Rangers’ Max Scherzer expected to miss rest of regular season, ‘unlikely’ for postseason: What this means for rotation

Rangers’ Max Scherzer expected to miss rest of regular season, ‘unlikely’ for postseason: What this means for rotation

Texas Rangers right-hander Max Scherzer is expected to miss the remainder of the regular season with a strained teres major muscle, Rangers general manager Chris Young announced Wednesday. Here’s what you need to know:

Young said Scherzer is also “unlikely” to pitch in the postseason, but no surgery will be required.
Scherzer exited Tuesday’s 6-3 win against the Toronto Blue Jays with the injury.
The three-time Cy Young winner was traded from the New York Mets to the Rangers in July.

The Athletic’s instant analysis:

The Rangers have been made to swallow enough…


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