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 in opposition to the Milwaukee Brewers, Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in New York. (AP Picture/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 in opposition to the Miami Marlins Sunday.

“No person ever stated he was,” Mets supervisor Buck Showalter stated 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 needs to 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 Area on the College of Miami campus Thursday.

“He nonetheless may pitch Sunday for any person but it surely gained’t be us,” Showalter stated. “We’ll see how feels the following day or two to resolve what occurs subsequent.”

Left-hander David Peterson will begin in opposition to the Marlins on Sunday, Showalter stated.


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