Max Scherzer

Max Scherzer  of the Detroit Tigers (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) FILE PHOTO

Max Scherzer, Nationals Agree To 7-Year Contract

He turned down an offer from Detroit last March that would have paid him $144 million from 2015-20.

97.1 The Ticket–01/19/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 20: James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals speaks to the media during the 2014 World Series Media Day at Kauffman Stadium on October 20, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Analysis: Clearly Intent On Bolstering Rotation, Tigers Smart To Consider Shields

No one knows how long Shields can pitch the way he has the past four years, but his track record and Detroit’s need make him worth a look.

CBS Detroit–01/16/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 22: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of their game on June 22, 2014 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Report: Dombrowksi On Tigers Re-Signing Scherzer, ‘I Would Say No, Probably Not’

Detroit Tigers fans and baseball fans alike are all waiting to see where free agent pitcher Max Scherzer will land.

97.1 The Ticket–01/15/2015

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)

Opinion: Tigers Should Go For Scherzer, Luxury Tax And All

Investing in Scherzer is inherently risky because the amount of the investment will be so great, but in my mind, the risk is worth taking.

CBS Detroit–01/13/2015

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05:  David Price #14 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Report: St. Louis Cardinals Interested In David Price And Max Scherzer

According to a report by Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi of, they believe the St. Louis Cardinals are setting their sights on Max Scherzer and David Price.

97.1 The Ticket–01/08/2015

DETROIT, MI - MAY 10: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the first inning against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on May 10, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Blog: Why The Tigers Can’t Sign Scherzer

There have only been five MLB teams to ever pay a luxury tax.

97.1 The Ticket–01/08/2015

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




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