Max Scherzer

Max Scherzer

SP - WSH - IL10
Age: 34College: MissouriBats: RThrows: R

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Max Scherzer lands on injured list

Max Scherzer was placed on the 10-day injured list with a mild back strain Saturday.

Fantasy Impact

It was reported earlier that Scherzer was going to make his scheduled start on Tuesday against the Orioles, but the Nationals decided to place him on the injured list instead. The move is retroactive to Wednesday, so the earliest he could return would be Saturday against Atlanta. It’s not clear how long Scherzer will be out. Spencer Kieboom was recalled in a corresponding move.

Brad Camara2 days ago
Max Scherzer’s next start will be pushed back due to back tightness

Max Scherzer’s next start will be pushed back a few days due to back tightness.

Fantasy Impact

Scherzer’s back issues prevented him from pitching in the All-Star game, but the original plan was for him to start Sunday’s game against the Phillies. With the Nationals off on Monday, he will get a few extra days of rest and could pitch either Tuesday or Wednesday against the Orioles.

Brad Camara3 days ago
Max Scherzer battling a stiff back

Max Scherzer won’t pitch in the All-Star game Tuesday, due to back stiffness.

Fantasy Impact

Scherzer was able to overcome his back issue Saturday, and dominate the Royals on route to his ninth win. He’s been dealing with the injury since last weekend. Scherzer is day-to-day, but is still on target for his next start Sunday at Philadelphia.

Brad Camara1 week ago
Max Scherzer strikes out 11 to snag his seventh straight win

Max Scherzer pitched seven shutout innings, allowing four hits and one walk, while striking out 11 in Saturday's 6-0 win over the Royals.

Fantasy Impact

Scherzer was dominate once again, posting double-digit strike outs for the fifth straight start, and sixth time in his last seven. Scherzer will finish the first half of the season with a 2.30 ERA and 181 strikeouts in 129 1/3 innings pitched.

Brad Camara1 week ago
Max Scherzer activated off the paternity list

Max Scherzer was activated off the paternity list ahead of his scheduled start against the Royals on Saturday.

Fantasy Impact

Scherzer got to spend a few days with his wife and newborn daughter without delaying his start. Austin Voth was sent down to Double-A Harrisburg in a corresponding move.

Brad Camara1 week ago