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Max Scherzer OK’d trade from Mets to win with Rangers

(AP photo/Stephen Hawkins)



ARLINGTON — Through all the talk Tuesday afternoon about the Mets’ plans for the immediate future and the reunion with pitching coach Mike Maddux, one thing about new Rangers right-hander Max Scherzer rang clear:

The guy wants to win.

Winning isn’t in the Mets’ plans for next season, the last of his contract, but the Rangers are in win-now mode. At 39 and with the sun setting on his Hall of Fame-worthy career, Scherzer doesn’t have time for a rebuild and waived his no-trade clause for another chance at the postseason.

Jeff Wilson

Sports reporter for two decades. Sports fan for life. Covers the Texas Rangers. Graduate of TCU. Colorado native. Author of Purple Passion: TCU Football Legends (https://t.co/2fmXLyympx). Follow me on Twitter at @JeffWilsonTXR

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  1. Monty W August 1, 2023

    I’m assuming Bubba Thompson will head back down once Hedges is with the team.


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