Scherzer isn’t coming off the injured listing for Mets Sunday



New York Mets pitcher Max Scherzer watches in the course of the eighth inning of a baseball recreation towards the Milwaukee Brewers, Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in New York. (AP Photograph/Frank Franklin II)


New York Mets right-hander Max Scherzer won’t be activated from the injured listing and begin the ultimate recreation of the membership’s collection towards the Miami Marlins Sunday.

“No one ever mentioned he was,” Mets supervisor Buck Showalter mentioned earlier than the collection opener Friday. “He was projected due to the place he was. Speaking to Max and speaking to everyone he’s making the progress he must be. Not the place he must be. He’s getting nearer.”

The three-time Cy Younger Award winner has been sidelined since Might 19 due to an indirect pressure. The 37-year-old Scherzer, who signed a three-year $130 million free agent cope with the Mets within the offseason, was 5-1 with a 2.54 ERA in eight begins earlier than happening the injured listing.

Scherzer made a rehab begin at Double-A Binghamton on Tuesday, throwing 65 pitches in 3 1/3 innings. He allowed two runs, three hits, walked one and struck out six.

Scherzer traveled with the Mets to Miami and labored out at Mark Mild Subject on the College of Miami campus Thursday.

“He nonetheless would possibly pitch Sunday for someone however it received’t be us,” Showalter mentioned. “We’ll see how feels the following day or two to resolve what occurs subsequent.”

Left-hander David Peterson will begin towards the Marlins on Sunday, Showalter mentioned.


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