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Max Scherzer for Gerrit Cole (2019)

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Experts' Pick
  Max Scherzer
Max Scherzer
WSH vs MIA Sat, May 25th 4:05pm
Gerrit Cole
Gerrit Cole
HOU vs BOS Sat, May 25th 7:15pm
Recommended by
16 of 16 experts
Recommended by
0 of 16 experts
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  Max Scherzer
Max Scherzer
Gerrit Cole
Gerrit Cole
2019 Stats 
Games Played1111
Games Started1111
Innings Pitched71.266.3
Blown Saves00
Hits Allowed6854
Earned Runs2730
Home Runs Allowed611
  Max Scherzer
Max Scherzer
Gerrit Cole
Gerrit Cole
2019 Projections 
Games Played2120
Games Started2120
Innings Pitched139.4132.1
Blown Saves00
Hits Allowed113109
Earned Runs4852
Home Runs Allowed1518
  Max Scherzer
Max Scherzer
Gerrit Cole
Gerrit Cole
 Nationals starter Max Scherzer did not allow any runs on four hits and two walks while striking out nine over six innings in a no-decision against the New York Mets on Wednesday.
Mike Maher
Thu, May 23rd
Gerrit Cole allowed six runs on seven hits, one walk, and seven strikeouts through five innings on Wednesday against the White Sox.
Kamran Hoda
Wed, May 22nd
 Nationals starter Max Scherzer allowed three earned runs on six hits and four walks while striking out eight over six innings in Friday's loss to the Chicago Cubs. The loss drops him to 2-5 on the season.
Mike Maher
Sat, May 18th
Gerrit Cole allowed no runs on six hits, one walk, and seven strikeouts through five innings on Friday against Boston.
Kamran Hoda
Sat, May 18th
 Nationals starter Max Scherzer allowed two earned runs on five hits and two walks while striking out seven in Saturday's win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. The win brings him to 2-4 on the season.
Mike Maher
Sun, May 12th
Gerrit Cole allowed one run on four hits, no walks, and 12 strikeouts through six innings on Saturday against Texas.
Kamran Hoda
Sun, May 12th
 Nationals starter Max Scherzer allowed two runs (one earned) on six hits and one walk while striking out 10 over six innings in a no-decision against the Brewers on Monday.
Mike Maher
Tue, May 7th
Gerrit Cole allowed four runs on seven hits, no walks, and nine strikeouts through 6 1/3 innings on Monday against Kansas City.
Kamran Hoda
Tue, May 7th
 Max Scherzer allowed three runs on eight hits, striking out eight and walking two, registering the loss as the Nationals fell to the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 Wednesday night.
John Pritchard
Thu, May 2nd
Gerrit Cole threw seven shutout innings on Tuesday against the Twins, he recorded 11 strikeouts, allowed one hit, and three walks.
