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MLB Quick Hits: Scherzer likely to miss Tuesday start

Nationals SP Max Scherzer is still suffering from a "little sprain" in his right thumb after jamming it during an at bat last Thursday, and appears unlikely to make his Tuesday start. The issue apparently isn't serious, and Scherzer would probably only miss one start. Since it's possible that Scherzer could return as soon as this weekend against the Mets, he can remain in weekly...
Via Fox Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nationals' Scherzer likely to miss next scheduled start

MIAMI (AP) The Washington Nationals say ace Max Scherzer will likely be scratched from his next scheduled start Tuesday at Atlanta because of a sprained right thumb. The right-hander threw off flat ground before Sunday's game at Miami but said his thumb is still sore. He jammed it batting Thursday against St. Louis. The rotation shakeup comes at a bad time for the defending NL East...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

St Louis Cardinals: Offense heating up

The Cardinals took two of three from the Nationals in their mid-week series concluding with a 4-1 win over Max Scherzer on Thursday. The game marked a continued improvement by the Cardinals as they continue winning to the tune of a 10-4 record, tops in the NL Central and hotter than any team not on an 11-game win streak (New York Mets). Against one of the best starting pitchers baseball...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats, Scherzer fall in season opener to the Mets

Max Scherzer (0-1) posted a 0.00 ERA in his first start as a Washington National.  However, errors on defense and lack of offense production cost the Nats a solid Max Scherzer start, as the Nats fell to the Mets 3-1. Scherzer threw 7.2 innings and gave up three unearned runs, while allowing only four hits and fanning eight batters.  Unfortunately, Scherzer also walked off the...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
20 days ago  |  Discuss

The top 100 MLB Players of 2015: #100-51

As we work our way down the top 100 baseball players of 2015, we find a group of perennial MVP contenders, as well as a World Series superhero along the way. The post The Top 100 Baseball Players Of 2015: #25-11 appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals 2015 Preview: 3 Up and 3 Down

The Washington Nationals enter the 2015 season with the best roster in baseball and with big expectations. Indeed, it’s World Series or bust for this crew. The Nationals finished 2014 with the best record in the NL and were then summarily bounced from the playoffs by the San Francisco Giants in the NLDS. Not content with great regular season success, the Nationals beefed up their...
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Nats nearing seven-year deal with Max Scherzer

How’s this for an unexpected landing spot for Max Scherzer: the Washington Nationals? According to several media reports that began to trickle out on Sunday, Scherzer and the Nationals have mutual interest in one another, and the two parties are getting close on a seven-year contract. In fact, according to the Washington Post’s Adam Kilgore, the contract is “very close”...
Via The Outside Corner
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

The best MLB free agent is still available

Despite a raucous string of events at the Winter Meetings—including deals for Jon Lester, Matt Kemp, Jimmy Rollins, and Yoenis Cespedes—the best player on the open market is still out there. After all the conspiring and proficient machinations on the part of Dodgers VP of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman were pelted out and echoed for days, it’s probably safe to say Max...
Via The Sports Post
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals, Yankees may get involved on Max Scherzer

The Max Scherzer Derby won’t really begin until after Jon Lester chooses his new home, expected to be either the Giants or Cubs. But teams are starting to position themselves to make a run at Scherzer, and while the Yankees possibly jumping in isn’t shocking, the Cardinals getting involved would be. Via Jon Heyman of CBS…. The Cardinals met at some point on Scherzer, and...
Via The Outside Corner
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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