Max Scherzer RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Max Scherzer ties MLB record with 20 strikeouts against Tigers

    SB Nation "Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals tied a major league record with 20 strikeouts in a nine-inning game on Wednesday night in a 3-2 win over the Detroit Tigers at Nationals Park. Scherzer walked none, though he did allow a pair of solo home runs, one to Jose Iglesias in the third inning..." May 12

  • Max Scherzer after Nats' loss: 'You go through funks ... this is a funk'

    Washington Post "The Washington Nationals missed a chance Tuesday to secure the best start in team history, falling to the Philadelphia Phillies, 4-3. A pair of doubles off Oliver Perez in the seventh inning provided the Phillies with the decisive run, but the six innings Max Scherzer delivered before that did not..." April 27

  • Planned rotation to begin season: Scherzer, Gonzalez, Strasburg

    Masn "Max Scherzer will start on opening day for the Nationals. That's been known, if not officially stated, all along. The order of the Nationals rotation after Scherzer, however, may come as a surprise to some: Gio Gonzalez will start the season's second game, with Stephen Strasburg following..." March 21

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    William Ladson @washingnats

    "He was my Opening Day before I got here." -- Dusty Baker after he was asked if Max Scherzer was his Opening Day starter. #Nats #MLB

  • Max Scherzer sums up why we should ignore spring training stats

    CBS Sports "Nationals ace Max Scherzer faced the Mets in spring training action on Thursday and offered up this quote after the game (via Associated Press): "I'm just gonna keep it vanilla. There's no reason to show them the chocolate, the strawberry or any other flavors." So he was making excuses for a..." March 04