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Name  Max Scherzer
Born  7/27/1984
Height  6-3
Weight  220
Number  31
Position  SP
Bats  R
Throws  R
Hot6/26/2015 10:12:00 PM
Description: Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer did not throw a no-hitter or one-hitter, but did throw a two-hitter in Friday's win over the Phillies.
Insight: Scherzer was perfect threw five, and many were hoping he could do it again. However, he ended up giving up two runs on two hits over eight innings. Scherzer struck out seven and is now 9-5 with a 1.79 ERA.
Hot6/20/2015 7:36:00 PM
Description: Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer tossed a no-hitter Saturday versus Pittsburgh.
Insight: The bigger story will likely be the fact that this was not a perfect game. With two outs in the ninth Scherzer hit Jose Tabata, but Tabata looked like he leaned into the pitch. Nevertheess, Scherzer got Josh Harrison to fly out, cementing the no-hitter. He is 8-5 with a 1.76 ERA.
6/14/2015 5:31:00 PM
Description: Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer nearly made history on Sunday, but his owners settled for a complete-game shutout.
Insight: Scherzer allowed just one hit, which was a blooper into shallow right field that a diving Anthony Rendon could not grab. That was the first base runner for the Brewers in the game. Scherzer also walked just one batter and struck out 16 in the complete-game shutout. He is 7-5 with a 1.93 ERA, 0.88 WHIP and 113 strikeouts in 93 1/3 innings this season.
6/9/2015 10:31:00 PM
Description: Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer pitched well until the seventh inning against the Yankees on Tuesday.
Insight: Scherzer allowed four runs, but three of them came in the seventh. Two of those runs in the seventh were on hits allowed by reliever Matt Thornton, but they were charged to Scherzer. The Washington ace is 6-5 with a 2.13 ERA this season.
6/2/2015 10:12:00 PM
Description: Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer was not himself Tuesday versus Toronto.
Insight: Scherzer allowed four runs on six hits and two walks, while striking out five over six innings of work. He is now 6-4 with a 1.85 ERA.
5/27/2015 11:10:00 PM
Description: Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer pitched seven scoreless innings, struck out 13 and walked just one in the, 3-0, victory over the Cubs on Wednesday.
Insight: Scherzer allowed just five hits in the seven innings. He has been dynamite this season, posting a 6-3 record with a 1.51 ERA, 0.88 WHIP and 85 strikeouts in 71 2/3 innings this season.
5/17/2015 8:44:00 AM
Description: Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer struck out 11 during Saturday's win over the Padres.
Insight: Scherzer did not allow a run on four hits and two walks over seven innings. He is now 4-3 with a solid 1.75 ERA.
5/1/2015 10:20:00 PM
Description: Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer had another solid start, throwing seven innings and allowing just one run on five hits, but he lost again on Friday.
Insight: Scherzer also struck out 10 and walked just one, but the Nationals didn't score a run for him. The one run Scherzer allowed was a solo home run in the fourth. Scherzer has a 1.26 ERA but a 1-3 record.
4/29/2015 11:58:00 AM
Description: Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer (sore thumb) should be on the mound Friday against the Mets.
Insight: His start was pushed back, but Scherzer looks ready to roll for Friday's game. Lock him into your lineups.
4/27/2015 11:00:00 AM
Description: Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer ( sore thumb) has missed a couple of bullpen sessions and should be considered doubtful for his next start on Tuesday.
Insight: Scherzer is just 1-2 this season, but he's pitched well and has two tough luck losses. His ERA is 1.26 and his WHIP is 0.837 with 29 Ks in 28 2/3 IP.
4/26/2015 11:47:00 AM
Description: Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer did not throw his scheduled bullpen session on Sunday due to a sore thumb according to the Washington Post.
Insight: Scherzer was originally supposed to throw in the bullpen on Saturday, but he pushed it back to Sunday. After missing it again, Scherzer is in danger of missing his next start. He hasn't been ruled out yet, so consider him day-to-day and check back before his scheduled start on Tuesday.
4/23/2015 6:00:00 PM
Description: Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer allowed two runs Thursday against the Cardinals.
Insight: Scherzer left in line for the loss after going seven innins and allowing six hits while striking out four. He owns a solid 1.26 ERA still.
4/17/2015 10:22:00 PM
Description: Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer won his first game in Washington, pitching eight innings and allowing one run against the Phillies on Friday.
Insight: Scherzer yielded the one run on four hits, struck out nine and walked none. His season ERA is now 0.83, but Scherzer is only 1-1.
4/12/2015 5:05:00 PM
Description: Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer allowed just one run, but did not factor in the decision Sunday against Philadelphia.
Insight: he pitched great, going six innings and allowed six hits, two walks, and the run, while striking out eight. However the bullpen could not hold Scherzer's victory, but the team was able to win 4-3 in 10 innings.
4/6/2015 7:02:00 PM
Description: Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer didn't allow an earned run, but he still lost to the Mets on Opening Day.
Insight: The Mets first run came in the sixth. Scherzer should have been out of the frame, but shortstop Ian Desmond committed an error with two outs. Lucas Duda then drove in two on his single. In the seventh, another Desmond error led to a third Mets run. Scherzer pitched 7 2/3 shutout innings with eight strikeouts and two walks, but he earned the loss.
10/5/2014 12:27:00 PM
Description: Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer will not start on short rest if there is a Game 4 in the ALDS against the Orioles according to
Insight: The ball will go to the struggling Rick Porcello in the possible Game 4. Manager Brad Ausmus, however, didn't rule out Scherzer making a relief appearance in Game 4. The Tigers could certainly use the help in the bullpen.
10/2/2014 9:30:00 PM
Description: Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer has up-and-down performance in Game 1 of ALDS.
Insight: He needed only 98 pitches to get through 7 1/3 innings, but was inconistent against Baltimore. He allowed three runs over the first two innings, but then settled down, until the eighth. Scherzer finished the night allowing five runs on seven hits and one walk, while striking out six. Detroit's bullpen gave him no help, as they gave up a total of seven runs (six earned) over 2/3 of an inning.
10/2/2014 10:36:00 AM
Description: Tigers Game 1 pitcher Max Scherzer is a career 4-2 with a 3.42 ERA and 1.139 WHIP in the postseason.
Insight: Scherzer went 18-5 in the regular season with a 3.15 ERA and 1.175 WHIP. Not quite as good as in his 2013 Cy Young season (21-3, 2.90 ERA, 0.970 WHIP), but still good enough to lead the league in wins.
9/25/2014 10:08:00 PM
Description: Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer earns AL best 18th vwn against the Twins.
Insight: He went six innings, allowing two runs on five hits and four walks, striking out nine. Now at 18-5, Scherzer is tied with Jered Weaver in wins, and is firmly in the AL Cy Young discussion, yet again.
9/20/2014 5:06:00 PM
Description: Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer pitched a gem to help Detroit stretch their division lead.
Insight: He baffled Royals' hitters through seven innings, allowing only one run on seven hits and one walk. Scherzer had six strikeouts throughout his dominant performance as well. There is a solid chance he will win his second consecutive CY Young Award.