Max Scherzer

SP, Washington Nationals

Bats R Throws R
Height 6'3" Weight 210 DOB 1984-07-27 Age 34
Hometown St. Louis, MO

Season Projections
2019 Season, Updated Jan 17
SourceGGSIPWLSVBLSVHLDKBBHHRRERERAWHIP
Steamer-Fangraphs3232208.015800027153162250723.121.03
Zeile3232210.01770002715415500662.831.00

Steamer projections courtesy of Steamer Projections Blog and include playing time adjustments from Fangraphs. Zeile Consensus projections courtesy of FantasyPros.

News from the Past 60 Days
  • Marlins reportedly sign RHP Héctor Noesí to minor league deal
    Jan 18 · Fish Stripes (Marlins Blog)
  • Talking Chop Roundtable: Where do the Braves’ stand in a revamped NL East?
    Jan 17 · Talking Chop (Braves Blog)
  • Who’s the second-weakest team in the NL East?
    Jan 16 · Fish Stripes (Marlins Blog)
  • Red Sox sign Daniel Schlereth to minor-league deal
    Jan 15 · Over The Monster (Red Sox Blog)
  • Anbal Snchez talks 2018 adjustments; joining the Nationals? impressive rotation + more...
    Jan 14 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • The Aaron Nola contract impasse needs to be resolved quickly
    Jan 12 · The Good Phight (Phillies Blog)
  • Nationals? catcher Yan Gomes on the Nats? starting staff; GM Mike Rizzo?s enthusiasm...
    Jan 11 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Washington Nationals avoid arbitration with Joe Ross, agree on one-year deal for 2019...
    Jan 10 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Domingo German still has potential for the Yankees
    Jan 9 · Pin Stripe Alley (Yankees Blog)
  • Wire Taps: Washington Nationals? Victor Robles era; Max Scherzer having college number retired + more...
    Jan 9 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Mets Morning News for January 9, 2019
    Jan 9 · Amazin' Avenue (Mets Blog)
  • Blake Treinen?s sinker named 2nd-nastiest pitch of 2018
    Jan 8 · Athletics Nation (Athletics Blog)
  • 40 in 40: Mallex Smith
    Jan 7 · Lookout Landing (Mariners Blog)
  • How long will Washington Nationals? ace Max Scherzer be able to keep doing this?
    Jan 6 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Where Do Stars Come From?
    Jan 5 · Viva El Birdos (Cardinals Blog)
  • Masahiro Tanaka has been worth every penny for the Yankees
    Jan 4 · Pin Stripe Alley (Yankees Blog)
  • Washington Nationals - Top 5 ?s for 2019: What do Nationals have in Patrick Corbin?
    Jan 2 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Wire Taps: Washington Nationals? remaining needs for 2019 + more...
    Jan 2 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Astros Crawfish Boil: January 2nd, 2019
    Jan 2 · The Crawfish Boxes (Astros Blog)
  • Washington Nationals - Top 5 ?s for 2019: Life without Bryce Harper? Are the Nats prepared?
    Jan 1 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Joe Ross shouldn?t start 2019 in the Nationals? rotation
    Jan 1 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • 2018 in review: Cincinnati Reds finally find rock bottom
    Dec 31 · Red Reporter (Reds Blog)
  • Washington Nationals - Top 5 ?s for 2019: What do the Nats have in Joe Ross?
    Dec 30 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Mets Morning News for December 30, 2018
    Dec 30 · Amazin' Avenue (Mets Blog)
  • Our favorite Yankees stories of 2018
    Dec 28 · Pin Stripe Alley (Yankees Blog)
  • Washington Nationals? Stephen Strasburg heading into big 2019 campaign: Will his velocity return? Will he opt out of deal next winter?
    Dec 27 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Putting the Yankees? financial austerity in context
    Dec 26 · Pin Stripe Alley (Yankees Blog)
  • The Angels have a valuable asset, and it?s about time to cash in
    Dec 25 · Halos Heaven (Angels Blog)
  • The 12 Days of Cubsmas, Day 12: Twelve Cole Hamels starts
    Dec 24 · Bleed Cubbie Blue (White Sox Blog)
  • Wire Taps: Cubs want Harper to wait; Nats looking at Dozier, Harrison; Eaton has to rebound
