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Sun Aug 2004:19RHP Max Scherzer on disabled list Friday night due to left neck ...
RHP Max Scherzer went on the disabled list Friday night due to left neck inflammation. Scherzer (12-5) was scheduled to start Friday night's game but was a late scratch due to a recurring neck issue. The move is retroactive to Aug. 15.
Sat Aug 1920:46Nationals activate Strasburg, put Scherzer on DL
The Washington Nationals brought back one ace Saturday, less than 24 hours after placing another on the disabled list.Right-hander Stephen Strasburg was activated to start Saturday night's game at the San Diego Padres, while fellow right-hander Max Scherzer went on the DL Friday night due to left neck inflammation.Strasburg (10-3, 3.25 ERA) has been sidelined with a right elbow nerve impingement since pitching two scoreless innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks on July 23. He went on the disabled list four days later.The No. 1 overall draft pick by Washington in 2009, Strasburg pitched five innings in a rehab start at Class A Potomac on Monday, allowing one run and three hits over five innings.Strasburg has a lengthy list of injuries dating to his rookie campaign in 2010. He tore an elbow ligament that season and needed Tommy John surgery that kept him out for all but five games in 2011. He was on the disabled list four times during the 2015 and 2016 seasons, and was limited to 19 s... [More]
Sat Aug 1904:32RHP Max Scherzer placed on disabled list after being scratched f...
RHP Max Scherzer was placed on the disabled list after being scratched from his start on Friday night against the Padres. Scherzer is bothered by a sore neck, a similar ailment that derailed his earlier this year. Scherzer, a two-time Cy Young Award winner, said he doesn't consider this to be a long-term injury and that he would make his start next Friday against the New York Mets.
Sat Aug 1902:14Nationals RHP Scherzer (neck) scratched vs. Padres
SAN DIEGO -- Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer was scratched from his start against the San Diego Padres on Friday night with a sore neck.Scherzer (12-5) arrived at Petco Park earlier than usual to try and loosen his neck, according to Nationals manager Dusty Baker. The two-time Cy Young Award winner informed Baker about three hours before the game that he couldn't go.Scherzer, who was placed on the disabled list, was replaced by southpaw Matt Grace.Scherzer was lifted from his start on Aug. 1 against the Miami Marlins after one inning because of a neck injury. But he won his two starts after that, going seven innings in each outing."It's his neck, but it's the other side," Baker said. "We're taking the cautious route."Baker said the team isn't sure what is causing Scherzer's discomfort. While Baker said he was hopeful Scherzer would make his next start, there's no firm timetable for his return.
Mon Aug 1402:24RHP Max Scherzer retired first nine batters in second game Sunda...
RHP Max Scherzer retired the first nine batters in the second game Sunday against the Giants. He went seven innings and allowed two runs with 10 strikeouts. He has now fanned 10 or more batters 13 times this year though he did not figure in the decision Sunday.
Sun Aug 1303:35RHP Max Scherzer slated to pitch second game Sunday for National...
RHP Max Scherzer is slated to pitch the second game Sunday for the Nationals. Scherzer threw a complete game against the Giants in May in San Francisco as he gave up five hits and one earned run in nine innings as the Nationals swept the three-game series. The St. Louis native is 3-4 with a 4.76 ERA in seven career starts against the Giants. Four members of the Giants have homers against Scherzer: Brandon Crawford (2-for-9 overall), former Washington center fielder Denard Span (6-for-26), Pablo Sandoval (2-for-8) and Hunter Pence (2-for-8).
Sat Aug 1203:43RHP Max Scherzer, initially slated to pitch Saturday for Nationa...
RHP Max Scherzer, initially slated to pitch Saturday for the Nationals, was pushed back to Sunday due to Friday's rainout. Scherzer threw a complete game against the Giants in May in San Francisco, giving up five hits and one earned run in nine innings as the Nationals swept the three-game series. The St. Louis native is 3-4 with a 4.76 ERA in seven career starts against the Giants. Four members of the Giants have homers against Scherzer: Brandon Crawford (2-for-9 overall, .222), former Washington center fielder Denard Span (6-for-26, .231), Pablo Sandoval (2-for-8, .250) and Hunter Pence (2-for-8, .250).
