Mon, 06 Apr 2015 16:50:00 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer pitched great but was hit with the loss in the season opener against the New York Mets Monday, April 6. Scherzer allowed three runs on four hits while walking two and striking out eight in 7 2/3 innings. He threw 71 of his 97 pitches for strikes.
Fantasy Tip: Scherzer ($8,300, 16.6% of cap) was a popular FantasyScore selection on opening day that didn't exactly pan out, minus the strikeout total. Regardless, he should be a very strong starting option for daily lineups in 2015.
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:42:58 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer will start against the New York Mets in the season opener April 6.
Fantasy Tip: Scherzer ($8,300; 16.6% of your cap) has a great matchup and got off to a fast start last season. He went 3-1 with a 2.08 ERA and 51 K's in 39 innings last April. He's one of the best SP options for the season opener on FantasyScore.
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:40:46 -0800
Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer's performance bonuses in his contract with the team are $250,000 for winning a Cy Young, MVP or World Series MVP award, $150,000 if he is the MVP of the League Championship Series and $100,000 if he makes the All-Star team, wins a Gold Glove or wins a Silver Slugger.
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:30:40 -0800
Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer will have $35 million of his salary deferred without interest, according to sources. He will be paid $10 million in 2015 and $15 million in each of the next three seasons. His salary then jumps to $35 million a year in 2019, 2020 and 2021. Additionally, Scherzer's $50 million signing bonus will be spread out over the life of the contract.
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:20:40 -0800
Washington Nationals SP Jordan Zimmermann will not be dealt to the Milwaukee Brewers, according to sources. Speculation had Zimmermann heading to Milwaukee following the Nationals' signing of SP Max Scherzer, because Zimmermann is a Wisconsin native.
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:19:56 -0800
Updating a previous report, Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer will make $15 million per year for 14 years with half of his $210 million deal deferred.
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:52:12 -0800
Updating earlier reports, free-agent SP Max Scherzer (Tigers) agreed to a seven-year, $210 million deal with the Washington Nationals, according to FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal. The total value will be less than that, though, as half of the money is deferred.
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 06:03:51 -0800
Updating previous reports, free-agent SP Max Scherzer (Tigers) is believed to have agreed to a seven-year deal worth at least $180 million with the Washington Nationals.
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 21:18:25 -0800
Free-agent SP Max Scherzer (Tigers) and the Washington Nationals have agreed on a seven-year contract, a source confirmed Sunday, Jan. 18. Financial terms are not yet known.
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 14:47:23 -0800
If the Washington Nationals sign free-agent SP Max Scherzer (Tigers), the team could trade one of its starting pitchers. Although SP Jordan Zimmermann has been mentioned, sources say SP Stephen Strasburg could come up in trade talks.