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Jul 20, 2014
Rotoworld
Max Scherzer was nearly scratched from Saturday's start after his neck tightened up on him while he warmed up in the bullpen prior to the game.
Grand Rapids Press 21 hours ago
Max Scherzer tops MLB Trade Rumor free agent rankings; Victor Martinez seventh on list

Max Scherzer tops MLB Trade Rumor free agent rankings; Victor Martinez seventh on list

The Detroit Tigers could re-sign both Scherzer and Martinez during the upcoming offseason. If they dont, it will almost certainly lead to them picking up two additional draft picks. The Detroit Tigers could re-sign both Max Scherzer and Victor Martinez during the upcoming offseason. If they don't, it will almost certainly lead to them picking up two additional draft picks. Scherzer and Martinez both rank among the Top 10 free agents who will be available this offseason, according to the 2015 free agent power rankings published Tuesday by MLB Trade Rumors. Tim...
Rotoworld Jul 20, 2014

Max Scherzer dealing with neck issue - Max Scherzer (S) Detroit Tigers

Max Scherzer was nearly scratched from Saturday's start after his neck tightened up on him while he warmed up in the bullpen prior to the game.
Plain Dealer Jul 20, 2014
Cleveland Indians' OF Chris Dickerson finds Max Scherzer antidote: good night's sleep

Cleveland Indians' OF Chris Dickerson finds Max Scherzer antidote: good night's sleep

Indians new outfielder Chris Dickerson was 0-9 with seven strikeouts against Detroit's Cy Young winner Max Scherzer before hitting two homers off him Saturday night at Comerica Park.
Grand Rapids Press Jul 19, 2014
Max Scherzer nearly scratched from start due to neck spasm, expects to be ready for next outing

Max Scherzer nearly scratched from start due to neck spasm, expects to be ready for next outing

Brad Ausmus sent Rick Porcello to the bullpen just prior to the start of the game in case the Tigers needed him to fill in for Scherzer. DETROIT -- Max Scherzer pitched just 5 2/3 innings Saturday night. He almost didn't pitch at all. The Detroit Tigers nearly scratched Scherzer from his start Saturday night after his neck started tightening up while he warmed up in the bullpen prior to his team's 5-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians. Scherzer allowed just two runs but lacked command and was forced from the game early due to a high pitch count. He said he...
KFFL Jul 19, 2014

Tigers | Max Scherzer deals with neck spasms

Detroit Tigers SP Max Scherzer (neck) said he dealt with neck spasms before his start ...
Bless You Boys Jul 19, 2014
Game 94 Preview: Indians at Tigers

Game 94 Preview: Indians at Tigers

Max Scherzer and Zach McAllister face off in the second game of today's doubleheader. Detroit Tigers (53–40) at Cleveland Indians (49–47) Time/Place: 7:08 p.m., Comerica Park SB Nation blog: Let's Go Tribe Media: Fox Sports 1, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio Network Pitching Matchup: RHP Max Scherzer (11–3, 3.35 ERA) vs. RHP Zach McAllister (3–5, 5.63 ERA) Pitcher GS IP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP FIP SIERA fWAR Scherzer 19 126.1 10.4 2.49 0.85 1.17 2.96 2.97 3.1 McAllister 11 54.1 7.45 3.48 0.99 1.44 4.08 4.22 0.5 Zach McAllister will be promoted from Triple-A to start the second game...
Detroit Free Press Jul 16, 2014

Detroit Tigers' Max Scherzer shares many similarities with Jim Bunning

Each is a 6-foot-3 right-hander who broke into the majors when he was 23. Each came to prominence in the year he became a 20-game winner for the Tigers. Bunning went 20-8 in 1957, his first full season in the majors. Scherzer went 21-3 last season. Each started the All-Star Game in his breakout, 20-win season.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Jul 16, 2014
All-Star Game: The 'groove' is not in Scherzer's heart

All-Star Game: The 'groove' is not in Scherzer's heart

Whichever explanation you believe from Adam Wainwright -- that he did or did not groove a pitch to Derek Jeter in Tuesday's All-Star Game -- Detroit Tigers right-hander Max Scherzer just knows one thing.

Max Scherzer on all-star controversy: “You’ve got to earn it”

Whichever explanation you believe from Adam Wainwright -- that he did or did not groove a pitch to Derek Jeter on Tuesday’s first-inning double -- Detroit Tigers right-hander Max Scherzer just knows one thing. He wouldn’t do anybody any favors, all-star game or no all-star game. “When you’re out there and it’s a game and things are on the line, you want to win,” Scherzer, the reigning American League Cy Young Award winner, said after the game. “Even though it’s (Jeter’s) last All-Star Game, if I was pitching on the NL I would want to get him out.” What if the outco......
Bless You Boys Jul 15, 2014
American League 5, National League 3: Miguel Cabrera homers, Max Scherzer picks up the win in 2014 All-Star Game

American League 5, National League 3: Miguel Cabrera homers, Max Scherzer picks up the win in 2014 All-Star Game

Scherzer vultured a win in a scoreless inning while Cabrera's two run homer capped a three run first inning for the American League. The 2014 All-Star Game may have been the Derek Jeter Show at times, but a pair of Tigers had a big say in the outcome. The American League won its second consecutive All-Star Game and ninth in the last 12 seasons tonight with a 5-3 win over the National League. Max Scherzer got the win for the American League after tossing a scoreless fifth inning. Pat Neshek of the St. Louis Cardinals took the loss when he allowed a pair of runs in the bottom of the fifth...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 15, 2014
Scott Boras says Max Scherzer is well positioned for free agency, doesn't rule out new deal with Tigers

Scott Boras says Max Scherzer is well positioned for free agency, doesn't rule out new deal with Tigers

Super agent Scott Boras, who represents Max Scherzer, said Monday that there have been no contract talks between Scherzer and the Tigers since start of the season. MINNEAPOLIS -- Max Scherzer has said time and time again that he won't negotiate a contract extension with the Detroit Tigers during the regular season. So far, the reigning AL Cy Young Award winner has stuck to his word. Super agent Scott Boras, who represents Scherzer, said Monday that there have been no contract talks between Scherzer and the Tigers since start of the season. Boras also reiterated...
Los Angeles Times Jul 14, 2014

What could tempt Zack Greinke to opt out of Dodgers contract?

When Jon Lester and Max Scherzer hit the free-agent market this fall, the Dodgers will have a lot at stake.
Full Count | WEEI Jul 14, 2014

Zack Greinke takes stock of Jon Lester, Max Scherzer and free agent pitching market

MINNEAPOLIS — Zack Greinke is the landmark. The right-hander is the primary point of reference for the top of the free agent pitching market, which, this year, means Jon Lester and Max Scherzer. When Greinke arrived at free agency two years ago, he had just turned 29, pitched 1,492 innings and owned a 3.77 career [...]
KFFL Jul 14, 2014

Tigers | No extension talks with Max Scherzer

The Detroit Tigers have not had any contract extension talks with SP Max Scherzer since ...
Bless You Boys Jul 14, 2014
Max Scherzer's curveball becoming more consistent

Max Scherzer's curveball becoming more consistent

While Max Scherzer's curveball not yet a complete pitch, he has reached a nice comfort level with the pitch. DETROIT — Max Scherzer's curveball isn't what it used to be, and that's a good thing. Now in the second year of a three-year project, Scherzer's curveball is evolving into a complete pitch. He's still not there with it yet, but it's a pitch Scherzer is throwing with more conviction. "It's really fine-tuning my curveball and getting more consistent with that pitch," Scherzer said. "You can have it, but to really get a pitch it takes three years to learn it and get consistent with...

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