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Max Scherzer has thoughts. Lots of thoughts.
Trying new things at spring training? Yes.
“This is a time when you get to take some ideas you thought about during the season last year, and what you thought about in the offseason, and see if you’re able to implement it,” Scherzer told NBC Sports Washington.
Concerned about baseball free agency? Yes.
“It’s tough to really change anything in the middle of the CBA. This is the deal we signed up for as players, and this is the deal we have to live [with].”
Daddy daycare following spring training work? Yes.
“Right now, it’s family life.”
The three-time Cy Young winner and Nationals ace sat down with NBC Sports Washington on a recent sunny West Palm Beach day to discuss these things and more. You can hear everything Scherzer said below on the latest edition of The Racing Presidents podcast.
Also on this episode, discussion about where the bullpen goes following the release of Sammy Solis (who reportedly signed with the San Diego Padres on Monday). The Nationals now have questions in the middle of that group. In particular, they have questions about left-handed pitching in their bullpen. Matt Grace is currently their lone left-handed reliever outside of closer Sean Doolittle.
Rounding out the show is reaction to Adam Jones signing in Arizona, and thoughts on the MLB All-Star Election Day proposal.
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