Max Scherzer responds to close beheading from Vladimir Guerrero Jr. throughout All-Star Recreation

Max Scherzer is grateful that he is nonetheless alive, and so are we.

The Nationals ace made the beginning within the 2021 All-Star Recreation, the fourth time he is finished so in his profession, nevertheless it was the primary time he was practically decapitated by an opposing batter.

Within the first inning, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit an absolute screamer that narrowly missed Scherzer’s head, leading to an innocuous floor out. Guerrero then walked over to provide him an apologetic hug simply after the smash. 

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Scherzer is fairly grateful to flee the incident with out critical hurt, as he defined after the AL’s 5-2 win over the NL.

“I am alive; that is the success story. I am simply grateful I nonetheless have a blue eye and a brown eye,” Scherzer mentioned after the sport.

Scherzer mentioned that the mixture of the placement, the hitter and the best way he falls off the mound made for a “a pitcher’s worst nightmare.”

Fortunately, Scherzer escaped hazard. And he obtained a pleasant hug from Vladito for the concern. 

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