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Max
Scherzer
College Missouri
Team Washington Nationals
31SP
6'3"Height
215Weight
36Age
13Exp
R/RBats/Throws
Max Scherzer's Fantasy Scouting Report

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Max Scherzer to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 131.48 projected fantasy points puts him at #8 behind Clayton Kershaw and ahead of Luis Castillo. He is expected to be out through 5/14 which impacts his rest of season ranking. He has averaged 5.24 fantasy points in his past 28 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 5.26 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#6) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 97%, he is the #12 most highly owned starting pitcher. Max Scherzer is expected to improve on last season's #14 fantasy position rank.

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MAX SCHERZER WEEK 3 FANTASY PROJECTION AND RANK

Max Scherzer is projected for 5.89 fantasy points in one game which is good enough to be the #9 ranked starting pitcher and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a better than average game with more fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Masahiro Tanaka but behind Walker Buehler. His rest of season rank is slightly better than his weekly rank.

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and current week. Below the projection are actual stats from last season.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMAPPGSINNWLSKBBIHAERAWHIPCGSO
2020WAS4419.71102910162.741.3210
2019WAS2727172.31170243331442.921.0200
2018WAS3333220.71870300511502.520.9121
2017WAS3131200.71660268551262.510.9020
2016WAS3434228.32070284561652.950.9610
2015WAS3333228.714120276341762.790.9143
2014DET3333220.31850252631963.141.1711
2013DET3232214.32130240561522.900.9700
2012DET3232187.71670231601793.751.2700
2011DET3333195.01590174562074.431.3400
2010DET3131195.712110184701743.501.2500
2009ARI3030170.39110174631664.121.3400
2008ARI16756.00406621483.051.2300
Career (13 Seasons)121274.36308921643.261.1400
YEARTEAMRAERHRAHBIBBIGOAOGDAOPKOBWPRD9BS
2020WAS6610017111.500011.900
2019WAS595618721251400.91009.610
2018WAS6662231241372160.60148.690
2017WAS6256221121341860.70048.610
2016WAS777531621572330.71128.950
2015WAS747127521732350.701108.460
2014DET807718611622250.7011010.840
2013DET736918401512330.64168.910
2012DET827823521281840.731211.730
2011DET1019629711772120.8301212.460
2010DET847620711701940.910811.570
2009ARI9478201011641641.011512.650
2008ARI241955151461.100211.890
Career (13 Seasons)027103000000010.650
2020 Game Log
JULY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
07/23vsL0-107.201105.3644141100099
07/29@L0-103.001007.33000310000112
AUGUST
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
08/05vsL0-103.461001.011101100027
08/11@W1-102.841006.0611027000105