever Jimmy Yacabonis to the..." May 09

  • Mets' Max Scherzer Still Pitching with Shoulder Injury, Says Goal Is to Not 'Break'

    Bleacher Report "New York Mets starting pitcher Max Scherzer's shoulder injury has resulted in some poor performances recently, but he's planning to continue pitching through it. "Just don't break," Scherzer said of his goal while pitching with the injury, per Dan Martin and..." May 08

  • Rob Manfred explains Max Scherzer's sticky-stuff ban

    CBS Sports "New York Mets co-ace Max Scherzer is presently serving a 10-game suspension for the use of a banned grip-enhancing substance during his most recent start against the Dodgers. During that start, Scherzer had repeated interactions with umpire Phil Cuzzi about the..." April 24

  • Max Scherzer will not appeal 10-game suspension after being ejected for sticky substance

    North Jersey "Major League Baseball announced on Thursday that the Mets' Max Scherzer has been suspended for 10 games after being ejected during Wednesday's game against the Dodgers following an illegal substance check. Scherzer will not appeal the penalty and will begin serving his..." April 21

  • To boost Mets and sustain greatness, Max Scherzer needs to adjust to new rules

    The Athletic "If I didn’t know better, I’d almost think Max Scherzer was experiencing the baseball version of a mid-life crisis. Scherzer being Scherzer, one of the great pitchers of our generation, I will not go that far, trusting he will figure all of this out. The pitch clock. The..." April 20

  • Max Scherzer disputes ejection, says hand was sticky from 'sweat and rosin'

    The Score "New York Mets ace Max Scherzer was ejected before the bottom of the fourth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers after umpires apparently found a foreign substance on his glove and/or hand. Scherzer was forced to change gloves following a routine substance check at the end of the..." April 20

  • Max Scherzer Flips Out After Being Ejected Following Glove, Hand Check

    The Big Lead "Max Scherzer was ejected on Tuesday after umpires checked his glove and hands for foreign substances during a matchup with the Los Angeles Dodgers. During they check, Scherzer was adamant he wasn't using any sticky substances and was forcefully pleading his case to the umpires. That..." April 19

  • Max Scherzer sounds off on pitch clock ruining Cody Bellinger’s Dodgers return

    Clutch Points "Cody Bellinger received a pitch-clock violation because he got a standing ovation in his return to Dodger Stadium, and New York Mets pitcher Max Scherzer isn’t too happy about it. A former teammate of Bellinger with the Dodgers, Scherzer believes that MLB went too far..." April 17

  • Mets' Max Scherzer admits to 'struggling' with pitch clock

    NJ "By all accounts Max Scherzer delivered a tour de force at Citi Field Monday night, limiting the Padres to one hit over five innings, out-performing spin-rate magician Yu Darvish and leading the Mets to a satisfying 5-0 win over the team that ended their 2022 season..." April 12

  • Max Scherzer: 'I wasn't broken after the Milwaukee start'

    The Score "Max Scherzer is confident he's got plenty left in the tank. The New York Mets ace logged his best start of the young season Monday, allowing just one hit with six strikeouts over five shutout innings in a wild-card series rematch against the San Diego Padres. " April 11

  • Mets trying to follow Dodgers’ success, but Max Scherzer is a departure from the model

    The Athletic "In 2013, Guggenheim Baseball Management’s first full season owning the Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw was 25, Zack Greinke 29 and Hyun-Jin Ryu 26. Kershaw won the second of his three Cy Young awards that year. Greinke and Ryu made successful debuts with the team as free..." April 11

  • Mets’ Max Scherzer Opening Day announcement gets ‘gender reveal’ reason from Buck Showalter

    Clutch Points "Max Scherzer was announced as the New York Mets’ 2023 Opening Day starting pitcher. The decision came down to Scherzer and Justin Verlander, with Scherzer ultimately earning the nod. Mets manager Buck Showalter revealed why New York waited to announce their..." March 24

  • Mets toying with 6-man rotation? Max Scherzer hopes not

    NJ "Billy Eppler put in the work this offseason to pad the New York Mets roster with starting pitching And Tim Britton of The Athletic reported Thursday that the Mets plan to occasionally use a six-man rotation. Britton reports that this can be expected when the..." March 03

  • Max Scherzer Broke All the Rules in One Inning

    The Big Lead "The New York Mets' accomplished co-ace Max Scherzer had the simple goal of getting some work in during today's spring training game against the Washington Nationals under Major League Baseball's new pitch clock rules. Through two innings everything was going just..." March 03

  • Mets' Max Scherzer Says Pitchers Have 'Power' with New Pitch Clock

    Bleacher Report "New York Mets star Max Scherzer is already a fan of MLB's pitch clock. "Really, the power the pitcher has now — I can totally dictate pace," he said Sunday. "The rule change of the hitter having only one timeout changes the complete dynamic of the..." February 27

  • Jim Leyland hopes New York Mets can succeed where he failed with Justin Verlander and Max Scherzer

    Sportsnaut "New York Mets manager Buck Showalter, seeking his first World Series appearance, has the estimable advantage of having potential Hall of Famers Justin Verlander and Max Scherzer at the top of his rotation. Jim Leyland had that advantage for four years with the Detroit Tigers..." February 23

  • Max Scherzer speaks about his Mets opt-out

    SNY TV "When Jacob deGrom reported to Mets spring training in 2022, he announced his definite intention to exercise the opt-out clause in his contract at the end of the season. When Manny Machado arrived at Padres camp last week, he did the same. Max..." February 23

  • Key to Mets’ season — How to protect Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer and older rotation

    The Athletic "Pitching coach Jeremy Hefner thought almost all offseason about how to configure the Mets’ rotation. The average age of the team’s top five starting pitchers is 35. Their combined salary in 2022 is $129.3 million. How can the Mets keep them healthy throughout the six-month..." February 16

  • Mets’ Max Scherzer gets brutally honest on Jacob deGrom joining Rangers

    Clutch Points "For the first time in his MLB career, Jacob deGrom won’t be wearing a New York Mets jersey when he steps onto the mound. While the Mets’ Max Scherzer won’t share a rotation spot with deGrom anymore, it doesn’t necessarily mean there’s..." February 15

  • Arson Judge, Justin Verlander-Max Scherzer Reunion and Other 2022 MLB Winter Meetings Takeaways

    Bleacher Report "Major League Baseball's 2022 winter meetings blew through San Diego like a three-day whirlwind, sending Justin Verlander to the Mets, Trea Turner to the Phillies, Willson Contreras to the Cardinals, Kenley Jansen to the Red Sox and "Arson Judge" into the pantheon of baseball's..." December 08

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