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Detroit Tigers looking more likely as the landing spot of Max Scherzer in 2015 and beyond

The annual Winter Meetings have come and gone. Agent Scott Boras described his client as “kind of a Peyton Manning, number 1 type of guy” and that “every general manager in baseball wants Max Scherzer on his team,” but the offers have not exactly come flying towards Boras and Max Scherzer. With Jon Lester off the market, Scherzer is clearly the best free agent pitcher remaining...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Offseason Depends on Scherzer

The Tigers off-season success depends on whether Max Scherzer will return or not. Scherzer is the top free agent on the market, and the Tigers need him back after he went 55-15 (unreliable stat, but holy smokes) with a 3.24 ERA, which is even HIGHER than his 2.94 FIP.  Basically Scherzer is the ace of the Tigers, and losing him would have a huge impact.  Need proof? Additions WAR...
Via Baseball Essential
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Max Scherzer really have his breakout in 2012?

Max Scherzer was on my fantasy baseball team in 2013. (Note: I recognize you don’t care about my fantasy team. This is in the service of a point, I promise.) My fantasy baseball team that year won the league championship, and Scherzer was a big reason why. I don’t remember if I thought to myself […]
Via Fangraphs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Max Scherzer next domino to fall in free agent market

Max Scherzer remains for sale, but how he has created such a remarkable position is the story of perfect product placement & unswerving confidence. The post Molding The Market: All Eyes On Max Scherzer appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chances Red Sox Sign Max Scherzer

Time to take a look at the possibility the resurging 2015 Boston Red Sox make another big splash and sign the top professional baseball player on the free agent market in starting pitcher Max Scherzer. Boston lost out on their bid to bring back fan-favorite Jon Lester, but maybe they’re aiming a bit higher and looking to snag the biggest fish in the entire pond in Scherzer. The...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The best MLB free agent is still available

Despite a raucous string of events at the Winter Meetings—including deals for Jon Lester, Matt Kemp, Jimmy Rollins, and Yoenis Cespedes—the best player on the open market is still out there. After all the conspiring and proficient machinations on the part of Dodgers VP of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman were pelted out and echoed for days, it’s probably safe to say Max...
Via The Sports Post
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers GM: Detroit not in 'active pursuit' of Max Scherzer

          This embed is invalid   " /> Are the Detroit Tigers preparing for life without Max Scherzer?   Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski revealed Thursday at the Major League Baseball winter meetings in San Diego that the team is not currently in “active pursuit” of Scherzer. The free-agent pitcher reportedly is seeking a contract worth more...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Max Scherzer seeking contract more than $200M

    This embed is invalid   " /> Max Scherzer wants to make bank, bro.   Scherzer is seeking a contract worth more than $200 million, according to FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi. Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is the only pitcher in Major League Baseball history to earn a contract worth as much. Scherzer, who has spent the last five seasons with the Detroit...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals, Yankees may get involved on Max Scherzer

The Max Scherzer Derby won’t really begin until after Jon Lester chooses his new home, expected to be either the Giants or Cubs. But teams are starting to position themselves to make a run at Scherzer, and while the Yankees possibly jumping in isn’t shocking, the Cardinals getting involved would be. Via Jon Heyman of CBS…. The Cardinals met at some point on Scherzer, and...
Via The Outside Corner
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees reportedly considering talks with Max Scherzer

After showing little interest in any high-priced player this offseason, the Yankees sound like they may be reconsidering their reported plan to avoid spending a lot of money and go after one of baseball's top free-agents — namely right-hander Max Scherzer.The Tigers' workhorse is arguably the top starter on the market this year, on a list which also includes Jon Lester and James...
Via The Other Paper
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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