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Max Scherzer

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Max Scherzer: American baseball player
Maxwell M. Scherzer is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut as a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2008, and later played for the Detroit Tigers, prior to joining the Nationals. He has been an important figure in the both the Tigers' and Nationals' playoff presence, including Detroit's four consecutive American League Central titles from 2011 to 2014 and two of Washington's National League East titles, culminating in winning the 2019 World Series as a Wild Card team. A power pitcher with a low three-quarter-arm delivery, Scherzer has achieved numerous strikeout records and distinctions. He is the tenth pitcher in history to garner at least three Cy Young Awards, the sixth to record two no-hitters in one season, the fifth to produce more than one immaculate inning, and the second to strike out at least 200 batters in a season eight years in a row. He is regarded as one of the greatest pitchers of all time.


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'Expect the unexpected': Nationals in awe of Max Scherzer's gutsy World Series performance days after injury

It was only fitting that Scherzer was the one who started the biggest game in Nationals' history, symbolizing the heart and soul of this organization.
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It all comes down to this: Game 7 of the World Series between the Nationals and Astros. Max Scherzer will face Zack Greinke. Who comes out on top?
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'This is what you live for': Max Scherzer, 'rising from the dead,' ready to lead Nationals into Game 7

Max Scherzer is set to take the mound in the winner-take-all Game 7 on Wednesday, just three days after being scratched from Game 5 due to neck pain.
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Meet Washington Nationals pitcher Joe Ross, who is replacing Max Scherzer in Game 5 of World Series

Washington Nationals pitcher Joe Ross will get the ball in Game 5 of the World Series against the Houston Astros in place of the injured Max Scherzer.
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Max Scherzer scratched from Game 5 start; Joe Ross will start World Series game for Nationals

Joe Ross will start in his place for the Nationals with the World Series tied at two games apiece.
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A World Series of firsts: Nationals, Astros entering record books with new feats

Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer alluded to 'a lot of firsts around here' after his team's Game 1 World Series win. Here is more on history being made.
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Max Scherzer dominates Cardinals, Nationals take commanding 2-0 NLCS lead

Max Scherzer took a no-hitter into the seventh and Michael A. Taylor homered in the third to lead the Nationals to a 3-0 win over the Cardinals.
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Ryan Zimmerman, Max Scherzer lead Nationals to win against Dodgers, forcing Game 5

The Washington Nationals even the series with the Dodgers after a gutsy performance from Max Scherzer in Game 4.
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'Weirdly comfortable': Nationals not panicking with backs against the wall

On the brink of elimination, the Washington Nationals turn to their ace Max Scherzer. Can "Mad Max" help send the series back to Los Angeles?
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Using aces out of the bullpen, Nationals will do whatever it takes to beat Dodgers in NLDS

The Nationals took Game 2 of the NLDS on Friday, using three-time Cy Young winner Max Scherzer out of the bullpen in the eighth inning.
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Scherzer so-so in return as Nats fall to Rockies 8-7

Max Scherzer goes 5 innings in return as Washington Nationals lose 8-7 to Colorado Rockies
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LEADING OFF: Scherzer returns, Red Sox protest, Gallo out

LEADING OFF: Scherzer returns to Washington rotation, Red Sox protest Tampa Bay's shifts, Texas slugger Gallo out
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Nationals ace Scherzer throws bullpen session before rainout

Nationals ace Max Scherzer nears return after being sidelined by injury
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Scherzer's next start pushed back because of sore back

Nationals ace RHP Max Scherzer's next start pushed back because of back soreness
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Scherzer stays hot, Nationals blank Royals 6-0

Max Scherzer sustained a dominant stretch with seven strong innings, Kurt Suzuki homered and the Washington Nationals beat the Kansas City Royals 6-0
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Scherzer strikes out 14 as Nationals top Tigers, 2-1

Max Scherzer struck out 14 against his former team and Anthony Rendon homered for the second straight game as the Washington Nationals topped the Detroit Tigers 2-1
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Max Scherzer, broken nose and all, pitches Nationals to sweep of Phillies

Nationals ace Max Scherzer tossed seven scoreless innings in a win over the Phillies, one day after breaking his nose taking batting practice.
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LEADING OFF: Scherzer breaks nose, Judge nears return

LEADING OFF: Max Scherzer breaks nose, Yanks try to make space for Aaron Judge, MLB chides umpires union for tweet, Cubs get cautious with Kyle Hendricks
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Nationals ace Max Scherzer breaks nose with bunt in pregame batting practice

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