Fri, 21 Feb 2014 14:52:24 -0800
The Detroit Tigers are not close to reaching a contract extension with SP Max Scherzer. He has set a deadline on an extension to opening day.
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 18:40:53 -0800
Detroit Tigers SP Max Scherzer said he will be willing to discuss a contract extension during spring training but that any negotiations will stop once the regular season begins.
Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:22:15 -0800
The Detroit Tigers avoided arbitration with SP Max Scherzer Friday, Jan. 17, by agreeing to a one-year, $15.525 million deal.
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 05:41:53 -0800
The Detroit Tigers are pessimistic about signing SP Max Scherzer to an extension, but aren't looking to move him either.
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 01:22:12 -0800
The Detroit Tigers will likely look into upgrades of their bullpen and may explore a contract extension with SP Max Scherzer now that OF Rajai Davis is in the fold.
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 08:55:20 -0800
The Detroit Tigers traded SP Doug Fister to the Washington Nationals Monday, Dec. 2, in exchange for 2B Steve Lombardozzi, SP Ian Krol and P Robbie Ray. SP Drew Smyly will move into the rotation in Detroit to replace Fister. Ray is expected to start next year in the minor leagues. Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski said dealing Fister had nothing to do with the hopes that they can sign SP Max Scherzer to a long-term contract before he becomes a free agent. Lombardozzi will serve as a utility infielder for the Tigers.
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 20:48:31 -0800
The Washington Nationals are not willing to include 2B Anthony Rendon in a trade for Detroit Tigers SP Max Scherzer because Scherzer only has one year remaining on his contract.
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 09:02:30 -0800
Detroit Tigers SP Max Scherzer said he would like to remain with the team amid trade rumors this winter. "I don't want to be traded," Scherzer said. "I got a great thing going in Detroit, we have a great team. I hope they don't mess with it. I want to be a Detroit Tiger and hopefully get back to the playoffs and try to do the ultimate goal and win something for the city of Detroit." Scherzer said the team hasn't approached him with discussions for a contract extension.
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 16:59:07 -0800
Detroit Tigers SP Max Scherzer is open to discussing a contract extension with the team despite being a full year away from free agency, according to his agent, Scott Boras. "They know Max likes it there," Boras said. "We would have to sit down and talk about their plans for the future. But when you have a player who likes playing where he's playing and an ownership that has been what Mike Ilitch has been in Detroit, it's certainly something we would listen to." Scherzer has been the subject of trade rumors this offseason.
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 15:21:08 -0800
Detroit Tigers SP Max Scherzer was named the American League Cy Young Award winner.