    Dec 24 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Wire Taps: Washington Nationals? rotation now with Anibal Sanchez instead of Tanner Roark; Bryce Harper to LA?
    Dec 22 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Washington Nationals keep building roster for 2019 with addition of Anbal Snchez ...
    Dec 21 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Anibal Sanchez signs with Nationals, per report
    Dec 20 · Bless You Boys (Tigers Blog)
  • Washington Nationals sign Anbal Snchez to 2-year/$19M deal according to reports...
    Dec 20 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Royals Rumblings - News for December 20, 2019
    Dec 20 · Royals Review (Royals Blog)
  • Why Yankees fans might not want Bryce Harper or Manny Machado
    Dec 19 · Pin Stripe Alley (Yankees Blog)
  • Terrance Gore signs with Royals
    Dec 18 · Bleed Cubbie Blue (White Sox Blog)
  • How much would exceeding the luxury tax cost the Washington Nationals?
    Dec 17 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Re-introducing 3WAR as a way to measure player value
    Dec 17 · Lets Go Tribe (Indians Blog)
  • Washington Nationals? ace Max Scherzer on new catchers in D.C.; adjustments for 2019 + more...
    Dec 16 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Phillies? starting pitchers feature a lot of maybe?s
    Dec 15 · The Good Phight (Phillies Blog)
  • 2018 Arizona Diamondbacks Reviews: #3, Patrick Corbin
    Dec 14 · AZ Snake Pit (Diamondbacks Blog)
  • The 12 Days of Cubsmas: Day 2, two walk off grand slams
    Dec 14 · Bleed Cubbie Blue (White Sox Blog)
  • MLB Winter Meetings 2018: What?s next for Washington Nationals after Tanner Roark traded to Cincinnati Reds?
    Dec 13 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • 2018 in Review: Chris Sale
    Dec 13 · Over The Monster (Red Sox Blog)
  • Wire Taps: Washington Nationals trade Tanner Roark; Scott Boras talks Bryce Harper + more...
    Dec 13 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Washington Nationals trade Tanner Roark to Cincinnati Reds for Tanner Rainey...
    Dec 12 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • MLB Winter Meetings: The Washington Nationals? rotation depth; Tanner Roark rumors...
    Dec 12 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • MLB Winter Meetings 2018: Washington Nationals considering trading Tanner Roark?
    Dec 11 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Reds pursuing Cleveland?s Corey Kluber, Trevor Bauer
    Dec 11 · Red Reporter (Reds Blog)
  • Trade market suggests Madison Bumgarner within reach for Nationals
    Dec 11 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • MLB Winter Meetings 2018: Washington Nationals not done building for 2019...
    Dec 11 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Should the Yankees target Corey Kluber or Trevor Bauer?
    Dec 10 · Pin Stripe Alley (Yankees Blog)
  • Offseason Target: Joakim Soria
    Dec 8 · Over The Monster (Red Sox Blog)
  • Washington Nationals introduce Patrick Corbin to Washington, D.C.
    Dec 7 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • MLB Transaction Watch: Blockbuster edition
    Dec 7 · Bleed Cubbie Blue (White Sox Blog)
  • MLB is thinking again about banning shifts
    Dec 5 · Bleed Cubbie Blue (White Sox Blog)
  • Links: Nats kick-start the Hot Stove, sign Patrick Corbin
    Dec 5 · Bless You Boys (Tigers Blog)
  • Prepare yourself for a terrifying new NL East
    Dec 5 · The Good Phight (Phillies Blog)
  • Wire Taps: How will Corbin affect Harper, Nats?; Corbin will be worth the money
    Dec 5 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • 12 thoughts after the Yankees whiff on Patrick Corbin
    Dec 5 · Pin Stripe Alley (Yankees Blog)
  • These are the 10 best starting rotations
    Dec 5 · braves.com (Braves Team Site)
  • These are the 10 best starting rotations
    Dec 5 · redsox.com (Red Sox Team Site)
  • These are the 10 best starting rotations
