Max Scherzer: Maximum Effort


OK, baseball fans, here’s the drill. It’s Game 7 of the World Series. You’re the manager. You can pick any pitcher from the American League or National League to be your starter. Who’s it going to be? If your choice is the Washington Nationals’ Max Scherzer, you’re probably not alone. In fact, some may say that decision is a no-brainer, since we have recent indisputable evidence that the ace righthander is the ultimate competitor in a pressure-packed situation. You can pick Gerrit Cole, Clayton Kershaw or Stephen Strasburg or any other stud pitcher in baseball, and those are very solid…

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Chris Stevens

Chris Stevens is a writer in Midland, Mich., who has covered the Class A Great Lakes Loons, a Dodgers farm club.

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