Max Scherzer


Max Scherzer Says ‘Rock-Paper-Scissors’ Completely Wrong

Max Scherzer completely butchers “Rock-Paper-Scissors.” What has the world come to?


Max Scherzer #31 of the Washington Nationals reacts after giving up a two run home run in the fifth inning during the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park on July 24, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Scherzer Knocked Around as Nationals Fall to Pirates 7-5

Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer put his team in an early hole when Pedro Alvarez crushed a two-run home run out of the stadium in the second inning.


Max Scherzer #31 of the Washington Nationals pitches in the second innings during a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park on April 17, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Rizzo: Nationals Will Decide on Scherzer’s All-Star Game Participation Soon

Nats GM Mike Rizzo’s preference is to use Max Scherzer against Baltimore on Sunday, disqualifying him from playing in the All-Star Game.


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This Week In Baseball: Midseason Awards

We’ve reached the midway point of the season, time to look at the awards races.



Why Nationals Couldn’t Review Controversial Fair Ball Call in Walk-Off Loss to Braves

The Nationals were not allowed to review a controversial ‘fair ball’ call which resulted in a 2-1 walk-off loss to Atlanta.


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4 Contract Clauses Almost As Crazy As Bobby Bonilla’s

No contract clause is worse than Bobby Bonilla’s with the New York Mets, but here are some other contracts that certainly raise some eyebrows.



The ‘Perfect’ Way to Relive Scherzer’s No-Hitter

Here’s the final radio call from Max Scherzer’s no-hitter with all traces of the blown perfect game removed.


Starting pitcher Max Scherzer #31 of the Washington Nationals.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Nationals’ Max Scherzer Celebrates His No-Hitter

A day later, Max Scherzer couldn’t stop smiling.



Max Scherzer, One Out Shy of Perfect Game, Throws No-Hitter

Max Scherzer pitched a no-hitter Saturday, losing his perfect game with two outs in the ninth inning when he hit a batter in the Washington Nationals’ 6-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.



Harper Hits 20th HR, Nats Fall to Yankees 6-1

Masahiro Tanaka outpitched Max Scherzer, Stephen Drew hit two solo home runs and the New York Yankees beat the Washington Nationals 6-1 Tuesday night for their seventh straight victory.