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Max Scherzer

Max Scherzer

SP - NYM

Age: 37College: MissouriBats: RThrows: R

2022 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) P #4
Best / Worst #3 / #9
ADP #15

Roster %

 
Yahoo
94%
 
ESPN
92%

Eligibility

Yahoo SP
ESPN SP
CBS SP
Max Scherzer finalizing three-year, $130 million deal with Mets, per Heyman

Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports the Mets are finalizing a three-year, $130 million contract with free agent RHP Max Scherzer.

Fantasy Impact

This blows the AAV record out of the water, which was previously held by Gerrit Cole at $36 million. Scherzer will now average roughly $43 million over the next few seasons as he teams up with Jacob deGrom to form arguably the scariest 1-2 punch in recent memory. Scherzer was fantastic in 2021, showing little sign of imminent decline. Among National League starters he ranked second in ERA, fourth in fWAR, second in K% and K-BB%, third in BB%, and fourth in FIP and xFIP. He'll be an obvious SP1 in 2022 fantasy drafts.

Max Scherzer and Mets 'closing in' on a multiyear deal, per Jon Morosi

Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports the Mets are "closing in" on a multiyear contract with free agent RHP Max Scherzer.

Fantasy Impact

Multiple other sources have been linking Scherzer to the Mets throughout the day on Sunday. This would be a major boost to the team's starting rotation if a deal goes through. Scherzer would team up with Jacob deGrom to form arguably the best 1-2 pitching duo we've seen in quite some time.

Max Scherzer will not start Game 6 in NLCS

Dodgers starting pitcher Max Scherzer will not start Game 6 of the National League Championship Series against the Braves.

Fantasy Impact

In the playoffs, Scherzer has thrown 16 2/3 innings with 2.16 ERA and 0.90 WHIP. The Dodgers could start Walker Buehler or go with another bullpen game.

Corbin Young14 weeks ago
Max Scherzer to start NLCS Game 2

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Dodgers starting pitcher Max Scherzer will start Game 2 of the NLCS against the Braves on Sunday night.

Fantasy Impact

Scherzer has proven dominant when called upon in any situation by the Dodgers, including out of the bullpen to get the save and eliminate the Giants in Game 5 of the NLDS on Thursday night. Scherzer will look to stifle the Atlanta lineup on Sunday night with the help of a pitch repertoire that helps account for a 34.1K% and 6.56 K/BB ratio.

Chris Schommer15 weeks ago
Max Scherzer to starts NLCS Game 1

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said that the plan is to start Max Scherzer for Game 1 of the NLCS. Scherzer threw 13 pitches on Thursday in the Dodgers' win at San Francisco.

Fantasy Impact

Scherzer has given up two runs over 12 1/3 innings this postseason. He'll face off against Max Fried in Atlanta on Saturday should he start Game 1.

Kamran Hoda15 weeks ago
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