|Oct. 3 6:44 PM PT7:44 PM MT8:44 PM CT9:44 PM ET21:44 ET1:44 GMT9:44 6:44 PM MST8:44 PM EST9:14 PM VEN5:44 UAE (+1)8:44 PM CT-Scherzer threw his second no-hitter of the season and struck out a team-record 17 Saturday against the New York Mets.
Analysis: The Mets' lone base runner came on Yunel Escobar's error in the sixth inning. Scherzer fanned nine of the final 10 hitters in his dominant effort and finishes with a career-high 259 while going 13-12 with a 2.94 ERA.
|Sep. 29 8:09 AM PT9:09 AM MT10:09 AM CT11:09 AM ET11:09 ET15:09 GMT23:09 8:09 AM MST10:09 AM EST10:39 AM VEN19:09 UAE10:09 AM CT-Scherzer came within five outs of his second no-hitter of the season, shutting down the Cincinnati Reds into the eighth inning while striking out 10 batters in a 5-1 victory Monday.
Analysis: Scherzer did not allow a hit until Tucker Barnhart singled to left field on a 1-2 count with one out in the eighth. That came on Scherzer's 105th pitch, and fans at the stadium rose to salute the right-hander with a standing ovation. To that point, the Reds only had three baserunners, on walks in the first, third and seventh.
|Sep. 24 4:06 PM PT5:06 PM MT6:06 PM CT7:06 PM ET19:06 ET23:06 GMT7:06 4:06 PM MST6:06 PM EST6:36 PM VEN3:06 UAE (+1)6:06 PM CT-Scherzer took his first loss in five starts with a 4-3 defeat to Baltimore on Wednesday.
Analysis: Scherzer (12-12, 2.98 ERA) gave up four runs in 6 2-3 innings while striking out 12. He has 249 strikeouts on the season, and set a Nationals (2005-present) record, surpassing Stephen Strasburg's 242 in 2014. Scherzer has allowed 14 homers in his last nine starts and gave up two on Wednesday.
|Sep. 14 5:15 PM PT6:15 PM MT7:15 PM CT8:15 PM ET20:15 ET0:15 GMT8:15 5:15 PM MST7:15 PM EST7:45 PM VEN4:15 UAE (+1)7:15 PM CT-Scherzer pitched eight stellar innings to help the Washington Nationals end a five-game losing streak with a 5-0 win against the Miami Marlins on Sunday.
Analysis: Scherzer (12-11, 2.91 ERA) allowed five hits and did not walk a batter to earn his first win since July 30 at Miami. He was 0-3 with a 6.08 ERA in his previous seven starts.
|Aug. 15 10:20 AM PT11:20 AM MT12:20 PM CT1:20 PM ET13:20 ET17:20 GMT1:20 10:20 AM MST12:20 PM EST12:50 PM VEN21:20 UAE12:20 PM CT-Scherzer was tagged for a season-high six runs in three innings in Friday's loss to San Francisco.
Analysis: Scherzer allowed two homers in his shortest outing of the season and has given up five over his past two starts. He's won just once over his past five starts and has a 6.00 ERA during that stretch.
|July 3 12:57 PM PT1:57 PM MT2:57 PM CT3:57 PM ET15:57 ET19:57 GMT3:57 12:57 PM MST2:57 PM EST3:27 PM VEN23:57 UAE2:57 PM CT-Scherzer's three-start winning streak was snapped with his sixth loss of the season Thursday at Atlanta.
Analysis: Scherzer was great again, giving up two runs and striking out nine over 8 1-3 innings, but it wasn't good enough for another victory in the 2-1 loss.
|June 27 4:07 PM PT5:07 PM MT6:07 PM CT7:07 PM ET19:07 ET23:07 GMT7:07 4:07 PM MST6:07 PM EST6:37 PM VEN3:07 UAE (+1)6:07 PM CT-Scherzer took a perfect game into the sixth inning in his bid to become the second pitcher in major league history to throw two consecutive no-hitters and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 Friday night.
