The Washington Nationals will introduce their newest acquisition on Wednesday, as star pitcher Max Scherzer will meet with the media for the first time since signing a 7-year, $210 million deal.
Age on Opening Day 2015: 35
How acquired: Signed as free agent, Dec. 2010
2015 salary: $21 million
Age on Opening Day 2015: 31
How acquired: Trade with Twins, Nov. 2012
2015 salary: $9 million
The Nationals strengthened a strength in signing starter Max Scherzer, but how much did they improve overall?
Though Max Scherzer's contract includes a signing bonus and deferred money, the final total counting against the Nats' payroll comes in at seven years and $210 million.