When Max Scherzer became the sixth player represented by the prominent agent on the 2015 Nationals, people wondered.
ON BASEBALL | It was Lerner who had to decide whether to spend a stunning $210 million on one player.
The Nationals signed the right-hander for $210 million. But that doesn’t mean they have to make room for him.
In signing star pitcher Max Scherzer to a seven-year $210 million deal, the Nats enter the 2015 season as prohibitive favorites to win it all.
The contract given to the Nats’ new starter is the highest ever for a right-hander.
The addition of the prized free agent makes Washington the favorite to win the World Series.
A report says the Nats could sign Scherzer to a seven-year deal. And there’s a way they could do that without breaking their own bank.
Technically, there are still more than 100 free agents out there. Who could move the needle, ever so slightly? And who might be available via trade?
The right-hander entered the offseason as the most marketable free agent. As 2015 begins, he’s still just that -- a marketable free agent
The two Hall of Famers-to-be were hell to hit against and show that good pitching beats good hitting -- on the field and into Cooperstown.