    Dec 5 · cubs.com (Cubs Team Site)
  • These are the 10 best starting rotations
    Dec 5 · indians.com (Indians Team Site)
  • These are the 10 best starting rotations
    Dec 5 · astros.com (Astros Team Site)
  • These are the 10 best starting rotations
    Dec 5 · dodgers.com (Dodgers Team Site)
  • These are the 10 best starting rotations
    Dec 5 · yankees.com (Yankees Team Site)
  • Here are MLB's 10 best starting rotations
    Dec 5 · pirates.com (Pirates Team Site)
  • Braves News: Rick Kranitz announcement, JJ Cooper on Atlanta prospects and more
    Dec 5 · Talking Chop (Braves Blog)
  • Washington Nationals bolster rotation with Patrick Corbin signing... pitching is king
    Dec 4 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Best Twitter takes on the Washington Nationals signing Patrick Corbin...
    Dec 4 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Washington Nationals sign Patrick Corbin to a 6-year/$140M deal pending physical...
    Dec 4 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Wire Taps: Bryce Harper and celebrity suitors; Where will Nationals find the pitching they need?
    Dec 4 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Erick Fedde bulking up, determined to be part of Nationals? rotation in 2019...
    Dec 3 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • The AZ SnakePit Awards
    Dec 3 · AZ Snake Pit (Diamondbacks Blog)
  • Yankees Potential Free Agent Target: Patrick Corbin
    Dec 3 · Pin Stripe Alley (Yankees Blog)
  • Washington Nationals? GM Mike Rizzo on interest in Patrick Corbin, adding depth to rotation...
    Dec 1 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Nationals Winterfest: Mike Rizzo, Davey Martinez, and Yan Gomes talk about the trade for the veteran catcher...
    Dec 1 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Wire Taps: Patrick Corbin visits Nationals; Execs think Bryce Harper will return to D.C. + more Nats chatter...
    Nov 29 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Nationals Rumors: Nats reportedly meet with Patrick Corbin...
    Nov 28 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Wire Taps: How the Nationals should react to Braves; Bryce Harper makes sense in NY; Sammy Solis and his future...
    Nov 28 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • What do the Washington Nationals expect from Tanner Roark in 2019?
    Nov 27 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • The deep dark truth about signing free agents
    Nov 27 · Twinkie Town (Twins Blog)
  • The reality of the blockbuster contract
    Nov 23 · Bless You Boys (Tigers Blog)
  • Wire Taps: What we?re thankful for from the Washington Nationals? 2018 season...
    Nov 22 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • Mariners Moose Tracks, 11/21/18: James Paxton, Jean Segura, and Adrin Beltr
    Nov 21 · Lookout Landing (Mariners Blog)
  • Yankees acquire James Paxton: media reactions
    Nov 20 · Pin Stripe Alley (Yankees Blog)
  • Recently acquired Rays reliever Oliver Drake could be a gem
    Nov 20 · Drays Bay (Rays Blog)
  • Why James Paxton is a great pick-up for the Yankees
    Nov 20 · Pin Stripe Alley (Yankees Blog)
  • The Nats should target Patrick Corbin over Dallas Keuchel
    Nov 20 · Federal Baseball (Nationals Blog)
  • TuesdoLinks: Hall of Fame Games
    Nov 20 · Halos Heaven (Angels Blog)
  • Pitching
    SeasonTeamGGSIPWLSVBLSVHLDKBBHHRRERERAWHIP
    2008AR16756.004000662148524193.051.23
    2009AR3030170.1911000174631662094784.121.34
    2010DET3131195.21211000184701742084763.501.25
    2011DET3333195.01590001745620729101964.431.35
    2012DET3232187.2167000231601792382783.741.27
    2013DET3232214.1213000240561521873692.900.97
    2014DET3333220.1185000252631961880773.151.18
    2015WAS3333228.21412000276341762774712.790.92
    2016WAS3434228.1207000284561653177752.960.97
    2017WAS3131200.2166000268551262262562.510.90
    2018WAS3333220.2187000300511502366622.530.91