New York Mets Scherzer canceled start due to neck cramps

New York Mets veteran fastball pitcher Max Scherzer (38) was unable to take the mound due to neck cramps.

US local media such as the AP said on the 10th (Korean time), “Sherzer was scheduled to start in the visiting game against the Cincinnati Reds held at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, but suffered a neck pain and was withdrawn.” “I started for left-hander David Peterson, who played in the minor leagues,” he said.

Scherzer felt soreness in his neck after pitching to the bullpen on the 8th, which intensified during treatment.

In an interview with, he said, “I tried to pitch with anti-inflammatory painkillers, but the symptoms worsened,” and said, “I think it will take a few days to recover.”

Scherzer has a chronic neck injury.

In 2019, while playing for the Washington Nationals, he suffered neck pain ahead of the MLB World Series and was unable to carry out his normal schedule.

Scherzer has been going through a lot of ups and downs this season.

He suffered from various injuries to his shoulder and other parts at the beginning of this season and was unable to properly play in the starting rotation.

He’s not good at playing either.

He lost face with 8 hits and 5 runs in 5⅓ innings with an unusual appearance, allowing 3 consecutive home runs to 3 batters in an away game against the Milwaukee Brewers on the 5th of last month, his second start this year.

In the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on the 20th of last month, it was confirmed that he used a foreign substance in the glove inspection of the referee, and after being sent off, he was banned from participating in 10 games the next day.토토사이트

Even after the punishment, Scherzer was greatly shaken.

In his return game, Game 2 of a doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers on the 4th, he allowed 6 runs, including allowing 2 homers, in 3⅓ innings.

Scherzer is 2-2 with a 5.56 ERA in 5 games this season.

Scherzer, a Cy Young Award winner in 2013, 2016 and 2017, signed a three-year, $130 million contract with the Mets in November 2021.

He earns an annual salary of $43 million (57 billion won), the highest among MLB registered players this season.