Max Scherzer RUMORS & NEWS

  • Max Scherzer left Wednesday's start with tweaked hamstring

    The Score "Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer left was forced to leave Wednesday's start against the New York Mets after one inning of work because he tweaked his hamstring, according to Britt Ghiroli of The Athletic. Scherzer said he did the same thing prior to his..." August 06

  • Max Scherzer leaves start after one inning with apparent injury

    Larry Brown Sports "The Washington Nationals may have an injury issue on their hands after Max Scherzer left Wednesday’s start with an apparent injury. Scherzer threw one inning against the New York Mets before leaving the game. He was seen talking to the team trainer in the dugout after his first..." August 05

  • Max Scherzer joins exclusive club with another 10-K Opening Day

    The Score "Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer added to his Hall of Fame resume on Opening Day when he joined a list comprised almost entirely of Cooperstown members. The right-hander became the sixth pitcher to record 94 games with 10 or more punchouts. " July 24

  • Bryce Harper takes ex-teammate Max Scherzer deep in practice game "You want to hear something cool? MLB teams are playing practice games against each other ahead of the start of the 2020 season, which begins next week. And that is giving us the ability to watch games again. On Saturday, the Philadelphia Phillies and Washington Nationals played an..." July 19

  • Why Nationals aces Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg and Patrick Corbin face steep climb in shortened season

    CBS Sports "The Washington Nationals enter this unprecedented 2020 season as the defending World Series champions.  On a team that rode its starting pitchers especially hard in the postseason, normally that proposition would come with a likely downtick in production from said..." July 19

  • 5 MLB pitchers who could post a sub-2.00 ERA this season

    Larry Brown Sports "A 60-game season changes a lot about Major League Baseball. One of the numerous changes will include player statistics looking a lot different in 2020. Anyone who approaches 20 home runs or 40 RBIs will be having a very impressive season at the plate. Where the basic counting stats will look..." July 05

  • Max Scherzer, Paul Goldschmidt among major leaguers at secret training sessions

    The Score "Though Major League Baseball training camps were shut down in March, players didn't put a stop to their training regimens. In fact, a group of more than 30 major leaguers - including Max Scherzer, Paul Goldschmidt, Giancarlo Stanton, and Justin Verlander -..." July 02

  • Max Scherzer takes another jab at MLB team owners on Twitter

    NJ "Max Scherzer is always ready to speak his mind. Just hours after Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred guaranteed some baseball this summer, Scherzer threw some cold water on the entire sport. Scherzer, the future Hall of Famer and Washington..." June 11

  • Is Max Scherzer already a lock to make the Baseball Hall of Fame?

    CBS Sports "A few weeks ago, I took a look at 10 current active baseball players who I believe have the most to lose from a canceled 2020 season in terms of their Hall of Fame candidacies. Since we're still waiting around for baseball to happen, we're running through some extended looks..." June 01

  • Max Scherzer's Comments on MLB Owners Proposal Are Exactly What Players Need to Get a Deal Done

    12 Up "Negotiations to restart the 2020 MLB season hit another snag on Wednesday night when it was reported that players took serious offense to the owners' latest proposal, which introduced a sliding compensation scale that would see players taking seismic pay cuts. The new..." May 28

  • Max Scherzer says 'there's no further reason to engage with MLB' about salary reductions for 2020 season

    SI "The MLB Players Association is planning on sending its proposal to start the 2020 season to the league by the end of this week, according to ESPN's Jeff Passan. While health and safety plans continue to be worked up, the union appears to be drawing a firm line in the sand on the issue..." May 28

  • 6 MLB Players Who Should Sign up to Fight Carlos Correa in the Octagon

    12 Up "On Thursday, Astros shortstop Carlos Correa said on an MMA podcast that he would love to cross over and give his best shot in the UFC. Knowing Correa’s controversial standing in the league with his fellow players, certain players should be salivating for the opportunity to meet..." May 21

  • Mike Trout calls Max Scherzer toughest pitcher he has faced

    Yardbarker "Mike Trout has some high praise for Max Scherzer. Trout talked with Brooks Koepka on Nike Golf’s Instagram page Sunday. Koepka asked the Los Angeles Angels outfielder about the toughest pitcher he has faced. Trout shouted out the Washington Nationals ace and even..." May 18

  • What Might A Max Scherzer Extension Look Like?

    MLB Trade Rumors "The last time he tried to sort out a new contract with his existing team, things didn’t exactly work out as hoped. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t worth it for the Nationals to try … after all, Scherzer was once open to doing a contract with the Tigers. And when he..." April 28

  • What If Max Scherzer Stayed A Tiger?

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Tigers were unable to get a contract extension done with ace righty Max Scherzer before the 2014 season. What if they had ponied up the cash? Jeff Todd explores that alternate universe in today’s video. " April 09

  • Washington Nationals all-time team: Expos greats Tim Raines, Gary Carter in lineup

    CBS Sports "In an effort to avoid going stir crazy with MLB and every other major sports league shut down during the coronavirus pandemic, I've decided to take a look at the best of the best for each baseball franchise. We're going to have a 30-day series creating an all-time team for each MLB..." April 07

  • The Spring 2014 Contract Spat Between Max Scherzer & The Tigers

    MLB Trade Rumors "In the 2013-14 offseason, the Tigers were still riding high. Despite some postseason disappointments, the organization had run off three-straight AL Central titles and seemed poised for more. It also had a slate of big-time veterans coming ever closer to free agency. The top priority,..." April 06

  • Max Scherzer on side pain: 'Purely a fatigue thing' "Max Scherzer was pushed back from his Spring Training start for what he described as “an ailment.” He had been in line to take the mound on Tuesday afternoon against the Marlins, and expects to make his next start on Sunday. “It's on my [right] side,”..." March 10

  • Is a contract extension in Max Scherzer’s future?

    NBC Sports Washington "Early July of 2019 in Cleveland was not the time Max Scherzer wanted to talk about his contract. Washington had surfaced from its brutish start, but remained six games out of first place when the All-Star break arrived. Scherzer was the team’s lone presence at the All-Star Game..." February 25