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Scherzer no stranger: O’Sullivan holds his own

Maybe the fourth time will be the charm for Phillies right-hander Sean O'Sullivan. He made his fifth start of the season Friday in a 2-1 loss to the Nationals at Nationals Park, but it was the third time he matched up against Nationals ace Max Scherzer...
Via Philly Sports Live
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Scherzer pitches & runs Nationals past Phillies

#CurlyWWWWWW — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) May 23, 2015 Make that six-straight Curly W's! #IBackTheNats — MASN Nationals (@masnNationals) May 23, 2015 Season-high six straight W's #HappyHandshakes! — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) May 23, 2015 The #Nats are now 18-4 in their...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Harper, Scherzer carry Nationals to 2-1 win over Phillies

WASHINGTON (AP) Bryce Harper hit another home run and Max Scherzer had another dominant outing to help the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night for their sixth straight win. Harper's homer, his 11th in 14 games, tied the score 1-1 in the second inning and Ian Desmond's RBI double drove in Scherzer with the go-ahead run in the sixth. The NL East...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Ryan Zimmerman Hits 10th Career Walk-off HR to Push Nats past Yankees

  View image | Bryce Harper may be the Nationals‘ headliner, but the “Original” Ryan Zimmerman stole the show with his 10th walk-off home run of his career to give the Nationals a 8-6 win over the New York Yankees in the 10th inning. Nearly nine years to the date of his first walk-off homer, coincidentally against the Yankees, Zimmerman stole another...
Via KCM Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Max Scherzer Might Be Getting Better

Ever since the Diamondbacks selected Max Scherzer in the first round of the 2006 draft, his potential has been readily apparent to everyone who has watched him pitch. Anytime you have a pitcher with significant fastball velocity and movement, and at least one very strong secondary pitch, the sky is the limit. Stuff is pretty […]
Via Fangraphs
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Max Scherzer explains logic behind celebratory chocolate syrup showers

A handful of times over the past few weeks, Max Scherzer has arrived upon the scene during a heroic Washington Nationals player’s post-game interview with a bottle of chocolate syrup in hand, with which he douses his teammate in an act of sticky-sweet celebration. The pitcher recently explained his reasoning behind using chocolate syrup, given...Read More The post Max Scherzer...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Max Scherzer Explains the Nationals' Chocolate Sauce Shower Celebrations

The Washington Nationals have a new and unique celebration for a player who wins a game with a walk-off hit. The player gets showered by Hershey’s syrup. Pitcher Max Scherzer talked about this ritual when he was on MLB Network’s ‘International Talk’ with hosts Kevin Millar and Chris Rose. “You know, what’s your favorite ice cream topping?” Scherzer asked. “Chocolate...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Max Scherzer: Comments on DH were ‘taken out of context’

Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer is attempting to clarify quotes attributed to him and first published in a column by CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman by claiming the comments were “taken out of context.” In the column, Scherzer, while discussing St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright’s season-ending injury that occurred during an at-bat, states that he...Read More The...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Madison Bumgarner rips Max Scherzer over thoughts on DH

San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner rejected the notion forwarded by Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer that the National League would be far better off following the American League’s lead and employing the designated hitter rule. Scherzer’s comments suggesting the implementation of the DH in the National League came on the heels of St. Louis...Read More The post...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nats nearing seven-year deal with Max Scherzer

How’s this for an unexpected landing spot for Max Scherzer: the Washington Nationals? According to several media reports that began to trickle out on Sunday, Scherzer and the Nationals have mutual interest in one another, and the two parties are getting close on a seven-year contract. In fact, according to the Washington Post’s Adam Kilgore, the contract is “very close”...
Via The Outside Corner
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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