Age: 35
Bats/Throws: R/R
6' 3" / 215
P
Birthdate: 7/27/1984 (35 y, 6 m, 23 d)
Drafted: 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 11, Overall: 11, Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Contract: 7 yr, $210M (2015-21)    AAV: $28.69M
Service Time: 11.079
Reported as the pre-2020 value.
11 years and 79 days days of service time.
  
Free Agent:
Becomes a free agent entering the 2022 season, after the conclusion of the 2021 season.
2022   
MiLB Options: n/a
Reported as the pre-2020 season number of waiver options remaining.

RotoWire News: Scherzer said he'll start Saturday's Grapefruit League opener versus the Astros, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports. (2/19/2020)

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SeasonHandednessIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2011vs L105.2- - -464117216585419411284.281.345.496.364
2011vs R89.1- - -36990171434210150590.262.301.405.310
SeasonHome / AwayIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2011Home109.03.80461112225504611291589.267.319.422.324
2011Away86.05.2337295162515018270285.279.333.496.360
2011Home vs L56.2- - -2466312527248211141.284.346.491.361
2011Home vs R52.1- - -215491002322380448.249.288.345.280
2011Away vs L49.0- - -2185491313011200143.277.344.503.367
2011Away vs R37.0- - -15441712020770142.281.318.486.350
SeasonMonthlyIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2011Mar/Apr37.23.82164395116167180137.269.354.462.359
2011May34.14.9815140612019490131.296.333.444.336
2011Jun30.24.7013231841616381224.258.313.467.334
2011Jul29.23.6412330601512480022.263.311.421.322
2011Aug33.05.4514338812120760128.279.315.507.356
2011Sept/Oct29.23.9412029501313470232.264.317.418.323
20111st Half111.14.69487122226625816381496.279.338.467.349
20112nd Half83.24.0934685161393813180378.263.307.440.327
SeasonLeverageIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2011Low Leverage84.1- - -388102205282810310379.288.351.458.355
2011Medium Leverage93.2- - -38493152555118230481.263.313.469.340
2011High Leverage17.0- - -6112301817121014.231.237.346.236
SeasonSituationalIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2011Bases Empty99.0- - -469131222161615340487.304.360.469.364
2011Men on Base96.0- - -36476165858014221387.231.280.438.308
2011Men In Scoring47.2- - -176297360555131138.188.246.370.262
SeasonThrough CountIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2011Through 3 - 02.0- - -2930033220101.333.7931.000.652
2011Through 3 - 110.2- - -691510874220011.319.536.596.490
2011Through 3 - 218.0- - -116284114134340027.346.534.568.479
2011Through 2 - 017.0- - -9819311412628108.275.480.609.461
2011Through 1 - 070.1- - -31570133343211391249.256.352.447.352
2011Through 2 - 137.2- - -179434328268250036.283.380.507.385
2011Through 1 - 186.2- - -3648612438389260384.259.317.401.317
2011Through 0 - 1106.2- - -4351061745050131705125.260.295.418.310
2011Through 2 - 251.1- - -2315810228287220173.280.351.449.352
2011Through 1 - 267.0- - -27465141252571103100.251.288.394.300
2011Through 0 - 244.0- - -17139801515320182.235.246.337.254
SeasonSP / RPIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2011As Starter195.04.4383320738710196295617174.272.325.455.340
SeasonShiftsIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2011No Shift119.2- - -5531733870000000.318.315.414.315
2011Shift - All2.2- - -145000000000.385.357.385.318
2011Shift - Traditional1.2- - -115000000000.455.455.455.405
2011Shift - Non Traditional1.0- - -30000000000.000.000.000.000
SeasonTTOIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
20111st Through Order as SP70.03.4729769112312710220169.253.311.418.321
20112nd Through Order as SP69.25.0429276184393912130259.275.312.500.350
20113rd Through Order as SP49.24.35224578124245201343.294.360.423.343
20114th Through Order as SP5.29.53205107621013.294.350.706.432

SeasonHandednessK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2011vs L7.153.492.051.6218.1 %8.8 %9.3 %- - -1.50.30876.5 %4.994.15
2011vs R9.071.516.001.0124.4 %4.1 %20.3 %- - -1.18.32169.8 %3.143.16
SeasonHome / AwayK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2011Home7.352.393.070.9119.3 %6.3 %13.0 %.2671.29.30973.5 %3.643.91
2011Away8.902.833.151.8822.9 %7.3 %15.6 %.2791.42.32173.9 %4.783.43
2011Home vs L6.513.341.951.2716.7 %8.5 %8.1 %.2841.48.31478.6 %4.584.29
2011Home vs R8.251.386.000.5222.3 %3.7 %18.6 %.2491.09.30366.9 %2.623.49
2011Away vs L7.903.672.152.0219.7 %9.2 %10.5 %.2771.51.30173.8 %5.473.99
2011Away vs R10.221.706.001.7027.3 %4.6 %22.7 %.2811.30.35174.0 %3.862.69
SeasonMonthlyK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2011Mar/Apr8.844.302.061.6722.6 %11.0 %11.6 %.2691.51.31787.1 %4.994.07
2011May8.132.363.441.0520.5 %6.0 %14.6 %.2961.43.34067.6 %3.614.03
2011Jun7.042.353.000.8818.2 %6.1 %12.1 %.2581.27.29567.9 %3.713.91
2011Jul6.672.432.751.2117.9 %6.5 %11.4 %.2631.28.29271.0 %4.103.79
2011Aug7.641.644.671.9119.6 %4.2 %15.4 %.2791.33.30768.2 %4.723.26
2011Sept/Oct9.712.124.571.2126.7 %5.8 %20.8 %.2641.21.33377.2 %3.533.01
20111st Half7.763.072.531.2919.7 %7.8 %11.9 %.2791.44.31872.0 %4.304.11
20112nd Half8.391.944.331.4022.5 %5.2 %17.3 %.2631.23.30876.3 %3.933.15
SeasonLeverageK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2011Low Leverage8.433.312.551.0720.4 %8.0 %12.4 %- - -1.58.34788.5 %3.903.82
2011Medium Leverage7.782.213.521.7321.1 %6.0 %15.1 %- - -1.24.29168.6 %4.663.74
2011High Leverage7.411.067.000.5323.0 %3.3 %19.7 %- - -0.82.250-31.8 %2.502.84
SeasonSituationalK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2011Bases Empty7.913.092.561.3618.6 %7.3 %11.3 %- - -1.67.353100.0 %4.393.90
2011Men on Base8.162.063.951.3123.9 %6.0 %17.9 %- - -1.02.26119.7 %3.893.49
2011Men In Scoring7.172.452.920.9421.6 %7.4 %14.2 %- - -0.88.202-47.2 %3.683.84
SeasonThrough CountK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2011Through 3 - 04.5090.000.059.003.5 %69.0 %-65.5 %- - -11.50.16799.0 %45.0335.17
2011Through 3 - 19.2818.560.503.3815.9 %31.9 %-15.9 %- - -3.47.34492.4 %12.039.03
2011Through 3 - 213.5017.000.792.0023.3 %29.3 %-6.0 %- - -3.44.47185.1 %8.587.09
2011Through 2 - 04.2414.820.293.188.2 %28.6 %-20.4 %- - -2.76.23285.5 %11.619.24
2011Through 1 - 06.274.991.261.4115.6 %12.4 %3.2 %- - -1.55.27680.5 %5.415.17
2011Through 2 - 18.605.971.441.9120.1 %14.0 %6.1 %- - -1.81.31870.4 %5.874.97
2011Through 1 - 18.722.703.230.9323.1 %7.1 %15.9 %- - -1.29.31875.2 %3.443.53