Analysis: Scherzer (9-5, 1.79 ERA) retired the first 16 batters before Freddy Galvis doubled on a 1-1 pitch to the right-field wall. The Nationals right-hander allowed two runs and five hits in eight innings. Scherzer tossed a no-hitter last Saturday against Pittsburgh, falling one strike shy of a perfect game before hitting Jose Tabata on a 3-2 pitch with two outs. He threw a one-hitter, striking out 16 in his previous start.
|June 21 2:41 PM PT3:41 PM MT4:41 PM CT5:41 PM ET17:41 ET21:41 GMT5:41 2:41 PM MST4:41 PM EST5:11 PM VEN1:41 UAE (+1)4:41 PM CT-Scherzer came within one strike of throwing the 22nd perfect game in major league history since 1900 on Saturday, settling for a mere no-hitter.
Analysis: Scherzer hit Pittsburgh's Jose Tabata with two outs in the ninth inning. In his past two starts, Scherzer has retired 54 of 57 batters with a combined 26 strikeouts. He is 8-5 with a 1.76 ERA for the season.
|June 15 11:58 AM PT12:58 PM MT1:58 PM CT2:58 PM ET14:58 ET18:58 GMT2:58 11:58 AM MST1:58 PM EST2:28 PM VEN22:58 UAE1:58 PM CT-Scherzer was virtually untouchable in Washington's 4-0 win at Milwaukee on Sunday, striking out a club-record 16 while allowing just one hit and one walk in his first shutout for the Nationals.
Analysis: The only hit allowed by Scherzer was a broken-bat bloop single by Carlos Gomez in the seventh inning. He improved to 7-5 and lowered his ERA to 1.93.
|June 10 12:47 PM PT1:47 PM MT2:47 PM CT3:47 PM ET15:47 ET19:47 GMT3:47 12:47 PM MST2:47 PM EST3:17 PM VEN23:47 UAE2:47 PM CT-Scherzer had another mediocre start Tuesday against the New York Yankees. He gave up four runs for the second straight outing while throwing 6 2-3 innings in a 6-1 loss.
Analysis: Scherzer posted a 1.51 ERA in his first 10 starts before amassing a 5.68 mark in his last two.
|June 3 11:57 AM PT12:57 PM MT1:57 PM CT2:57 PM ET14:57 ET18:57 GMT2:57 11:57 AM MST1:57 PM EST2:27 PM VEN22:57 UAE1:57 PM CT-Scherzer had a five-start win streak snapped with a 7-3 loss to Toronto on Tuesday.
Analysis: Scherzer (6-4, 1.85 ERA) gave up four runs in six innings, on a pair of Kevin Pillar homers. He had a 1.75 ERA in his prior five starts and allowed two runs in his previous 29 innings.
|May 28 3:05 PM PT4:05 PM MT5:05 PM CT6:05 PM ET18:05 ET22:05 GMT6:05 3:05 PM MST5:05 PM EST5:35 PM VEN2:05 UAE (+1)5:05 PM CT-Scherzer won his fifth straight start against the Cubs on Wednesday, striking out a season-high 13 over seven innings in a 3-0 victory.
Analysis: Scherzer is completely locked in right now, giving up two runs over his last four starts spanning 29 innings with 36 strikeouts.
|May 23 10:08 AM PT11:08 AM MT12:08 PM CT1:08 PM ET13:08 ET17:08 GMT1:08 10:08 AM MST12:08 PM EST12:38 PM VEN21:08 UAE12:08 PM CT-Scherzer limited the Phillies to a run and four hits in eight innings of Friday's 2-1 victory.
Analysis: The NL is treating Scherzer well. He's won four straight starts, and in his last three, he's got a 0.82 ERA.
|May 12 9:29 AM PT10:29 AM MT11:29 AM CT12:29 PM ET12:29 ET16:29 GMT0:29 9:29 AM MST11:29 AM EST11:59 AM VEN20:29 UAE11:29 AM CT-Scherzer allowed one run and five hits over seven innings in Monday's 11-1 win at Arizona.
