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Texas Rangers AL West
Max Scherzer • #31 • P
Status:Back surgery, 15-day injured list
Ht/Wt:6'3", 208 lbs.
Born:Jul 27, 1984 (39 yrs) in St. Louis, MO
Hometown:Chesterfield, MO
Experience:15 years
Drafted:Drafted by Arizona in 2006 (1/11).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with NY Mets in 2023.
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Scouting Report
Can be overpowering and downright nasty at times. Also has the stuff to intimidate batters consistently with strikeouts. Has a great pitchers' frame. Has learned how to become a big winner in MLB. Gets into trouble when he loses focus and the command of his fastball, which can lead to too many walks. Must avoid the big inning against him. Has the tendency to surrender a few too many homers.
Long Range Potential: Elite, dominant starter.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AL Cy Young Award 2013
NL Cy Young Award 2017, 2016
NL Players Choice Awards - Outstanding Pitcher 2017
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