2011Through 0 - 110.551.437.351.1028.7 %3.9 %24.8 %- - -1.15.33871.0 %2.882.45
2011Through 2 - 212.803.863.321.2331.6 %9.5 %22.1 %- - -1.56.39874.4 %3.302.85
2011Through 1 - 213.431.489.090.9436.5 %4.0 %32.5 %- - -1.13.37978.0 %2.031.62
2011Through 0 - 216.770.4141.000.6148.0 %1.2 %46.8 %- - -0.93.43471.4 %0.390.30
SeasonSP / RPK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2011As Starter8.032.583.111.3420.9 %6.7 %14.2 %.2721.35.31473.7 %4.143.70
SeasonShiftsK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2011No Shift0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.45.313100.0 %3.035.10
2011Shift - All0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.88.357100.0 %3.035.38
2011Shift - Traditional0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -3.00.455100.0 %3.036.79
2011Shift - Non Traditional0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -0.00.000100.0 %3.033.03
SeasonTTOK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
20111st Through Order as SP8.872.833.141.2923.2 %7.4 %15.8 %.2531.30.30378.2 %3.903.57
20112nd Through Order as SP7.621.684.541.5520.2 %4.5 %15.8 %.2751.28.31170.1 %4.223.38
20113rd Through Order as SP7.793.622.150.9119.2 %8.9 %10.3 %.2941.55.34076.7 %3.994.23
20114th Through Order as SP4.761.593.003.1815.0 %5.0 %10.0 %.2941.06.2310.0 %7.614.58

SeasonHandednessGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2011vs L1.1319.3 %42.8 %38.0 %9.5 %15.1 %5.6 %60.0 %44.2 %29.4 %26.4 %21.4 %54.0 %24.6 %18396991140
2011vs R0.9021.3 %37.2 %41.5 %10.5 %9.5 %8.5 %0.0 %40.5 %35.1 %24.3 %22.8 %55.2 %22.0 %1501507994
SeasonHome / AwayGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2011Home0.9418.9 %39.3 %41.8 %8.0 %8.0 %9.3 %30.0 %39.9 %34.3 %25.7 %21.3 %56.5 %22.2 %18246611163
2011Away1.1421.8 %41.6 %36.6 %12.8 %19.1 %3.7 %0.0 %46.1 %28.7 %25.2 %22.9 %51.9 %25.2 %1516545971
2011Home vs L1.1316.8 %44.1 %39.1 %7.1 %11.4 %7.6 %75.0 %42.6 %30.6 %26.8 %21.3 %54.1 %24.6 %957360597
2011Home vs R0.7521.5 %33.6 %45.0 %9.0 %4.5 %12.0 %0.0 %36.8 %38.7 %24.5 %21.3 %59.4 %19.4 %867301566
2011Away vs L1.1322.2 %41.2 %36.6 %12.5 %19.6 %3.2 %0.0 %46.1 %27.9 %26.0 %21.4 %53.9 %24.7 %882339543
2011Away vs R1.1621.2 %42.3 %36.5 %13.2 %18.4 %4.5 %0.0 %46.2 %29.8 %24.0 %25.0 %49.0 %26.0 %634206428
SeasonMonthlyGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2011Mar/Apr0.8919.8 %37.7 %42.5 %13.3 %15.6 %7.5 %50.0 %45.4 %30.6 %24.1 %18.5 %56.5 %25.0 %632245387
2011May0.6218.9 %31.1 %50.0 %9.4 %7.5 %6.1 %25.0 %33.6 %37.3 %29.1 %22.7 %58.2 %19.1 %578201377
2011Jun0.9726.0 %36.5 %37.5 %8.3 %8.3 %8.6 %50.0 %46.9 %33.7 %19.4 %23.5 %52.0 %24.5 %515180335
2011Jul1.3214.1 %48.9 %37.0 %11.8 %11.8 %4.4 %0.0 %52.7 %20.4 %26.9 %20.4 %60.2 %19.4 %505182323
2011Aug1.3823.6 %44.3 %32.1 %5.9 %20.6 %10.6 %0.0 %44.4 %27.8 %27.8 %21.3 %52.8 %25.9 %598218380
2011Sept/Oct1.2417.7 %45.6 %36.7 %10.3 %13.8 %2.8 %0.0 %31.7 %43.0 %25.3 %26.6 %45.6 %27.9 %512180332
20111st Half0.8419.6 %36.7 %43.7 %10.1 %10.7 %8.0 %37.5 %42.7 %33.2 %24.1 %20.9 %56.7 %22.4 %18786801198
20112nd Half1.3520.9 %45.5 %33.6 %9.8 %15.9 %5.4 %0.0 %42.5 %30.0 %27.5 %23.5 %51.4 %25.1 %1462526936
SeasonLeverageGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2011Low Leverage1.1423.1 %41.0 %35.9 %9.2 %10.2 %8.0 %0.0 %41.5 %34.6 %24.0 %20.7 %55.3 %24.0 %1575581994