Analysis: Scherzer bounced back nicely from his worst start of the season against the Marlins in his previous outing. He's 3-3 with a 1.99 ERA in seven starts.
|Apr. 26 4:10 PM PT5:10 PM MT6:10 PM CT7:10 PM ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 PM MST6:10 PM EST6:40 PM VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 PM CT-Scherzer has recovered from a sprained right thumb and will make his next start on Friday against the New York Mets.
Analysis: Scherzer, who signed a seven-year, $210 million contract as a free agent in January, missed his scheduled start Tuesday against Atlanta after injuring his thumb while batting last week. But Washington manager Matt Williams said that Scherzer felt no lingering problems after his bullpen session the previous day.
|Apr. 18 4:05 PM PT5:05 PM MT6:05 PM CT7:05 PM ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 PM MST6:05 PM EST6:35 PM VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 PM CT-Scherzer pitched a gem on Friday to earn his first win with Washington.
Analysis: He allowed only four hits and one run in eight innings against Philadelphia. He finished with 100 pitches on the day and struck out nine.
|Apr. 7 3:45 PM PT4:45 PM MT5:45 PM CT6:45 PM ET18:45 ET22:45 GMT6:45 3:45 PM MST5:45 PM EST6:15 PM VEN2:45 UAE (+1)5:45 PM CT-Scherzer lost his Washington debut Monday, giving up three runs - all unearned - and four hits over 7 2-3 innings of a 3-1 loss to the Mets.
Analysis: Scherzer wasn't backed by much offense and two errors by Ian Desmond also hurt his cause, but he was impressive in his first start for the Nationals.
|2008||Ari||0||4||0 - 0||16||7||0||56.0||48||24||19||5||21||1||66||1.23||3.05|
|2009||Ari||9||11||0 - 0||30||30||0||170.1||166||94||78||20||63||1||174||1.34||4.12|
|2010||Det||12||11||0 - 0||31||31||0||195.2||174||84||76||20||70||1||184||1.25||3.50|
|2011||Det||15||9||0 - 0||33||33||0||195.0||207||101||96||29||56||1||174||1.35||4.43|
|2012||Det||16||7||0 - 0||32||32||0||187.2||179||82||78||23||60||2||231||1.27||3.74|
|2013||Det||21||3||0 - 0||32||32||0||214.1||152||73||69||18||56||0||240||0.97||2.90|
|2014||Det||18||5||0 - 0||33||33||1||220.1||196||80||77||18||63||1||252||1.18||3.15|
|2015||Was||14||12||0 - 0||33||33||4||228.2||176||74||71||27||34||2||276||0.92||2.79|
|Career||105||62||0 - 0||240||231||5||1468.0||1298||612||564||160||423||9||1597||1.17||3.46|
|2011||Det||Total||1||1||0 - 0||4||3||0||15.2||15||10||10||1||9||0||14||5.74|
|LDS||1||0||0 - 0||2||1||0||7.1||4||1||1||0||4||0||7||1.23|
|LCS||0||1||0 - 0||2||2||0||8.1||11||9||9||1||5||0||7||9.72|
|2012||Det||Total||1||0||0 - 0||3||3||0||17.1||12||5||4||1||4||0||26||2.08|
|LDS||0||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||5.1||3||1||0||0||1||0||8||0.00|
|LCS||1||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||5.2||2||1||1||0||2||0||10||1.59|
|WS||0||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||6.1||7||3||3||1||1||0||8||4.26|
|2013||Det||Total||2||1||0 - 0||4||3||0||22.1||12||7||7||1||11||1||34||2.82|
|LDS||2||0||0 - 0||2||1||0||9.0||6||3||3||1||4||1||13||3.00|
|LCS||0||1||0 - 0||2||2||0||13.1||6||4||4||0||7||0||21||2.70|
|2014||Det||Total||0||1||0 - 0||1||1||0||7.1||7||5||5||2||1||0||6||6.14|
|LDS||0||1||0 - 0||1||1||0||7.1||7||5||5||2||1||0||6||6.14|
|Career||4||3||0 - 0||12||10||0||62.2||46||27||26||5||25||1||80||3.73|