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Age on Opening Day 2015: 30
How acquired: Signed as free agent, Jan. 2015
2015 salary + bonus: $15 million
2014 record: 90-72, 1st place in AL Central
Manager: Brad Ausmus, 2nd season
Estimated 2015 payroll: $172 million
Max Scherzer spent five years with the Detroit Tigers before he signed with Washington, and along the way won a Cy Young award, made two All-Star appearances and pitched in a World Series.
Max Scherzer will be paid handsomely to join a team that was already one of the best in baseball, having led the National League in wins in two of the last three seasons.