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Tigers, pitcher Max Scherzer agree to one-year deal

Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer agreed to a one-year deal worth $6.7 million. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer agreed to a one-year deal worth $6.7 million. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

The Detroit Tigers and pitcher Max Scherzer agreed to a one-year deal on Monday, avoiding arbitration, the team announced. 

The deal is worth $6.725 million. Scherzer requested about $7.4 million and the team offered $6.05 before the two sides settled.

Scherzer led all major league starting pitchers by striking out 11.1 batters per nine innings last season and finished with a 16-7 record, with a 3.74 ERA and and 1.27 WHIP.

Scherzer has one year of eligibility left before he can hit the first agent market.

The 28-year-old has one more year of arbitration eligibility before reaching free agency.

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