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Another gutsy performance by Max Scherzer

In this fragile environment, when pitchers are dropping at an alarming rate to Tommy John surgery and other assorted ailments, it takes guts to turn down a six-year, $144 million contract offer.

Guts, however, is precisely what Tigers righthander Max Scherzer has.

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