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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 18: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 18, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Starting Pitcher

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top starting pitchers for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/10/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 16: American League All-Star Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers takes the field prior to the 84th MLB All-Star Game on July 16, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Max Scherzer Joins Six Major League Players On The Taylor Hooton Foundation Advisory Board

The Taylor Hooton Foundation, widely acknowledged as the leader in the advocacy against appearance and performance enhancing drug use by the youth of America, today announced the formation of an “Advisory Board” made up exclusively of active players from throughout Major League Baseball.

97.1 The Ticket–03/03/2014

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 19: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers catches a bunted ball in the third inning hits a by Shane Victorino #18 of the Boston Red Sox during Game Six of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 19, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Maxing Out: Scherzer Is Tigers’ Greatest Contractual Challenge Yet

The Tigers have done as good a job as just about anyone in baseball of not only procuring great players, but in keeping them, too.

97.1 The Ticket–03/03/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 20: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the first inning during the game against the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park on September 20, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

McCann homers off Scherzer, Yankees top Tigers 7-4

Max Scherzer allowed a second-inning homer by Yankees newcomer Brian McCann, but the Detroit right-hander was otherwise sharp in his first start of the spring Friday, yielding only that one hit in the Tigers’ 7-4 loss to the New York Yankees.

97.1 The Ticket–02/28/2014

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10:  Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Oakland Athletics during Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Verlander, Scherzer, Sanchez All In Mix For Opening Day Start

Unlike previous seasons, this year Justin Verlander may have some competition as the Opening Day starter for the Detroit Tigers.

CBS Detroit–02/19/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 25: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the game on September 25, 2013 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Scherzer On New Contract: ‘If It Happens, It Happens’

Max Scherzer signed a one-year deal to remain with the team in the wake of his Cy Young 2013 season, and he might be staying around longer.

CBS Detroit–01/23/2014

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 13: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Boston Red Sox during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 13, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Max Scherzer Signs One-Year, $15.525 Million Deal With Tigers

Scherzer will soon be a free agent, so that amount is likely a bargain for Scherzer compared to what Boras will demand for him long-term.

CBS Detroit–01/17/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 26:  Manager John Farrell #53 of the Boston Red Sox argues an obstruction call with Home Plate Umpire Dana DeMuth #32 in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Three of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium on October 26, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Players Hope New Instant Replay Rules Do Not Replace Manager Tirades

MLB, its players and its umpires have agreed on expanded instant replay starting in 2014, and Detroit Tigers ace Max Scherzer is on board.

CBS Detroit–01/16/2014

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 19:  Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers pitches during Game Six of the American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on October 19, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Red Sox defeated the Tigers 5-2 to clinch the ALCS in six games.  (Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

What Does Kershaw’s Huge Contract Mean For Scherzer, Tigers? [BLOG]

Clayton Kershaw just received the most lucrative contract in MLB history, and Scott Boras is probably rubbing his hands together in glee.

CBS Detroit–01/16/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 18: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the dugout in the ninth inning while taking on the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 18, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

AP Source: Kershaw, Dodgers Agree To $215M Deal

Clayton Kershaw agreed Wednesday to a $215 million, seven-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press, a deal that makes the two-time Cy Young Award winner baseball’s first player with a $30 million average salary.

97.1 The Ticket–01/16/2014

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