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Mets' Max Scherzer pulls out of Nationals game due to fatigue after 67 pitches

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According to Andrew Tredinnick of, New York Mets ace Max Scherzer abruptly dropped out of Saturday’s game against the Washington Nationals after the fifth inning and did not return.

According to the Mets, Scherzer was dealing with fatigue and left the game just in case.

Steve Gelbs @Steve F. Gelbs

Mets latest news on Max Scherzer:

Max felt tired on the left side and didn’t want to pass it.

) Scherzer pitched just 67 pitches before leaving with pitching coach Jeremy Hefner and team training staff and returning to the clubhouse.


“Maybe keep pitching but don’t think it’s a good idea”

Buck Showalter for more on Max Scherzer’s injury:

Scherzer’s pitch is the same as when the 2022 MLB season started. In his first eight games, he went 5-1 with a 2.54 ERA and 2.97 FIP. The right-hander is averaging 10.7 strikeouts and 2.0 walks per nine innings.

But the three-time Cy Young winner was forced to go through 5.2 innings to leave May 18 against the St. Louis Cardinals the match of. He was diagnosed with an oblique strain that will keep him out for six to eight weeks.

That schedule turned out to be accurate, as Scherzer was deemed fit to return for the July 5 loss to Cincinnati Reds game. New York’s on-court success is understandable, leading fans to wonder if this will be a An unforgettable season and the fact that Scherzer has no long-term injury should keep the club’s pennant looking to stay alive as they head into the stretch.



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