Tue Aug 805:08RHP Max Scherzer gave up just two hits and five runs in seven in...
RHP Max Scherzer, who went just one inning in his previous start Tuesday, gave up just two hits and five runs in seven innings Monday."This is such a great team win," said Scherzer, who said his neck is fine. "It was a good start. This was a competitive game. We had some timely hitting and Lind came through with a huge hit. Man, I love those starts. He came out of the game August 1 in Miami after he had a sore neck.
Mon Aug 702:10RHP Max Scherzer will take mound on Monday versus Miami at Natio...
RHP Max Scherzer will take the mound on Monday versus Miami at Nationals Park, the team said, after his scheduled start against Chicago was pushed back due to stiffness in his neck. The five-time All-Star is 12-5 with a 2.21 ERA, but pitched only one inning his last time out, on Aug. 1 at Miami. Scherzer pulled himself after throwing one warm-up pitch in the bottom of the second after hitting his first career homer in the top of the inning and injuring himself.
Sat Aug 505:14RHP Max Scherzer, two-time Cy Young Award winner, will sit out S...
RHP Max Scherzer, a two-time Cy Young Award winner, will sit out Sunday's series finale as he works out the kinks after experiencing next spasms. Scherzer (12-5, 2.21 ERA) is targeting Monday's game against Miami for his next start pending no issues following Saturday's bullpen session.
Fri Aug 420:02Nationals' Scherzer, Gonzalez to miss starts versus Cubs
Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker will need to do some fancy footwork to adjust his starting pitching rotation this weekend.Two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer and left-hander Gio Gonzalez will miss their scheduled starts against the Chicago Cubs. Scherzer (12-5, 2.21 ERA) is receiving an extra day of rest and will sit out Sunday's series finale as he works out the kinks after experiencing next spasms.Scherzer, 33, is targeting Monday's game against Miami for his next start pending no issues following Saturday's bullpen session.Gonzalez (9-5, 2.66 ERA) will miss Saturday's start with his wife expected to give birth to the couple's second child. Edwin Jackson (2-1, 2.84 ERA) will get the nod to face his former team while fellow right-hander Erick Fedde (0-1, 15.75 ERA) will start the finale.Washington (64-43) got off on the right foot in the opener of the three-game series with a 4-2 victory over Chicago (57-51).
Thu Aug 305:04RHP Max Scherzer told reporters on Wednesday that he plans to vi...
RHP Max Scherzer told reporters on Wednesday that he plans to visit a chiropractor before determining whether he'll make his next scheduled start.The two-time Cy Young Award winner and five-time All-Star is being plagued by a stiff neck, an injury that caused him to exit Tuesday's game against the Miami Marlins in the second inning. Despite the early exit, Scherzer (12-5, 2.21 ERA) didn't seem overly concerned with his health issue. Manager Dusty Baker, however, was taking a more cautious approach. "The neck's a very delicate part to work on, especially with all the nerves and different things," Baker said. "That controls your vertebrae that controls your muscles that control everything. So we'll just have to really be careful when you're talking about the neck."
