Age on Opening Day 2015: 30
How acquired: Signed as free agent, Jan. 2015
2015 salary + bonus: $15 million
2014 record: 90-72, 1st place in AL Central
Manager: Brad Ausmus, 2nd season
Estimated 2015 payroll: $172 million
Max Scherzer spent five years with the Detroit Tigers before he signed with Washington, and along the way won a Cy Young award, made two All-Star appearances and pitched in a World Series.
Max Scherzer will be paid handsomely to join a team that was already one of the best in baseball, having led the National League in wins in two of the last three seasons.
Soon after he was introduced to fans and media at Nationals Park on Wednesday, new free agent acquisition Max Scherzer sat down for an interview with Chick Hernandez and Brian Mitchell on CSN's Sp