Max Scherzer (39, New York Mets), who was sent off due to the use of a foreign substance during the game, was hit with a ‘withdrawal’.
Major League Baseball (MLB) official website MLB.com reported on the 21st (Korean time) that Surezer was suspended for 10 games and fined for undisclosed reasons. Scherzer was ejected from the Los Angeles Dodgers away game the previous day after the umpire inspected his glove in the 4th inning. The judges who checked his arm together felt ‘sticky’ and judged that this was an illegal foreign substance.
Sureer explained that it was rosin and sweat, but it was not accepted. Referee Dan Bellino said, “Going back to the last three seasons I checked my hands, this one was the stickiest. When I touched my hands, my fingers stuck to my hands.” did. Scott Boras, Scherger’s agent, said, “MLB must make clear rules that can be verified using (non-subjective) scientific methods,” and appeared to be wary of the referee’s subjective judgment.
In a statement, the league said, “We reviewed related videos, including reports from referees led by team leader Bellino. It has been found that Surezer has violated the foreign object ban in the Official Baseball Rules.” With this, Suzer became the third pitcher to receive a related discipline since June 2021, when the crackdown on illegal pitching was strengthened. Earlier, Hector Santiago in June 2021 and Caleb Smith in August 2021 were found to have illegal pitches. ESPN, an American sports channel, said that Scherzer immediately appealed and he could continue to play until the results are out.
Surezer, who debuted in the big leagues in 2008, is a great pitcher who has won the Cy Young Award three times in his personal career.스포츠토토 His career (16 years) was 203 wins, 103 losses, and an average ERA of 3.12. This season he went 2-1 with a 3.72 earned run average in 4 starts. He is a superstar representing MLB, but this incident left a big stain on his career.