Max Scherzer RUMORS & NEWS

  • Nationals' Max Scherzer named 2016 NL Cy Young winner

    CBS Sports "On Wednesday, the Baseball Writers Association of America named Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer the winner of the 2016 National League Cy Young award. Cubs lefty Jon Lester finished second in the voting and Cubs righty Kyle Hendricks was third. This is the second Cy Young for Scherzer, who..." November 16

  • Scherzer plans to pitch in World Baseball Classic

    MLB.com "This year, Max Scherzer became the first pitcher since Sandy Koufax in 1965 to lead the National League in wins, strikeouts, innings pitched and WHIP. Monday, Scherzer was named as a finalist for the NL Cy Young Award. If he wins, he'll join Gaylord Perry, Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, Roger..." November 08

  • Max Scherzer says wife threw his no-hitter jersey in the trash

    Larry Brown Sports "Max Scherzer has thrown two no-hitters in his career, and the Washington Nationals pitcher saved momentos from both of them. His wife Erica doesn’t seem to have an appreciation for that. On Wednesday, Scherzer tweeted a photo of what he claims was the jersey he wore during his second no-hitter..." October 27

  • Scherzer looks forward to the “biggest start of my life”

    Masn "Max Scherzer didn’t even pause to think about it when asked Tuesday night about the significance of what takes place Thursday night in D.C. “Yep, this is probably the biggest start of my career,” he said. “Biggest start of my life. I’ve said that a handful of times throughout my career. How you..." October 13

  • Max Scherzer historically good at missing bats, limiting baserunners

    Sporting News "Pitchers who don’t allow batters to reach base while also striking them out with regularity are going to be successful. Max Scherzer is one of baseball’s finest when it comes to this. Many people in baseball don’t appreciate just how skilled Scherzer is at this, though. Scherzer is one of..." October 07

  • Max Scherzer reached 20 wins, but his Cy Young case goes beyond that

    Washington Post "When it comes to pitchers’ win-loss record, Max Scherzer subscribes to the new-school way of thinking: He believes wins and losses are faulty measures of a pitcher’s individual performance over the course of a season. Too many variables. Too much happenstance. That stance, however, takes a..." October 03

  • Max Scherzer lobbies for Metro to make an exception for Nats playoff games

    Washington Post "With the rapidly approaching prospect of Nationals playoff games running past Metro’s closing time, the issue is finally attracting more widespread attention. Metro Board Chairman Jack Evans sounded off about the matter this week, saying at a breakfast that “it’s going to look foolish if 15,000..." October 01

  • Max Scherzer annoyed by loud visiting Orioles fans at Nationals Park

    Larry Brown Sports "Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer takes his home-field advantage very seriously. Speaking with reporters after blanking Baltimore 4-0 on Thursday night, Scherzer said that he was irritated by loud Oriole fan infiltrators making noise in the eighth inning at Nationals Park. “I..." August 26

  • Max Scherzer on 13-0 Stephen Strasburg: 'He's laser-focused'

    ESPN "Every time Stephen Strasburg takes the mound, he inches closer toward history. One more win and Strasburg will tie Roger Clemens for the second-longest winning streak by a starting pitcher to begin a season in the divisional era. Strasburg is the first starter to go 13-0 since 2013, and you..." July 21

  • Max Scherzer replaces Stephen Strasburg in the All-Star Game

    Hardball Talk "We’re running out of snubs as the result of subs. The latest: Washington Nationals starter Max Scherzer has been added to the NL All-Star roster as a replacement for his teammate, Stephen Strasburg, who will not pitch in Tuesday’s All-Star Game due to him being scheduled to pitch tonight and thus..." July 09