The Nationals have scheduled a press conference Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET for a "major baseball announcement."
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Nationals and free agent right-hander Max Scherzer have agreed to a seven-year contract.
Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post reports that the Nationals are "very close" to a deal with free agent right-hander Max Scherzer.
Joel Sherman of the New York post reports that the Yankees are not the mystery team in on Max Scherzer.
Jon Heyman of CBS reports that a couple of teams, including the Nationals, are talking to Max Scherzer about a seven-year deal.
According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, there's a growing sense around the league that Max Scherzer will sign with the Nationals.
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak told reporters Saturday the club is "not actively shopping" for starting pitching help.
Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner did not rule out signing free agent Max Scherzer, according to Anthony McCarron and Bill Madden of the New York Daily News.
A team official told Tony Paul of the Detroit News that the Tigers "have to have" Max Scherzer.
Sources tell Ken Rosenthal and Jon Morosi of FOX Sports that the Cardinals are exploring the possibility of signing free agent Max Scherzer.
According to MLB.com's Jason Beck, the Tigers haven't ruled out re-signing Max Scherzer.
A major league source familiar with Boston's thinking told Rob Bradford of WEEI that the Red Sox are unlikely to make a serious run at free agent Max Scherzer.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman lists the Red Sox, Tigers, Giants, Dodgers, Blue Jays, Cubs, Cardinals, Angels, and Yankees as potential landing spots for Max Scherzer.
Giants general manager Brian Sabean said Saturday that the team does not plan to talk to free agent right-hander Max Scherzer.