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Which Max year was better, 2016 or 2017? (reply 865 has some comparitive stats)

2016 - better record, more innings, more Ks
0 (0%)
2017 - better ERA, WHIP, FIP; personal best ERA relative to league; fewer HRs per fly, per IP
2 (100%)

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Author Topic: The $210 Million Man - Scherzer Appreciation and Doubts  (Read 37525 times)

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Offline Slateman

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darn acce

Offline Optics

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IS AN ACE

Offline Dave301

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I'm going to start rockin' a Scherzer shirzey at Nats Park. Thank goodness we have him.

Offline Clever

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I'm going to start rockin' a Scherzey at Nats Park. Thank goodness we have him.

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Offline nats2playoffs

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Sunday June 14, 2015:
Max Scherzer 
All of Max's starts are dedicated to his late brother, Alex Scherzer R.I.P.


Pitchers            IP    H   R   ER   BB   SO   HR   PC-ST   
Max Scherzer  9.0   1    0     0       1      16      0        119-86      
16 K's breaks the Nationals record of 14 held by Stephen Strasburg,
set at his debut.
(Franchise record is 18 set by Bill Gullickson in 1980.)

Offline NatsGirl

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I'm going to start rockin' one brown contact when I go to Nats Park (I have blue eyes).  And put Hershey's syrup on everything. 

Offline welch

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Werth it.

Offline 31GetsItDone

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Like my username says... :thumbs: :w:

Offline skippy1999

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This is a cool article saying he was actually better than perfect today :)  Max is what I thought Stras would be-must watch viewing every time he starts, such fun to watch pitch!

http://deadspin.com/max-scherzer-pitched-one-of-the-all-time-games-today-1711286465


Offline Matugi

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Scherzer's game was worth 0.6 WAR yesterday.

Offline varoadking

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Scherzer's game was worth 0.6 WAR yesterday.

Because it was a CG or something else?

Offline Galah

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  • 2016 - the year that everything changed, again.

Offline JCA-CrystalCity

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Closest I think I've seen to what Scherzer did today was Pedro's 17 K no walk game v. the Yankees.  However, the one hit was a Chili Davis homer, so he was charged with one earned run.  Scherzer's I think was better, due to the quality of the hit and the shut out, despite giving up a second base runner via the BB.

Offline Matugi

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Because it was a CG or something else?

More because fWAR for pitchers is primarily based on FIP and Scherzer's FIP has been great this year due to his ability to strike guys out.


Offline Matugi

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http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/max-scherzer-is-still-very-good-and-still-very-risky/

I don't care about "very risky".  This isn't football, with a salary cap.  Rizzo and the Lerners agreed to spend the Lerners' money; it's otherwise sunken cost because of the lack of a salary cap.  If we even win one world series thanks to Scherzer he will be worth the investment.

Offline Smithian

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EXTEND THE DAMN MAN AND PAY HIM WHAT HE IS WORTH LERNERS/RIZZO!!! I DON'T CARE IF HE WAS JUST SIGNED!

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Offline Jordanz Meatballz

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I appreciate being able to see another no-hitter.

Offline mitlen

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I appreciate being able to see another no-hitter.

It's the first one I've ever "seen".

Offline spidernat

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EXTEND THE DAMN MAN AND PAY HIM WHAT HE IS WORTH LERNERS/RIZZO!!! I DON'T CARE IF HE WAS JUST SIGNED!

:panic:

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Offline Baseball is Life

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Worth every penny from what I've seen so far.

Offline wpa2629

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He could actually be a bargain now

What an absolute bull dog and a complete and total stud

Best pitcher in baseball IMO and at this point it's not so close ...

Offline spidernat

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He could actually be a bargain now

What an absolute bull dog and a complete and total stud

Best pitcher in baseball IMO and at this point it's not so close ...

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