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
SourceGGSIPWLSVBLSVHLDKBBHHRRERERAWHIPFPts
Steamer-Fangraphs3131203.015800024547168240723.191.06733.8
Zeile3232206.01680002485116700723.151.06748.7
ZiPS3131210.715800025156169220702.971.06764.8

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.

  • Pitching
    SeasonTeamGGSIPWLSVBLSVHLDKBBHHRRERERAWHIPFPts
    2008ARI16756.004000662148524193.051.23175.6
    2009ARI3030170.1911000174631662094784.121.34467.9
    2010DET3131195.21211000184701742084763.501.25553.7
    2011DET3333195.01590001745620729101964.431.35492.8
    2012DET3232187.2167000231601792382783.741.27645.9
    2013DET3232214.1213000240561521873692.900.97781.1
    2014DET3333220.1185000252631961880773.151.18763.8
    2015WAS3333228.21412000276341762774712.790.92869.0
    2016WAS3434228.1207000284561653177752.960.97878.1
    2017WSH240154.012600020937861442341.990.80664.1