Found October 02, 2012 on It's Always Sunny in Detroit:
PLAYERS: Max Scherzer
TEAMS: Detroit Tigers

Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer has been sidelined with a shoulder ailment that has never really been given an official diagnosis. Shoulder “fatigue” has been the term used for what has kept him out of the last two starts. With the Tigers clinching the American League Central Monday night, Scherzer was supposed to get a tune up Wednesday to prove he was fit to pitch in the postseason. Both he and Tigers pitching coach Jeff Jones confirmed as much Monday during the champagne shower.

But that won’t happen. Scherzer will sit out tomorrow’s regular season finale and wait until the ALDS for his next in-game action. The reason: a sprained ankle. Tigers’ beat writer Tom Gage for the Detroit News tweeted:

It’s an oddity, that’s for sure. Scherzer’s ankle must have worsened over night because he confirmed that he would pitch Wednesday while sporting goggles in the clubhouse.

In other news, I will officially be listed as probable at work tomorrow thanks to a cramp in my thumb suffered while knocking out an email. It will not, however, affect my post-work status.


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