2017 Fantasy Rankings
5X5 $26 · Overall # 13 · SP # 2 (Tier 2)

Max Scherzer

SP, Washington Nationals

Bats R Throws R
Height 6'3" Weight 210 DOB 1984-07-27 Age 33
Hometown St. Louis, MO

Season Projections
Updated Mar 31

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

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News from the Past 90 Days
  • Wed Nov 15 4:06 pm
    Scherzer wins 2nd straight NL Cy Young

    The BBWAA announced Wednesday that Max Scherzer was named the National League Cy Young Award winner.

  • Wed Oct 11 12:06 pm
    Scherzer available in relief in NLDS Game 4

    Nationals GM Mike Rizzo confirmed Wednesday that Max Scherzer will be available out of the bullpen in Game 4 of the NLDS against the Cubs.

  • Tue Oct 10 8:06 pm
    Scherzer available out of bullpen in Game 4

    Max Scherzer will be available out of the Nationals' bullpen in Wednesday's postponed NLDS Game 4 versus the Cubs.

  • Mon Oct 9 8:06 pm
    Scherzer (hamstring) superb in Game 3 Monday

    Max Scherzer showed no ill effects from his hamstring injury Monday, carrying a no-hitter into the seventh inning and ultimately being charged with one run over 6 1/3 frames in a no-decision versus the Cubs.

  • Thu Oct 5 12:06 pm
    Scherzer (hamstring) won't start until Game 3

    Max Scherzer (hamstring) will be held out until Game 3 of the NLDS against the Cubs.

  • Wed Oct 4 12:06 pm
    Scherzer (hamstring) not throwing off mound

    Max Scherzer (hamstring) did not throw a bullpen session during Wednesday's team workout.

  • Tue Oct 3 4:06 pm
    Scherzer (hamstring) targeting NLDS Gm. 3?

    Sources tell Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports that Max Scherzer (hamstring) is targeting Game 3 of the NLDS for his first postseason start.

  • Tue Oct 3 12:06 pm
    Scherzer (hamstring) to throw bullpen Wed.

    Max Scherzer (hamstring) plans to a throw a bullpen session on Wednesday.

  • Sun Oct 1 12:06 pm
    Scherzer (hamstring) MRI shows 'minor tweak'

    Max Scherzer said Sunday that an MRI on his right hamstring showed a "minor tweak."

  • Sun Oct 1 8:06 am
    Scherzer diagnosed with hamstring cramp

    Max Scherzer left Saturday due to a right hamstring cramp, the Nationals said after the game.

  • Sun Sep 24 4:06 pm
    Scherzer punches out 10 in victory over Mets

    Max Scherzer gave up just one run in six innings while striking out 10 in a 3-2 victory over the Mets on Sunday.

  • Thu Sep 14 12:06 am
    Scherzer allows seven runs in loss to Braves

    Max Scherzer coughed up seven runs in six-plus innings and took a loss to the Braves on Wednesday.

  • Wed Sep 6 8:06 pm
    Max Scherzer (calf) expected to start Friday

    Max Scherzer (calf) is scheduled to start Friday's game against the Phillies.

  • Tue Sep 5 4:06 pm
    Scherzer (calf) on track to make next start

    Max Scherzer (calf) played catch Tuesday without issue.

  • Tue Aug 29 12:06 am
    Scherzer dominates Marlins in return from DL

    Max Scherzer was dominant in his return from the disabled list Monday, limiting the Marlins to one run over seven innings.

  • Mon Aug 28 4:06 pm
    Scherzer activated for Monday start vs. MIA

    Nationals activated RHP Max Scherzer from the 10-day disabled list.

  • Sat Aug 26 8:06 pm
    Max Scherzer (neck) to return on Monday

    Max Scherzer (neck) will rejoin the Nationals' rotation on Monday against the Marlins.

  • Fri Aug 25 4:06 pm
    Max Scherzer (neck) throws bullpen session

    Max Scherzer (neck) threw a bullpen session Friday.

  • Thu Aug 24 4:06 pm
    Scherzer could return Sunday versus Mets

    Max Scherzer (neck) could be cleared to throw a bullpen session on Friday.

  • Wed Aug 23 4:06 pm
    Max Scherzer (neck) will not start on Friday

    Max Scherzer (neck) will miss his Friday start against the Mets.

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