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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

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 02: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers throws a third inning pitch while playing the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on April 2, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Report: Scherzer Signs 7-year, $210 Million Deal With Nationals

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

CBS Detroit–01/19/2015

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

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 12: Joaquin Arias #13 of the San Francisco Giants breaks his bat in the fifth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Two of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Wild-Card Teams Dominating MLB Postseason

The Royals and Giants, both wild-card teams, could each make the World Series. The top MLB regular-season teams are out, again. Is this good for baseball?

10/13/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

6 Fantastic Sports Photos You Have To See

By Adam W. Bloom Perhaps one of the greatest side notes from sports is those fantastic moments of time that are captured in photography. Moments where you see athletes flying through the air in positions […]

10/10/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 07: Santiago Casilla #46 and Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after the final out of their 3 to 2 win over the Washington Nationals during Game Four of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on October 7, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants Eliminate Nationals With Three One-Run Wins

The San Francisco Giants advanced, beating the Washington Nationals in the NLDS in three close games. But are the upsets really a surprise?

10/09/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 07: Adam Wainright #50 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates with teammates after the Cardinals defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 to win game 4 of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Kershaw And Dodgers Can’t Get Past Cardinals Yet Again

The Cardinals eliminated the Dodgers to advance to the NLCS for the fourth straight year. They will face the Giants, who topped the Nationals.

10/08/2014

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