Category Archives: Max Scherzer

James Shields Signs Four-Year Pact with the San Diego Padres

It took him the entire offseason to find the right deal, but James Shields finally landed a new contract. Shields and the San Diego Padres have agreed on a four-year, $75 million pact that will allow him to pitch close … Continue reading

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Update: Max Scherzer’s Deal with Washington Reportedly Worth $210 Million

Mad Max is getting some mad money. The financial details of Max Scherzer’s seven-year pact with the Washington Nationals are finally rolling in and they are…unique. The contract is still – as we reported earlier – a seven-year pact, but … Continue reading

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Mr. Scherzer Goes to Washington

It is official; Max Scherzer has reached an agreement with the Washington Nationals. The deal comes amid rampant speculation Sunday evening that the two-time All-Star was nearing a deal with the Nationals. At the time we knew Scherzer had a … Continue reading

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Max Scherzer Reportedly Nearing Seven-Year Deal

The Max Scherzer sweepstakes may soon reach a conclusion. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that Scherzer has a seven-year offer on the table and the Washington Nationals are believed to be in the mix, with at least one … Continue reading

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Developing: Yovani Gallardo Reportedly Headed to Texas

Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports is reporting that the Texas Rangers are close to acquiring veteran right-hander Yovani Gallardo from the Milwaukee Brewers. There is currently no word about who would be coming back to Milwaukee in the deal, but it … Continue reading

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Cardinals Ace Adam Wainwright Begins Post-Surgery Throwing Program

Cardinals fans – and management – can breathe a sigh of relief, their ace is on his way back. Adam Wainwright played catch yesterday for the first time since undergoing right elbow surgery in October to repair damaged cartilage. The … Continue reading

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The Price is Right: Tigers Agree to Record-Setting Contract with Lefty Ace

The Detroit Tigers avoided arbitration with David Price by signing the left-hander to a one-year, $19.75 million contract. The pact instantly takes the top spot at the largest one-year deal ever handed out to a player who filed for arbitration. … Continue reading

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