Max Scherzer, one of the best pitchers in the major leagues, is in danger of suspension.

On the 20th (Korean time), Scherzer started the 2023 Major League Baseball game against the LA Dodgers held at LA Dodger Stadium in California, USA and was ejected in the 4th inning.

Here’s the situation. At the end of the second inning, the game umpire first inspected Scherzer for foreign substances and found no problems.

However, in the third inning, the referee instructed Scherzer to change his glove, 메이저사이트and Scherzer wore a different glove.

However, in the 4th inning, Scherzer put on a glove before being replaced, and the referees stopped him.

According to, an American local media, “Shorzer immediately refuted to the referees that it was only rosin (rosin powder used by pitchers). In the process, Mets manager Buck Showalter protested, but the referees ejected Scherzer.”

After the game, Scherzer, who was interviewed by another media, ESPN, said, “I swear on my children that I did not use an illegal foreign substance.”

However, referee Phil Cucci, who announced the ejection, said, “The level of stickiness was too much. I asked for a glove replacement, and Scherzer did not accept it.”

Stickiness, also known as ‘pine tar’, is well known as a false pitch foreign body. In the case of rosin, it can be used because it is not an illegal foreign substance.

However, the judges judged that the stickiness was strong and requested a replacement even though it was not an illegal foreign substance.

Under major league rules, if you use an illegal foreign substance, you will be suspended for 10 games. In response, ESPN said, “Schrezer faces a suspension from play. The player will appeal.”

Meanwhile, Scherzer signed a three-year, $130 million contract with the Mets ahead of the 2022 season.

The Mets beat the Dodgers 5-3 despite Scherzer’s departure.

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