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Max Scherzer

Max Scherzer

SP - WSH

Age: 36College: MissouriBats: RThrows: R

2021 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) P #9
Best / Worst #4 / #12
ADP #24

Ownership

 
Yahoo
99%
 
ESPN
100%

Eligibility

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CBS SP
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Scherzer had a decent season for a mortal, but for someone with his career track record, it was a major disappointment. His 3.74 ERA was his highest since 2012, his 1.38 WHIP the highest of his career, and his 7.8% walk percentage his worst in a decade. Scherzer still struck out plenty of batters but entering his age-37 season and with a ton of mileage on his arm, it's only fair to accept that the old Scherzer is gone for good. But though he may not be a consensus top-three starter anymore, he's still perfectly capable of being a fantasy ace. After all, Scherzer's velocity hasn't declined much, and his 31.2% strikeout rate was tied for 10th among starters. Scherzer likely won't reach 200 innings pitched again and his ERA seems destined to remain above 3.00 going forward, but he's far from someone to avoid in fantasy drafts.

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Max Scherzer (ankle) will start tomorrow

According to Nationals manager Dave Martinez, Max Scherzer will start tomorrow.

Fantasy Impact

Good news for the Nationals and fantasy managers with Max Scherzer. As the 9th pitcher off the board in NFBC leagues, Scherzer could be a steal in drafts if he's healthy and pitching at his elite level.

Corbin YoungMar 5, 2021
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Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Draft#26#14#4427
Rest of Season ----
Dynasty #55#49#754
ECR vs ADP
Projections
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Projections (2021 Season)
GGSWLSVBSHDIPHERHRBBKERAWHIP
3030138000182.01556625502363.281.12
Stats
Pitching Stats
SeasonTeamGGSWLSVIPHRERHRBBBB%KK%ERAWHIP
2018WSH33331870220.2150666223515.8930034.642.530.91
2019WSH27271170172.1144595618334.7624335.062.921.03
2020WSH121254067.170302810237.809231.193.741.38
History
Game Log
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Game Log
GameOPPScoreDECIPHRERHRBBKERAWHIP
Sat, Sep 26vs. NYM-W6.06332274.501.33
Sun, Sep 20@ MIA-L6.25200260.001.24
Sun, Sep 13vs. ATL-L5.1966221010.132.06
Mon, Sep 7vs. TB-W7.06000180.001.00
Game Schedule
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Game Schedule
GameOpp. Team
DateOppTimePitcherVBRMatchup
Thu, Apr 1stvs NYM7:09pm
Sat, Apr 3rdvs NYM4:05pm
Sun, Apr 4thvs NYM1:05pm
Mon, Apr 5thvs ATL4:05pm
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