Kamran Hoda
Wed, May 1st
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  Max Scherzer
Max Scherzer
Gerrit Cole
Gerrit Cole
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Thu, Mar 28thvs NYM@ TB
Sat, Mar 30thvs NYM@ TB
Sun, Mar 31stvs NYM@ TB
Tue, Apr 2ndvs PHI@ TEX
Wed, Apr 3rdvs PHI@ TEX
Thu, Apr 4th@ NYM   
Sat, Apr 6th@ NYMvs OAK
Sun, Apr 7th@ NYMvs OAK
Mon, Apr 8th@ PHIvs NYY
Tue, Apr 9th@ PHIvs NYY
Wed, Apr 10th@ PHIvs NYY
Fri, Apr 12thvs PIT@ SEA
Sat, Apr 13thvs PIT@ SEA
Sun, Apr 14thvs PIT@ SEA
Tue, Apr 16thvs SF@ OAK
Wed, Apr 17thvs SF@ OAK
Thu, Apr 18thvs SF   
Fri, Apr 19th@ MIA@ TEX
Sat, Apr 20th@ MIA@ TEX
Sun, Apr 21st@ MIA@ TEX
Mon, Apr 22nd@ COLvs MIN
Tue, Apr 23rd@ COLvs MIN
Wed, Apr 24th@ COLvs MIN
Fri, Apr 26thvs SDvs CLE
Sat, Apr 27thvs SDvs CLE
Sun, Apr 28thvs SDvs CLE
Mon, Apr 29thvs STL@ MIN
Tue, Apr 30thvs STL@ MIN
Wed, May 1stvs STL@ MIN
Thu, May 2ndvs STL@ MIN
Fri, May 3rd@ PHI   
Sat, May 4th@ PHI@ LAA
Sun, May 5th@ PHI@ LAA
Mon, May 6th@ MILvs KC
Tue, May 7th@ MILvs KC
Wed, May 8th@ MILvs KC
Thu, May 9th@ LADvs TEX
Fri, May 10th@ LADvs TEX
Sat, May 11th@ LADvs TEX
Sun, May 12th@ LADvs TEX
Tue, May 14thvs NYM@ DET
Wed, May 15thvs NYM@ DET
Thu, May 16thvs NYM   
Fri, May 17thvs CHC@ BOS
Sat, May 18thvs CHC@ BOS
Sun, May 19thvs CHC@ BOS
Mon, May 20th@ NYMvs CWS
Tue, May 21st@ NYMvs CWS
Wed, May 22nd@ NYMvs CWS
Thu, May 23rd@ NYMvs CWS
Fri, May 24thvs MIAvs BOS
Sat, May 25thvs MIAvs BOS
Sun, May 26thvs MIAvs BOS
Mon, May 27thvs MIAvs CHC
Tue, May 28th@ ATLvs CHC
Wed, May 29th@ ATLvs CHC
Fri, May 31st@ CIN@ OAK
Sat, Jun 1st@ CIN@ OAK
Sun, Jun 2nd@ CIN@ OAK
Tue, Jun 4thvs CWS@ SEA
Wed, Jun 5thvs CWS@ SEA
Thu, Jun 6th@ SD@ SEA
Fri, Jun 7th@ SDvs BAL
Sat, Jun 8th@ SDvs BAL
Sun, Jun 9th@ SDvs BAL
Mon, Jun 10th@ CWS   
Tue, Jun 11th@ CWSvs MIL
Thu, Jun 13thvs ARI   
Fri, Jun 14thvs ARIvs TOR
Sat, Jun 15thvs ARIvs TOR
Sun, Jun 16thvs ARIvs TOR
Mon, Jun 17thvs PHI@ CIN
Tue, Jun 18thvs PHI@ CIN
Wed, Jun 19thvs PHI@ CIN
Thu, Jun 20thvs PHI@ NYY
Fri, Jun 21stvs ATL@ NYY
Sat, Jun 22ndvs ATL@ NYY
Sun, Jun 23rdvs ATL@ NYY
Tue, Jun 25th@ MIAvs PIT
Wed, Jun 26th@ MIAvs PIT
Thu, Jun 27th@ MIAvs PIT
Fri, Jun 28th@ DETvs SEA
Sat, Jun 29th@ DETvs SEA
