Max Scherzer tells the Tigers "No Deal"?

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  1. ranbethscards

    ranbethscards NASCAR products are back baby!!!!! oh yeah! Moderator

    Reports say that the Detroit Tigers offered Scherzer a long-term contract, at $24 Million per year, but Scherzer said no.

    Scherzer's agent has said that Scherzer gave a proposal to the Tigers, but they turned it down.

    Come on Mad Max! We NEED you in the Big D!
  2. Taliasen

    Taliasen Collecting Rickey Henderson and Sean Casey. Moderator

    He turned down $144m for 6 years. I do not know how much more he expects to get given the recent big deals for pitchers that have turned out to not be so good. But I think this will be his last year wearing the olde English D. :(
  3. matty11127

    matty11127 New Member

    He turned down $144m!! Wow, well maybe he has a reason beyond our reach, but that is a lot of money. Not sure what kind of deal he is looking for when one is slapping him in the face. A big one too!
  4. thejamal

    thejamal New Member

    Pretty big mistake. If I'm not mistaken, this was one of the biggest contracts ever offered to a pitcher. I seriously doubt anyone offers him more in FA. I'm not so sure you could even call him a top 5 pitcher in baseball.
  5. LindaKay

    LindaKay Member

    Wow, he's crazy. I would have taken that deal in a heartbeat. He's gotten too picky lol.
  6. ranbethscards

    ranbethscards NASCAR products are back baby!!!!! oh yeah! Moderator

    the majority of the time it's the player's AGENT that gets too picky. When an agent gets about 20 to 30 percent... you would think Scherzer's agent would say take the $24 million per year... that would give the agent roughly $5 million per year. I think I could live on that!
  7. CamaroDMD

    CamaroDMD Insert Cool Title Moderator

    I agree...I think he is crazy for turning down the money.
  8. LindaKay

    LindaKay Member

    No kidding, right? I'll be an agent if it pays out that well. I'll look out for my players AND me lol
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