2011Medium Leverage0.9216.3 %40.0 %43.7 %10.2 %15.3 %6.5 %50.0 %41.7 %30.8 %27.5 %23.6 %53.3 %23.2 %1542549993
2011High Leverage1.0726.2 %38.1 %35.7 %13.3 %6.7 %0.0 %0.0 %55.6 %22.2 %22.2 %20.0 %57.8 %22.2 %22376147
SeasonSituationalGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2011Bases Empty1.2023.7 %41.5 %34.7 %8.5 %12.8 %3.6 %42.9 %41.9 %34.0 %24.1 %21.2 %52.6 %26.2 %19107051205
2011Men on Base0.8415.3 %38.7 %46.0 %11.4 %12.3 %11.5 %0.0 %43.7 %29.0 %27.4 %23.0 %57.1 %19.8 %1430501929
2011Men In Scoring0.8313.1 %39.3 %47.5 %10.3 %8.6 %4.2 %0.0 %44.4 %28.2 %27.4 %26.6 %51.6 %21.8 %733269464
SeasonThrough CountGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2011Through 3 - 00.4012.5 %25.0 %62.5 %0.0 %40.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %12.5 %37.5 %25.0 %50.0 %25.0 %14410737
2011Through 3 - 10.7522.2 %33.3 %44.4 %6.3 %25.0 %16.7 %0.0 %50.0 %27.8 %22.2 %22.2 %50.0 %27.8 %400225175
2011Through 3 - 21.3514.5 %49.1 %36.4 %10.0 %20.0 %14.8 %0.0 %49.1 %36.4 %14.6 %27.3 %47.3 %25.5 %785381404
2011Through 2 - 00.6021.3 %29.5 %49.2 %6.7 %20.0 %5.6 %0.0 %46.8 %30.7 %22.6 %17.7 %51.6 %30.7 %475274201
2011Through 1 - 00.7919.4 %35.6 %45.0 %8.0 %11.0 %8.9 %0.0 %43.6 %31.1 %25.3 %19.1 %56.4 %24.4 %1437667770
2011Through 2 - 10.7018.8 %33.3 %47.9 %10.7 %14.3 %10.3 %0.0 %41.5 %32.2 %26.3 %20.3 %54.2 %25.4 %962462500
2011Through 1 - 11.0120.1 %40.2 %39.8 %12.1 %9.1 %8.0 %0.0 %41.4 %34.3 %24.3 %24.3 %55.0 %20.7 %17967151081
2011Through 0 - 11.3420.2 %45.6 %34.1 %11.2 %13.3 %6.1 %0.0 %40.6 %33.3 %26.0 %25.4 %52.8 %21.9 %18205391281
2011Through 2 - 21.0020.0 %40.0 %40.0 %16.7 %13.0 %9.3 %0.0 %39.3 %39.3 %21.5 %28.9 %49.6 %21.5 %1396561835
2011Through 1 - 21.4521.9 %46.3 %31.9 %11.8 %13.7 %6.8 %0.0 %42.5 %38.8 %18.8 %24.4 %55.0 %20.6 %1457486971
2011Through 0 - 21.3922.1 %45.3 %32.6 %10.7 %10.7 %7.7 %0.0 %34.9 %31.4 %33.7 %26.7 %52.3 %20.9 %755174581
SeasonSP / RPGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2011As Starter1.0220.2 %40.3 %39.5 %10.0 %12.6 %6.8 %27.3 %42.6 %31.9 %25.5 %22.0 %54.5 %23.5 %334012062134
SeasonShiftsGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2011No Shift1.1621.0 %42.4 %36.5 %11.6 %0.0 %7.0 %27.3 %41.8 %32.6 %25.7 %23.2 %57.0 %19.9 %19706611309
2011Shift - All1.2021.4 %42.9 %35.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %14.3 %35.7 %50.0 %21.4 %57.1 %21.4 %571839
2011Shift - Traditional0.8018.2 %36.4 %45.5 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %9.1 %36.4 %54.6 %18.2 %63.6 %18.2 %401327
2011Shift - Non Traditional2.0033.3 %66.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %17512
SeasonTTOGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
20111st Through Order as SP0.9219.7 %38.4 %41.9 %11.8 %11.8 %2.6 %0.0 %39.0 %31.2 %29.8 %22.9 %54.6 %22.4 %1278466812
20112nd Through Order as SP1.1821.3 %42.6 %36.1 %5.1 %15.4 %8.7 %0.0 %46.3 %33.0 %20.6 %22.9 %50.5 %26.6 %1141393748
20113rd Through Order as SP0.9720.5 %39.1 %40.4 %14.8 %8.2 %8.5 %42.9 %41.1 %33.5 %25.3 %19.0 %59.5 %21.5 %854324530
20114th Through Order as SP1.006.7 %46.7 %46.7 %0.0 %28.6 %14.3 %0.0 %53.3 %6.7 %40.0 %26.7 %60.0 %13.3 %672344