Reigning AL Cy Young winner Max Scherzer struck out three in three innings and combined with five relievers on a shutout of the Astros on Wednesday.
FOX Sports' Jon Morosi reports that the Tigers and Max Scherzer are "not close" to a contract extension.
Max Scherzer hopes to work out a contract extension with the Tigers.
Tigers avoided arbitration with RHP Max Scherzer by agreeing to a one-year, $15.525 million contract.
According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, Max Scherzer is "definitely in play" on the trade market.
According to ESPN's Jayson Stark, the Tigers are telling teams that they will not trade Max Scherzer.
Max Scherzer told MLB Network Radio that his preference is to remain in Detroit and that he doesn't want to be traded.
MLB.com's Jason Beck said Max Scherzer is open to a contract extension with the Tigers.
The BBWAA has announced Max Scherzer as the 2013 American League Cy Young Award winner.
The Nationals are looking for a front-line starter and Max Scherzer makes for a nice fit, according to FoxSports' Ken Rosenthal.
Max Scherzer, Yu Darvish and Hisashi Iwakuma have been announced by the BBWAA as finalists for the 2013 American League Cy Young award.
Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski told Joel Sherman of the New York Post that, despite rumblings, he has not had serious discussions about trading Max Scherzer this winter.
Max Scherzer suffered an extremely tough luck loss in Game 6 of the ALCS on Saturday, surrendering three runs on four hits over 6 1/3 innings of work.
Max Scherzer continued the utter dominance by Tigers starting pitching this postseason, allowing just one run on two hits and a pair of walks while striking out a season-high 13 on Sunday, but was denied a victory after the Tigers bullpen collapsed in the late innings.