Sun, Jun 30th@ DETvs SEA
Tue, Jul 2ndvs MIA@ COL
Wed, Jul 3rdvs MIA@ COL
Thu, Jul 4thvs MIA   
Fri, Jul 5thvs KCvs LAA
Sat, Jul 6thvs KCvs LAA
Sun, Jul 7thvs KCvs LAA
Fri, Jul 12th@ PHI@ TEX
Sat, Jul 13th@ PHI@ TEX
Sun, Jul 14th@ PHI@ TEX
Tue, Jul 16th@ BAL@ LAA
Wed, Jul 17th@ BAL@ LAA
Thu, Jul 18th@ ATL@ LAA
Fri, Jul 19th@ ATLvs TEX
Sat, Jul 20th@ ATLvs TEX
Sun, Jul 21st@ ATLvs TEX
Mon, Jul 22ndvs COLvs OAK
Tue, Jul 23rdvs COLvs OAK
Wed, Jul 24thvs COLvs OAK
Thu, Jul 25thvs COL   
Fri, Jul 26thvs LAD@ STL
Sat, Jul 27thvs LAD@ STL
Sun, Jul 28thvs LAD@ STL
Mon, Jul 29thvs ATL   
Tue, Jul 30thvs ATL@ CLE
Wed, Jul 31stvs ATL@ CLE
Fri, Aug 2nd@ ARIvs SEA
Sat, Aug 3rd@ ARIvs SEA
Sun, Aug 4th@ ARIvs SEA
Mon, Aug 5th@ SF   
Tue, Aug 6th@ SFvs COL
Wed, Aug 7th@ SFvs COL
Fri, Aug 9th@ NYM@ BAL
Sat, Aug 10th@ NYM@ BAL
Sun, Aug 11th@ NYM@ BAL
Mon, Aug 12thvs CIN@ CWS
Tue, Aug 13thvs CIN@ CWS
Wed, Aug 14thvs CIN@ CWS
Fri, Aug 16thvs MIL@ OAK
Sat, Aug 17thvs MIL@ OAK
Sun, Aug 18thvs MIL@ OAK
Mon, Aug 19th@ PITvs DET
Tue, Aug 20th@ PITvs DET
Wed, Aug 21st@ PITvs DET
Thu, Aug 22nd@ PITvs DET
Fri, Aug 23rd@ CHCvs LAA
Sat, Aug 24th@ CHCvs LAA
Sun, Aug 25th@ CHCvs LAA
Tue, Aug 27thvs BALvs TB
Wed, Aug 28thvs BALvs TB
Fri, Aug 30thvs MIA@ TOR
Sat, Aug 31stvs MIA@ TOR
Sun, Sep 1stvs MIA@ TOR
Mon, Sep 2ndvs NYM@ MIL
Tue, Sep 3rdvs NYM@ MIL
Wed, Sep 4thvs NYM   
Thu, Sep 5th@ ATLvs SEA
Fri, Sep 6th@ ATLvs SEA
Sat, Sep 7th@ ATLvs SEA
Sun, Sep 8th@ ATLvs SEA
Tue, Sep 10th@ MINvs OAK
Wed, Sep 11th@ MINvs OAK
Thu, Sep 12th@ MINvs OAK
Fri, Sep 13thvs ATL@ KC
Sat, Sep 14thvs ATL@ KC
Sun, Sep 15thvs ATL@ KC
Mon, Sep 16th@ STL   
Tue, Sep 17th@ STLvs TEX
Wed, Sep 18th@ STLvs TEX
Fri, Sep 20th@ MIAvs LAA
Sat, Sep 21st@ MIAvs LAA
Sun, Sep 22nd@ MIAvs LAA
Mon, Sep 23rdvs PHI   
Tue, Sep 24thvs PHI@ SEA
Wed, Sep 25thvs PHI@ SEA
Thu, Sep 26thvs PHI@ LAA
Fri, Sep 27thvs CLE@ LAA
Sat, Sep 28thvs CLE@ LAA
Sun, Sep 29thvs CLE@ LAA
Fri, Mar 29th   @ TB
Mon, Apr 1st   @ TEX
Fri, Apr 5th   vs OAK
Thu, Apr 25th   vs CLE
Mon, May 13th   @ DET
Mon, Jun 3rd   @ SEA
Wed, Jun 12th   vs MIL
Thu, Jul 11th   @ TEX
Mon, Jul 15th   @ LAA
Thu, Aug 1st   @ CLE
Thu, Aug 15th   @ OAK
Thu, Aug 29th   vs TB
Mon, Sep 9th   vs OAK