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With Max Scherzer now on board in Washington, all of Major League Baseball sees that the Nationals have six starting pitchers for five spots.

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Age on Opening Day 2015: 29

How acquired: Drafted 3rd round, June 2004

2015 salary: $11 million

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2014 record: 85-77, 3rd place in NL Central

Manager: Terry Francona, 3rd season

Estimated 2015 payroll: $87 million

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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.

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Age on Opening Day 2015: 24

How acquired: Drafted 1st round, June 2011

2015 salary: $1.8 million

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