Viral Mets fan’s father floored by Nats fans’ Generosity

WASHINGTON — The father of a Mets fan who had a viral video last week, of him playing catch with Max Scherzer at Citi Field, would like to thank the thousands upon thousands of Nationals fans who were so gracious to his family. Lifelong Mets fan Joe La Rocca, whose voice was heard in amazement on camera as his son, Joe, tossed the ball around with the Nationals starter, called...
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Scherzer getting to "midseason form" following win at Miami - Byron Kerr

MIAMI - It was back to normal for Max Scherzer on Sunday, another close to dominant performance. Scherzer (5-3) went eight innings and allowed just two runs for the win as the Nationals dropped the Marlins 8-2. The Marlins managed only six hits off of him all day. The biggest ... Read More
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Max Scherzer Makes Young Mets Fan’s Day

WASHINGTON — The Nationals have had an impressive start to the season in the heartwarming stories department, with starting pitcher Max Scherzer the latest to contribute. While tossing the ball around before Wednesday’s game at Citi Field, Scherzer spotted a young Mets fan, with a glove, along the fence line. So he threw him the ball. The boy threw it back, and Scherzer returned...
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Max Scherzer plays catch with young Mets fan before game (VIDEO)

Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer took some time to connect with a young Mets fan before Wednesday’s game. The young boy was seated in the outfield, and, judging by the tweet his dad sent the following morning, Scherzer really made the kid’s day. Video has now surfaced which shows the cool gesture by Scherzer. Check it out below. @Max_Scherzer TY for having a catch...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals ace Max Scherzer plays catch with young Mets fan in stands - Nationals Buzz

We found Max Scherzer's newest fan! Before the Nationals game against the Mets at Citi Field on Wednesday, a young Mets fan was watching batting practice in the outfield seats when he saw Scherzer in the outfield. Little did he know that the Nats ace was up for a game ... Read More
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DPD: Thor, Scherzer; Nothing Else Matters

There’s plenty of pitching to go around today, but we’ve also got the granddaddy of all pitching matchups as well. Check ’em out! Max Scherzer (WAS) versus Noah Syndergaard (NYM) 7:10 p.m. ET You could look at Scherzer’s numbers and scoff for the season—you’d be kind of dumb but we aren’t passing judgement here—but the measure of revenge he gained against the Tigers...
Via The Sports Post
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Wind Up: Appreciating Max Scherzer

Should we be surprised by what Max Scherzer accomplishes on the mound anymore? While a well-reasoned argument could possibly end with ‘No’ as its final answer, I’d suggest otherwise. Just because someone has shown dominance in their craft over and over again doesn’t mean we shouldn’t marvel at it. We’re allowed to be impressed, amazed; surprised, even. Scherzer struck...
Via The Sports Post
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Max Scherzer keeps proving the Diamondbacks wrong

The Arizona Diamondbacks must be kicking themselves after Max Scherzer, a pitcher they drafted in 2006, struck out 20 batters to tie the major league record for a nine-inning game in the Washington Nationals’ 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. You see, Scherzer was traded in 2009 along with Daniel Schlereth, Phil Coke, and Austin Jackson to the Detroit...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Max Scherzer at His Best, at His Best

The man who threw two no-hitters in a single season just one-upped himself. Max Scherzer was overwhelming on Wednesday night, striking out 20 Detroit Tigers batters without a single walk. It may not have matched the overall brilliance of his 17-strikeout, no-walk, no-hitter against the Mets a little over seven months ago, but this one was every bit as memorable. Although strikeouts...
Via Fangraphs
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mad Max: Scherzer Ties MLB Record 20 Strikeouts Vs. Former Tigers Teammates

Max Scherzer has been one of the best pitchers in baseball for the past several seasons, but he put an exclamation point on resume Wednesday night while joining a very exclusive club. The Washington Nationals pitcher struck out an MLB-record 20 batters against his former team, the Detroit Tigers, in a 3-2 win. He joins Roger Clemens (twice), Kerry Wood and Randy Johnson as the only...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

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