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CSN Washington Apr 17, 2015

Impressive Scherzer giving Nats lots of innings

Max Scherzer is already proving worth the money to the Nationals, pitching into the 8th inning twice in his first three starts.

Impressive Scherzer giving Nats valuable April innings

If there was one minor knock on Max Scherzer upon signing his record-setting contract with the Nationals this winter, it was a reputation for not pitching as deep into games as you might normally expect from a starter who signs a record-setting contract. Three impressive starts into his career in D.C., Scherzer is bucking that…
Express-Times Apr 17, 2015
Phillies lose 6th in row as Max Scherzer wins first for Nationals, 7-2

Phillies lose 6th in row as Max Scherzer wins first for Nationals, 7-2

Philly can't overcome Washington's 3-run first on Bryce Harper's HR
Baltimore Sun Apr 17, 2015

Scherzer, Harper power Nationals to 7-2 win over Phillies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer pitched eight strong innings to get his first win with the Nationals and Bryce Harper hit a three-run homer as Washington beat the reeling Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Friday night.
CSN Washington Apr 17, 2015

Nats 7, Phillies 2: Harper homers, Scherzer cruises

Max Scherzer and the Nationals took an early lead against Philadelphia, and never looked back.
Washington Post Apr 17, 2015

Nats Journal: Nationals vs. Phillies discussion thread: Game 11

Max Scherzer will take the mound for his third start of the season, still seeking his first win as a National as the team pursues a third straight victory. He’ll be opposed by right-hander Sean O’Sullivan, who held the Nationals to two runs over six innings last weekend.Read full article >>
Washington Post Apr 17, 2015

Nats Journal: An opponents’ view of Max Scherzer’s new cutter

Ben Revere looked up at the scoreboard because he wasn’t sure. Max Scherzer threw him a first-pitch 90-mph fastball on Sunday that moved differently than before. It was a ball but Revere was puzzled. In fact, so confused that when Revere was asked this week about the new pitch, a cutter, the outfielder thought that the right-hander threw him one later in the game to strike him out in the third inning. Even Pitchf/x data is still figuring out Scherzer’s new pitch because the one that got Revere was, in fact, a slider and not a cutter.Read full article >>
MASN Sports Apr 17, 2015

Patrick Reddington: Getting a push from Scherzer - Nationals Buzz

New Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer said this spring that his conversations with his former teammate in Detroit, Rick Porcello, went a long way in helping in his own and Porcello's development as major league starters. In an interview with Boston...
The Republican Apr 13, 2015

Red Sox' newest rich man: Max Scherzer weighs in on old teammate Rick Porcello's new contract

Unlike his old teammate Max Scherzer, Rick Porcello took the money this spring before hitting the free agent market where he may or may not have received more. It all depended on this year's results.
Washington Post Apr 13, 2015

Nats Journal: Max Scherzer added a cutter, and he used it Sunday

BOSTON — The scary thing about Max Scherzer right now — and there are many scary things for opposing hitters because he has been excellent so far — is that he is adding to his list of ways to get them out. The winningest pitcher in baseball over the past three seasons, the man who has struck out more batters than anyone else in that span by a wide margin, has a cutter now. He used it in six innings of one-run work Sunday.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Apr 12, 2015

Nats turn to Scherzer to avoid sweep in Philly

The Nationals need Max Scherzer's best — not to mention some offense — today to avoid a sweep in Philly. Get live updates from Citizens Bank Park on Nats Insider!
Washington Post Apr 10, 2015

Nationals’ Max Scherzer makes throwing first-pitch strikes a goal this season

It didn’t take long for Max Scherzer to impress his new club.“As advertised,” manager Matt Williams said after the ace’s strong Nationals regular-season debut in a 3-1 loss to the Mets on opening day.Scherzer repeatedly got ahead in counts Monday, throwing a staggering 23 first-pitch strikes against the 31 Mets batters he faced. Not that the former AL Cy Young winner, who signed a seven-year, $210 million contract this offseason, needed a confidence boost, but that kind of outing on opening day can pay dividends early in a season.Read full article >>

Despite loss, Scherzer ‘as advertised’

It didn’t take long for the juiced up Opening Day crowd at Nationals Park to see just what all the hoopla was all about. Max Scherzer, the Nats’ prized offseason acquisition, took the hill Monday against the New York Mets and — for a time — showed why he’s fit to lead what many consider…
CSN Washington Apr 6, 2015

Despite loss, Scherzer gets rave reviews on Opening Day

The Nats may have lost on Opening Day, but they believe Max Scherzer's encouraging start can set the tone for the rest of the rotation.
Washington Post Apr 6, 2015

Max Scherzer is not enough as Nationals lose opener to Mets, 3-1

The most important, hyped and fascinating season in Nationals history began on Monday led by the $210-million ace brought to Washington to help shepherd this talented team to the riches of October. After all the fanfare — the boxing-style player introductions, the fighter jet flyovers, the unveiling of the “Home of the 2018 All-Star Game” sign in left field — Max Scherzer cut a wide circle in the infield grass before delivering his first pitch.Read full article >>

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