Max Scherzer

HOUSTON, TX - JUNE 19: Agent Scott Boras speaks with the media after the Houston Astros signed first overall draft pick Mark Appel to the team prior to the start of the game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on June 19, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Scott Boras: ‘Max Is A Peyton Manning, Number One Kind Of Guy’ [VIDEO]

All of the Winter Meetings were abuzz with the annual arrival of super-agent Scott Boras.

97.1 The Ticket–12/10/2014

Division Series - Baltimore Orioles v Detroit Tigers - Game Three

Boras: Scherzer Turned Down 7-Year, $160 Million Deal From Tigers In The Spring

Scherzer’s agent Scott Boras said Wednesday that Scherzer declined a seven-year, $160 million contract offer from the Tigers sometime in the spring.

97.1 The Ticket–12/10/2014

MIAMI, FL - SEPTEMBER 28:  General Manager Dave Dombrowski of the Detroit Tigers watches his team take batting practice prior to playing against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on September 28, 2013 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: Fans Should Not Put Too Much Stock In Dombrowski’s Denial Of Olney Report

For all Dombrowski’s insistence on characterizing Olney’s report as “inaccurate,” he still did not close the door on re-signing Scherzer. He has left that possibility open all offseason even as he has downplayed it.

CBS Detroit–12/10/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 02:  Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game One of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 2, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Report: Scherzer Seeking $200 Million

Only Clayton Kershaw – significantly younger and significantly more productive – has commanded that kind of deal.

CBS Detroit–12/10/2014

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 30: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers throws to the Chicago White Sox in the first inning at U.S. Cellular Field on August 30, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)

Dombrowski Calls Report About Scherzer Inaccurate

“There is not one thing that has changed from the Detroit Tigers perspective,” Dombrowski said.

97.1 The Ticket–12/09/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 02:  Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game One of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 2, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Report: Tigers Focused On Retaining Scherzer, Prepared To Spend Big

Since the end of the season, Dombrowski has said Detroit’s odds of signing Scherzer declined precipitously when he became a free agent.

CBS Detroit–12/09/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 28: J.D.Martinez #28 Victor Martinez #41 and Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers celebrate a win over the Minnesota Twins and the Central Division Championship at Comerica Park on September 28, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Twins 3-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Bidding For Lester Bodes Well For Scherzer; Yankees Reportedly Interested

The Tigers could have a perfectly solid rotation for 2015, but the future looks a bit more murky.

CBS Detroit–12/09/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 02:  Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers walks to the dugout after being relieved in the eighth inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game One of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 2, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Dombrowski Says Tigers Still Not Planning To Move Starter, Not Talking With Scherzer

“We’ll listen to anything … but we like having five real good, five solid starting pitchers,” Dombrowski said. “We’re content.”

CBS Detroit–12/05/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 02:  Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game One of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 2, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Report: Yankees Considering Pursuit Of Scherzer

If the Detroit Tigers want to bring back starting pitcher Max Scherzer, they might have to outbid the New York Yankees to do so.

CBS Detroit–11/18/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers follows through on a ninth inning RBI base hit against the New York Mets at Citi Field on August 25, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Tigers GM Says Signing Martinez Is Top Priority

“We like Victor. We hope he remains with us,” Dombrowski said Tuesday at baseball’s general managers meetings. “We’ll see what happens.”

97.1 The Ticket–11/12/2014

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