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Washington Nationals NL East
 
Max Scherzer • #31 • SP
Status:Neck injury, 10-day DL
Ht/Wt:6'3", 210 lbs.
Born:Jul 27, 1984 (33 yrs) in St. Louis, MO
Hometown:Chesterfield, MO
Experience:9 years
Drafted:Drafted by Arizona in 2006 (1/11).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2015.
Bats:R
Throws:R
2017 Season Stats
G GS W L CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB K ERA
YTD 24 24 12 5 2 0 0 160.1 97 46 40 19 39 220 2.25
On Pace 32 32 16 7 3 0 0 214 130 62 54 25 52 295 2.27
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Scouting Report
Assets: Can be overpowering and downright nasty at times. Also has the stuff to intimidate batters consistently with strikeouts. Has a great pitchers' frame. Has learned how to become a big winner in MLB.
Flaws: Gets into trouble when he loses focus and the command of his fastball, which can lead to too many walks. Must avoid the big inning against him. Has the tendency to surrender a few too many homers.
Career Potential: Elite, dominant starter.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AL Cy Young Award 2013
NL Cy Young Award 2016
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