Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer has agreed to sign with the Washington Nationals, according to multiple reports.
Max scherzer has an agreement on a 7-year deal with nats. Dollars are not known.— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) January 19, 2015
The Nationals have agreed to a seven-year deal with right-hander Max Scherzer, according to a source with direct knowledge.— Barry Svrluga (@barrysvrluga) January 19, 2015
The deal is reportedly for seven years, however the numbers on the contract are unknown.
Scherzer, 30, has a 3.58 career ERA.
The right-hander is fresh off back-to-back years where he was twice named an MLB All-Star.
He went 21-3 with a 2.74 ERA in 2013, and 18-5 with a 2.85 ERA in 2014, both of which were career bests.
Scherzer joins a rotation that features Stephen Strasburg, Jordan Zimmermann, Doug Fister and Gio Gonzalez.