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Jan 22, 2015
Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer's performance bonuses in his contract with the team are $250,000 ...
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Is Johnny Cueto Worth Scherzer Money?

Maybe more? Maybe less? This article is late considering the fact the Max Scherzer news, press conference, and much of the analysis was done last week.  I got caught up in the 10th anniversary of Red Reporter, and I sincerely apologize.  If you hadn't heard, Max Scherzer signed with the Washington Nationals for 7 years and $210 million dollars.  That's a ton of money.  The Nationals did structure the deal so it doesn't affect their payroll as much.  Technically, the Nationals will pay Max Scherzer $15,000,000 per year for 7 years.  Then, they will pay him $15,000,000 a year for...
CSN Washington Jan 27, 2015

Final thoughts on the Max Scherzer signing

Back from vacation, our Nats Insider shares his thoughts on last week's blockbuster signing of Max Scherzer.
CSN Washington Jan 25, 2015

PHOTO: Max Scherzer takes out full-page ad to thank Tigers fans

Max Scherzer took out a full page ad in the Detroit Free Press on Sunday to thank the fans who supported them for half of a decade.

Porcello can't help but look ahead to what might be

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. -- A year away from free agency, it's hard for Boston Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello not to think about what he could make if he were to hit the open market. Just look at his former teammate, Max Scherzer. Scherzer entered this offseason as one of the top free agent pitchers before signing a seven-year, $210 million deal with the Washington Nationals. Porcello said he didn't talk to Scherzer much during the entire process. But he definitely recognized the end result, prompting him to text Scherzer after the deal was complete.

Scherzer talked to Fister, Thornton before joining Nats

Max Scherzer will be paid handsomely to join a team that was already one of the best in baseball, having led the National League in wins in two of the last three seasons. If the Nationals offer a player $210 million to play for them, it’s not a very difficult decision for that person to make.…
CSN Washington Jan 23, 2015

Big decisions to make for Nats after Scherzer signing

After signing Max Scherzer, the Nationals have some big decisions to make over the next four weeks in regards to their rotation.
CSN Washington Jan 23, 2015

Scherzer talked to Fister, Thornton before joining Nationals

Max Scherzer did his research before signing with the Nationals by talking to two of his friends on the team.
Bless You Boys Jan 23, 2015

Mailbag: Should the Tigers sign James Shields?

Do the Tigers need another starting pitcher? Who is important for their 2015 success? Which player will have a breakout season? These questions and more in this week's mailbag. The Max Scherzer era officially came to an end this week when the 30-year-old right-hander signed with the Washington Nationals. Many felt that the Tigers "needed" to sign Scherzer in order to remain competitive this season, and a lot of those people are now moving down the ladder. Naturally, this led to a lot of questions about starting pitching. Remember, you can send us questions via email at bybtigers@gmail.com,...

Scherzer signing shows Nats’ continued growth

Moments before Wednesday’s press conference at Nationals Park, as the Nats were getting ready to introduce former Cy Young-winner Max Scherzer – their biggest free agent catch as a franchise to date – left fielder Jayson Werth walked through the door of the media room with a blue velvet blazer on and took a seat…
CSN Washington Jan 22, 2015

Scherzer signing shows Nats' continued growth as a franchise

Max Scherzer's signing is yet another sign of the Nationals' continued growth as a franchise.
KFFL Jan 22, 2015

Nationals | Max Scherzer contract bonuses

Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer's performance bonuses in his contract with the team are $250,000 ...
KFFL Jan 22, 2015

Nationals | Max Scherzer contract breakdown

Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer will have $35 million of his salary deferred without interest, ...
CSN Washington Jan 22, 2015

History with Rizzo, Williams gives Nats confidence in Scherzer

The Nationals are taking a risk in signing Max Scherzer to such a big deal. They have reason to feel confident, though.

Familiarity gives Nats confidence in Scherzer investment

For Mike Rizzo, Matt Williams and Max Scherzer, the Nationals’ signing of the latter to a seven-year, $210 million free agent deal in many ways brought a relationship that developed years ago full circle. Rizzo was the scouting director for the Arizona Diamondbacks when they evaluated and then drafted Scherzer with the 11th overall pick…

VIDEO: Max Scherzer on SportsTalk Live

Soon after he was introduced to fans and media at Nationals Park on Wednesday, new free agent acquisition Max Scherzer sat down for an interview with Chick Hernandez and Brian Mitchell on CSN’s SportsTalk Live. It was a great conversation, as Chick and Brian asked Max about what he will bring to the Nats, how…

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