Max Scherzer

Max Scherzer, then of the Detroit Tigers, walks back to the dugout during Game 1 of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 2, 2014. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Quite An Early Test: Mets To Face Max Scherzer On Opening Day

Max Scherzer will be the opening day starter for the Washington Nationals instead of Stephen Strasburg, who has made the previous three opening day starts.

03/23/2015

Miami Marlins v New York Mets - Game One

Nats Rally, Edge Mets 5-4 In Spring Training Action

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

03/06/2015

Max Scherzer (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Heyman: Nationals, Max Scherzer Agree To 7-Year Contract

He was 18-5 with a 3.15 ERA in 2014, a year after going 21-3 with a 2.90 ERA and being voted the best pitcher in the American League.

01/19/2015

Hal Steinbrenner (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Cash-Conscious Hal Steinbrenner Says Yankees Might Not Be Done Spending

Hal Steinbrenner is keeping an eye on the Bombers’ bottom line. But it seems he’d still be willing to flash some cash if the right opportunity comes along.

01/15/2015

Might Max Scherzer be on the Yankees’ free agent wish list? Initially the thought was no, but they are the Yankees. Anything is possible. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Yankees Prez Levine Says Virtually No Chance Of Big-Money Signing

For anyone still holding out hope for free-agent ace pitcher Max Scherzer, well, keep dreaming.

12/19/2014

Hal Steinbrenner (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Silverman: Dark Times When White Sox, Marlins Trump Yankees In Free Agency

When you are promoting Andrew Miller and making a run at Chase Headley, you might as well tell your fans you’re going to try really hard to finish in third place next season.

12/10/2014

Max Scherzer (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Despite Quiet Offseason, Yankees’ Levine Hints That Some ‘Surprises’ Possible

They are, after all, the Yankees. Just because they haven’t gone crazy at the cash register yet doesn’t mean they won’t soon. That was the take-away reporters got from team president Randy Levine on Wednesday.

11/20/2014

Max Scherzer pitches at Yankee Stadium (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Heyman: Yankees Could ‘Revisit’ Plan, Make Run At Scherzer

Though still undecided about pursuing Scherzer, the Yankees could adjust their offseason approach after having “brief contact” with the two-time All-Star’s agent, according to CBS’ Jon Heyman.

11/18/2014

Brian Cashman (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Palladino: Free Agency Won’t Be Easy For Yankees

The events of last week indicated that signing veteran hole-fillers won’t be as easy as the Bombers might have hoped. In fact, they may be faced with additional, internal issues sooner than later.

11/10/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Sweeny’s Notes: How A-Rod Hijacked Another Week Of Yankees News

There is no longer a debate here. We know who Alex Rodriguez was and who he is, and let’s just leave it at that.

11/06/2014

Max Scherzer (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Report: Yanks Don’t Intend To Go After Sandoval, Scherzer, Lester, Shields

Looking for more big splashes this offseason, Yankees fans? They may not be coming.

11/04/2014

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9 Notable MLB Free Agents To Keep Tabs On

With the offseason officially upon us, we say goodbye to the 2014 teams that we loved and hated and to the players on those rosters. I say this because the free agency period begins on Tuesday and there are many, many big-time players and MVP caliber athletes who can make an impact wherever they sign and cause chaos to the team they leave.

10/31/2014

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.

Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Championship Series Is Set

The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.

10/07/2014

Shane Greene pitches in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on August 7, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Palladino: ‘Little’ Yankees Pitchers Don’t Bow Down To Big, Bad Tigers

Given the Bombers’ issues, winning this series against Detroit’s All-World guns is sort of like the Boy Scouts beating up a SWAT team.

08/08/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 18: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 18, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Starting Pitcher

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top starting pitchers for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/10/2014

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