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Max Scherzer
Max Scherzer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chesterfield, Mo.

High School:
Parkway Central HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210

Position:
RHP

Bats/Throws:
R/R


09/16/2014

Mizzou Baseball Hires Hunter Mense as Hitting Coach

Bright, young former Mizzou All-American will mentor the Tiger hitters.

08/07/2014

Mizzou in the Pros

Scherzer, Gibson continue to deal in the AL Central.

07/25/2014

Mizzou in the Majors

Scherzer continues to dominate

07/16/2014

Mizzou's Scherzer Earns MLB All-Star Game Win

Former Tiger standout earned the win in last night's MLB All-Star Game.

07/11/2014

Tigers in the Pros: July 11

Ian Kinsler continues to swing a hot bat.

*2006 BASEBALL AMERICA PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA FIRST TEAM
* 2006 NCBWA PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA FIRST TEAM
*2006 LOUISVILLE SLUGGER PRESEASON ALL-AMERICAN
*2005 USA BASEBALL NATIONAL TEAM MEMBER
*2005 BIG 12 CONFERENCE PITCHER OF THE YEAR
*2005 ALL-BIG 12 CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM
*2005 BASEBALL AMERICA ALL-AMERICA SECOND TEAM
*2005 COLLEGIATE BASEBALL ALL-AMERICAN
*2005 ACADEMIC ALL-BIG 12 FIRST TEAM
*2005 CLEMENS AWARD SEMIFINALIST
*2005 ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT VII TEAM
*BIG 12 PITCHER OF THE WEEK- 5/5/05 & 5/17/05
*NCBWA NATIONAL PITCHER OF THE WEEK- 4/5/05
*COLLEGIATE BASEBALL NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK- 4/5/05

2005
Named the Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Year ... selected to Baseball America's and Collegiate Baseball's All-America second team ... led the Big 12 Conference in ERA (1.86) and strikeouts (131) ... broke the school record with the 131 strikeouts, passing John Dettmer's mark of 127 (1991) ... tied for the team lead with nine wins ... was twice the Big 12 Pitcher of the Week ... went seven innings of a combined no-hitter in the series opener against Texas Tech, striking out a career-high 14 batters ... named the NCBWA Pitcher of the Week and Collegiate Baseball Player of the Week after the no-hitter ... won six-straight starts from Feb. 25- April 1 ... pitched at least seven innings in seven outings ... recorded double digit strikeout games four times ... was a semifinalist for the Roger Clemens Award and was on the watch list for the Howser, Wallace and Golden Spikes Awards ... recorded the first complete game of his career against Nebraska on May 6 ... was selected to the USA Baseball National Team last summer ... made four appearances, including two starts, and went 2-1 for Team USA ... had an ERA of 2.70 and struck out 24 batters in 20 innings for the National Team.

2004
Recorded a save against Portland on Feb. 15, striking out the side in a 1-2-3 ninth inning ... picked up a save by recording the final out against Indiana State on March 12 ... allowed no runs and no hits in two innings against Chicago State on March 21 ... had first career start against Southwest Missouri State on April 14, allowing just one run on four hits, striking out seven in four innings.

HIGH SCHOOL
Had a record of 11-8 and a 2.32 ERA as a senior ... appeared in 11 games and started eight ... had three complete games ... struck out 72 and walked just 15 ... was a three-time all-conference pitcher and a two-time all-conference outfielder ... earned all-metro outfielder honors as a junior and all-metro pitcher recognition his senior season ... was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 43rd round ... National Honor Society member ... four years on the honor roll ... graduated with a 3.9 GPA.

PERSONAL
Born July 27, 1984, in St. Louis, Mo. ... son of Brad and Jan Scherzer ... majoring in business.

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