A rough start for Scherzer as Nats fall 6-2 to the Cardinals

Max Scherzer had a rough first couple innings before settling in, but the Nats couldn't dig out of the early hole and fell 6-2 to the Cardinals.
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Scherzer struggles to find consistency after loss to Cardinals

Consistency is much of what separates those who are good from those who are great and Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer is no stranger to the concept.In each
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Scherzer allows grand slam, Cardinals down Nats 6-2 - Byron Kerr

Last Sunday in Miami, Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer pitched well in an 8-2 victory over the Marlins. After that game, Scherzer said he felt like he might be rounding into "midseason form." Friday night against the Cardinals was a different story. Scherzer's season-long issue of allowing home runs continued. But ... Read More
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Chipotle Test: Can You Recite Your Order as Quickly as Max Scherzer?

WASHINGTON — Max Scherzer was in the process of explaining his heavily regimented four-day ramp up to each start when a topic familiar to sports talk radio, fast food, just kind of came up. “I didn’t hear, like, Wendy’s double-bacon cheeseburger with ketchup, mustard and pickles,” Grant Paulsen noted an omission from the pitcher’s diet. “Nope,” Scherzer said with...
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Young Nats fan sends Scherzer hand-drawn book on how to play baseball

Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer is an eight-year veteran of the MLB, but even 31-year-old aces can learn new tricks. Like how to hit a home
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Max Scherzer receives hitting tips from fan-made book

Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer may dominate opposing batters at the plate, but isn’t nearly as threatening when he steps in the batter’s box. With a career batting average of .194 (which, to be fair, is still very good for a pitcher), Scherzer does not mind getting a few pointers to help improve his approach at the plate, even if it comes from a young fan. Scherzer...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

As always, we can’t stop talking about Nationals fans leaving games early

My daughter and I arrived at Nats Park a bit after 4:30 on Tuesday afternoon. We were among the first fans in the gate on a dreary, drizzly day, quickly picking up a couple of Max Scherzer bobbleheads and then going to watch batting practice. We saw a bunch of BP home runs, and we saw […]
Via DC Sports Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The 2016 Single-Game Pitching Belt: Scherzer vs. Velasquez

A few weeks back, we matched up three of the most dominant pitching performances from April, utilizing granular ball-in-play data, to determine which of Vince Velasquez, Jaime Garcia or Jake Arrieta had the best day. Velasquez won that time around, and with Max Scherzer recently authoring a 20-strikeout, no-walk complete game shutout over the Tigers, we have a worthy contender for...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

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