Wed Aug 211:43MLB roundup: Nats lose Scherzer, game vs. Marlins
MIAMI -- The first-place Washington Nationals lost star pitcher Max Scherzer to a neck spasm and then blew a six-run lead, falling 7-6 to the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night at Marlins Park.Scherzer hit his first career homer, a three-run blast, in the top of the second inning, but he could not throw a pitch in the bottom of the second. He left as a precaution and said postgame that he is day-to-day.Miami's Marcell Ozuna hit a three-run homer, tying the score 6-6 in the fifth, and teammate Derek Dietrich had the go-ahead RBI with a triple in the same inning.Washington's Howie Kendrick also had a big game, going 5-for-5 with a two-run homer. He tied his career high with five hits.Red Sox 12, Indians 10BOSTON -- Christian Vazquez socked a walk-off, three-run homer in the ninth inning to lead Boston over Cleveland at Fenway Park.Eduardo Nunez had four RBIs, Mitch Moreland crushed his 13th home run -- a three-run shot -- and Brock Holt and Mookie Betts each had an RBI for the Red Sox.Brando... [More]
Wed Aug 211:30MLB roundup: Nats lose Scherzer, game vs. Marlins
MIAMI -- The first-place Washington Nationals lost star pitcher Max Scherzer to a neck spasm and then blew a six-run lead, falling 7-6 to the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night at Marlins Park.Scherzer hit his first career homer, a three-run blast, in the top of the second inning, but he could not throw a pitch in the bottom of the second. He left as a precaution and said postgame that he is day-to-day.Miami's Marcell Ozuna hit a three-run homer, tying the score 6-6 in the fifth, and teammate Derek Dietrich had the go-ahead RBI with a triple in the same inning.Washington's Howie Kendrick also had a big game, going 5-for-5 with a two-run homer. He tied his career high with five hits.Red Sox 12, Indians 10BOSTON -- Christian Vazquez socked a walk-off, three-run homer in the ninth inning to lead Boston over Cleveland at Fenway Park.Eduardo Nunez had four RBIs, Mitch Moreland crushed his 13th home run -- a three-run shot -- and Brock Holt and Mookie Betts each had an RBI for the Red Sox.Brando... [More]
Wed Aug 206:02RHP Max Scherzer hit first career homer and then exited early be...
RHP Max Scherzer hit his first career homer and then exited early because of neck spasms Tuesday night at Marlins Park. Scherzer (12-5, 2.21 ERA) pitched a 1-2-3 first inning and then slugged a three-run homer to left in the top of the second. He came out to throw his warm-up pitches but left the mound, telling manager Dusty Baker: "I can't go."
Tue Aug 121:05RHP Max Scherzer hit first career homer and then exited Tuesday ...
RHP Max Scherzer hit his first career homer and then exited Tuesday night's game after just one inning due to a neck spasm. Scherzer (12-5, 2.21 ERA) pitched a 1-2-3 first inning and then slugged a three-run homer to left in the top of the second. The two-time Cy Young winner came out to throw his warm-up pitches, but left the mound, telling manager Dusty Baker, "I can't go."
Tue Aug 105:44RHP Max Scherzer (12-3, 2.23 ERA) will start against Marlins on ...
RHP Max Scherzer (12-3, 2.23 ERA) will start against the Marlins on Tuesday. Scherzer enters this start as the National League leader in strikeouts, batting average allowed, innings pitched, strikeouts per nine innings and OPS against. In 11 career starts against the Marlins, Scherzer is 6-3 with a 3.50 ERA. And in six career starts at Marlins Park, he is 4-2 with a 2.11 ERA.
Fri Jul 2804:09RHP Max Scherzer usual dominant self, tossing six strong innings...
RHP Max Scherzer was his usual dominant self, tossing six strong innings, allowing three hits and one run. His nine strikeouts give him 201 on the year, the sixth straight campaign he has reached that plateau. Scherzer is the only active pitcher with a streak that long. "It's about consistency and executing with all my stuff," he said.
Thu Jul 2703:27RHP Max Scherzer looks to bounce back from rough (by standards) ...
RHP Max Scherzer looks to bounce back from a rough (by his standards) start Friday, when he allowed five runs and eight hits in a five-inning no-decision against Arizona. In three starts against Milwaukee since joining the Nationals, Scherzer has a 2.57 ERA.
Sat Jul 2204:40RHP Max Scherzer gave up three homers for first time this season...
RHP Max Scherzer gave up three homers for the first time this season but avoided his first career loss in seven starts against Arizona when the Nationals rallied to tie it in the sixth inning. Scherzer gave up three homers in his first 10 pitches, his first three-homer game this season. "They had a good game plan against me," said Scherzer, 11-5 with a 2.26 ERA. "They beat me. Sometimes in this game, you get punched in the face. You have to learn from it. There are things I did today you can tell they are keying on. There is nothing broken here. I just have to fix some stuff that I am doing, sequencing-wise. They are keying on those locations. I knew that coming in. I just couldn't get the ball exactly where I wanted it."
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