Washington Nationals

LAKELAND, FL - MARCH 14: Anthony Gose #12 of the Detroit Tigers singles during the sixth inning of a spring training game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Joker Marchant Stadium on March 14, 2015 in Lakeland, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Strasburg Leads Nationals Over Tigers And Verlander 6-4

Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg made a strong case for an opening day start, pitching four shutout innings in a 6-4 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday.

97.1 The Ticket–03/18/2015

VIERA, FL - MARCH 13: Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals runs to first base during the fifth inning of a spring training game against the Houston Astros at Space Coast Stadium on March 13, 2015 in Viera, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Nats’ Harper Throws Out Runner, Williams Not Pleased [VIDEO]

Bryce Harper agreed: He looked as if he was taking his time getting to the ball. That was the plan.

97.1 The Ticket–03/17/2015

VIERA, FL - MARCH 01: Max Scherzer #31 of the Washington Nationals poses for a portrait during photo day at Space Coast Stadium on March 1, 2015 in Viera, Florida. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Scherzer Dominant In Nationals’ 3-2 Loss To Astros

Max Scherzer pitched four shutout innings and Dan Uggla hit his first home run of the spring Sunday in the Washington Nationals’ 3-2 loss to the Houston Astros.

97.1 The Ticket–03/16/2015

VIERA, FL - MARCH 09:  Gio Gonzalez #47 of the Washington Nationals throws a pitch during the first inning of a spring training game against the Atlanta Braves at Space Coast Stadium on March 9, 2015 in Viera, Florida.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Max Scherzer Got Gio Gonzalez To Say ‘Right Meow’ Ten Times During Interview [PHOTO]

As you can see in the video, Max is keeping count on his fingers.

97.1 The Ticket–03/11/2015

VIERA, FL - MARCH 01: Max Scherzer #31 of the Washington Nationals poses for a portrait during photo day at Space Coast Stadium on March 1, 2015 in Viera, Florida. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Max Scherzer Reflects On His Time With Detroit [AUDIO]

As for if the Tigers so called “window” is closing, Max wasn’t so quick to agree.

97.1 The Ticket–03/11/2015

VIERA, FL - MARCH 01: Max Scherzer #31 of the Washington Nationals poses for a portrait during photo day at Space Coast Stadium on March 1, 2015 in Viera, Florida. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Nationals Rally Late, Down Mets 5-4 In Scherzer’s Debut

Max Scherzer will take fun over flawless in his first start for the Washington Nationals.

97.1 The Ticket–03/06/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 15: American League All-Star Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers takes the field agains the National League All-Stars during the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

History Says $100 Million Pitchers Must Produce Results Fast

Max Scherzer and Jon Lester might as well have neon-green dollar signs stamped all over their uniforms and caps when spring training opens next week.

97.1 The Ticket–02/13/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 07: Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals celebrates his solo home run with third base coach Bob Henley #14 in the seventh inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Four of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on October 7, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Bryce Harper ‘Happy Gilmore’s’ Golf Ball 340 Yards [VIDEO]

In his description, he says the ball went 340 yards, and I don’t doubt it at all.

02/09/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 02:  Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pit in the second 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)

Details Of Scherzer’s Contract

Scherzer’s deal counts as $28,689,376 annually for purposes of baseball’s luxury tax.

CBS Detroit–01/22/2015

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)

Scherzer On His Reaction To $210 Million Deal: ‘Jaw-Dropping’

In his introductory press conference, Scherzer acknowledged even he was staggered by the amount of the deal.

CBS Detroit–01/21/2015

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