Max Scherzer becomes the highest paid player in MLB history

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According to a report from Ken Rosenthal, the New York Mets are finalizing a 3-year, $130 million deal with free-agent RHP Max Scherzer. As noted by Spotrac, this contract makes Scherzer the highest-paid player (annually) in baseball. Source confirms: Mets finalizing deal with free-agent right-hander Max Scherzer for three years and about $130M. First: @JonHeyman … Read more

Former Detroit Tigers SP Max Scherzer finds new home

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According to reports, former Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer has found a new home. Jon Morosi is reporting that Scherzer is finalizing a multi-year deal with the New York Mets. Max Scherzer and the #Mets are close to finalizing a multiyear deal, source confirms. @MLBNetwork @MLB — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) November 29, 2021

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Los Angeles Dodgers acquire Max Scherzer and Trae Turner in massive trade

Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer has been dealt to the defending World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers, and that’s not all. The Dodgers will get Scherzer and Trea Turner in exchange for prospects: BREAKING: The Dodgers are finalizing a deal to acquire star right-hander Max Scherzer and star shortstop Trea Turner from the Washington … Read more

Nationals GM Mike Rizzo takes shot at Phillies manager Joe Girardi following accusations of Max Scherzer

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UPDATE: Well, now Washington Nationals GM Mike Rizzo has weighed in on Philadelphia Phillies manager Joe Girardi following him requesting for Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer to be checked for a foreign substance on three occasions on Tuesday night. “It’s embarrassing for Girardi,” Rizzo said. It’s embarrassing for the Phillies. Was he playing games? Of course … Read more

Nationals P Max Scherzer undoes belt, taunts Phillies manager Joe Girardi [Video]

When you have had enough, you have had enough! That is exactly what happened on Tuesday night when Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer was furious after Philadelphia Phillies manager Joe Girardi asked the umpire to check Scherzer or foreign substances for the third time in the same game. Watch as Scherzer throws his hat and … Read more

World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg opts out of contract, becomes free-agent

The World Series MVP may have a new team next season. Embed from Getty Images Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg has opted out of his contract he signed in 2016 that had four years and $100 million remaining. He posted a career high 18 wins and led the National League with 209 innings pitched. Of … Read more

Former Tigers Max Scherzer and Anibal Sanchez cry like babies after winning World Series [Video]

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On Wednesday night, the Washington Nationals defeated the Houston Astros in Game 7 to clinch their first World Series title in franchise history. Many Detroit Tigers fans took a special interest in the World Series this year as a few of their former starting pitchers were spread out between the Nationals and Astros. Two of … Read more

Ex-Tigers Max Scherzer, Anibal Sanchez and Fernando Rodney are World Series Champs!

It may have taken seven games, but we can finally say that we have a new World Series champion! The Washington Nationals completed the comeback by taking down the Houston Astros in Game 7 from Minute Maid Park, winning their first title in franchise history! FINISHED THE FIGHT. The @Nationals are #WorldSeries CHAMPS. pic.twitter.com/lCS6r9Y0Da — … Read more

2019 World Series will feature several former Detroit Tigers pitchers

Detroit Tigers fans, you may want to look away. The 2019 World Series matchup is official. The Houston Astros will attempt to win their second title in three years, and they’ll battle the Washington Nationals who are appearing in their first ever Fall Classic. Justin Verlander: "I literally love you" (Probably) #Astros pic.twitter.com/BilGY8P9tE — Daniel … Read more

2022 Detroit Tigers: A Return to Relevance

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We have all heard the narrative, seen the similarities, and witnessed their performance. The 2019 Detroit Tigers are a lousy baseball team, just as the 2003 Tigers were a terrible baseball team. 2003 marked the lowest point of a decade long funk the Tigers had been experiencing, finishing with a winning percentage of .265, and … Read more

Former Tiger Phil Coke attempting a comeback

Former Tigers’ relief pitcher Phil Coke will attempt a major league comeback in the upcoming season, and he will do so as a knuckleballer. Coke has not pitched in the majors since 2016, where he only appeared in 10 games (six for the New York Yankees and four with the Pittsburgh Pirates). The 35-year-old last … Read more

3 Free agent starting pitchers the Tigers should consider signing

The 2018 Detroit Tigers starting pitching staff will look considerably different then we have been used to in previous seasons. Gone are the days of the top starting pitching staff with the likes of Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer, Rick Porcello and a younger in his prime Anibal Sanchez. Also gone are the days of going … Read more

Kate Upton, Ben Verlander sound off on Cy Young voting after Justin Verlander finishes 2nd

The 2016 Cy Young Awards were announced Wednesday. In the National League, it was Nationals ace and former Tiger pitcher Max Scherzer. But the more surprising announcement was in the American League. Tigers ace Justin Verlander was edged out by Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello, another former Tiger. What made it surprising was how close the race was. … Read more